The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
A book worth reading is worth buying.
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion all in one.
Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not...
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery.
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
The path of a good woman is indeed strewn with flowers; but they rise behind...
There is no wealth but life
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well:...
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the...
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
That thirst (for applause) if the last infirmity of noble minds, is also the first...
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal...
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is...
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking...
The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only...
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist...
It's such a Bore Being always Poor.