The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but...
The training which makes men happiest in themselves also makes them most serviceable to others
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right...
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in...
Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest...
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed:...
That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human...
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish.
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out...
A book worth reading is worth buying.
Summer is delicious. rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no...
God alone can finish
Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come...
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no...
The difference between one man and another is not mere ability - it is energy
Ability is of little account without opportunity.