The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact, than the richest...
Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and...
It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is...
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and...
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we...
God saith, 'The person I hold as beloved, I am his hearing by which he...
Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not...
All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books...
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
Summer is delicious. Rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no...
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.
Beauty is a good letter of introduction
The last thing one discovers in composing a work is what to put first.
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop...
Mother Nature doesn't care if you're having fun.