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
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has...
Architecture is the work of nations
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
Do not think of your faults, still less of others' faults; look for what is...
The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for...
God alone can finish
Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and...
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and...
You might sooner get lightning out of incense smoke than true action or passion out...
He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the...
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done...
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult...
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
Taste is the only morality. Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what...
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.