The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man.
Quote by John Ruskin
John Ruskin Quotes
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance.
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the...
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right...
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to...
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
The weakest among us has a gift, however seemingly trivial, which is peculiar to him,...
Men are more evanescent than pictures, yet one sorrows for lost friends, and pictures are...
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end,...
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
To banish imperfection is to destroy expression, to check exertion, to paralyze vitality.
All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and...
There is no wealth but life.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
Reverence is the chief joy and power of life - reverence for that which is...
To exclude from positions of trust and command all those below the age of 44...
A great many things have been pronounced untrue and absurd, and even impossible, by the...
No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.