๏◡๏♡ try 1ClickURLs.com shorten multiple urls free

People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder, and praiser, and the unbeliever, destroyer and critic.


John Ruskin

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You

Related

I like to open for a band as it brings on sort of a challenge and it makes things more interesting. ...
KELLY JONES
Widows are divided into two classes -- the bereaved and relieved.
VICTOR ROBINSON
Society is divided into two classes, the shearers and the shorn.
SEBASTIAN ROCH NICOLAS CHAMFORT
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time.
JOHN RUSKIN
Black America has always felt itself divided into two classes: the mucky-mucks and the folk.
DARRYL PINCKNEY
Society is divided into two classes, the shearers and the shorn.
CHAMFORT
Failures are divided into two classes -- those who thought and never did, and those who did and neve...
JOHN CHARLES SALAK
Failures are divided into two classes--those who thought and never did, and those who did and never ...
JOHN CHARLES SALAK
Failures are divided into two classes-those who thought and never did, and those who did and never t...
JOHN CHARLES SALAK
We have tears in our eyes
As we wave our goodbyes,
We so loved being with you, we three. ROALD DAHL
The world is divided into two classes, those who believe the incredible, and those who do the improb...
OSCAR WILDE
People can be divided into two classes: those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
People can be divided into two classes: those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit still...
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
Puberty is a phase... fifteen years of rejection is a lifestyle. [Stanford]
SEX AND THE CITY
Oh my God, she's fashion road-kill!
SEX AND THE CITY
Maybe mistakes are what make our fate... without them what would shape our lives? Maybe if we had ne...
SEX AND THE CITY
Blonde symbolises sexuality and power - it holds very different connotations. The archetypal star ha...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I don't think she's a lesbian. I think she just ran out of men. [Charlotte]
SEX AND THE CITY
My dad's quite a conservative person, and he brought me up to be very questioning of the commerc...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
This obsession with celebrity culture is really unhealthy. I don't want to live my life like tha...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
It's a slippery slope, Carrie. Without boundaries you never know what might happen. [Miranda]
SEX AND THE CITY
Middle-Age Girls Gone Wild.
SEX AND THE CITY
You men have no idea what we're dealing with down there. Teeth placement, and jaw stress, and suctio...
SEX AND THE CITY
Desperate Housewives.
SEX AND THE CITY
I will never be the woman with the perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it.
SEX AND THE CITY
I could draw up a list of about 30 artists who I apparently sound like. From Lady Gaga, to Katy Perr...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
'Rome' vital to HBO TV empire.
SEX AND THE CITY
Suicide is not glamorous and should not be portrayed in a glamorous light.
SEX AND THE CITY
When Charlotte really liked somebody she said their whole name. It helped her picture their future m...
SEX AND THE CITY
I hate the whole 'record your album, do your promo campaign, have a year off to write another al...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past, stop planning the future, stop figuring out precisely ...
SEX AND THE CITY
You men have no idea what we're dealing with down there. Teeth placement, and jaw stress, and suctio...
SEX AND THE CITY
Middle-Age Girls Gone Wild.
SEX AND THE CITY
They practically chased me with torches like I was Fuckenstein! [Samantha]
SEX AND THE CITY
I don't know. I moved to L.A. to be a rock star and a comedian, and now I'm a contributor to Cosmopo...
SEX AND THE CITY
It was a typical downtown male mix. Ten percent Wall Street, ten percent real estate, and ten percen...
SEX AND THE CITY
The only one who should have to pay for a bad relationship is the person in your next relationship. ...
SEX AND THE CITY
Later that day I got to thinking about relationships. There are those that open you up to something ...
SEX AND THE CITY
I am absolutely not a roll-on-stage kind of girl! I would be totally freaked out if I didn't war...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
When you are in the studio, you don't have anybody to feed off of; meanwhile, when you are playi...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
Maybe all men are a drug. Sometimes they bring you down and sometimes, like now, they get you so hig...
SEX AND THE CITY
What's the big mystery? It's my vagina, not the sphinx! [Miranda]
SEX AND THE CITY
In starlit nights I saw you,
So cruelly you kissed me.
Your lips a magic world,
Your ...
ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN
When you are with the wrong person, who doesn't really love you, all you want is to be adored. I...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
Even when I see a beautiful woman, I think, 'Aw, her life must be amazing.' Everyone does it...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
They practically chased me with torches like I was Fuckenstein! [Samantha]
SEX AND THE CITY
It's my birthday. I'm officially old. [Carrie on her 35th Birthday]
SEX AND THE CITY
Sean (while ice-skating with Carrie): I'm guessing it's easier to balance when you're not smoking. SEX AND THE CITY I want you to look at me, connect with me. This is lovemaking, it's not a porno flick. [Maria]
SEX AND THE CITY
I'm not really part of that 'L.A. thing' or that celebrity culture. I'm more like so...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I criticized the whole American songwriting industry and the pop side of it and I was bitter about i...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I often take things I find in vintage crawls and hand them to a very good seamstress, who then repli...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
Hi, Mrs. Collier. I'm a Jew now. How are you? [Charlotte]
SEX AND THE CITY
the lights fade to black.
SEX AND THE CITY
You shouldn't have to sacrifice who you are just because somebody else has a problem with it.
SEX AND THE CITY
Everybody wonders what happens after you die[Carrie] I'm too busy wondering who's dinging my car in ...
SEX AND THE CITY
I’ve done the merry-go-round, I’ve been through the revolving doors, I feel like I’ve met some...
SEX AND THE CITY
There are no available men in their thirties in New York. Giuliani had them removed along with the h...
SEX AND THE CITY
Men in their forties are like the New York Times Sunday crossword puzzle: tricky, complicated, and y...
SEX AND THE CITY
Courtney (Showing Carrie her book cover): Let me talk you through it. Blurred background, aah, fast-...
SEX AND THE CITY
F*** me badly once, shame on you. F*** me badly twice, shame on me.
SEX AND THE CITY
Hasty Pudding is no small potatoes (sorry to mix the food references), known for its famous alumni a...
SEX AND THE CITY
Sex and the City.
SEX AND THE CITY
Despite the fact that there are over eight million people on the island of Manhattan, there are time...
SEX AND THE CITY
I'm masquerading as an innocent pop star.
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I'm not going to lie; I'm not a huge remix person.
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I think it's romantic when someone offers me a seat on the subway. [Carrie]
SEX AND THE CITY
Someone once said that two halves make a whole. And when two halves move in together, it makes a who...
SEX AND THE CITY
No lady likes to dance or dine, accompanied by a porcupine. Burma Shave.
SEX AND THE CITY
From my experience, honey, if he seems too good to be true—he probably is. [Samantha]
SEX AND THE CITY
I've read every Madonna biography. I've also looked up every pop star to see how they first ...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I am very curvy, so the vintage stores suit me better than most designers. I just can't seem to ...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I have quite a lot of plastic sunglasses. It's just a nice accessory, it adds a final thing, and...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
the sort of person who'd back Proposition 14.
SEX AND THE CITY
You in a threesome? You won't even wear a thong! [Samantha]
SEX AND THE CITY
the sort of person who'd back Proposition 14.
SEX AND THE CITY
I admit it's tempting to wish for the perfect boss - the perfect parent - or the perfect outfit. But...
SEX AND THE CITY
I don't believe in the Republican party or the Democratic party. I just believe in parties. [Samanth...
SEX AND THE CITY
Junkyard Wars.
SEX AND THE CITY
The only thing worse than a liar is a bad liar. [Lucy Liu]
SEX AND THE CITY
Desperate Housewives.
SEX AND THE CITY
It's a slippery slope, Carrie. Without boundaries you never know what might happen. [Miranda]
SEX AND THE CITY
It's not the beef, Henry. It's the last 23 years!
SEX AND THE CITY
She can reach me, but I can't ever get her. [Big]
SEX AND THE CITY
I don't see color, I see conquests.[Samantha]
SEX AND THE CITY
Maybe some women aren't meant to be tamed. Maybe they just need to run free til they find someone ju...
SEX AND THE CITY
I'm looking for love. Real love. Ridiculous, inconvenient, consuming, can't-live-without-each-other ...
SEX AND THE CITY
The Indians had to wait up to six months for a response. It took me six months to get the message th...
SEX AND THE CITY
Lord of the Strings.
SEX AND THE CITY
Don't you want to stand still with me?
SEX AND THE CITY
My Zen teacher also said: the only way to true happiness is to live in the moment and not worry abou...
SEX AND THE CITY
I feel like everyone has the right to privacy, even if you're the most famous person in the worl...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I don't think I'm an instantaneous act the whole world will love in one second - but that...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
Yeah, I would love to. I don't know if I'd do another singing one.
SEX AND THE CITY
Bellhop: "this is a non-smoking floor."Carrie: "I have an addiction sir!"
SEX AND THE CITY
Having money isn't the answer but it makes your life a hell of a lot nicer. If you have the choice t...
SEX AND THE CITY
Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. There was no one there.
SEX AND THE CITY
I've always been interested in how fast-moving our identity is and that I've never been able...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I actually quite like promo, which is quite odd for an artist, but recording's not the easiest t...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS
I don't just want to sing about simplistic things all the time. It's good to have a mix of s...
MARINA AND THE DIAMONDS

More John Ruskin

Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book o...
JOHN RUSKIN
Men cannot not live by exchanging articles, but producing them. They live by work not trade.
JOHN RUSKIN
Doing is the great thing, for if people resolutely do what is right, they come in time to like doing...
JOHN RUSKIN
I look upon those pitiful concretions of lime and clay which spring up, in mildewed forwardness, out...
JOHN RUSKIN
Fit yourself for the best society, and then, never enter it.
JOHN RUSKIN
Imaginary evils soon become real one by indulging our reflections on them.
JOHN RUSKIN
Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live by trade, bu...
JOHN RUSKIN
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
JOHN RUSKIN
Obey something, and you will have a chance to learn what is best to obey. But if you begin by obeyin...
JOHN RUSKIN
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition.
JOHN RUSKIN
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill ...
JOHN RUSKIN
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
JOHN RUSKIN
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little che...
JOHN RUSKIN
You were made for enjoyment, and the world was filled with things which you will enjoy, unless you ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
JOHN RUSKIN
Nothing is ever done beautifully which is done in rivalship: or nobly, which is done in pride.
JOHN RUSKIN
Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.
JOHN RUSKIN
Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life. Anarchy and competition, the laws of ...
JOHN RUSKIN
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for...
JOHN RUSKIN
There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little ...
JOHN RUSKIN
You will find that the mere resolve not to be useless, and the honest desire to help other people, w...
JOHN RUSKIN
The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.
JOHN RUSKIN
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
JOHN RUSKIN
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little che...
JOHN RUSKIN
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
JOHN RUSKIN
They are the weakest-minded and the hardest-hearted men that most love change.
JOHN RUSKIN
Once thoroughly our own knowledge ceases to give us pleasure.
JOHN RUSKIN
Nearly all the evils in the Church have arisen from bishops desiring power more than light. They wan...
JOHN RUSKIN
What right have you to take the word wealth, which originally meant well-being, and degrade and narr...
JOHN RUSKIN
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
JOHN RUSKIN
All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
JOHN RUSKIN
If a book is worth reading, it is worth buying.
JOHN RUSKIN
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with e...
JOHN RUSKIN
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world... to see clearly is poetry, prophecy and re...
JOHN RUSKIN
When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package
JOHN RUSKIN
Feast of Peter & Paul, Apostles God always gives us strength enough, and sense enough, for every...
JOHN RUSKIN
Endurance is nobler than strength and patience than beauty.
JOHN RUSKIN
There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little che...
JOHN RUSKIN
All books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hours, and the books of all Time.
JOHN RUSKIN
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderst...
JOHN RUSKIN
Mountains are to the rest of the body of the earth, what violent muscular action is to the body of m...
JOHN RUSKIN
How false is the conception, how frantic the pursuit, of that treacherous phantom which men call Lib...
JOHN RUSKIN
If men lived like men indeed, their houses would be temples -- temples which we should hardly dare t...
JOHN RUSKIN
Every great man is always being helped by everybody; for his gift is to get good out of all things a...
JOHN RUSKIN
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
JOHN RUSKIN
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor...
JOHN RUSKIN
Nothing can be beautiful which is not true.
JOHN RUSKIN
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or pai...
JOHN RUSKIN
An unimaginative person can neither be reverent or kind.
JOHN RUSKIN
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.
JOHN RUSKIN
They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.
JOHN RUSKIN
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.
JOHN RUSKIN
Whether for life or death, do your own work well.
JOHN RUSKIN
Every increased possession loads us with a new weariness.
JOHN RUSKIN
Conceit may puff a man up, but never prop him up. - John Ruskin,
JOHN RUSKIN
October's foliage yellows with his cold.
JOHN RUSKIN
Whether the weather be fine, Whether the weather be not, Whether the weather be cold, Whether the we...
JOHN RUSKIN
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
JOHN RUSKIN
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
JOHN RUSKIN
Taste is not only a part and index of morality, it is the only morality. The first, and last, and cl...
JOHN RUSKIN
The common practice of keeping up appearances with society is a mere selfish struggle of the vain wi...
JOHN RUSKIN
The best thing in life aren't things.
JOHN RUSKIN
A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to pay for it.
JOHN RUSKIN
Of all the pulpits from which human voice is ever sent forth, there is none from which it reaches so...
JOHN RUSKIN
...in order that a man may be happy, it is necessary that he should not only be capable of his work,...
JOHN RUSKIN
I believe that the first test of a truly great man is his humility. I don't mean by humility, doubt ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools, to be precise and perfect in all their act...
JOHN RUSKIN
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
JOHN RUSKIN
Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.
JOHN RUSKIN
You may chisel a boy into shape, as you would a rock, or hammer him into it, if he be of a better ki...
JOHN RUSKIN
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
JOHN RUSKIN
Give little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
JOHN RUSKIN
God has lent us the earth for our life; it is a great entail. It belongs as much to those who are to...
JOHN RUSKIN
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.
JOHN RUSKIN
All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul.
JOHN RUSKIN
Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live ...
JOHN RUSKIN
He that has truth in his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on his tongue
JOHN RUSKIN
In every person who comes near you look for what is good and strong; honor that; try to imitate it, ...
JOHN RUSKIN
It is better to be nobly remembered than nobly born
JOHN RUSKIN
Beethoven always sounds to me like the upsetting of a bag of nails, with here and there an also drop...
JOHN RUSKIN
An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.
JOHN RUSKIN
He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the greatest number of the grea...
JOHN RUSKIN
That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human beings.
JOHN RUSKIN
Hundreds can talk to one who can think; thousands can think to one who can see
JOHN RUSKIN
It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great o...
JOHN RUSKIN
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small parcel.
JOHN RUSKIN
All art is but dirtying the paper delicately.
JOHN RUSKIN
Modern traveling is not traveling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little differ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts / the book of their deeds, the book o...
JOHN RUSKIN
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
JOHN RUSKIN
You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with e...
JOHN RUSKIN
No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases.
JOHN RUSKIN
The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man.
JOHN RUSKIN
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our librarie...
JOHN RUSKIN
Your labor only may be sold, your soul must not.
JOHN RUSKIN
The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or...
JOHN RUSKIN
You cannot get anything out of nature or from God by gambling; only out of your neighbor.
JOHN RUSKIN
Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
JOHN RUSKIN
We have seen when the earth had to be prepared for the habitation of man, a veil, as it were, of int...
JOHN RUSKIN
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
JOHN RUSKIN
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
JOHN RUSKIN
The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is absolutely the best, but what is ...
JOHN RUSKIN
The imagination is never governed, it is always the ruling and divine power.
JOHN RUSKIN
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating; there is no such th...
JOHN RUSKIN
The last act crowns the play.
JOHN RUSKIN
Of all God's gifts to the sighted man, color is holiest, the most divine, the most solemn.
JOHN RUSKIN
Let every dawn of the morning be to you as the beginning of life. And let every setting of the sun b...
JOHN RUSKIN
It does not matter what the whip is; it is none the less a whip, because you have cut thongs for it ...
JOHN RUSKIN
If it is the love of that which your work represents--if, being a landscape painter, it is love of ...
JOHN RUSKIN
I have a dog of Blenheim birth, With fine long ears and full of mirth; And sometimes, running ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Bad men excuse their faults; good men abandon them
JOHN RUSKIN
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall...
JOHN RUSKIN
Spiritual power begins by directing animal power to other than egoistic ends.
JOHN RUSKIN
No one can become rich by the efforts of only their toil, but only by the discovery of some method o...
JOHN RUSKIN
In health of mind and body, men should see with their own eyes, hear and speak without trumpets, wal...
JOHN RUSKIN
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
JOHN RUSKIN
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only c...
JOHN RUSKIN
The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.
JOHN RUSKIN
In old times men used their powers of painting to show the objects of faith, in later times they use...
JOHN RUSKIN
What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second,...
JOHN RUSKIN
A knave’s religion is always the rottenest thing about him.
JOHN RUSKIN
There is no wealth but life.
JOHN RUSKIN
To give alms is nothing unless you give thought also.
JOHN RUSKIN
There are no such things as Flowers there are only gladdened Leaves.
JOHN RUSKIN
Whereas it has long been known and declared that the poor have no right to the property of the rich,...
JOHN RUSKIN
The first duty of a state is to see that every child born therein shall be well housed, clothed, fed...
JOHN RUSKIN
Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disor...
JOHN RUSKIN
The root of almost every schism and heresy from which the Christian Church has suffered, has been be...
JOHN RUSKIN
The common practice of keeping up appearances with society is a mere selfish struggle of the vain w...
JOHN RUSKIN
He who can take no great interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great.
JOHN RUSKIN
It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with...
JOHN RUSKIN
Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Success by the laws of competition signifies a victory over others by obtaining the direction and pr...
JOHN RUSKIN
It is advisable that a person know at least three things, where they are, where they are going, and ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts, the book of their deeds, the book of...
JOHN RUSKIN
Men are more evanescent than pictures, yet one sorrows for lost friends, and pictures are my friends...
JOHN RUSKIN
You should read books like you take medicine, by advice, and not by advertisement.
JOHN RUSKIN
Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time.
JOHN RUSKIN
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for i...
JOHN RUSKIN
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely do the right thing, but to enjoy r...
JOHN RUSKIN
Give a little to love a child, and you get a great deal back
JOHN RUSKIN
Blue color is everlastingly appointed by the Deity to be a source of delight
JOHN RUSKIN
No human being, however great, or powerful, was ever so free as a fish
JOHN RUSKIN
It is in this power of saying everything, and yet saying nothing too plainly, that the perfection of...
JOHN RUSKIN
To live is nothing, unless to live be to know Him by whom we live.
JOHN RUSKIN
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
JOHN RUSKIN
Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
JOHN RUSKIN
It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is tha...
JOHN RUSKIN
The strength and power of a country depends absolutely on the quantity of good men and women in it.
JOHN RUSKIN
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
JOHN RUSKIN
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
JOHN RUSKIN
Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get good out of all thi...
JOHN RUSKIN
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
JOHN RUSKIN
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.
JOHN RUSKIN
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
JOHN RUSKIN
Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the pre...
JOHN RUSKIN
Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts -- the book of their deeds, the book ...
JOHN RUSKIN
The secret of language is the secret of sympathy and its full charm is possible only to the gentle.
JOHN RUSKIN
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
JOHN RUSKIN
Life without industry is guilt. Industry without Art is Brutality.
JOHN RUSKIN
It is far better to give work that is above a person, than to educate the person to be above their w...
JOHN RUSKIN
Out of suffering comes the serious mind; out of salvation, the grateful heart; out of endurance, for...
JOHN RUSKIN
When a man is wrapped up in himself he makes a pretty small package.
JOHN RUSKIN
Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, th...
JOHN RUSKIN
People cannot live by lending money to one another.
JOHN RUSKIN
Civilization is the making of civil persons.
JOHN RUSKIN
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study ...
JOHN RUSKIN
We may live without her, and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her. How cold is al...
JOHN RUSKIN
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
JOHN RUSKIN
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want...
JOHN RUSKIN
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
JOHN RUSKIN
It is eminently a weariable faculty, eminently delicate, and incapable of bearing fatigue; so that i...
JOHN RUSKIN
It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided; but the men: divided into mere segments of men...
JOHN RUSKIN
The great cry that rises from all our manufacturing cities, louder than the furnace blast, is all in...
JOHN RUSKIN
The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it.
JOHN RUSKIN
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking of winds; when I am h...
JOHN RUSKIN
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes. - John Ruskin,
JOHN RUSKIN
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
JOHN RUSKIN
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
JOHN RUSKIN
I have seen, and heard, much of Cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb a...
JOHN RUSKIN
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what it saw in ...
JOHN RUSKIN
He who can take no interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great.
JOHN RUSKIN
In great countries, children are always trying to remain children, and the parents want to make them...
JOHN RUSKIN
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
JOHN RUSKIN
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can n...
JOHN RUSKIN
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
JOHN RUSKIN
The secret of language is the secret of sympathy and its full charm is possible only to the gentle.
JOHN RUSKIN
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
JOHN RUSKIN
Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to b...
JOHN RUSKIN
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
JOHN RUSKIN
Be sure that you go to the author to get at his meaning, not to find yours.
JOHN RUSKIN
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot ...
JOHN RUSKIN
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
JOHN RUSKIN
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it done with enjoy...
JOHN RUSKIN
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light depri...
JOHN RUSKIN
An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.
JOHN RUSKIN
Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The little ant tastes joy...
JOHN RUSKIN
The quality of an organization can never exceed the quality of the minds that make it up.
JOHN RUSKIN
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderst...
JOHN RUSKIN