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The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.


John Ruskin

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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