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They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.


John Ruskin

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What a lie it is to call this a free country, where none but the unworthy and undeserving may swear.
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Praise more, blame less.
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History is the story of events, with praise or blame.
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Neither blame or praise yourself.
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Blame is safer than praise.
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Neither blame or praise yourself.
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The sad souls of those who lived without blame and without praise.
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I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.
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I praise loudly, I blame softly.
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I praise loudly, I blame softly
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I praise loudly. I blame softly.
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I praise loudly, I blame softly
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I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.
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Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.
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Great tranquility of heart is his who cares for neither praise nor blame.
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Praise out of season, or tactlessly bestowed, can freeze the heart as much as blame.
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Thus neither the praise nor the blame is our own.
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It is more difficult to praise rightly than to blame.
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Some judge of authors' names, not works, and then nor praise nor blame the writings, but the men.
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They brag most of their ancestors who are unworthy of them
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Praise is the portal to the presence of God.
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One is led astray alike by sympathy and coldness, by praise and by blame
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In every age and every man there is something to praise as well as to blame.
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Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame.
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An excuse is worse and more terrible than a lie, for an excuse is a lie guarded.
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We praise or blame as one or the other affords more opportunity for exhibiting our power of judgment...
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We praise or blame as one or the other affords more opportunity for exhibiting our power of judgmen...
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Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
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Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long cours...
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It seems to me that an unjust law is no law at all.
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Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
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God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.
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Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Th...
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A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts.
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Resentment is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.
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The verdict of the world is conclusive.
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Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.
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The soul, which is spirit, can not dwell in dust; it is carried along to dwell in the blood.
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To abstain from sin when one can no longer sin is to be forsaken by sin, not to forsake it.
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In doing what we ought we deserve no praise, because it is our duty.
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Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible.
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God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
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If we live good lives, the times are also good. As we are, such are the times.
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Oh Lord, give me chastity, but do not give it yet.
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God had one son on earth without sin, but never one without suffering.
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It is not hard to obey when we love the one whom we obey.
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Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.
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True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
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Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.
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Every evil is a sickness of soul, but virtue offers the cause of its health.
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Jesus that I know as my Redeemer cannot be less than God.
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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