John Ruskin quotes

 quotes - Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back. Share

“Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.”

— John Ruskin

 quotes - A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. Share

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.”

— John Ruskin

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“I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.”

— John Ruskin

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“Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.”

— John Ruskin

“Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.”

— John Ruskin

“The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.”

— John Ruskin

“The essence of lying is in deception, not in words.”

— John Ruskin

“In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.”

— John Ruskin

“There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man's lawful prey.”

— John Ruskin

“The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.”

— 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

“Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.”

— John Ruskin

“There is no wealth but life.”

— John Ruskin

“Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.”

— John Ruskin

“You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.”

— John Ruskin

“Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.”

— John Ruskin

“Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.”

— 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

“All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul.”

— John Ruskin

“We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.”

— John Ruskin

“When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.”

— John Ruskin

“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.”

— John Ruskin

“Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.”

— John Ruskin

“To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.”

— John Ruskin

“A book worth reading is worth buying.”

— John Ruskin