John Ruskin quotes

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Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live by trade, but by work. Give up that foolis ...
Take any noble musical air, and you find, on examining it, that not one even of the faintest or shortest notes can be removed with ...
Human work must be done honourably and thoroughly, because we are now Men;Mwhether we ever expect to be angels, or were ever slugs ...
There are no such things as Flowers--there are only gladdened Leaves.
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and int ...
I have seen, and heard, much of Cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for fli ...
It does not matter what the whip is; it is none the less a whip, because you have cut thongs for it out of your own souls.
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder ...
Life without industry is guilt, industry without art is brutality.
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