John Ruskin

John Ruskin

English writer, artist, art theorist, literary critic and poet
The higher a man stands, the more the word vulgar becomes unintelligible to him.More John Ruskin quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart.More John Ruskin quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When you've walked up the Rue la Paix at Paris,
Been to the Louvre and the Tuileries,
And to Versailles, although to go so far is
A thing not quite consistent with your ease,
And--but the mass of objects quite a bar is
To my describing what the traveller sees.
You who have ever been to Paris, know;
And you who have not been to Paris--go!More John Ruskin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men are merely on a lower or higher stage of an eminence, whose summit is God's throne infinitely above all; and there is just as much reason for the wisest as for the simplest man being discontent with his position, as respects the real quantity of knowledge he possesses.More John Ruskin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How false is the conception, how frantic the pursuit, of that treacherous phantom which men call Liberty.More John Ruskin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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