John Ruskin

John Ruskin

English writer, artist, art theorist, literary critic and poet
The last act crowns the play.More John Ruskin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To live is nothing, unless to live be to know Him by whom we live.More John Ruskin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And thus, in full, there are four classes: the men who feel nothing, and therefore see truly; the men who feel strongly, think weakly, and see untruly (second order of poets); the men who feel strongly, think strongly, and see truly (first order of poets); and the men who, strong as human creatures can be, are yet submitted to influences stronger than they, and see in a sort untruly, because what they see is inconceivably above them. This last is the usual condition of prophetic inspiration.More John Ruskin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.More John Ruskin quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
They are good furniture pictures, unworthy of praise, and undeserving of blame.More John Ruskin quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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