John Ruskin Quotes Page 2
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated;
far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place,
than to expand both indiscriminately.
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
He who can take no great interest in what is small will take false
interest in what is great.
Every increased possession loads us with new weariness.
Count Those Blessings |
What we think, or what we know, or what we believe is,
in the end, of little consequence. The only consequence is what we do.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.
The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it but
what he becomes by it.
When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.
Going The Extra Mile |
The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake
of pleasing man.
In order that a man may be happy, it is necessary that he should not
only be capable of his work, but a good judge of his work.
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