John Ruskin Quotes Page 3
I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.
That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble
and happy human beings.
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.
Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact,
than the richest without meaning.
Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back,
People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder,
and praiser, and the unbeliever, destroyer and critic.
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Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life,
and every setting sun be to you as its close.
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You will find that the mere resolve not to be useless, and
the honest desire to help other people, will, in the quickest and
delicatest ways, improve yourself.
The entire object of true education, is to make people not merely
do the right thing, but to enjoy right things; not merely industrious,
but to love industry; not merely learned, but to love knowledge.
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.
The principle of all successful effort is to try to do not what is
absolutely the best, but what is easily within our power, and suited
for our temperament and condition.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
Every great person is always being helped by everybody;
for their gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.
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Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.
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