Quotes by John Ruskin

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As long as there are cold and nakedness in the land around you, so long can there be no question at all but that splendor of dress is a crime.
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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.
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Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
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There is a working class - strong and happy - among both rich and poor: there is an idle class - weak, wicked, and miserable - among both rich and poor.
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Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light.
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Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
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Bread of flour is good; but there is bread, sweet as honey, if we would eat it, in a good book.
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I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.
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