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John Ruskin Quotes

Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time.

In great countries, children are always trying to remain children, and the parents want to make them into adults. In vile countries, the children are always wanting to be adults and the parents want to keep them children.

Spiritual power begins by directing animal power to other than egoistic ends.

You cannot get anything out of nature or from God by gambling; only out of your neighbor.

Of all God's gifts to the sighted man, color is holiest, the most divine, the most solemn.

Whether for life or death, do your own work well.

A great thing can only be done by a great person; and they do it without effort.

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.

What is the cheapest to you now is likely to be the dearest to you in the end.

Tell me what you like and I'll tell you what you are.

People are eternally divided into two classes, the believer, builder, and praiser, and the unbeliever, destroyer and critic.