Posts Tagged ‘John Ruskin’

Quote of the day, May 31

May 31, 2016

John Ruskin

“That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human beings.”

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Quote of the day, Feb. 24

February 25, 2015

John Ruskin, on the best reward

“The highest reward for a man’s toil is not what he gets for it but what he becomes by it.”

Quote of the day, July 27

July 27, 2014

John Ruskin, on education

“Education does not mean teaching people what they do not know. It means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.”

Quote of the day, Feb. 8

February 8, 2014

John Ruskin, on existence (1866)

“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.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 9

December 9, 2012

John Ruskin, on the truth

“He who has truth at his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on his tongue.”

Quote of the day, Oct. 27

October 27, 2012

John Ruskin, on books

“A book worth reading is worth buying.”