John Ruskin

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece. - John Ruskin

Life is a magic vase filled to the brim; so made that you cannot dip into it nor draw from it; but it overflows into the hand that drops treasures into it-drop in malice and it overflows hate; drop in charity and it overflows love. - John Ruskin

The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it but what he becomes by it. - John Ruskin

There is material enough in a single flower for the ornament of a score of cathedrals. - John Ruskin

The virtue of the imagination is its reaching, by intuition and intensity, a more essential truth than is seen at the surface of things. - John Ruskin

What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry. - John Ruskin

The entire object of true education is to make people not merely to do the right things, but to enjoy them; not merely industrious, but to love industry; not merely learned, but to love knowledge; not merely pure, but to love purity; not merely just, but to hunger and thirst after justice. - John Ruskin

The greatest thing a human being ever does in this world is to see something... to see clearly it's poetry, prophecy and religion, all in one. - John Ruskin

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece. - John Ruskin