The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
More Quotes from John Ruskin:I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it done with enjoyment, was the carver happy while he was about it?
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
Consider what heavy responsibility lies upon you in your youth, to determine, among realities, by what you will be delighted, and, among imaginations, by whose you will be led.
Every great person is always being helped by everybody; for their gift is to get good out of all things and all persons.
That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest number of noble and happy human beings.
Remember that the most beautiful things in the world are the most useless; peacocks and lilies for instance.
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