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John Ruskin Poems | Quotes | Articles

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John Ruskin Biography...John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects ranging from geology to architecture, myth to ornithology, literature to education, and botany to political economy. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied. Ruskin penned essays and treatises, poetry and lectures, travel guides and manuals, letters and even a fairy tale. The elaborate style that characterised his earliest writing on art was later superseded by a preference for plainer language designed to communicate his ideas more effectively. In all of his writing, he emphasised the connections between nature, art and society. He also made detailed sketches and paintings of rocks, plants, birds, landscapes, and architectural structures and ornamentation.


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Quote Left He that has truth in his heart need never fear the want of persuasion on his tongue Quote Right
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Quote Left Endurance is nobler than strength, and patience than beauty. Quote Right
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Quote Left To know anything well involves a profound sensation of ignorance. Quote Right
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Quote Left The great cry that rises from all our manufacturing cities, louder than the furnace blast, is all in very deed for this -- that we manufacture everything there except men. Quote Right
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Quote Left No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder. Quote Right
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