Of all the affected, sapless, soulless, beginningless, endless, topless, bottomless, topsiturviest, scrannel-pipiest, tongs and boniest doggerel of sounds I ever endured the deadliest of, that eternity of nothing was the deadliest.
The force of the guinea you have in your pocket depends wholly on the default of a guinea in your neighbour’s pocket. If he did not want it, it would be of no use to you.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||8th February, 1819|
|Death:||20th January, 1900|
|Profession:||Critic, Painter, Writer|
John Ruskin was born in London, England. He was an English art critic, writer and painter. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy. He studied at Christ Church, Oxford University. He served as Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Oxford, where he established the Ruskin School of Drawing. His art works shown below: Bernese Oberland, The Garden of San Miniato near Florence, Tower of the Cathedral at Sens, Bellizona, Dawn, Coniston, and Tree Study. He wrote several books include: Modern Painters, The Seven Lamps of Architecture, Pre-Raphaelitism, The Stones of Venice, Political Economy of Art, Unto This Last, and Time and Tide.
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