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John Ruskin

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You may either win your peace or buy it: win it, by resistance to evil; buy it, by compromise with evil.

— John Ruskin

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Great nations write their autobiographies in three manuscripts - the book of their deeds, the book of their words and the book of their art.

— John Ruskin

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Let us reform our schools, and we shall find little reform needed in our prisons.

— John Ruskin

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All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.

— John Ruskin

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He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.

— John Ruskin

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In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.

— John Ruskin

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About John Ruskin

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Ruskin lectured widely in the 1860s giving the Rede lecture at the University of Cambridge in 1867 for example. John James had sent the piece to Turner who did not wish it to be publiJohn Ruskind.

Today his ideas and concerns are widely recognised as having anticipated interest in environmentalism sustainability and craft. His writing styles and literary forms were equally varied. He wrote on subjects ranging from geology to architecture myth to ornithology literature to education and botany to political economy.

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