John Ruskin Quotes

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.





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John Ruskin
John Ruskin
  • Born: February 8, 1819
  • Died: January 20, 1900
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Writer

John Ruskin was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy.