Quotations From JOHN RUSKIN


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  • No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
    John Ruskin (1819-1900), British art critic, author. The Stones of Venice, vol. 2, ch. 6 (1851-1853).
  • Nothing can be true which is either complete or vacant; every touch is false which does not suggest more than it represents, and every space is false which represents nothing.
    John Ruskin (1819-1900), British art critic, author. Modern Painters I, pt. 2, sec. 2, ch. 5 (1843).
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