"Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."John Ruskin on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."John Ruskin on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."John Ruskin on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."John Ruskin on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."John Ruskin on Oscar Wilde
"No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds."
"Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand."
"He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin."
"We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it."
"It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled."