Talk:John Ruskin

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I have been using a quote for many years without knowing to whom it should be attributed. I have just now found several sites which attribute it to John Ruskin. I would like confirmation of this from anyone who knows, and the correct information for the attribution. Here is the quote:

The bitterness of poor quality lingers long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.

Can anyone help with the cite? ______

The Wagner quote is lifted from the comments on the following blog (well worth reading) --Meika 21:51, 20 February 2007 (UTC)


Wikiquote no longer allows unsourced quotations, and they are in process of being removed from our pages (see Wikiquote:Limits on quotations); but if you can provide a reliable and precise source for any quote on this list please move it to John Ruskin. --Antiquary 19:20, 20 March 2009 (UTC)

  • Do not seek pleasure everywhere but always be ready to find it.
  • The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.