The Quotidian, October 16, 2010 ~ Love and Skill

“When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” ~ John Ruskin (February 8, 1819 to January 20, 1900)

John Ruskin was an English art critic, author, and artist. Notably, he wrote extensively on architecture, including The Stones of Venice (1851 – 1853).

[Source for quotation: Source: Do It! Let’s Get Off Our Buts, by John-Roger and Peter McWilliams (1991), page 120. Source for dates and biographical information: Wikipedia, accessed October 16, 2010.]

About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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1 Response to The Quotidian, October 16, 2010 ~ Love and Skill

  1. I would add “and with help from others” to this quote! I certainly hope this is true!!

    Blessings and Write on!
    Carolyn

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