John Ruskin on the Bible

Whatever merit there is in anything that I have written is simply due to the fact that when I was a child my mother daily read me a part of the Bible and daily made me learn a part of it by heart.
–  John Ruskin (1819-1900), the leading English art critic of the Victorian era; prominent social thinker and philanthropist

Source: Halley’s Bible Handbook, first published by Henry Hampton Halley in 1924 as a 16-page pamphlet, it has been expanded and re-published in many editions over the years. These quotes are taken from Halley’s Bible Handbook with the New International Version—Deluxe Edition, 2007, page 23.

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