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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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''Where do architects and designers get their ideas?'' The answer, of course, is mainly from other architects and designers, so is it mere casuistry to distinguish between tradition and plagiarism?
~ Stephen Bayley - [Architecture]

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A building is akin to dogma; it is insolent, like dogma. Whether or no it is permanent, it claims permanence, like a dogma. People ask why we have no typical architecture of the modern world, like impressionism in painting. Surely it is obviously because we have not enough dogmas; we cannot bear to see anything in the sky that is solid and enduring, anything in the sky that does not change like the clouds of the sky.
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton - [Architecture]

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A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.
~ Guillaume Apollinaire - [Architecture]

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All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
~ Gilbert K. Chesterton - [Architecture]

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An archaeologist is someone whose career lies in ruins.
~ Anonymous - [Archaeologist]

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And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too.
~ Alexander Pope - [Gossip]

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Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money.
~ Ambrose Bierce - [Architecture]

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Architecture is inhabited sculpture.
~ Constantin Brancusi - [Architecture]

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At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance.
~ Maurice Wagner - [Approval]

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Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
~ Les Brown - [Fear]

 

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