In architecture the pride of man, his triumph over gravitation, his will to power, assume a visible form. Architecture is a sort of oratory of power by means of forms.
It is possible to be different and still be all right.
We define genius as the capacity for productive reaction against one's training.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
I just received the following wire from my generous Daddy "Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than necessary. I'll be damned if I am going to pay for a landslide."
Don't be afraid to make a mistake, your readers might like it.
And, lo! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest.
The truly innocent are those who not only are guiltless themselves, but who think others are.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves.
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Earth laughs in flowers.
We live in a rainbow of chaos.
Time is a sandpile we run our fingers in.
Children see things very well sometimes-and idealists even better.
Love, and do what you like.
If you are willing to take the punishment, you're halfway through the battle. That the issues may be trivial, the battle ugly, is another point.
What we call reality is an agreement that people have arrived at to make life more livable.
To climb steep hills Requires slow pace at first.
I've had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am.
Not reading poetry amounts to a national pastime here.