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All autonomous agencies and authorities, sooner or later, turn into self-perpetuating strongholds of conventional thought and practice.
Clutter in its highest and most organized form is called collecting.
Every age cuts and pastes history to suit its own purposes; art always has an ax to grind.
Every creative act draws on the past whether it pretends to or not. It draws on what it knows. There's no such thing, really, as a creative act in a vacuum.
Every generation tailors history to its taste.
Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.
Only a Californian would have observed that it is becoming increasingly difficult to tell the real fake from the fake fake.
Real estate is the closest thing to the proverbial pot of gold.
Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world.
Symbol and metaphor are as much a part of the architectural vocabulary as stone and steel.
The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.
Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.
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