I think there are only three things America will be known for 2,000 years from now when they study this civilization the Constitution, jazz music, and baseball.
Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context — a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
Man cannot be uplifted he must be seduced into virtue.
I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew) Their names are What and Why and When And How and Where and Who.
The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the red people.
You, the Spirit of the Settlement … Not understand that America is God’s crucible, the great melting-pot where all the races of Europe are melting and re-forming Here, you stand, good folk, think I, when I see them at Ellis Island, here you stand in your fifty groups, with your fifty languages and histories, and your fifty blood hatreds and rivalries…
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart for God now accepteth thy works.N.B. Eat, Drink and be merry. See also Luke 1219
We can try to avoid making choices by doing nothing, but even that is a decision.