Humanity cannot go forward, civilizations cannot advance. Except as the philosophy of force is replaced by that of human brotherhood.
Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.
I do the very best I know how the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won’t amount to any thing. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
Architecture has its political use; public buildings being the ornaments of a country; it establishes a Nation, draws People and commerce; makes the People love their native country, which Passion is the original of all great Actions in a Common wealth. Architecture aims at Eternity.