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  • Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life.

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  • The Gothic cathedral is a blossoming in stone subdued by the insatiable demand of harmony in man.

    Men   Demand   Stones  
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1870). “The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson”, p.227, Рипол Классик
  • Lovely promise and quick ruin are seen nowhere better than in Gothic architecture.

    Lovely   Promise   Ruins  
    George Santayana (1944). “Persons and Places”
  • Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.

    Eveline Perroud, Le Corbusier (2007). “Opus 1, Le Corbusier”
  • Art is very tricky because it's what you do for yourself. It's much harder for me to make those works than the monuments or the architecture.

  • No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.

    John Ruskin, John D. Rosenberg (1964). “The Genius of John Ruskin: Selections from His Writings”, p.195, University of Virginia Press
  • We must note carefully what distinction there is between a healthy and a diseased love of change; for as it was in healthy love of change that the Gothic architecture rose, it was partly in consequence of diseased love of change that it was destroyed.

    Rose   Healthy   Gothic  
    John Ruskin (1854). “On the Nature of Gothic Architecture: And Herein of the True Functions of the Workman in Art ...”, p.16
  • Melrose is the finest remaining specimen of Gothic architecture in Scotland. Some of the sculptured flowers in the cloister arches are remarkably beautiful and delicate, and the two windows - the south and east oriels - are of a lightness and grace of execution really surprising.

    Bayard Taylor (1875). “Views A-foot: Or, Europe Seen with Knapsack and Staff”, p.69
  • The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.

  • Escape from the architecture ghetto is one of the major drivers and has been from the very beginning.

  • The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live today than any other building that has gone remotely by the name of architecture in our history.

    Russell Lynes (1963). “The Domesticated Americans”, New York : Harper
  • Scribal culture and Gothic architecture were both concerned with light through, not light on.

    Light   Culture   Gothic  
    Marshall McLuhan, W. Terrence Gordon, Elena Lamberti, Dominique Scheffel-Dunand (2011). “The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man”, p.329, University of Toronto Press
  • Eroticism, hallucinogenic drugs, nuclear science, Gaudi's Gothic architecture, my love of gold - there is a common denominator in all of it: God is present in everything. The same magic is at the heart of all things, and all roads lead to the same revelation: we are children of God, and the entire universe tends towards the perfection of mankind.

  • Opera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process.

    Men   Gdp   Opera  
    Kenneth Clark, British Broadcasting Corporation (1970). “Civilization”, London : British Broadcasting Corporation
  • The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1835). “Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge: In Two Volumes”, p.199
  • The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable. It is no doubt a sublimer effort of genius than the Greek style; but then it depends much more on execution for its effect.

    Effort   Greek   Style  
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge (1851). “Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge”, p.256
  • It is better to have a plain, substantial building, with no extravagance about it, but without a debt, than to have the most splendid specimen of Gothic architecture that is overlaid by a mortgage.

    William Mackergo Taylor (1879). “Moses the Law-giver”
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