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God never imposes a duty without giving time to do it.
I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility.
If the design of the building be originally bad, the only virtue it can ever possess will be signs of antiquity.
No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder.
When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
An artist should be well read in the best books, and thoroughly high bred, both in heart and bearing. In a word, he should be fit for the best society, and should keef out of it.
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
Great art is precisely that which never was, nor will be taught, it is preeminently and finally the expression of the spirits of great men.
To follow art for the sake of being a great man, and therefore to cast about continually for some means of achieving position or attracting admiration, is the surest way of ending in total extinction.
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