It seems a fantastic paradox, but it is nevertheless a most important truth, that no architecture can be truly noble which is not imperfect.
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Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
The bitterness of poor quality Lingers long after The sweetness of low price is forgotten.
The entire object of true education is to make people not merely do the right things, but enjoy the right things not merely industrious, but to love industry not merely learned, but to love knowledge not merely pure, but to love purity not merely just, but to hunger and thirst after justice.
Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think.
To be able to ask a question clearly is two-thirds of the way to getting it answered.
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