architecture

A Quote by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy on architecture, exercise, society, spirituality, and worth

The vocation, whether it be that of the farmer or the architect, is a function; the exercise of this function as regards the man himself is the most indispensable means of spiritual development, and as regards his relation to society the measure of his worth.

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877 -)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on america, architecture, certainty, irony, and order

RAMSHACKLE, adj. Pertaining to a certain order of architecture, otherwise known as the Normal American. Most of the public buildings of the United States are of the Ramshackle order, though some of our earlier architects preferred the Ironic.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on architecture, money, and planning

ARCHITECT, n. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alfred Armand Montapert on action, architecture, destiny, fortune, life, and planning

Your life will be no better than the plans you make, and the action you take. You are the architect and builder of your own life, fortune, and destiny.

Alfred Montapert (1906 -)

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