Street Scenes

"This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.” ~Plato

"A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living." ~Rudolf Steiner

"What is the city but the people?" ~William Shakespeare

"The life of our city is rich in poetic and marvelous subjects. We are enveloped and steeped as though in an atmosphere of the marvelous; but we do not notice it." ~Charles Baudelaire

"The chief function of the city is to convert power into form, energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art, biological reproduction into social creativity." ~Lewis Mumford

“If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.” ~Francis Bacon, Sr.

"The City is a perfect Mandala.
Its radiant pathways
Channel divine
Activity every direction."
~Max Reif

“When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes, aspirations and pride of everyone who built it.” ~Hugh Newell Jacobsen

"There is no finish line." ~ Nike ad slogan

"A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again." ~Margaret Mead

"The city of happiness is in the state of mind." ~unknown

"Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep." ~Le Corbusier

"Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun." ~Frank Lloyd Wright

“Architecture is the reaching out for the truth.” ~Louis Kahn
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