Architecture is the will of the age conceived in spatial terms.
Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value.
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the f...- Vernon Cooper
The invention of IQ does a great disservice to creativity in education.- Joel Henry Hildebrand
No one who had any sense ever liked school.- Robert Boothby
Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all.- Julia Gillard
There were all us baby boomers who had a grammar school education, started to learn, then ...- Julie Walters
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If teaching has any purpose, it is to implant true insight and responsibility. Education must lead us from irresponsible opinion to true responsible judgement. It must lead us from chance and arbitrariness to rational clarity and intellectual order.
Where can we find greater structural clarity than in the wooden buildings of the old. Where else can we find such unity of material, construction and form? Here the wisdom of whole generations is stored. What feelings for material and what power of expression there is in these buildings! What warmth and beauty they have! They seem to be echoes of old songs.
And just as we acquaint ourselves with materials, just as we must understand functions, so we must become familiar with the psychological and spiritual factors of our day. No cultural activity is possible otherwise; for we are dependent on the spirit of our time.
|Birth:||27th March, 1886|
|Death:||19th August, 1969|
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