Cosmic symbolism is found in the very structure of the habitation. The house is an "imago mundi".
After developing a primitive theory (1968) I therefore did not pursue this subject. However, the work was taken up by others and in 1974 the first experiments were done in the ISR.
In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better.
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
I think if you took charities and NGOs out of the mix, certainly in developing countries, you would find that there would be huge trouble immediately.
Whenever you are angry, be assured that it is not only a present evil, but that you have increased a habit.
Character is simply habit long continued.
A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.
Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.
Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts.
I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
If you cry "Forward" you must be sure to make clear the direction in which to go. Don't you see that if you fail to do that and simply call out the word to a monk and a revolutionary, they will go in precisely opposite directions?
It was not simply out of a spirit of contradiction that I exposed a light source to magnetic forces. The idea came to me during an investigation of the effect discovered by Kerr on light reflected by magnetic mirrors.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some.
A drawing is simply a line going for a walk.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Heart doesn't know what doubt is, heart doesn't know what BELIEVE is - heart simply knows trust.
Habits change into character.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.? Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.? That which each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him.
If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing.
There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know.
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature.