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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
America is not only big and rich, it is mysterious; and its capacity for the humorous or ironical concealment of its interests matches that of the legendary inscrutable Chinese.
It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
If any man claims the Negro should be content... let him say he would willingly change the color of his skin and go to live in the Negro section of a large city. Then and only then has he a right to such a claim.
Wealth is the product of man's capacity to think.
How prophetic L'Enfant was when he laid out Washington as a city that goes around in circles!
John Mason Brown
Every person on the streets of New York is a type. The city is one big theater where everyone is on display.
Clearly, then, the city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
San Francisco has always been my favorite booing city. I don't mean the people boo louder or longer, but there is a very special intimacy. When they boo you, you know they mean you. Music, that's what it is to me. One time in Kezar Stadium they gave me a standing boo.
The point of cities is multiplicity of choice.
All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value.
In 20 or 30 years, you'll be able to hold in your hand as much computing knowledge as exists now in the whole city, or even the whole world.
The subject of criminal rehabilitation was debated recently in City Hall. It's an appropriate place for this kind of discussion because the city has always employed so many ex-cons and future cons.
We believe that electricity exists, because the electric company keeps sending us bills for it, but we cannot figure out how it travels inside wires.
Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Japan is an important ally of ours. Japan and the United States of the Western industrialized capacity, 60 percent of the GNP, two countries. That's a statement in and of itself.
He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That's where he's getting his power from. He's young and has great elasticity.
Publicity is the life of this culture - in so far as without publicity capitalism could not survive - and at the same time publicity is its dream.
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
There is no such thing as bad publicity except your own obituary.
Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.
A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.
Herbert V. Prochnow
I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Yves Saint Laurent
A city that outdistances man's walking powers is a trap for man.
Arnold J. Toynbee
Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work.
Pliny the Elder
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
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