Lewis Mumford Quotes

Lewis Mumford Quotes: Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.
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Lewis Mumford Quote: Genuine [economic] value lies in the power to sustain or enrich life
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Quotes about Lewis Mumford: The artist does not illustrate science; ... [but] he frequently responds to the same interests that a scientist does, and expresses by a visual synthesis what the scientist converts into analytical formulae or experimental demonstrations.
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Quote about Lewis Mumford: We must give as much weight to the arousal of the emotions and to the expression of moral and aesthetic values as we now give to science, to invention, to practical organization. One without the other is impotent.
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Lewis Mumford Sayings: The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
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Lewis Mumford Saying: When art seems to be empty of meaning, as no doubt some of the abstract painting of our own day actually does seem, what the painting says, indeed what the artist is shrieking at the top of his voice, is that life has become empty of all rational content and coherence, and that, in times like these, is far from a meaningless statement.
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Sayings about Lewis Mumford: The earth is the Lord's fullness thereof: this is no longer a hollow dictum of religion, but a directive for economic action toward human brotherhood.
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Saying about Lewis Mumford: The fact that order and creativity are complementary has been basic to man's cultural development; for he has to internalize order to be able to give external form to his creativity.
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Lewis Mumford Quotes: Faith in the creative process, in the dynamics of emergence, in the values and purposes that transcend past achievements and past forms, is the precondition of all further growth.
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Lewis Mumford Quote: As for the various kinds of montage photography, they are in reality not photography at all but a kind of painting in which photography is used - as pastiches of textiles are used in crazy-quilts - to form a mosaic. Whatever value the montage may have derives from painting rather than the camera.
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Quotes about Lewis Mumford: It was Stieglitz's endeavor... to translate the unseen world of tactile values as they develop between lovers not merely into the sexual act but the entire relation of two personalities - to translate this world of blind touch into sight.
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Quote about Lewis Mumford: Man's Chief purpose... is the creation and preservation of values; that is what gives meaning to our civilization, and the participation in this is what gives significance, ultimately, to the individual human life.
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Lewis Mumford Sayings: A multitude of uniform, unidentifiable houses, lined up inflexibly, at uniform distances, on uniform roads, in a treeless communal waste, inhabited by people of the same class, the same income, the same age group, witnessing the same television performances, eating the same tasteless prefabricated foods, from the same freezers, conforming in every outward and inward respect to the common mold.
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Lewis Mumford Saying: Moment to moment, it turns out, is not God's conception, or nature's. It is man conversing with himself about and through a piece of machinery he created.
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Sayings about Lewis Mumford: By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
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Saying about Lewis Mumford: The great city is the best organ of memory man has yet created.
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Lewis Mumford Quotes: The artist has a special task and duty... reminding people of their humanity and the promise of their creativity.
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Lewis Mumford Quote: This metropolitan world, then, is a world where flesh and blood is less real than paper and ink and celluloid.
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