Architecture as a kind of thought experiment… Is what we think of as outward reality nothing more than the physical manifestation of information?
— Darcy Frey, “Crowded House," New York Times Magazine: June 8, 2008
Looking for the places only they would know.
— Simon & Garfunkel, “The Boxer”
Subway walls and tenement halls.
— Simon & Garfunkel, “The Sound of Silence”
You want all those seams to be visible.
— Nicole Elder
The answer is you have to get over it, because that’s life.
— Michael Meredith
I do not know why I marvel at them so, when there is nothing on earth that forgetfulness does not fade, memory alter, and when no one knows what sort of image the future may translate it into.
— Jorge Luis Borges, “Mutations”
Locked in a deadly three dimensional contest of hide and seek, played out over immense distances.
— David Attenborough,“Open Oceans,” The Blue Planet
Alright fellas, lets go and say a prayer for a boy who couldn’t run as fast as I could.
— Jerry Connolly, Angels with Dirty Faces
Strength and poetry.
— Leebeus Woods, “Theoharis David’s Built Ideas”
That act of how you choose is important… and it means something.
— Michael Meredith
Fills the alleys where men sleep.
Hides the shepherd from the sheep.
— Simon & Garfunkel, “Bleecker Street"
— Chika Okeke-Agulu
I will said the Earth.
— Simon & Garfunkel, “Sparrow"
Even so, he unconsciously misrepresented the idea.
— David P. Billington, The Tower and the Bridge
You can’t doubt the condition of my thought.
— Chika Okeke-Agulu
You can just feel the details.
— Leonard Shelby, Memento
How do you ever know what you want to do before you start doing it. The act of making it is the act of thinking it… it’s a process.
— Michael Meredith
I’d rather feel the earth beneath my feet.
Yes I would, if I only could, I surely would.
— Simon & Garfunkel, “El Condor Pasa (If I Could)”
Buildings almost become like human beings, as if they’re acting, as if they’re walking.
— Chika Okeke-Agulu
One could bring up different children according to different systems of thought, making certain children believe that two and two do not make four or that the moon is a cheese, then put them together when they are twenty or twenty-five years old; one would then have discussions that would be worth a great deal more than the sermons or lectures on which so much money is spent.
— Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison