Why did she seem so abstracted?
— James Joyce, The Dead
But go slowly, so you do it right.
— Korczak Ziolkowski via The New York Times
Memorials cannot any longer commemorate death and destruction in the name of noble causes, but must somehow affirm the ultimate value of human life, under whatever name it goes.
— Leebeus Woods, “Celebrating Death”
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