You have to learn to act without certainty, without, you know, in a sense, the metaphysical conviction that you speak the truth. You have to learn to act nevertheless in the name of something.
— Reinhold Martin, “What Good Can Architecture Do?” a conversation with Jeff Kipnis
What is most important, however, is that none of them can lay claim to stand as the referent primitive.
— Jeffrey Kipnis, “A Family Affair”