Mass transportation is doomed to failure in North America because a person’s car is the only place where he can be alone and think.
Affluence creates poverty.
We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.
The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar.
Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
Politics will eventually be replaced by imagery. The politician will be only too happy to abdicate in favor of his image, because the image will be much more powerful than he could ever be.
Where the whole man is involved there is no work. Work begins with the division of labor.
The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns.
Great art speaks a language which every intelligent person can understand. The people who call themselves modernists today speak a different language.