London has always moved and surprised me, reinventing itself in ways both fresh and familiar. It’s a contrary, complex and creative city, an anarchist of a thousand faces – fickle and unfailing, tender and bleak, ambitious and callous.
There are the manufacturing multitudes of England; they must have work, and find markets for their work; if machines and the Black Country are ugly, famine would be uglier still.
Offhand, the only North American writers I can think of who have come from a background of rural poverty and gone on to write about it have been Negroes.
Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
Proverbs are all very fine when there’s nothing to worry you, but when you’re in real trouble, they’re not a bit of help.
Obsolescence never meant the end of anything, it’s just the beginning.
Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.
No one is served or benefitted by believing in false or faulty ideas.
You return and again take the proper course, guided by what? – By the picture in mind of the place you are headed for.