When we arrived in London, my sadness at leaving Paris was turned into despair. After my long stay in the French capital, huge, ponderous, massive London seemed to me as ugly a thing as man could contrive to make.
The entire business world has figured out how to make huge buckets of money without hiring us to work for them.
An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.
The pagan loves the earth in order to enjoy it and confine himself within it; the Christian in order to make it purer and draw from it the strength to escape from it.
I think women have the right to consult their own wishes, needs, and capacities and produce only loved, wanted children they can care for – or even no children at all. I think we would all be better off as a society if we respected women’s ability to make these decisions for themselves and concentrated on caring well for the born.
I remembered seeing it and it was this metallic turbine and I thought it was beautiful. I had never been in a power plant before, but I felt, without being overly dramatic, compelled to make photographs of this for myself.
There is no fundamental social change by being simply of individual and interpersonal actions. You have to have organizations and institutions that make a fundamental difference.
People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?
I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
I always liked show biz and got to make a few training films at Boeing.