Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris by Yousuf Karsh in 1954.
You employ stone, wood, and concrete, and with these materials you build houses and palaces. That is construction. Ingenuity is at work. But suddenly you touch my heart, you do me good. I am happy and I say: “This is beautiful.” That is Architecture. Art enters in.
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, Vers une Architecture
Crest of the Tokugawa Shogunate
Life is like unto a long journey with a heavy burden.
Truth North vs. Magnetic North. www.ultraflightradio.com
All truth passes through three stages . First , it is ridiculed . Second , it is violently opposed . Third , it is accepted as being self – evident .
President John F. Kennedy in Berlin, Germany on June 26, 1963. This is the day he delivered the now famous “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech. European Pressphoto Agency
We choose to [do these things] not because they are easy, but because they are hard.
John F. Kennedy
Cast of a bust of Sophocles. Currently at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, Russia. Photo by Shakko in 2008.
How terrible is wisdom when it brings no profit to the wise.
John Ruskin by William Downey on June 29, 1863.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
One mistake is never, but twice is three times.
The portrait of a man in red chalk by Leonardo da Vinci, circa 1510. Widely believed to be a self-portrait. Currently at the Royal Library of Turin in Turin, Italy.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.
Leonardo da Vinci
Navy SEALs Special Warfare Insignia
The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday
United States Navy SEALs Motto
Napoleon Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis David in 1801. Currently at Château de Malmaison in Rueil-Malmaison, France.
Space I can recover. Time, never.