Best Quotes by Lewis Mumford (Top 10)

  1. A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
  2. The cities and mansions that people dream of are those in which they finally live.
  3. Restore human legs as a means of travel. Pedestrians rely on food for fuel and need no special parking facilities.
  4. However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible.
  5. A man of courage never needs weapons, but he may need bail.
  6. Forget the damned motor car and build the cities for lovers and friends.
  7. Humor is our way of defending ourselves from life's absurdities by thinking absurdly about them.
  8. Today, the degradation of the inner life is symbolized by the fact that the only place sacred from interruption is the private toilet.
  9. Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf.
  10. Life is an art we are required to practice without preparation, a score that we play at sight even before we have mastered our instruments.

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