To know peace man has to know conflict. He has to go through the heroic stage before he can act as a sage. He has to be a victim of his passions before he can rise above them to arouse man's passionate nature,
I cannot legitimately want or hope for anything from architecture except quality. I have my prejudices, my yearnings and inclinations, but I recognize them only as that, and criticize them as that. And yet I assume I am to keep these them from interfering in the quality.
[America's] architectural shortcomings, however unimportant they may appear to the average layman, are beginning to distress the younger breed of our architects.