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Form ever follows function.

Louis Henry Sullivan (1856-1924) U.S. architect.

All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British journalist, novelist and poet.

The principle of the Gothic architecture is infinity made imaginable.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) British poet, critic, and philosopher.

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) Spanish surrealist painter.

I don't think of form as a kind of architecture. The architecture is the result of the forming. It is the kinesthetic and visual sense of position and wholeness that puts the thing into the realm of art.

Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) American painter who was a founder and foremost pr

Nor aught availed him now to have built in heaven high towers; nor did he scrape by all his engines, but was headlong sent with his industrious crew to build in hell.

John Milton (1608-1674) English poet.

We may live without her, and worship without her, but we cannot remember without her. How cold is all history, how lifeless all imagery, compared to that which the living nation writes, and the uncorrupted marble bears!

John Ruskin (1819-1900) English art critic.