Quotes by Lewis Mumford

Lewis Mumford was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic. Particularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture, he had a broad career as a writer.

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A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.

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To curb the machine and limit art to handicraft is a denial of opportunity.

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A man of courage never needs weapons, but he may need bail.

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Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror, starvation and death characterize the process of war and form a principal part of the product.

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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.

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