The Achilles Heel of the Americas was the lack of cultural confidence typical of new settlers.
No amount of thought can ever reveal what comes unexpectedly.
Nearly all of the advances in structural and aesthetic innovation is coming from abroad.
Our settlement of land is without regard to the best use of land.
Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.
Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.