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Lewis Mumford
(1895-1990) born on
Oct 19
US urban planner, historian. He analyzed the effects of technology and urbanization on human societies throughout history.
         
   
F
The artist does not illustrate science. He frequently, however, responds to the same interests that a scientist does.

R
Traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past.
A
The city is a fact in nature, like a cave, a run of mackerel or an ant-heap. But it is also a conscious work of art, and it holds within its communal framework many simpler and more personal forms of art.
N
The clock not the steam engine, is the key machine of the modern industrial age.
K
Only entropy comes easy.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: Technics and Civilization, ch. 8, sct. 12 (1934).
A: The Culture of Cities, Introduction (1938).
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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