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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.
The artist does not illustrate science. He frequently, however, responds to the same interests that a scientist does.

Traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past.
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.
The clock not the steam engine, is the key machine of the modern industrial age.
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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