A building without ornamentation is like a heaven without stars.
Quoted in the Christian Science Monitor,14 Dec1990.
Philosophy to him was rather like a maze in which he happened to find himself wandering, and what he was looking for was the way out.George Sandys
Men ignorant of letters, studious for their bellies, and ignominiously lazy.George Sandys
Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.George Sandys
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.George Sandys
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned.George Sandys
The empiricist?thinks he believes only what he sees, but he is much better at believing than at seeing.George Sandys
Art is dedicated echo.George Sandys
Nothing is so poor and melancholy as an art that is interested in itself and not in its subject.George Sandys
Pure poetry is pure experiment?memorable nonsense.George Sandys