” If you can’t take the kitsch, get out of the kitchen. “


” You know, Darwin said through natural selection things go gradually, and he was talking about pigeon’s evolution or horses evolving, getting faster. But in fact if you look at evolution on a bigger scale, cosmic evolution and you look at culture evolution you see it jumps, it goes through phase changes, and that’s very exciting. “


” If you look at any leaf on any tree branch, it’s similar to but not exactly a repetition of the previous branch. So the new science of complexity or showing how an architecture can be produced just as quickly, cheaply and efficiently by using computer production methods to get the slight variation, the self-similarity. “


” If you look at Gothic detailing right down to the bottom of a column or the capital of a column, it’s a small version of the whole building, that’s why, like dating the backbones of a dinosaur, a good historian can look at a detail of a Gothic building and tell you exactly what the rest of the building was, and infer the whole from the parts. “


” Can’t you see, we are in a dialogue with the universe? “


” Pick up a sunflower and count the florets running into its centre, or count the spiral scales of a pine cone or a pineapple, running from its bottom up its sides to the top, and you will find an extraordinary truth: recurring numbers, ratios and proportions. “


” You have to believe in a placebo or it won’t work, but if it works, it’s obviously working in some indirect way, through feedback in the immune system, let us say, or in the willpower of the patient to take a more strenuous exercise in their own therapy. “


” I think any cancer patient, if you dig not too deeply, they want to live. “


” The cell is a city of production centres, each part working away like mad, and it’s co-ordinated. Six trillion cells in a body – you can’t help but be moved. “



All 9 Charles Jencks Quotes about You in picture


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You know, Darwin said through natural selection things go gradually, and he was talking about pigeon


If you look at any leaf on any tree branch, it
If you look at Gothic detailing right down to the bottom of a column or the capital of a column, it
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Pick up a sunflower and count the florets running into its centre, or count the spiral scales of a pine cone or a pineapple, running from its bottom up its sides to the top, and you will find an extraordinary truth: recurring numbers, ratios and proportions.
You have to believe in a placebo or it won
I think any cancer patient, if you dig not too deeply, they want to live.
The cell is a city of production centres, each part working away like mad, and it
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