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Architecture is the printing press of all ages, and gives a history of the state of the society in which it was erected.
Edwin P. Whipple
American essay writer 1819-18860
Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.
Sir Peter Medawar
British biologist and immunologist0
Considered in its entirety, psychoanalysis won't do. It's an end product, moreover, like a dinosaur or a zeppelin; no better theory can ever be erected on its ruins, which will remain for ever one of the saddest and strangest of all landmarks in the history of twentieth-century thought.
American radio broadcaster 1918-20090
I've never seen a monument erected for a pessimist.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
If a marker were to be erected today, it might read, in homage to his scientific courage: He preferred the hard truth to his dearest illusions.Source: Cosmos (1980) p. 67
Monorail tracks are prefabricated and can be erected relatively quickly: Simply dig a hole every 120 feet or so, plop down a column, and lift the track into place. Because the systems operate above traffic, collisions with errant motorists are never an issue. The trains are automated, saving millions in labor costs in the long run.
Ludwig Van Beethoven
German composer 1770-18270
The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, ''Thus far and no farther.''
American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-20120
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
There has never been a statue erected to the memory of someone who let well enough alone.
American historian 1932-0
Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless possibility but by the banality of the social order they have erected against it.
German philosopher 1882-19400
We have long forgotten the ritual by which the house of our life was erected. But when it is under assault and enemy bombs are already taking their toll, what enervated, perverse antiquities do they not lay bare in the foundations.
When they told me there would be a statue erected at Wrigley Field, I was happy with that. I know there will be a meeting place for a lot of people. There will be a conversation every day. They say now, 'I'll meet you at Ernie Banks' statue.' After Sept. 7, they'll say, 'I'll meet you by Billy Williams' statue.'