Lewis Mumford 6 quotes

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Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf. Cars
The right to have access to every building in the city by private motorcar in an age when everyone possesses such a vehicle, is actually the right to destroy the city. Cars
Above all else, a city is a means of providing a maximum number of social contacts and satisfactions. When the open spaces gape too widely, and the dispersal is too constant, the people lack a stage for their activities and the drama of their daily life lacks sharp focus. The Highway and the City City
Democracy, in any active sense, begins and ends in communities small enough for their members to meet face to face. Community
The technology of the automobile, coupled with telephone, radio and rural electrification, could foster a new settlement pattern of rural dispersion which could give to the whole continent that stable, well balanced, settled, cultivated life which grew out of its provincial settlements. Planning
Trend is not destiny. Wisdom