"In order that the mind may not be taxed, moreover, by the manifold and confused reading of so many such things, and in order to prevent the escape of something valuable that we have read, heard, or discovered through the process of thinking itself, it will be found very useful to entrust to notebooks ... those things which seem noteworthy and striking."

[Commonplace books: Thomas Farnaby, 17th-century]

While Le Corbusier was often to be envied for his success, he was also frequently censured for his failure. Above all he was taken to task for the poor quality of environment that his imitators produced.

[le corbusier: Alexander Tzonis, ]

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