Marcus Vitruvius Pollio Quotes

Top 22 wise famous quotes and sayings by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

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Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: Next I must tell about the machine of Ctesibius, which raises water to a height. Next I must tell about the machine of Ctesibius, which raises water to a height.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: The oak ... has not the efficacy of the fir , nor the cypress that of the elm . The oak ... has not the efficacy of the fir , nor the cypress that of the elm .
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: From food and water, then, we may learn whether sites are naturally unhealthy or healthy. From food and water, then, we may learn whether sites are naturally unhealthy or healthy.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: An architect ought to be an educated man so as to leave a more lasting remembrance in his treatises. An architect ought to be an educated man so as to leave a more lasting remembrance in his treatises.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: The design of a temple depends on symmetry , the principles of which must be most carefully observed by the architect. The design of a temple depends on symmetry , the principles of which must be most carefully observed by the architect.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: For not all things are practicable on identical principles For not all things are practicable on identical principles
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: There will be no propriety in the spectacle of an elegant interior approached by a low mean entrance. There will be no propriety in the spectacle of an elegant interior approached by a low mean entrance.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: The architect must not only understand drawing, but music. The architect must not only understand drawing, but music.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: Bricks should be made in Spring or Autumn so that they may dry uniformly. Bricks should be made in Spring or Autumn so that they may dry uniformly.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: All machinery is derived from nature, and is founded on the teaching and instruction of the revolution of the firmament. All machinery is derived from nature, and is founded on the teaching and instruction of the revolution of the firmament.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: When the juices of trees have no means of escape, they clot and rot in them, making the trees hollow and good for nothing. When the juices of trees have no means of escape, they clot and rot in them, making the trees hollow and good for nothing.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: Cold winds are disagreeable, hot winds enervating, moist winds unhealthy. Cold winds are disagreeable, hot winds enervating, moist winds unhealthy.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: Nothing suffers annihilation, but at dissolution there is a change, and things fall back to the essential element in which they were before. Nothing suffers annihilation, but at dissolution there is a change, and things fall back to the essential element in which they were before.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: The proper form of economy must be observed in building houses for each and every class. The proper form of economy must be observed in building houses for each and every class.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: There are ... many ... names for winds derived from localities or from the squalls which sweep from rivers or down mountains. There are ... many ... names for winds derived from localities or from the squalls which sweep from rivers or down mountains.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: A harmonious design requires that nothing be added or taken away. A harmonious design requires that nothing be added or taken away.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: There are also kinds of water that cause death, as they run through harmful juices in the soil and become poisonous. There are also kinds of water that cause death, as they run through harmful juices in the soil and become poisonous.
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: In fact, all kinds of men, and not merely architects, can recognize a good piece of work ... In fact, all kinds of men, and not merely architects, can recognize a good piece of work ...
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio quotes: Architecture depends on Order, Arrangement, Eurythmy, Symmetry , Propriety , and Economy. Architecture depends on Order, Arrangement, Eurythmy, Symmetry , Propriety , and Economy.