Adoniram Judson Quote
“A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.”
―Frank Lloyd Wright
New York Times Magazine, October 1953
“In order to go on living one must try to escape the death involved in perfectionism.”
Rahel Varnhagen: the life of a Jewess (1997 edition), Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
“It is inexcusable for scientists to torture animals; let them make their experiments on journalists and politicians.”
As quoted in The Book of Poisonous Quotes (1993) edited by Colin Jarman, p. 232.
A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto) (1990)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAdoniram Judson
Born: August 9, 1788
Died: April 12, 1850 (age 61)
Bio: Adoniram Judson, Jr. was an American Baptist missionary, who served in Burma for almost forty years. At the age of 25, Adoniram Judson became the first Protestant missionary sent from North America to preach in Burma.
Quote of the day
“Life is short. Art, or something not life, is long, stretching out endless, like concrete worm. Flat, white, unsmoothed by any passage over or across it. Here I stand. But no longer.”