"Stonehenge was built possibly by the Minoans. It presents one of man's first attempts to order his view of the outside world."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Stephen Gardiner on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Stephen Gardiner on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Stephen Gardiner on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Stephen Gardiner on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Stephen Gardiner on Thomas Jefferson
"What people want, above all, is order."
"The interior of the house personifies the private world the exterior of it is part of the outside world."
"Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England."
"The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally."
"The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail."