"The greater the step forward in knowledge, the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Stephen Gardiner on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Stephen Gardiner on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Stephen Gardiner on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Stephen Gardiner on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Stephen Gardiner on Michael Jordan
"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."