"The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I dont mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do."
"No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds."
"It is impossible as impossible as to raise the dead to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman can never be recalled."