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Stephen Bayley Quotes





In an age robbed of religious symbols, going to the shops replaces going to the church. We have a free choice, but at a price. We can win experience, but never achieve innocence. Marx knew that the epic activities of the modern world involve not lance and sword but dry goods.
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Taste is more to do with manners than appearances. Taste is both myth and reality; it is not a style.
 

The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition, or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances.