Vitruvius Pollio

  • Mauricio Coronelhas quoted4 months ago
    in the following books I have disclosed all the principles of the art
  • Mauricio Coronelhas quoted4 months ago
    Let him be educated, skilful with the pencil, instructed in geometry, know much history, have followed the philosophers with attention, understand music, have some knowledge of medicine, know the opinions of the jurists, and be acquainted with astronomy and the theory of the heavens.
  • Mauricio Coronelhas quoted4 months ago
    An architect ought to be an educated man
  • Mauricio Coronelhas quoted4 months ago
    he must have a knowledge of drawing so that he can readily make sketches to show the appearance of the work which he proposes.
  • Mauricio Coronelhas quoted4 months ago
    By means of optics, again, the light in buildings can be drawn from fixed quarters of the sky.
  • Mauricio Coronelhas quoted4 months ago
    no work can be rightly done without honesty and incorruptibility.
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