Make No Little Plans

Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency. Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us. Let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty. Think big.

Daniel Burnham, architect (1864-1912) - The man that built some of the worlds first skyscrapers and created urban plans for Chicago, Washington DC, San Francisco, Cleveland, and Manila before the profession of urban planning existed.

Beautiful and inspiring. Burnham, to my surprise had some extensive projects in the Philippines as well, especially in Baguio City where he has a park named after himself. Made this simple type treatment of his quote, maybe i’ll print it out as a poster some day.

Found via Ash Huang originally posted by Jonathan Moore


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