Thursday Thoughts – Reflective Edition

“Most architects say: I want to use this type of glass, even if it’s too reflective or doesn’t let enough light in. However, the use of a certain type of glass might change the comfort level.” ~Helmut Jahn

City Reflections by Tommia Wright

City Reflections by Tommia Wright

“A city is the pulsating product of the human hand and mind, reflecting man’s history, his struggle for freedom, creativity, genius-and his selfishness and errors.” ~ Charles Abrams

City Reflections, too by Tommia Wright

City Reflections, too by Tommia Wright

“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 most bitter.” ~ Confucius

Reflective Slumber by Tommia Wright

Reflective Slumber by Tommia Wright

“How can we know ourselves? Never by reflection, but only through action. Begin at once to do your duty and immediately you will know what is inside you.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The mirror reflects all objects without being sullied” ~ Confucius

Mirror at the DMA, by Tommia Wright

Mirror at the DMA, by Tommia Wright

“The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly kind companion.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

Mirror at the DMA, too by Tommia Wright

Mirror at the DMA, too by Tommia Wright

“Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous.” ~ Confucius

Thanksgiving Square Chapel by Tommia Wright

Thanksgiving Square Chapel by Tommia Wright

“Without deep reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people.” ~ Albert Einstein

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