Art is not just personal expression. Art is not just establishing one's personality in the eyes of the fashionable world. Art is making things. Making things for all people, for every day.
Patrick Nuttgens - 'A Full Life and an Honest Place'
Art is the expression of man’s pleasure in labour
Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.
…there should be no features about a building which are not necessary for convenience, construction or propriety
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin