Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of its world and the continual expansion and improvement of the human lot as we are today.
The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land.
The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects, with their creations recorded as great historical events.
God's designs may be frequent justification for our actions, but it is we, the self-made men, who take the credit.
Builders eventually took advantage of the look of modernism to build cheaply and carelessly.