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    Instead of isolating our school and our many subjects from the every day world, we intend to plant it not merely in the French capital, but in what for next summer at least will be the focal point, the capital of the entire civilized world.
    — Patrick Geddes
    tags: world  summer  school 
     
    Indexing is a successful approach to investing not because it's simple, but because it has performed so much better than the average active manager (the opposite of indexing), and the simplicity is just an added bonus.
    — Patrick Geddes
    This is a green world, with animals comparatively few and small, and all dependent upon the leaves. By leaves we live.
    — Patrick Geddes
    tags: animals  live  world 
     
    Each social formation, through each of its material activities, exerts its influence upon the civic whole; and each of its ideas and ideals wins also its place and power.
    — Patrick Geddes
    tags: power  influence  ideas 
     
    But a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time.
    — Patrick Geddes
    tags: time  drama  space 
     
    It is interesting sometimes to stop and think and wonder what the place you are currently at used to be like in times past, who walked there, who worked there and what the walls have seen.
    — Patrick Geddes
    tags: time  past  wonder 
     
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