• ...they maintained that shade is a part of light. It sounds absurd when I express it; but so it is: for they said that colours, which are shadow and the result of shade, are light itself.

    Johann Eckermann, Conversations of Goethe entry: January 4, 1824; trans. Wallace Wood
  • Architektur ist das kunstvolle, korrekte und großartige Spiel der unter dem Licht versammelten Baukörper.

    Le Corbusier Vers une architecture, 1922