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OLD TOWNS AND NEW NEEDS

In conclusion, six axioms on old towns and new needs.

Nothing in town-planning is impossible. I temper this by the single observation that there are some gradients which neither horse or motor can climb.

To leave alone is best—to do great things is noble, to do little things is wasteful.

Nothing is too expensive; it will be more expensive to-morrow.

A hundred guineas spent on advice are better than ten thousand pounds laid out in error.

Ugliness is the most expensive luxury.

Beauty is the cheapest of necessities.