[Kind of a repost. Getting worked like a speedbag today.]

“Make no little plans” – Daniel Burnham. Or not.

It’s a pernicious little quote because there’s nothing qualitative about it – it demands that plans only be not little (I’m unaware of Burnham’s official position on medium-sized plans). But Burnham said a lot of other things, too, in regards to the actual qualities of cities he desired, in his not-little plan for Chicago: