James Rouse - Quotes

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For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind. ---->>>

Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business. The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it's profitable. ---->>>

Whatever ought to be, can be. ---->>>

Cities must be fun. ---->>>

Visions describe what best should be, could be - if and when mankind has the will to make them real. ---->>>

Why isn't it natural for people who have lived and worked at something to want to use the knowledge and capacity in a new way, free from the burden of making a living? ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 04-26, 1914
Birthplace: Easton, Maryland
Die: 04-09, 1996
Occupation: Businessman

James Wilson Rouse (April 26, 1914 – April 9, 1996), founder of The Rouse Company, was a pioneering American real estate developer, urban planner, civic activist, and later, free enterprise-based philanthropist. (wikipedia)