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The Fountainhead
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  • I am not in the habit of asking for the esthetic opinions of my draftsmen.
  • Just keep me off esthetics if you want to keep me at all.
  • Architecture is primarily a utilitarian conception, and the problem is to elevate the principle of pragmatism into the realm of esthetic abstraction.
  • No one could tell whether it was esthetic appreciation or hatred of his mother or both.
  • Kiki’s esthetic judgment is not yours—nor mine.
  • Though not for esthetic enjoyment.
  • It’s only an esthetic fancy.
  • Call it an esthetic one.
  • It was stated that Cosmo-Slotnick were not merely the leaders in the art of the motion picture, but embraced all the arts, since all contributed to the creation of the films; and architecture being a lofty, though neglected, branch of esthetics, Cosmo-Slotnick were ready to put it on the map.
  • Wonder what you’d accomplish if you decided to go all the way and sell your matchless body for purposes other than esthetic contemplation—in exchange for commissions for Peter Keating.
  • Absolutely wrong aesthetically.
  • Of course, I can’t say that it represents my own esthetic convictions, but people of culture must keep their minds open to anything, I mean, to include any viewpoint in creative art, we must be broad-minded above all, don’t you think so?
  • His ethics are open to censure, but his esthetics were unimpeachable.
  • No one cared about an issue of esthetics.
  • Other changes followed, of a purely esthetic nature.

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  • It was not aesthetically pleasing.
  • She expressed concern about the aesthetic impact of wind turbines in such beautiful countryside.

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