Little Plans

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency.

-David Burnham in 1909 (maybe) after being commissioned by the Chicago “commercial club” to make Chicago one of the greatest cities of the world.

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