“Less is more.” — Modernist architect Mies van der Rohe, early 20th century.

“Less is a bore.” — Postmodernist architect Robert Venturi, mid 20th century.

“The man who said that ‘less is more’ is also saying that nothing is the most.” — Edward Schulte, American Catholic church architect, in “Quotations,” a paper read before the Cincinnati Literary Club, 1968, recently discovered in his personal papers.