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Today in Science History - Quickie Quiz. French civil engineer who specialized in metal structures, known especially for the Eiffel Tower in Paris, iron bridges and the framework within the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor. Science Quotes by Gustave Eiffel 11 quotes. Being the most striking manifestation of the art of metal structures by which our engineers have shown in Europe, it [the Eiffel Tower] is one of the most striking of our modern national genius. Can one think that because we are engineers, beauty does not preoccupy us or that we do not try to build beautiful, as well as solid and long lasting structures? Besides, there is an attraction, a special charm in the colossal to which ordinary theories of art do not apply.
I first visited Paris at the age of 18 with my parents, sister, and an ex-boyfriend in tow. From that moment on, I was hooked. The magic and mystery that had fascinated old and young alike for centuries had now entrapped me too.
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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "eiffel-tower" Showing of But a fresh breeze blew And away it flew, Never more to be seen. Then, for some strange reason, A mystery to this day, Hitler never climbed the tower, On the ground he had to stay. At last he ordered she be razed Down to a twisted pile. A futile attack, for still she stands Beaming her metallic smile.
I haven't seen anything. I don't really care. Being the most striking manifestation of the art of metal structures by which our engineers have shown in Europe, it [the Eiffel Tower] is one of the most striking of our modern national genius. Man has been here 32, years. That it took a hundred million years to prepare the world for him is proof that that is what it was done for. I suppose it is, I dunno.