In perhaps 50 years, 60 years, we can finish completely this civilization, and offer to our children the possibility to invent a new story, a new poetry, a new romanticism.

Philippe Starck

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About This Quote

“Design and Destiny.” TED2007. Mar. 2007. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Design and Destiny." TED2007. Mar. 2007. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from architectural designer Philippe Starck's 2007 TED Talk. The quote means if our civilization fails, this is a positive and beautiful thing, as it will allow future generations the opportunity to start fresh and invent a brand-new future. Watch the full TED Talk here: Philippe Starck - Design and Destiny