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  • The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • An idea is salvation by imagination.

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • No architecture can be truly noble which is not imperfect.

    - John Ruskin
  • Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.

    - Le Corbusier
  • Action expresses priorities.

    - Mahatma Gandhi
  • If I’d observed all the rules I’d never have got anywhere.

    - Marilyn Monroe
  • In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.

    - Abraham Lincoln
  • Do one thing every day that scares you.

    - Eleanor Roosevelt
  • One who makes no mistakes makes nothing.

    - Giacomo Casanova
  • I never worry about the future. It comes soon enough.

    - Albert Einstein
  • You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

    - Mae West
  • Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.

    - Helen Keller
  • I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free

    - Michelangelo
  • Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

    - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet
  • Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes; work never begun.

    - Christina Rossetti
  • It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.

    - Henry David Thoreau
  • Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep

    - Scott Adams
  • “Architecture is frozen music”

    - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “The shortest distance between two points is under construction.”

    - Noelie Altito
  • “Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.”

    - Frank Zappa
  • “Engineering is controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.”

    - Henry G. Scott
  • “Clothes make the man, naked people have no influence in society.”

    - Mark Twain
  • “Greek architecture is the flowering of geometry.”

    - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “The Key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.”

    - Bruce Lee
  • “Architecture is basically a container of something. I hope they will enjoy not so much the teacup, but the tea.”

    - Yoshio Taniguchi
  • “I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way-things I had no words for.”

    - Georgia O’Keeffe
  • “You can’t make an architect. But you can open the doors and windows toward the light as you see it.”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves—to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.”

    - Steward B. Johnson
  • “Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.”

    - Bil Keane
  • “A line is a dot that went for a walk.”

    - Paul Klee
  • “Art is an effort to create, beside the real world, a more human world.”

    - Andre Maurois
  • “No amount of skilful invention can replace the essential element of imagination.”

    - Edward Hopper
  • “Art? You just do it.”

    - Martin Ritt
  • “As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.”

    - Vincent van Gogh
  • “Design is like gravity – the force that holds it all together.”

    - E A Whitney
  • “To draw is to make a shape and movement in time.”

    - Stuart Davis
  • “Colour is fun,colour is just plain gorgeous, a gourmet meal for the eye, the window of the soul.”

    - Rachel Wolf.
  • “Creativity has more to do with the elimination of the inessential than with inventing something new. “

    - Helmut Jahn
  • “Design is not making beauty, beauty emerges from selection, affinities, integration, love. “

    - Louis Kahn
  • “A building is hard to judge. It takes many years to find out whether it works. It’s not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it.”

    - Helmut Jahn
  • “I don’t see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly. “

    - Arne Jacobsen
  • “Architecture begins where engineering ends. “

    - Walter Gropius
  • “The home should be the treasure chest of living.”

    - Le Corbusier
  • “I prefer drawing to talking. Drawing is faster, and leaves less room for lies.”

    - Le Corbusier
  • “Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “The architect must be a prophet… a prophet in the true sense of the term… if he can’t see at least ten years ahead don’t call him an architect.”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.”

    - John Ruskin
  • “All architects want to live beyond their deaths.”

    - Philip Johnson
  • “We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.”

    - Winston Churchill
  • “Genius is personal, decided by fate, but it expresses itself by means of system. There is no work of art without system.”

    - Le Corbusier
  • “A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. – so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “Good architecture lets nature in.”

    - Mario Pei
  • “Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context – a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, an environment in a city plan.”

    - Eero Saarinen
  • “Architecture should be dedicated to keeping the outside out and the inside in.”

    - Leonard Baskin
  • “Society needs a good image of itself. That is the job of the architect.”

    - Walter Gropius
  • “If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.”

    - Arne Jacobsen
  • “Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.”

    - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.”

    - Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • “The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you’re talking about building a house, you’re talking about dreams.”

    - Robert A.M. Stern
  • “The great thing about being an architect is you can walk into your dreams.”

    - Harold E. Wagoner
  • “To create architecture is to put in order. Put what in order? Function and objects.”

    - Le Corbusier
  • “Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.”

    - Julia Morgan
  • “Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.”

    - Frank Gehry
  • “All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.”

    - Philip Johnson
  • “I have found among my papers a sheet… in which I call architecture frozen music.”

    - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “There are three forms of visual art: Painting is art to look at, sculpture is art you can walk around, and architecture is art you can walk through”

    - Dan Rice
  • “Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “Less is more.”

    - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • “God is in the details”

    - LudwigMies van der Rohe
  • “A harmonious design requires that nothing be added or taken away.”

    - Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
  • “When we build, let us think that we build forever”

    - John Ruskin
  • “God is in the details”

    - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • “I don’t believe in morality in architecture”

    - Michael Graves
  • “The house itself is of minor importance. Its relation to the community is the thing that really counts”

    - Clarence Stein
  • “An architect’s most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site”

    - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness”

    - Frank Gehry
  • “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.

    - Michelangelo
  • “There are three classes of people: those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.”

    - Leonardo da Vinci
  • An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.

    - Paul Valéry
  • I don’t paint things. I only paint the difference between things.

    - Henri Matisse
  • Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

    - Pablo Picasso
  • Everything is designed. Few things are designed well.

    - Brian Reed
  • In nature, light creates the colour. In the picture, colour creates the light.

    - Hans Hofmann
  • Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

    - Twyla Tharp
  • A design isn’t finished until somebody is using it.

    - Brenda Laurel
  • The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

    - Aristotle
  • Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.

    - Robert L. Peters