Ludwig Mies Quotes


11 Ludwig Mies quotes:



"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space."
"A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous."
"I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good."
"God is in the details."
"Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value."
"Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins."
"Let us guide our students over the road of discipline from materials, through function, to creative work. Let us lead them into the healthy world of primitive building methods, where there was meaning in every stroke of an axe, expression in every bite of chisel."
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"Less is more."
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"True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure of us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life."
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"If teaching has any purpose, it is to implant true insight and responsibility. Education must lead us from irresponsible opinion to true responsible judgement. It must lead us from chance and arbitrariness to rational clarity and intellectual order."
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"Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany."
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