Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

61 Frank Lloyd Wright quotes:

"'Think simple' as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles."
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"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you."
"If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger."
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"TV is chewing gum for the eyes."
"Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral."
"An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site."
"Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."
"Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed."
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"Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it."
"Space is the breath of art."
"Freedom is from within."
"No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other."
"Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union."
"Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now."
"Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art."
"The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization."
"Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun."
"The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen."
"Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities."
"I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters."

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