American Architect Quotes


247 American Architect quotes:



"The time has come to think, to try to find a solution through dialogue based on mutual respect."
"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."
"God gives us relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends."
"Architects are pretty much high-class whores. We can turn down projects the way they can turn down some clients, but we've both got to say yes to someone if we want to stay in business."
"Poets are born, not paid."
"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness."
"In designing hardware to be used every day, it was important to keep both the human aspects and the machine in mind. What looks good also often feels good."
"New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent."
"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space."
"Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world."
"I don't believe in morality in architecture."
"Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles."
"It was always my goal to 'up the ante' on good design and rye devoted much of my career to this."
"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you."
"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."
"I have a requirement for myself in making designations of elements. I need to have full language and I do not want the language to be only space."
"It is through accomplishment that man makes his contribution and contribution is life's greatest reward."
"I have no requirements for a style of architecture."
"I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it."


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