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Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.

Steve Martin

No architecture is so haughty as that which is simple.

John Ruskin

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.

Walter Scott

Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees, Just give me a home in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.

R. Buckminster Fuller

They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.

Henry David Thoreau

I call architecture frozen music.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board and a wrecking bar at the site.

Frank Lloyd Wright

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.

Salvador Dali

I paint mostly from real life. It has to start with that. Real people real street scenes behind the curtain scenes live models paintings photographs staged setups architecture grids graphic design. Whatever it takes to make it work.

Bob Dylan

Every man's work whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else is always a portrait of himself.

Samuel Butler

Switzerland is a small steep country much more up and down than sideways and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.

Ernest Hemingway

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture their amphitheaters for wild beasts to fight in.


We are called to be architects of the future not its victims.

R. Buckminster Fuller

I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it so I signed up for acting instead.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Coco Chanel

All architecture is great architecture after sunset, perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art like the art of fireworks.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort expressed in organic simplicity.

Frank Lloyd Wright

THOSE who deny God the Supreme Will or the First Cause can give no real satisfactory justification for their stand, nor can those who assert that there is God. Both have to rely on their own experience. After all how can sweetness be denied by one who refuses to taste sugar? How can one be convinced that sugar is sweet until one tastes it? We have to feel the great marvel of energy manipulating both the minutest atom and cell and the vastest most distant star. How else can we understand the Omnipresence and Omnipotence except by accepting God as the Architect of the Cosmos?

Sai Baba

Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.

Frank Lloyd Wright

An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress and what by a dome.

John Ruskin
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