Frank Lloyd Wright
Mechanization best serves mediocrity.
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Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
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.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
By nominating Chuck Hagel to be his Defense secretary, President Obama is putting forward an aloof contrarian who doesn't suffer fools - a striving politician who considers himself above politics.
We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.
I'm a Cancerian, the typical crab with the tough outer shell and the soft bit in the middle. I don't think I'll ever come to terms with people being unnecessarily nasty, but I can take it if someone doesn't like my music - I'm not everyone's cup of tea.
Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.
It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.