Frank Gehry Quotes

Top 56 wise famous quotes and sayings by Frank Gehry

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Frank Gehry quotes: If you know where it's going, it's not worth doing. If you know where it's going, it's not worth doing.
Frank Gehry quotes: For me, every day is a new thing. For me, every day is a new thing.
Frank Gehry quotes: Talent is liquified trouble. Talent is liquified trouble.
Frank Gehry quotes: Chicago's one of the rare places where architecture is more visible. Chicago's one of the rare places where architecture is more visible.
Frank Gehry quotes: I don't want to do architecture that's dry and dull. I don't want to do architecture that's dry and dull.
Frank Gehry quotes: You have to build up a credibility before the support comes to you. You have to build up a credibility before the support comes to you.
Frank Gehry quotes: I promised a lot of people I'd slow down when I turned 80. I promised a lot of people I'd slow down when I turned 80.
Frank Gehry quotes: I work from the inside out. I work from the inside out.
Frank Gehry quotes: Not every person has the same kinds of talents, so you discover what yours are and work with them. Not every person has the same kinds of talents, so you discover what yours are and work with them.
Frank Gehry quotes: Anybody I talk to agrees that maybe 2 percent of the building environment since the war, we could call architecture. Anybody I talk to agrees that maybe 2 percent of the building environment since the war, we could call architecture.
Frank Gehry quotes: You've got to bumble forward into the unknown. You've got to bumble forward into the unknown.
Frank Gehry quotes: Take what comes your way. Do the best with it. Be responsible as you can and something good will happen ... Take what comes your way. Do the best with it. Be responsible as you can and something good will happen ...
Frank Gehry quotes: I love working. I don't know what the word vacation means. I love working. I don't know what the word vacation means.
Frank Gehry quotes: Green issues have been used as a marketing tool. Sometimes these green claims are completely meaningless. Green issues have been used as a marketing tool. Sometimes these green claims are completely meaningless.
Frank Gehry quotes: I found the material that people hated the most and used the most. So, I was going and try and see if I could play with it sculpturally. I found the material that people hated the most and used the most. So, I was going and try and see if I could play with it sculpturally.
Frank Gehry quotes: Bilbao opened in 1997. It was only ten years later that I was asked to do another museum. A lot of other people got work because of Bilbao. Bilbao opened in 1997. It was only ten years later that I was asked to do another museum. A lot of other people got work because of Bilbao.
Frank Gehry quotes: My father probably - he had flashes of creativity - he used to do store windows for fruit stores that he worked in and stuff. My father probably - he had flashes of creativity - he used to do store windows for fruit stores that he worked in and stuff.
Frank Gehry quotes: You have to be optimistic. I still have doubts and conflicts, but the bottom line is, I believe in the future. You have to be optimistic. I still have doubts and conflicts, but the bottom line is, I believe in the future.
Frank Gehry quotes: There are a great many things about architecture that are hidden from the untrained eye. There are a great many things about architecture that are hidden from the untrained eye.
Frank Gehry quotes: Your best work is your expression of yourself. Now, you may not be the greatest at it, but when you do it, you're the only expert. Your best work is your expression of yourself. Now, you may not be the greatest at it, but when you do it, you're the only expert.
Frank Gehry quotes: If I knew where I was going, I wouldn't do it. When I can predict or plan it, I don't do it. If I knew where I was going, I wouldn't do it. When I can predict or plan it, I don't do it.
Frank Gehry quotes: I have always thought that L.A. is a motor city that developed linear downtowns. I have always thought that L.A. is a motor city that developed linear downtowns.
Frank Gehry quotes: The best advice I've received is to be yourself. The best artists do that. The best advice I've received is to be yourself. The best artists do that.
Frank Gehry quotes: Your work may be great and not make its way into the big picture ... like Van Gogh ... so who's to say what's good and bad? Your work may be great and not make its way into the big picture ... like Van Gogh ... so who's to say what's good and bad?
Frank Gehry quotes: My buildings are all on budget. My buildings are all on budget.
Frank Gehry quotes: In the end, the character of a civilization is encased in its structures. In the end, the character of a civilization is encased in its structures.
Frank Gehry quotes: In an ideal world, pressure should come from below and from the top. In an ideal world, pressure should come from below and from the top.
Frank Gehry quotes: There is a backlash against me and everyone who has done buildings that have movement and feeling. There is a backlash against me and everyone who has done buildings that have movement and feeling.
Frank Gehry quotes: I don't make things with my hands, although I studied woodworking and made furniture. I don't make things with my hands, although I studied woodworking and made furniture.
Frank Gehry quotes: Democracy is a problem and we don't want to get rid of it. Democracy is a problem and we don't want to get rid of it.
Frank Gehry quotes: I would like to make a building as intellectually driven as it is sculptural and as positive as it would be acceptable to hope. I would like to make a building as intellectually driven as it is sculptural and as positive as it would be acceptable to hope.
Frank Gehry quotes: My only extravagance in life is my sailboat. I'm bonkers about that, but other than that, I don't spend money on myself. My only extravagance in life is my sailboat. I'm bonkers about that, but other than that, I don't spend money on myself.
Frank Gehry quotes: Time is just a blur for me. I don't know what - I don't even know where I am sometimes. Time is just a blur for me. I don't know what - I don't even know where I am sometimes.
Frank Gehry quotes: People ask me if I'm an artist or an architect. But I think they're the same. People ask me if I'm an artist or an architect. But I think they're the same.
Frank Gehry quotes: I think my best skill as an architect is the achievement of hand-to-eye coordination. I am able to transfer a sketch into a model into the building. I think my best skill as an architect is the achievement of hand-to-eye coordination. I am able to transfer a sketch into a model into the building.
Frank Gehry quotes: One of my greatest influences is the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini. One of my greatest influences is the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
Frank Gehry quotes: The fact is I'm an opportunist. I'll take materials around me, materials on my table, and work with them as I'm searching for an idea that works. The fact is I'm an opportunist. I'll take materials around me, materials on my table, and work with them as I'm searching for an idea that works.