Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

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Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The space within becomes the reality of the building. The space within becomes the reality of the building.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Dining is and always was a great artistic opportunity. Dining is and always was a great artistic opportunity.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: More and more, so it seems to me, light is the beautifier of the building. More and more, so it seems to me, light is the beautifier of the building.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: I know we can't have a great architecture while it is only for the landlord. I know we can't have a great architecture while it is only for the landlord.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Take nothing for granted as beautiful or ugly. Take nothing for granted as beautiful or ugly.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed. Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: An idea is salvation by imagination An idea is salvation by imagination
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism ... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual. Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism ... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The human race built most nobly when limitations were greatest. The human race built most nobly when limitations were greatest.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: TV is chewing gum for the eyes. TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger. If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Consider everything in the nature of a hanging fixture a weakness, and naked radiators an abomination. Consider everything in the nature of a hanging fixture a weakness, and naked radiators an abomination.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Prison house for the soul Prison house for the soul
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: What I like best about San Francisco is San Francisco. What I like best about San Francisco is San Francisco.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Love of an idea is the love of God. Love of an idea is the love of God.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use. Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Taste is a matter of ignorance. If you know what you are tasting, you don't have to taste. Taste is a matter of ignorance. If you know what you are tasting, you don't have to taste.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Youth is not an age thing. It's a quality. Once you've had it, you never lose it. Youth is not an age thing. It's a quality. Once you've had it, you never lose it.
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. '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.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Television is bubble-gum for the mind Television is bubble-gum for the mind
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Get the habit of analysis - analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind. Get the habit of analysis - analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: We boast the highest standard of living when it's only the biggest. We boast the highest standard of living when it's only the biggest.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: To know what to leave out and what to put in; just where and just how, ah, that is to have been educated in knowledge of simplicity. To know what to leave out and what to put in; just where and just how, ah, that is to have been educated in knowledge of simplicity.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind. The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The best friend on earth of man is the tree: When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources of the earth. The best friend on earth of man is the tree: When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources of the earth.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it. I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: All the more I study Nature do I revere God, because Nature is all the body of God we will ever know. All the more I study Nature do I revere God, because Nature is all the body of God we will ever know.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: No house should ever be on any hill ... It should be of the hill. No house should ever be on any hill ... It should be of the hill.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: I'll bridge these hills with graceful arches I'll bridge these hills with graceful arches
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Why, I just shake the buildings out of my sleeves. Why, I just shake the buildings out of my sleeves.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: San Francisco is the only city I can think of that can survive all the things you people are doing to it and still look beautiful. San Francisco is the only city I can think of that can survive all the things you people are doing to it and still look beautiful.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Bring out the nature of the materials. Let their nature intimately into your scheme. Bring out the nature of the materials. Let their nature intimately into your scheme.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age. Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: We create our buildings and then they create us. Likewise, we construct our circle of friends and our communities and then they construct us. We create our buildings and then they create us. Likewise, we construct our circle of friends and our communities and then they construct us.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: We should learn from the snail: it has devised a home that is both exquisite and functional. We should learn from the snail: it has devised a home that is both exquisite and functional.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity. Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: All I learned from Eliel Saarinen was how to make out an expense account All I learned from Eliel Saarinen was how to make out an expense account
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: 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 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.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site. You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: We do not learn so much by our successes as we learn by failures - our own and others! Especially if we see the failures properly corrected. We do not learn so much by our successes as we learn by failures - our own and others! Especially if we see the failures properly corrected.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: If you tilt the whole country sideways, Los Angeles is the place where everything loose will fall. If you tilt the whole country sideways, Los Angeles is the place where everything loose will fall.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: An expert is a man who has stopped thinking. Why should he think? He is an expert. An expert is a man who has stopped thinking. Why should he think? He is an expert.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up. I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: It's easier to make changes with a pencil than a wrecking bar. It's easier to make changes with a pencil than a wrecking bar.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The room within is the great fact about the building. The room within is the great fact about the building.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Individuality realized is the supreme attainment of the human soul, the master-master's work of art. Individuality is sacred. Individuality realized is the supreme attainment of the human soul, the master-master's work of art. Individuality is sacred.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles. Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: It is where life is fundamental and free that men develop the vision needed to reveal the human soul in the blossoms it puts forth. It is where life is fundamental and free that men develop the vision needed to reveal the human soul in the blossoms it puts forth.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: I prefer honest arrogance to hypocritical modesty. I prefer honest arrogance to hypocritical modesty.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The ultimate creative thinking technique is to think like God. If you're an atheist, pretend how God would do it. The ultimate creative thinking technique is to think like God. If you're an atheist, pretend how God would do it.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Mechanization best serves mediocrity. Mechanization best serves mediocrity.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it. The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Why should architecture or objects of art in the machine age, just because they are made by machines, have to resemble machinery? Why should architecture or objects of art in the machine age, just because they are made by machines, have to resemble machinery?
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral. Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Less is more only when more is too much. Less is more only when more is too much.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built. The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: If it sells, it's art. If it sells, it's art.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Good taste is not a substitute for knowledge Good taste is not a substitute for knowledge
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Human beings can be beautiful. If they are not beautiful it is entirely their own fault. It is what they do to themselves that makes them ugly. Human beings can be beautiful. If they are not beautiful it is entirely their own fault. It is what they do to themselves that makes them ugly.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Democracy is the opposite of totalitarianism, communism, fascism, or mobocracy. Democracy is the opposite of totalitarianism, communism, fascism, or mobocracy.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Imitate nothing except principle. Imitate nothing except principle.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The best thing to do is go as far out as you can get ... what you regard as 'too far'and when others follow, as they will, move on. The best thing to do is go as far out as you can get ... what you regard as 'too far'
and when others follow, as they will, move on.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Life is truth... Life is truth...
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun. Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Each material has its own message. Each material has its own message.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Space. The continual becoming: invisible fountain from which all rhythms flow and to which they must pass. Beyond time or infinity Space. The continual becoming: invisible fountain from which all rhythms flow and to which they must pass. Beyond time or infinity
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization. The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Space is the breath of art. Space is the breath of art.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: There is nothing more uncommon than common sense. There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Prison towers and modern posters for soap and whiskey. Prison towers and modern posters for soap and whiskey.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it. If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Wood is universally beautiful to man. It is the most humanly intimate of all materials. Wood is universally beautiful to man. It is the most humanly intimate of all materials.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable. All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture. I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic. Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Imitation is always insult--not flattery. Imitation is always insult--not flattery.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall. Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall.
Frank Lloyd Wright quotes: Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances. Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.