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Kevin McCloud quotes: Luckily I have never missed a day's filming or work due to asthma. Luckily I have never missed a day's filming or work due to asthma.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I have a recurring nightmare that I wake up in a gutter with nothing. I've had it all my life. That's why I work, I think. I have a recurring nightmare that I wake up in a gutter with nothing. I've had it all my life. That's why I work, I think.
Kevin McCloud quotes: Building your own home is about desire, fantasy. But it's achievable; anyone can do it. Building your own home is about desire, fantasy. But it's achievable; anyone can do it.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I'm driven by issues, not driven to be political. I'm driven by issues, not driven to be political.
Kevin McCloud quotes: The greatest architectural illusion is not Baroque fancy or Victorian flamboyant, but minimalism. The greatest architectural illusion is not Baroque fancy or Victorian flamboyant, but minimalism.
Kevin McCloud quotes: If you said to me, 'Lie down on that concrete floor and fall asleep,' I could do it. I can sleep anywhere at any time of day on any surface. If you said to me, 'Lie down on that concrete floor and fall asleep,' I could do it. I can sleep anywhere at any time of day on any surface.
Kevin McCloud quotes: My favourite authors include Trollope and Dickens. My favourite authors include Trollope and Dickens.
Kevin McCloud quotes: As a property developer, I learned a long time ago to choose your battles wisely and that, unfortunately, compromise is a given. As a property developer, I learned a long time ago to choose your battles wisely and that, unfortunately, compromise is a given.
Kevin McCloud quotes: Self-builders are the adrenalin junkies of the DIY world; it's the equivalent of base-jumping off the top of the Gherkin to land in a paddling pool. Self-builders are the adrenalin junkies of the DIY world; it's the equivalent of base-jumping off the top of the Gherkin to land in a paddling pool.
Kevin McCloud quotes: Awesome is loud but awe is quiet. Awesome is loud but awe is quiet.
Kevin McCloud quotes: You cannot use the democratic process for the procurement of excellence. You cannot use the democratic process for the procurement of excellence.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I like the absurd and the surreal: the Coen brothers, Bunuel, Kubrick. I like the absurd and the surreal: the Coen brothers, Bunuel, Kubrick.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I don't want anything that I buy to have done any harm to anyone or anything. I don't want anything that I buy to have done any harm to anyone or anything.
Kevin McCloud quotes: When I left university, I idled around without focus for much too long. When I left university, I idled around without focus for much too long.
Kevin McCloud quotes: Architecture was pretty much the sexiest thing to be doing from 1700-1800. Architecture was pretty much the sexiest thing to be doing from 1700-1800.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I'm not too fond of really cool design. I've got quite kitsch taste really, in things like tableware. I'm quite a sucker for 1930s pressed glass. I'm not too fond of really cool design. I've got quite kitsch taste really, in things like tableware. I'm quite a sucker for 1930s pressed glass.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I've got a farm in Somerset, and I think it's God's own country. I love it. I've got a farm in Somerset, and I think it's God's own country. I love it.
Kevin McCloud quotes: Your home should be about enriching the daily experience. Your home should be about enriching the daily experience.
Kevin McCloud quotes: The more of your private life you put into the public domain, the smaller your private life becomes. The more of your private life you put into the public domain, the smaller your private life becomes.
Kevin McCloud quotes: My father, an engineer, was the gentlest man I knew. My father, an engineer, was the gentlest man I knew.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I cannot look at modern buildings without thinking of historical ones. I cannot look at modern buildings without thinking of historical ones.
Kevin McCloud quotes: The thing that I champion is sustainability. My terror is that suddenly we see it as a luxury, not an essential. That's a danger. The thing that I champion is sustainability. My terror is that suddenly we see it as a luxury, not an essential. That's a danger.
Kevin McCloud quotes: Life involves other people and it is a compromise. Life involves other people and it is a compromise.
Kevin McCloud quotes: Generally speaking, I think that if you do anything with commitment and passion, it will come good. Generally speaking, I think that if you do anything with commitment and passion, it will come good.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I was never a hugely successful theatre designer. I painted a lot of scenery and did the lighting, and my lighting business grew out of that. I was never a hugely successful theatre designer. I painted a lot of scenery and did the lighting, and my lighting business grew out of that.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I admire anyone that follows the road less travelled. I admire anyone that follows the road less travelled.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I'm terribly fastidious. I like symmetry and neatness, but my house is as chaotic as any other family's. I'm terribly fastidious. I like symmetry and neatness, but my house is as chaotic as any other family's.
Kevin McCloud quotes: I don't look at what people do with their homes in terms of money, but the social and personal value of what they're trying to do and achieve. I don't look at what people do with their homes in terms of money, but the social and personal value of what they're trying to do and achieve.
Kevin McCloud quotes: Every breath we take as human beings damages the planet. Every breath we take as human beings damages the planet.
Kevin McCloud quotes: One mustn't mistake bling for excellence, just as one mustn't mistake quiet for mediocre. One mustn't mistake bling for excellence, just as one mustn't mistake quiet for mediocre.