Maya Lin Quotes

Top 49 wise famous quotes and sayings by Maya Lin

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Maya Lin quotes: We were unusually brought up; there was no gender differentiation. I was never thought of as any less than my brother. We were unusually brought up; there was no gender differentiation. I was never thought of as any less than my brother.
Maya Lin quotes: Nothing is ever guaranteed, and all that came before doesn't predicate what you might do next. Nothing is ever guaranteed, and all that came before doesn't predicate what you might do next.
Maya Lin quotes: Sometimes I think creativity is magic; it's not a matter of finding an idea, but allowing the idea to find you. Sometimes I think creativity is magic; it's not a matter of finding an idea, but allowing the idea to find you.
Maya Lin quotes: To fly, we must have resistance. To fly, we must have resistance.
Maya Lin quotes: If we forget what used to be, then we've lost an ability to really be sensitive to our surroundings. If we forget what used to be, then we've lost an ability to really be sensitive to our surroundings.
Maya Lin quotes: My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions. My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions.
Maya Lin quotes: You have to let the viewers come away with their own conclusions. If you dictate what they should think, you've lost it. You have to let the viewers come away with their own conclusions. If you dictate what they should think, you've lost it.
Maya Lin quotes: How we are using up our home, how we are living and polluting the planet is frightening. It was evident when I was a child. It's more evident now. How we are using up our home, how we are living and polluting the planet is frightening. It was evident when I was a child. It's more evident now.
Maya Lin quotes: I saw the Vietnam Veterans Memorial not as an object placed into the earth but as a cut in the earth that has then been polished, like a geode. I saw the Vietnam Veterans Memorial not as an object placed into the earth but as a cut in the earth that has then been polished, like a geode.
Maya Lin quotes: When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family. When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family.
Maya Lin quotes: Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think. Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think.
Maya Lin quotes: It's only in hindsight that you realize what indeed your childhood was really like. It's only in hindsight that you realize what indeed your childhood was really like.
Maya Lin quotes: Warmth isn't what minimalists are thought to have. Warmth isn't what minimalists are thought to have.
Maya Lin quotes: Sometimes you have to stop thinking. Sometimes you shut down completely. I think that's true in any creative field. Sometimes you have to stop thinking. Sometimes you shut down completely. I think that's true in any creative field.
Maya Lin quotes: I loved logic, math, computer programming. I loved systems and logic approaches. And so I just figured architecture is this perfect combination. I loved logic, math, computer programming. I loved systems and logic approaches. And so I just figured architecture is this perfect combination.
Maya Lin quotes: I went through withdrawal when I got out of graduate school. It's what you learn, what you think. That's all that counts. I went through withdrawal when I got out of graduate school. It's what you learn, what you think. That's all that counts.
Maya Lin quotes: I do not think you can find a reason for everything you make. I do not think you can find a reason for everything you make.
Maya Lin quotes: It's funny, as you live through something you're not aware of it. It's funny, as you live through something you're not aware of it.
Maya Lin quotes: Our parents decided not to teach us Chinese. It was an era when they felt we would be better off if we didn't have that complication. Our parents decided not to teach us Chinese. It was an era when they felt we would be better off if we didn't have that complication.
Maya Lin quotes: The role of art in society differs for every artist. The role of art in society differs for every artist.
Maya Lin quotes: The process I go through in the art and the architecture, I actually want it to be almost childlike. Sometimes I think it's magical. The process I go through in the art and the architecture, I actually want it to be almost childlike. Sometimes I think it's magical.
Maya Lin quotes: All my work is much more peaceful than I am. All my work is much more peaceful than I am.
Maya Lin quotes: If we can't face death, we'll never overcome it. You have to look it straight in the eye. Then you can turn around and walk back out into the light. If we can't face death, we'll never overcome it. You have to look it straight in the eye. Then you can turn around and walk back out into the light.
Maya Lin quotes: To fly we have to have resistance. To fly we have to have resistance.
Maya Lin quotes: I'm not in a hurry to do a lot of projects. I am very resolved in each project I take on. I'm not in a hurry to do a lot of projects. I am very resolved in each project I take on.
Maya Lin quotes: To me, the American Dream is being able to follow your own personal calling. To be able to do what you want to do is incredible freedom. To me, the American Dream is being able to follow your own personal calling. To be able to do what you want to do is incredible freedom.
Maya Lin quotes: I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me. I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.
Maya Lin quotes: You couldn't put me in a social group setting. I'm probably a terrible anarchist deep down. You couldn't put me in a social group setting. I'm probably a terrible anarchist deep down.