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Supply and demand regulate architectural form. ...
by Adolf Loos

Supply and demand regulate architectural form.
- Adolf Loos

The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future.
The house thinks of the present.
- Adolf Loos

The house has to please everyone, contrary to the work of art which does not.
The work is a private matter for the artist.
The house is not.
- Adolf Loos

Architecture arouses sentiments in man.
The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
- Adolf Loos

 

The law courts must appear as a threatening gesture toward secret vice.
The bank must declare: here your money is secure and
well looked after by honest people.
- Adolf Loos

Be not afraid of being called un-fashionable.
- Adolf Loos

Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.
- Adolf Loos

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The house has to serve comfort.
The work of art is revolutionary; the house is conservative.
- Adolf Loos

It does not do to use it with forms whose origin is
intimately bound up with a specific material simply
because no technical difficulties stand in the way.
- Adolf Loos

The room has to be comfortable; the house has to look habitable.
- Adolf Loos

The Potemkin city of which I wish to speak here is
none other than our dear Vienna herself.
- Adolf Loos

The work of art is brought into the world without there being a need for it.
The house satisfies a requirement.
The work of art is responsible to none;
the house is responsible to everyone.
The work of art wants to draw people out of their state of comfort.
- Adolf Loos

Changes in the traditional way of building are only
permitted if they are an improvement.
Otherwise stay with what is traditional,
for truth, even if it be hundreds of years old has
a stronger inner bond with us than the lie that walks by our side.
- Adolf Loos

Does it follow that the house has nothing in common
with art and is architecture not to be included in
the arts? Only a very small part of architecture belongs to art:
the tomb and the monument.
Everything else that fulfils a function is to be excluded from the domain of art.
- Adolf Loos

Man loves everything that satisfies his comfort.
He hates everything that wants to draw him out of his
acquired and secured position and that disturbs him.
Thus he loves the house and hates art.
- Adolf Loos

At the beginning of the nineteenth century we abandoned tradition,
it's at that point that I intend to renew it because
the present is built on the past just as the past was
built on the times that went before it.
- Adolf Loos

Gratitude is an attitude that
hooks us up to our source of supply.
And the more grateful you are,
the closer you become to your maker,
to the architect of the universe,
to the spiritual core of your being.
- Bob Proctor

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

Civilization as it is known today could not have evolved,
nor can it survive, without an adequate food supply.
- Norman Borlaug

Teach a parrot the terms 'supply and demand' and you've got an economist.
- Thomas Carlyle

I'm confident that we have measures in place.
And the additional measures that we announced yesterday
will be even more protective of our food supply in this country.
- Ann Veneman

There is a great supply of amateur undertakers in show business.
- Ethel Waters

If you have great talents, industry will improve them:
if you have but moderate abilities,
industry will supply their deficiency.
- Joshua Reynolds

I am like any other man.
All I do is supply a demand.
- Al Capone

I wrote songs with the guys from Air Supply for their record...
So I was just writing songs.
- Billy Sherwood

I must tell you that the supply of words on the world market is plentiful,
but the demand is falling.
- Lech Walesa

Our nation's blood supply is safer than it's ever been,
and it's getting safer as we speak.
- David Satcher

Basically all the world's computer parts come from
the same supply chain that runs from Korea,
down through coastal China, over to Taiwan,
and down to Malaysia.
- Thomas Friedman

One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels.
The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
- Woodrow Wilson

Prices have stayed up because people in control of
supply decided they could keep them up.
- John Wilson

Pop culture is not about depth.
It's about marketing, supply and demand,
consumerism.
- Trevor Dunn

There's always some promoter having an '80s night,
saying, We'll supply the band.
All you can drink.
- Nik Kershaw

The supply of words in the world market is plentiful
but the demand is falling.
Let deeds follow words now.
- Lech Walesa

Always the eternal optimist, President Reagan instilled
confidence and optimism at a time both were in short supply in our country.
- Jim Ramstad

After the last two years of springtime gas price spikes,
nearly everyone in Southeast Wisconsin understands
that something is wrong with our gasoline regulation and supply system.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

We are living in a new age of energy supply anxiety.
- Daniel Yergin

U.S.
economic prosperity is closely tied to the availability
of a reliable and affordable supply of energy.
- Cliff Stearns

I expect an energy bill to increase and diversify supply
and stabilize energy prices -
not drive up energy costs in one part of the country
to subsidize energy in another region.
- Pete Domenici

We've tried to get as much supply into California as we can.
- Kenneth Lay

He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.
- James A. Garfield

Whenever I design any variant, or when anybody sends me one,
I always say if at all possible within the context
of the game don't have two home supply centers touching each other.
- Fred Davis

The job of the press is to encourage debate,
not to supply the public with information.
- Christopher Lasch

We use competitive markets to arrange for delivery of our food supply.
- Kenneth Lay

The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male.
He is her food supply.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The first forty years of life give us the text;
the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Supply always comes on the heels of demand.
- Robert Collier

But eventually it's a question of access:
Getting access to fields is on top of the oil companies' agenda.
We see a substantial build-up of supply occurring over the coming years.
- Daniel Yergin

America is the country where you can buy a lifetime
supply of aspirin For one dollar and use it up in two weeks.
- John Barrymore

The eventual place the American army should take on
the western front was to a large extent influenced
by the vital question of communication and supply.
- Kelly Miller

But the general welfare must restrict and regulate
the exertions of the individuals,
as the individuals must derive a supply of their strength from social power.
- Friedrich List

The composing room has an unlimited supply of periods
available to terminate short,
simple sentences.
- Turner Catledge

For too long, Japan has been dragging its feet as it
ignores the steps the U.S.
has made to ensure a safe beef supply and shows a disregard
for our prior trade pacts.
- Randy Neugebauer

Islands are known to differ in the food supply available to ground finches,
mainly seeds.
- Peter R. Grant

By fighting a limited, defensive war,
America permitted the enemy to endlessly re-supply their field armies.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

The U.S.
now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East.
This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources
is an issue of national security.
- Kenny Marchant

I think it's a question which particularly arises over women writers:
whether it's better to have a happy life or a good supply of tragic plots.
- Wendy Cope

Enthusiasm could not supply the place of experience.
- John Lothrop Motley

The supply-side effect of a restrictive monetary policy
is likely to be perverse,
in that high interest rates enter into costs and thus
exert inflationary pressure.
- William Vickrey

Every actor wants to have a character that changes,
that has some kind of movement, that gets from point A to point B,
that doesn't just supply one note.
- Jeffrey Jones

I always keep a supply of stimulant handy in case I see a snake,
which I also keep handy.
- W. C. Fields

Directors are never in short supply of girlfriends.
- Bob Fosse

Man's survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until
the invention of agriculture,
must have been precarious because of his inability
to ensure his food supply.
- Norman Borlaug

The supply of leaks is very large.
It's helpful for us to have more people in this industry.
It's protective to us.
- Julian Assange

It is impossible for our working people to maintain
their full strength if they do not succeed in obtaining
a sufficient supply of fat,
allotted to them on a proper basis.
- Paul von Hindenburg

He is a great simpleton who imagines that the chief
power of wealth is to supply wants.
In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it creates more wants than it supplies.
- William Wirt

I also believe that Hurricane Katrina did reveal a
weakness in our energy supply systems,
highlighting the reliance this country has on the gulf
coast for our energy resources.
- Steve Buyer

If a currency is to become a growing,
an increasing reserve currency, there has to be not
only a demand for it there has to be a supply of it.
- Robert C. Solomon

The supply of government exceeds demand.
- Lewis H. Lapham

Time is a resource whose supply is inversely proportional to its demand.
- Craig Bruce

Here in the United States, we have between 250 and
300 years of a coal supply.
That is more than the amount of recoverable oil contained in the entire world.
- Tim Holden

In our society, daily experience teaches the individual
to want and need a never-ending supply of new toys and drugs.
- Christopher Lasch


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