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Daniel Libeskind Quotes and Sayings

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I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century
that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums,
concert halls and civic buildings.
- Daniel Libeskind

Related topics: Design

To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody
history but to articulate it.
- Daniel Libeskind

Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.
- Daniel Libeskind

When you're a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx,
you don't get fed up too easily.
- Daniel Libeskind

 

And it is very moving because one has to see the site
not as just another site of development but it is a very special site.
It is a site that souls and hearts of all Americans.
- Daniel Libeskind

The Spiral Gallery may happen, too.
It is not dependent on government funding.
- Daniel Libeskind

It's a project that touched me as an immigrant and as a New Yorker.
- Daniel Libeskind

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Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion.
It's just an idea.
Ninety-nine per cent never get built.
- Daniel Libeskind

We all came to see that site.
We all walked around it.
It is already sacred.
- Daniel Libeskind

We will work with everybody for the good of New York.
- Daniel Libeskind

It's a fantastic responsibility and a wonderful moment.
- Daniel Libeskind

There are more people living in Lower Manhattan now
than before the terrorist attacks.
That's faith for you.
There's such a strong spirit here.
- Daniel Libeskind

I don't get to sleep when I'm in New York.
Really.
I'm living on adrenaline.
- Daniel Libeskind

I'm not Candide, nor Dr Pangloss, but we know that faith moves mountains.
- Daniel Libeskind

Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void
of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future.
- Daniel Libeskind

And of course I like Berlin a lot.
It's such an interesting city.
- Daniel Libeskind

I studied architecture in New York.
So, really I was very moved, like everyone else,
to try to contribute something that has that resonance
and profundity of it means to all of us.
- Daniel Libeskind

Larry wanted us to reposition the tower.
We wouldn't, and won't.
He's been holding back our fees.
We want to get paid.
And that's it.
It'll get solved and we'll carry on with planning Ground Zero.
- Daniel Libeskind

There will be a competition for the memorial.
And then it can be developed with trees,
with planting.
It can become a very beautiful place protected from the streets,
because it is below.
And it can be something very moving and very private.
- Daniel Libeskind

The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower,
as if it was the only thing going on here.
In fact, we're trying to keep a huge juggling act in balance,
with the tower as just one of the many balls in play.
- Daniel Libeskind

And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant.
You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty.
And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation
of steel and concrete and glass,
but as really the substance of the American Dream.
- Daniel Libeskind

Well, I think one doesn't really have to invent this memorial space,
because it is already there.
And it is speaking with a voice and,
you know,
4 million of us came to see the site.
- Daniel Libeskind

It's about how to bring together the seemingly contradictory aspects of the memorial,
which is about a tragedy and how it changed the world,
but also about creating a vital and beautiful city of the 21st century.
- Daniel Libeskind

Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics,
it's about experience, it's about participation,
it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious.
- Daniel Libeskind

Well, I didn't want to have the reminder sort of in the sky,
so that people would forever look at it.
I wanted to have - really to create a city from the bottom up.
From that foundation, which held, from the democratic
power of what the site really is.
- Daniel Libeskind

And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century,
with a restoration of a spectacular skyline,
which Manhattan, of course, needs.
So, that is really the design as a whole.
- Daniel Libeskind

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know that life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is fully as bad as you think it is,
so never think life is bad.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we think, we become.
- The Buddha

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

You become what you think about.
- Earl Nightingale

Those who know how to think need no teachers.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

They can because they think they can.
- Virgil

Happiness is when
what you think,
what you say,
and what you do
are in harmony.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You are what you think you are.
- Bob Richards

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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