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Julia Morgan Quotes and Sayings

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My buildings will be my legacy...
they will speak for me long after I'm gone.
- Julia Morgan

Related topics: Architecture

Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.
- Julia Morgan

Never turn down a job because you think it's too small;
you don't know where it can lead.
- Julia Morgan

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

The physician can bury his mistakes,
but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines -
so they should go as far as possible from home
to build their first buildings.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Buildings should serve people, not the other way around.
- John Portman

We build buildings which are terribly restless.
And buildings don't go anywhere.
They shouldn't be restless.
- Minoru Yamasaki

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We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
- Winston Churchill

I hate vacations.
If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?
- Philip Johnson

They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

Good buildings come from good people,
ad all problems are solved by good design.
- Stephen Gardiner

Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare.
In every case they are unique, poetic,
products of the heart.
- Arthur Erickson

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

We require from buildings two kinds of goodness:
first,
the doing their practical duty well:
then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
- John Ruskin

One does not need buildings, money, power,
or status to practice the Art of Peace.
Heaven is right where you are standing,
and that is the place to train.
- Morihei Ueshiba

My buildings don't speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness.
- Thom Mayne

In Los Angeles, by the time you're 35,
you're older than most of the buildings.
- Delia Ephron

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

Nothing requires the architect's care more than the
due proportions of buildings.
- Marcus V. Pollio

St.
Paul's arose like some huge mountain above the enormous
mass of smaller buildings.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

We want our buildings to work like a machine that will
create a pleasurable environment.
- Helmut Jahn

I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you
and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.
- George W. Bush

For decades engineers have stood accused that their
buildings do not have any cultural value.
We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation.
- Fritz Todt

I am a believer, but I affirm that in public buildings
the law of the Republic overrides religious rules.
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin

My mother and I took over abandoned buildings to sleep in.
- Mark Webber

I get bored with establishing shots of people getting
out of cars and walking into buildings,
getting into elevators and then 45 seconds later they have a line.
- Dick Wolf

When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition,
much as the parts of a body would fit together.
On top of that, I think about how people will approach
the building and experience that space.
- Tadao Ando

Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual
world there were no parents,
only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others,
cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
- Mary Garden

One or two of the trips were a bit scary.
Soldiers had me at gun point on one trip,
locked me in my van all night and escorted me in and
out of buildings when I wanted to wash.
- Joey Dunlop

Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

We will emerge stronger as a diverse community;
the area will be rebuilt with life around the clock,
new buildings, restaurants, places of entertainment.
- George Pataki

You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe:
when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace
them with anything more offensive than rubble.
We did that.
- Prince Charles

In 1945, there were more people killed,
more buildings destroyed, more high explosives set off,
more fires burning than before or since.
- Stephen Ambrose

On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades,
gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we
came in sight of the long stone buildings.
- Nellie Bly

In every area of the world where there is earthquake risk,
there are still many buildings of this type;
it is very frustrating to try to get rid of them.
- Charles Francis Richter

Downtown Detroit has more vacant buildings over 10
storeys than any city in the world.
- Meg White

In this tour around the world I was not interested
in contemporary buildings because I had seen contemporary
buildings actually until they came out of my ears in a sense.
- Minoru Yamasaki

It's a weird city because the uglier the weather,
the more beautiful the city.
And the uglier the buildings, the more coherent the city.
- Rem Koolhaas

Japan's humid and warm summer climate,
as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight
timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors.
- Harry Seidler

I've always thought Blues Point Tower is one of my
best buildings and I stand by that.
- Harry Seidler

The job of buildings is to improve human relations:
architecture must ease them,
not make them worse.
- Ralph Erskine

Don't say "the White House wants." Buildings can't want.
- Donald Rumsfeld

The proportions, too, in which the capital that is to support labour,
and the capital that is invested in tools,
machinery and buildings, may be variously combined.
- David Ricardo

Melbourne is wonderfully altered since I last saw it.
There are some very fair buildings in it now,
and things are a little cheaper than they used to be.
- William John Wills

I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture,
as long as they are done properly.
- Arne Jacobsen

Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily,
Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings,
and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean.
- Ben Nicholson

We can appreciate but not really understand the medieval town.
We cannot comprehend its compactness,
the contiguity of all its buildings as a single uninterrupted whole.
- Arthur Erickson

I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument.
There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings
and I've seen what the pigeons do to them.
- Tommy Douglas

Theatre is about people, not buildings.
Incalculable damage has been done to the expert talent a company needs -
from wardrobe to lighting technicians.
- Edward Hall

The past is still visible.
The buildings haven't changed, the layout of the streets hasn't changed.
So memory is very available to me as I walk around.
- Jonathan Lethem

Of course I'm respectable.
I'm old.
Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable
if they last long enough.
- Robert Towne

I should just drive around this city and take photos
of all the buildings I've been humiliated in.
- Moon Unit Zappa

Credit card companies pay college students generously
to stand outside dining halls,
dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow
students to apply for credits cards.
- Louise Slaughter

I think people need housing.
And there's empty buildings, I think people should live in there.
If you want to call them squatters, trespassers,
hey, I call Wall Street thieves!
- Al Lewis

A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it.
- Richie Benaud

Why, I just shake the buildings out of my sleeves.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

But now I know that it is very important that all buildings should be consistent,
that this is the quality of the Gothic cathedral,
for instance, that we like.
- Minoru Yamasaki

Chinese buildings are like American buildings,
with big footprints.
People don't care about daylight or fresh air.
- Helmut Jahn

And exciting buildings are fine periodically.
- Minoru Yamasaki

I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters
and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings.
- Minoru Yamasaki

All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb,
but I am forbidden.
- Alain Robert

Buildings designed exclusively on scientific principles
will depress their occupants and constrain their creativity.
- Robert Evans

You can't create a monster, then whine when it stomps on a few buildings.
- Yeardley Smith

I did not find Liverpool ugly.
Her stately public buildings, broad streets,
public squares, and noble statues redeem her from the charge.
- M. E. W. Sherwood

There are plenty of ruined buildings in the world but no ruined stones.
- Hugh MacDiarmid

The box got bigger, the outside, the buildings.
And all that we were doing.
I had to raise about $1 million every two days just to stay alive.
- Jim Bakker

I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC.
These are huts built out of mammoth bones.
These buildings were beautifully made,
from the bones of the body into shelter.
- Ben Nicholson

The more sophisticated we get, the more advanced our
buildings and vehicles become,
the more vulnerable we are.
- Stephen Ambrose

Organic buildings are the strength
and lightness of the spiders' spinning,
buildings qualified by light,
bred by native character to environment,
married to the ground.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows -
the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed
the base of this dreadful masterpiece.
- Ernie Pyle

In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and
tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings.
- Stephen Gardiner


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