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Richard Meier Quotes and Sayings

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Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

Related topics: Architecture

An important work of architecture will create polemics.
- Richard Meier

Any work of architecture that has with it some discussion,
some polemic, I think is good.
It shows that people are interested,
people are involved.
- Richard Meier

Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate,
now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
- Will Rogers

 

The ecclesiastical system of Rome, and particularly its leaders,
for a thousand years and more thought that the earth
is fixed and that everything else revolves about it.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of
its world and the continual expansion and improvement
of the human lot as we are today.
- Arthur Erickson

For a century longer, Rome still retains its outward form,
but the swarming nations are now in full career.
- John Lothrop Motley

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The American Republic was bound - is still bound -
to follow in the centuries to come the same course
to destruction as did Rome.
- Robert Welch

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
- Epicurus

I wanted to go to Rome.
I got an offer to do an Italian film and I went.
- David Naughton

When I go to Rome, I fast on Saturday,
but in Milan I do not.
Do you also follow the custom of whatever church you attend,
if you do not want to give or receive scandal.
- Saint Ambrose

Ritual murder is referred to in court files which are located in Rome.
There are pictures in it which show that in 23 cases,
the Church itself has dealt with the question.
- Julius Streicher

When in Rome, live as the Romans do;
when elsewhere,
live as they live elsewhere.
- Saint Ambrose

Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city.
- Anatole Broyard

But my mother loved The Elephant Man,
and my father gave David Lynch a scholarship to study in Rome.
- Isabella Rossellini

If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece,
I would be considered sickly and unattractive.
The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason,
which I think is foolish.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

Every one soon or late comes round by Rome.
- Robert Browning Hamilton

The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67,
under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.
- John Foxe

That Rome was comparatively great and wealthy is certain.
- Goldwin Smith

I went to the Conservatory of Music in school in Rome.
- Cecilia Bartoli

When in Rome, do as you done in Milledgeville.
- Flannery O'Connor

America is a nation with no truly national city,
no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center,
the political capital, and the financial hub.
- C. Wright Mills

For, just as it has been said that there is no half-way
house between Rome and Reason,
so it may be said that there is no half-way house between
State Socialism and Anarchism.
- Benjamin Tucker

Rome had Senators too, that's why it declined.
- Frank Dane

What we need now is a Treaty of the World not a Treaty of Rome.
- Bernie Ecclestone

It is evident that in the period designated as that of the kings,
when Rome commenced her career of conquest,
she was, for that time and country, a great and wealthy city.
- Goldwin Smith

We later moved to Rome, where I am presently living.
- Grazia Deledda

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus
of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land,
I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

When I first met Sean Connery he was as charming and
wonderful as I first anticipated.
I left Rome thinking: even if I don't do this,
at least I have had a day with Sean.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions,
and the city of yearning.
- Giotto di Bondone

Rome was great in arms, in government,
in law.
- Goldwin Smith

I remember the Curia said, that's up to the American bishops,
not up to Rome.
- Hans Kung

Rome - the city of visible history, where the past
of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession
with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
- George Eliot

They say Rome wasn't built in a day,
but I wasn't on that particular job.
- Brian Clough

When thou art at Rome, do as they do at Rome.
- Miguel de Cervantes

My visit this autumn is an opportunity to continue
that rich tradition of visits between Canterbury and Rome.
- Rowan Williams

The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled,
and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed,
lest Rome fall.
- Taylor Caldwell

I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.
- Julius Caesar

Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories,
ruled by a complacent, greedy elite,
and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
- Camille Paglia

I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
- Augustus

The history of the Church of Rome is a constant leakage
of members into such breakaway cults,
which go on splitting.
- Mary Douglas

Rome was not built in one day.
- John Heywood

It is a cliche these days to observe that the United
States now possesses a global empire -
different from Britain's and Rome's but an empire nonetheless.
- Robert D. Kaplan

Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it
is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
- Titus Livius

I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome,
and I always say, 'There's no place like New York.
It's the most exciting city in the world now.
That's the way it is.
That's it.'
- Robert De Niro

All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
- Tacitus

Rome is my most favorite city, so I really enjoy to
stay here and the whole tournament.
- Daniela Hantuchova

Thus again the Netherlands, for the first time since the fall of Rome,
were united under one crown imperial.
They had already been once united, in their slavery to Rome.
- John Lothrop Motley

A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens
had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul,
and formed some probable conjectures,
that man was designed for a future state of existence.
- David Brainerd

The problem for Rome, then, is how and when the intervention
should be done with a sense of the possibility of going
too far in limiting the freedom of theologians.
This is not an easy time - neither for Rome nor for the theologians.
- Godfried Danneels

No white group has founded a major religion on this planet.
The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East,
not in Greece and Rome.
I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer.
- Jane Elliot

The story is also about the battle between Arthur and the Saxons.
The Saxons were destroying everything they came across
and Arthur was left when Rome was falling because this
movie takes place in 400 A.D.
- Antoine Fuqua

There is an old saying that all roads lead to Rome.
It seems the administration so often clearly believes
that no matter what the evidence was at any particular time,
essentially everything led to Saddam Hussein.
- Ron Wyden

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man,
is the type of some great idea.
Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem;
and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world,
Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli

There are some cities that I did take time out to study,
'cause I love history and one of them was Boston,
and of course Rome and all of those places like that.
But, in Syracuse or Rochester, or any of those places,
no.
- Connie Francis

Rome should sometimes intervene and say this or that
is not in conformity with the Catholic faith.
Theologians should understand that.
Some theologians go too far, for example,
reducing the Catholic faith to a universal philosophy.
- Godfried Danneels

German is more familiar now since I live part of the
year in Rome and part in the German part of Switzerland.
But it's not difficult to sing in German;
it's difficult to feel in German.
This takes time.
It's a culture.
- Cecilia Bartoli

Today, for the first time in history,
a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil.
This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world,
has become, through the preaching of the Gospel,
a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
- Pope John Paul II

But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome -
people did not happen to believe that creativity came
from human beings back then,
OK? People believed that creativity was this divine
attendant spirit that came to human beings from some
distant and unknowable source,
for distant and unknowable reasons.
- Elizabeth Gilbert

Accusations are made directly to Rome about theologians
from persons who are not theologians.
Some of these accusations are anonymous.
The local bishop should be the one to relate to theologians to determine orthodoxy.
- Godfried Danneels

All roads indeed lead to Rome, but theirs also is a
more mystical destination,
some bourne of which no traveller knows the name,
some city, they all seem to hint, even more eternal.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

One service to need heals an ancient wound.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

Seize the day (Carpe Diem)
- ancient Roman proverb

That which you hate to be done to you,
do not do to another.
- Ancient Egyptian Proverb

Do not do to others what would anger you
if done to you by others.
- Isocrates (Ancient Greek)

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

After much diligent research, aided by other women,
I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar
Goddesses of the patriarchy,
there is a much more ancient Goddess.
- Carol P. Christ


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