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Each man is the architect of his own fate.
- Appius Claudius

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He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
- Harold Wilson

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

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

 

An architect's most useful tools are
an eraser at the drafting board,
and a wrecking bar at the site.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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

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

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
- Harold Wilson

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

There's only one Sabbath guitarist and he is the architect for everything,
Tony Iommi.
- Zakk Wylde

In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition
behind their building methods,
techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
- Arthur Erickson

If architecture had nothing to do with art,
it would be astonishingly easy to build houses,
but the architect's task - his most difficult task -
is always that of selecting.
- Arne Jacobsen

A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,
a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these,
he may venture to call himself an architect.
- Walter Scott

That is the way a great master carpenter feels,
or an architect or composer or anyone who creates anything -
people want to be appreciated for what they have done.
- David Amram

No architect troubled to design houses that suited
people who were to live in them,
because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses.
It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical.
- Michael Ende

Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
- Sallust

I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy.
Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see.
- Roger Waters

Your life will be no better than the plans you make and the action you take.
You are the architect and builder of your own life,
fortune, destiny.
- Alfred A. Montapert

The great problem of the concert hall is that the shoebox
is the ideal shape for acoustics but that no architect
worth their names wants to build a shoebox.
- Rem Koolhaas

From the intrinsic evidence of his creation,
the Great Architect of the Universe now begins to appear as a pure mathematician.
- James Jeans

No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect.
If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder.
- John Ruskin

I almost rented a house by an architect named Schindler,
but I couldn't afford it.
It was a jewel.
- Parker Stevenson

Can't nothing make your life work if you ain't the architect.
- Terry McMillan

The architect must be a prophet...
a prophet in the true sense of the term...
if he can't see at least ten years ahead don't call him an architect.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity,
especially in the USA.
The general architect here has no scruples,
no ambitions.
- Helmut Jahn

It is essential to an architect to know how to see:
I mean to see in such a way that the vision is not
overpowered by rational analysis.
- Luis Barragan

The architect should strive continually to simplify;
the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered
that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

God the Father, the supreme Architect,
had already built this cosmic home we behold,
the most sacred temple of His godhead,
by the laws of His mysterious wisdom.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

An architect should live as little in cities as a painter.
Send him to our hills, and let him study there what
nature understands by a buttress,
and what by a dome.
- John Ruskin

My dad's an architect and my mom owned a French bakery for twelve years.
- Alison Lohman

Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet.
He must be a great original interpreter
of his time, his day, his age.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Architect.
One who drafts a plan of your house,
and plans a draft of your money.
- Ambrose Bierce

My father, Robert Ernst, was teaching as an architect
at the technical high school of our city.
- Richard Ernst

A great architect is not made by way of a brain
nearly so much as he is made by way
of a cultivated, enriched heart.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I have an expensive hobby: buying homes,
redoing them, tearing them down and building them up
the way they want to be built.
I want to be an architect.
- Sandra Bullock

The dialogue between client and architect is about
as intimate as any conversation you can have,
because when you're talking about building a house,
you're talking about dreams.
- Robert A. M. Stern

I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies.
Films were just another career option.
I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations.
Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.
- Aishwarya Rai

My father knew the charming side of my mother,
and my mother thought that he was attentive and pleasant and was an architect,
which was a respectable profession, but I don't think
that they actually got to know one another deeply.
- Christopher Durang

Every man is the architect of his own life.
He builds it just the way he wants it.
However, after he has built what he wants,
he sometimes decides that he doesn't like what he has
built and looks for someone or something to blame instead of changing himself.
- Sydney Madwed

The same sort of thing happened in my dispute with the National Trust book:
Follies: A National Trust Guide,
which implied that the only pleasure you can get from
Folly architecture is by calling the architect mad,
and by laughing at the architecture.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

The architect, Peter Arens who is the monstrous carbuncle architect,
not merely did his design which had won a public competition
never get built but his practice suffered financially for some years.
- Anthony Holden

You should just enjoy it, but as soon as you decide
that it is going to be your career,
no matter whether you want to be a doctor or an architect or anything else,
you need to work 5 hours a day.
- Guy Forget

I was going to be an architect.
I graduated with a degree in architecture and I had
a scholarship to go back to Princeton and get my Masters in architecture.
I'd done theatricals in college, but I'd done them because it was fun.
- James Stewart

The Architect is just one of a series of works which
examine the confrontation of innocence and experience,
illustrating the complex ethics of power that exist
between reader and writer,
critic and artist, the human and the divine.
- John Scott

Wherefore the mere practical architect is not able
to assign sufficient reasons for the forms he adopts;
and the theoretic architect also fails,
grasping the shadow instead of the substance.
- Marcus V. Pollio

I went to visit my father to tell him that I was going
to go to college and become an architect -
that was my dream.
I was like, yeah I graduated from school,
but it's not like you showed up for that.
But all he was worried about is whether or not I wanted money from him.
- Jake Roberts

God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world,
has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals,
as by the faculty of speech.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

A journalist and an information architect face exactly the same problem -
how to give shape to the pile of information in front
of you in a way that will make it easy and natural
for people to comprehend.
I can't imagine any better preparation for the work I do now.
- Jesse James Garrett

Well, the whole story is in the book,
but the short answer is that I was the first information
architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented,
and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust
and support of my colleagues.
- Jesse James Garrett

So if you're a customer today, the same person who
came in to demonstrate the technology for you and helped
you architect the solution before you bought it is
likely going to be leading the team to help you do the implementation.
- Sanjay Kumar

The interesting thing is when we design and architect a server,
we don't design it for Windows or Linux,
we design it for both.
We don't really care, as long as we're selling the one the customer wants.
- Michael Dell

With a painter or a sculptor, one cannot begin to alter his works,
but an architect has to put up with anything,
because he makes utility objects - the building is there to be used,
and times change.
- Arne Jacobsen

And when an architect has designed a house with large windows,
which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight
into these very deep houses,
then curtains come to play a big role in architecture.
- Arne Jacobsen

I came to America to become an architect.
And somewhere along the line while I was still in school,
I was lured into theater, and that's how I became interested in theater.
My first play was something called "A Banquet for the Moon."
It was a weird play.
- Mako

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

All architects want to live beyond their deaths.
- Philip Johnson

Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.
- Jimmy Breslin

Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things.
- Rem Koolhaas

I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission...
(to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of
architecture and urban planning.
- Kenzo Tange

Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their
attention on the building as a static object.
I believe dynamics are more important:
the dynamics of people,
their interaction with spaces and environmental condition.
- John Portman

I hesitated, too, because for better or worse,
I have been one of the principal architects of New
Labour and I have worked closely with Tony Blair and
the team for nearly 20 years.
- Peter Mandelson

I did a comparison of a school of architects known as the New York Five.
I compared their articulation of wall surfaces,
which I enjoyed very much.
- Parker Stevenson

Sympathetic cracks.
A term frequently used by architects and surveyors
in terms of ageing houses.
I know what they mean.
- Ted Dexter

The Renaissance is studded by the names of the artists and architects,
with their creations recorded as great historical events.
- Arthur Erickson

My passion and great enjoyment for architecture,
and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it,
is because I believe we - architects -
can effect the quality of life of the people.
- Richard Rogers

There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
- Edwin Lutyens

Women are the real architects of society.
- Cher

Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment.
- Bryant H. McGill

In Europe, architects consider themselves artists.
They think they're special when they win a competition.
- Helmut Jahn

The only legitimate artists in England are the architects.
- Benjamin Haydon


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