Genius is its own end, and draws its means and the style of its architecture from within, going abroad only for audience, and spectator, as we adapt our voice and phrase to the distance and character of the ear we…
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.
Reality is a sliding door.
Men are what their mothers made them
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider...
If there is any period one would desire to be born in, is it not...
Don't be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream...
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the creator for all I have not...
I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new
I am; therefore, I had nothing better to do than to think.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Blame is safer than praise
Self-sacrifice is the real miracle out of which all the reported miracles grow
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Art is a jealous mistress, and if a man has a genius for painting, poetry,...
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.
Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more...
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.