My Favorite Quotes
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 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 - “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 - “We will work with everybody for the good of New York.”
 Daniel Libeskind - “We all came to see that site. We all walked around it. It is already sacred.”
 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 - “Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future.”
 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 - “It's been hard to hand over the working design of Freedom Tower to another architect - although we're still a part of the team, and so is Larry.”
 Daniel Libeskind - “It's a project that touched me as an immigrant and as a New Yorker.”
 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 - “I don't get to sleep when I'm in New York. Really. I'm living on adrenaline.”
 Daniel Libeskind - “And, yes, I love the process of building.”
 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 - “And of course I like Berlin a lot. It's such an interesting city.”
 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 - “Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.”
 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 - “The public has to understand, it's not just build some buildings. I don't think there has ever been such a project with such urgency and such speed, given the complexity.”
 Daniel Libeskind - “The public has to understand, it's not just build some buildings,”
 Daniel Libeskind - “I never forgot that skyline and what it means to an immigrant, an American. It's not just a symbol. It's not just something up in the air. It's about the values that we all share,”
 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 a fantastic responsibility and a wonderful moment.”
 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 - “In the aftermath of these tragedies, there is optimism,”
 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.”

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