Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

I don’t think that architects have lived up to their duty. As well as their privilege.

Organic means, in a philosophic sense, entity. Where the whole is to the part and the part is to the whole. Where the nature of the materials, the nature of the purpose, the nature of the entire performance becomes a necessity and out of that comes what significance you can give the building as a […]

I wouldn’t mind seeing opera die. Ever since I was a boy, I regarded opera as a ponderous anarchronism, almost the equivalent of smoking.

Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.

An idea is salvation by imagination.

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.

I feel coming on a strange disease – humility.

No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could live together each the happier for the other.

A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches fifty, and a fool if he doesn’t drink afterward.

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