Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

A free America, democratic in the sense that our forefathers intended it to be, means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.

Soon Los Angeles will be in San Diego, swallow San Francisco and pave every acre of earth up to the Gold river. The only historic monuments spared will be the rest rooms in the gasoline stations.

No stream rises higher than its source. What ever man might build could never express or reflect more than he was.

The thing you believe in always happens… and the belief in a thing makes it happen.

The insolence of authority is endeavoring to substitute money for ideas.

The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.

I think Ms. (Marilyn) Monroe’s architecture is extremely good architecture.

Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral. The size of the project means little in art, beyond the money matter. It is the quality of the character that really counts.

Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture.

No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other.