Architect - Architecture Quotes

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

Architecture has its political Use; public Buildings being the Ornament of a Country; it establishes a nation, draws People and Commerce; makes the People love their native Country, which Passion is the Original of all great Actions in a Commonwealth… Architecture aims at Eternity.

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.

Architecture is frozen music.

Architecture is music in space, as it were a frozen music.

The architecture of our future is not only unfinished; the scaffolding has hardly gone up.