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.

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture – it’s a really stupid thing to want to do.

I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.

Architecture is inhabited sculpture.

Architecture never lies. It invariably expresses both its own era and the character of the men who build it and… this was a restless, showy architecture, the architecture of an age and a city that felt they need never stop going, that there wasn’t a “too far.” The glorious skyline would look completely different a […]

Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul.

Architecture is the work of nations.

Greek genius… Then we have it once more in their architecture, a beauty as of temperance itself, limited to the straight line and the square, – a builded geometry.