Building - Buildings Quotes

We and the towns we build are not permanent; the earth itself is a passing train. When you stand in muddy water that is rising toward your waist and you hear people shouting against the darkness and see their figures struggling to hold back the currents that will not be denied, you realize the truth […]

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the workers to gather wood, don’t divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.

Many people would like to make their own Greek temple in which to sit and pluck a lyre in the moonlight but are afraid to try because they don’t know exactly how to go about it. Actually, there is nothing difficult about it, if you follow the simple, step-by-step instructions. After you have made this […]

We can throw stones, complain about them, stumble on them, climb over them, or build with them.

It’s not a question of who’s going to throw the first stone; it’s a question of who’s going to start building with it.

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

The other day, I was walking my dog around my building… on the ledge. Some people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths.

From the ground up.

Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.

Build broken walls and make every stone count.