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.
Building - Buildings Quotes
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.
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair the rest of his days.
He who wishes to exert a useful influence must be careful to insult nothing. Let him not be troubled by what seems absurd, but concentrate his energies on the creation of what is good. He must not demolish, but build. He must raise temples where mankind may come and partake of the purest pleasure.
A practical scheme, says Oscar Wilde, is either one already in existence, or a scheme that could be carried out under the existing conditions; but it is exactly the existing conditions that one objects to. And any scheme that could accept these conditions is wrong and foolish. The true criterion of the practical, therefore, is […]