The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
Leap, and the net will appear.
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
Who seeks shall find.
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
The dog that trots about finds a bone.
If you're going through hell, keep going.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.
We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us.
Whatever good things we build end up building us.
I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.
A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom.
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.
Less is more.