Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes
Most popular Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes
An idea is salvation by imagination.
No stream rises higher than its source.
Truth is more important than the facts.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
The truth is more important than the facts.
I believe in God, only I spell it "Nature."
The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.
If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.
If automation keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
If you turned the country on its side, everything loose would fall into Southern California.
If we build in the desert, let the house know the desert and the desert be proud of the house.
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
The physician can bury his mistakes,—but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters.
Respect the masterpiece—it is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.
A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.
I wouldn't mind seeing opera die. Ever since I was a boy, I regarded opera as a ponderous anachronism, almost the equivalent of smoking.
No house should ever be on any hill or on anything. It should be of the hill, belonging to it, so hill and house could live together each the happier for the other.
Noble life demands a noble architecture of noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Architecture is life, or at least it is life itself taking form and therefore it is the truest record of life as it was lived in the world yesterday, as it is lived today or ever will be lived.
I find it hard to believe that the machine would go into the creative artist's hand even were that magic hand in true place. It has been too far exploited by industrialism and science at expense to art and true religion.