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Quotations by author » Frank Lloyd Wright
American Architect and Writer, the most abundantly creative genius of American architecture. His Prairie style became the basis of 20th century residential design in the United States, 1867-1959
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"Think simple" as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.
Simplicity
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
Architecture
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
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A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.
America and Americans
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.
Architecture
A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches fifty, and a fool if he doesn't drink afterward
Men
All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.
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All I learned from Eliel Saarinen was how to make out an expense account.
Learning
An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
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An expert is a man who has stopped thinking - he knows!
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An idea is salvation by imagination.
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Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
Art
Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun.
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Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall.
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Clear out 800,000 people and preserve it as a museum piece.
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Democracy is the opposite of totalitarianism, communism, fascism, or mobocracy.
Democracy
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
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Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
ChicagoCities
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
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Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
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