Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

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Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put man into possession of his own Earth. It is at least the geometric pattern of things, of life, of the human and social world. It is at best that magic framework of reality that we sometimes touch upon when we use the word order.
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I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

Love is the virtue of the Heart,
Sincerity is the virtue of the Mind,
Decision is the virtue of the Will,
Courage is the virtue of the Spirit.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

Give me the luxuries of life and I will gladly do without the necessities.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board and a wrecking ball at the site.

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Life is truth ...

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Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature, and it has often been said by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. And I prefer to say that nature is the only body of God that we shall ever see.

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Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students, and turns them into prunes.

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I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.

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The tall modern office building is the machine pure and simple ... the engine, the motor and the battleship the works of the century.

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So here I stand before you preaching organic architecture: declaring organic architecture to be the modern ideal and the teaching so much needed if we are to see the whole of life, and to now serve the whole of life, holding no traditions essential to the great TRADITION. Nor cherishing any preconceived form fixing upon us either past, present or future, but-instead-exalting the simple laws of common sense-or of super-sense if you prefer-determining form by way of the nature of materials ...

— Frank Lloyd Wright

The human race built most nobly when limitations were greatest.

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The scientist has marched in and taken the place of the poet. But one day somebody will find the solution to the problems of the world and remember, it will be a poet, not a scientist.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

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