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Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.

  • arrogance


All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.

  • Architecture


I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

  • Atheism


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  • Architecture




Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.

  • building


TV -- chewing gum for the eyes.

  • Television


The truth is more important than the facts.

  • Truth


Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

  • learning


The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.

  • Mistakes


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

  • Intelligence


Less is only more where more is no good.

  • where


There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.

  • common


Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.

  • architecture


Get the habit of analysis- analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind.

  • Analysis


The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.

  • Hope


An idea is salvation by imagination.

  • Ideas


If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.

  • Technology


Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.

  • Youth


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

  • life


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

  • architecture


Freedom is from within.

  • freedom


Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.

  • architecture


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

  • art


Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.

  • Art


Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.

  • Art


Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.

  • Design


I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it.

  • believe


Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall.

  • bureaucrats


Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.

  • beautiful


No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other.

  • anything



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Frank Lloyd Wright quotes about life

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Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.

  • arrogance


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

  • life


The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.

  • beautiful


Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.

  • direct


No stream rises higher than its source. What ever man might build could never express or reflect more than he was. He could record neither more nor less than he had learned of life when the buildings were built.

  • build


I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture.

  • almost


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Frank Lloyd Wright quotes about architecture

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All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.

  • Architecture


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Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.

  • architecture


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

  • architecture


Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.

  • architecture


Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.

  • architecture


The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.

  • architecture


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Frank Lloyd Wright quotes about art

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

  • art


Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.

  • Art


Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.

  • Art


The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.

  • architecture


Space is the breath of art.

  • art


An idea is salvation by imagination

  • art


If it sells, it's art.

  • art


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All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.

  • Architecture


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Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.

  • architecture


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

  • architecture


Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.

  • architecture


The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings.

  • advise


Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.

  • architecture


The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.

  • architecture


The architect must be a prophet... a prophet in the true sense of the term... if he can't see at least ten years ahead don't call him an architect.

  • ahead


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.

  • architect


All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable.

  • architectural


The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.

  • architect


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Frank Lloyd Wright quotes about city

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Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.

  • beautiful


To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor.

  • City


The screech and mechanical uproar of the big city turns the citified head, fills citified ears -- as the song of birds, wind in the trees, animal cries, or as the voices and songs of his loved ones once filled his heart. He is sidewalk-happy.

  • City


Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.

  • architecture


New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.

  • city


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The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings.

  • advise


The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.

  • Beauty


To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor.

  • City


The screech and mechanical uproar of the big city turns the citified head, fills citified ears -- as the song of birds, wind in the trees, animal cries, or as the voices and songs of his loved ones once filled his heart. He is sidewalk-happy.

  • City




Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.

  • Humility


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.

  • Machines


I wouldnt mind seeing opera die. Ever since I was a boy, I regarded opera as a ponderous anachronism, almost the equivalent of smoking.

  • Opera


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.

  • Poetry


Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.

  • business


The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it.

  • civilization


Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.

  • architecture


Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.

  • angeles


The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind.

  • chief


The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.

  • beautiful


Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.

  • direct


I feel coming on a strange disease - humility.

  • coming


The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.

  • architecture


Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun.

  • buildings


Mechanization best serves mediocrity.

  • best


No stream rises higher than its source. What ever man might build could never express or reflect more than he was. He could record neither more nor less than he had learned of life when the buildings were built.

  • build


Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.

  • bred


Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.

  • follows


The architect must be a prophet... a prophet in the true sense of the term... if he can't see at least ten years ahead don't call him an architect.

  • ahead


The space within becomes the reality of the building.

  • becomes


Space is the breath of art.

  • art


Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic.

  • foundations


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.

  • politics


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

  • harvard


I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture.

  • almost


Why, I just shake the buildings out of my sleeves.

  • buildings


"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.

  • first


Get the habit of analysis - analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind.

  • analysis


A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn't afterward.

  • age


TV is chewing gum for the eyes.

  • funny


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.

  • body


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.

  • architect


Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll go write four books about it.

  • books


New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.

  • city


Television is chewing gum for the eyes.

  • chewing


All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable.

  • architectural


The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.

  • architect


An idea is salvation by imagination

  • art


Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work.

  • nature


If it sells, it's art.

  • art


The insolence of authority is endeavoring to substitute money for ideas.

  • money



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When Frank Lloyd Wright was born? Frank Lloyd Wright was born on June 8, 1867.

Who is Frank Lloyd Wright? Frank Lloyd Wright biography. Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the world's most prominent and influential architects.He developed a series of highly individual styles, influenced the design of buildings all over the world, and to this day remains America's most famous architect.Wright was also well known in his lifetime. His colorful personal life frequently made headlines, most notably for the failure of his first two marriages and for the 1914 fire and murders at his Taliesin studio.

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