I'm a kind person, I'm kind to everyone, but if you are unkind to me, then kindness is not what you'll remember me for— Al Capone
Sublime Bad Ass quotations
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
If you had not committed great sins, God would not have sent a punishment like me upon you.
I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees.
If you have a bad thought about yourself, tell it to go to hell because that is exactly where it came from.
Architecture is really about well-being.
I think that people want to feel good in a space ... On the one hand it's about shelter, but it's also about pleasure.
You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don't. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.
You gonna do somethin'? or are you just gonna stand there and bleed?
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
I don't know why people hire architects and then tell them what to do.
One of the great beauties of architecture is that each time, it is like life starting all over again.
Have I played the part well? Then applaud as I exit.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
The Sun does not realise how wonderful it is until after a room is made.
Nothing in this world is more simple and more cheap than making cities that provide better for people.
The room is there for the human being - not the human being for the room.
If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
I like ruins because what remains is not the total design, but the clarity of thought, the naked structure, the spirit of the thing.
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.
When you talk like an asshole and look like an asshole, you're an asshole
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
I would rather die of passion than of boredom.
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.
Discipline is doing what you hate to do, but nonetheless doing it like you love it.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
When this war is over, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell!
Architects spend an entire life with this unreasonable idea that you can fight against gravity.
To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history, but to articulate it.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
By four o'clock, I've discounted suicide in favor of killing everyone else in the entire world instead.
To hell with them. Nothing hurts if you don't let it.
Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
Where's the church, who took the steeple, Religion's in the hands of some crazy ass people, Television preachers with bad hair and dimples, The God's honest truth is, it's not that simple
There are no shortcuts. The fact that a shortcut is important to you means that you are a pussy.
Discipline your mind to see the good in every situation and look on the best side of every event.
The first gesture of an architect is to draw a perimeter;
in other words, to separate the microclimate from the macro space outside. This in itself is a sacred act. Architecture in itself conveys this idea of limiting space. It's a limit between the finite and the infinite. From this point of view, all architecture is sacred.
You may abandon your own body but you must preserve your honour.
I suggest taking the high road and have a little sence of humour and let things roll off your back. I think that's very important.
Do not speak badly of yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is lessened by them.
I am not surprised that the president of the United States called this a phony scandal. I'm not surprised Secretary Clinton asked, "What difference does it make?" I'm not even surprised that Jay Carney said Benghazi happened a long time ago. I'm just surprised at how many people bought it.
Don't think about making art, just get it done.
Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.
It's gonna be okay, no matter how hard your rock bottom is, you can rise above it and you can come back.
Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.
I've gotten bored with jazz to the point where I wouldn't mind something bad happening. Slapping hurts, but at some point it'll wake you up. I feel like jazz needs a big-ass slap.