Architecture is a small piece of this human equation, but for those of us who practice it, we believe in its potential to make a difference, to enlighten and to enrich the human experience, to penetrate the barriers of misunderstandin g and provide a beautiful context for life's drama.— Frank Gehry
Fascinating Small Pieces quotations
If each person in this world will simply take a small piece of this huge thing, this amazing quilt, and work it regardless of the color of the yarn, we will have harmony on this planet.
If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient.
It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.
The natives are very exact and punctual in the bounds of their lands, belonging to this or that prince or people, even to a river, brook, &c. And I have known them make bargain and sale amongst themselves for a small piece or quantity of ground; notwithstanding a sinful opinion amongst many, that christians have right to heathen's lands.
I just feel such a connection to the little kids in Naples.
I remember being on the street wanting a small piece of candy.
If you wish to live exactly as you please, the Angkar will put aside a small piece of land for you.
The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.
Life is just one small piece of light between two eternal darknesses.
Every meal should end with something sweet.
Maybe it's jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner - but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal.
When the guy says go, you start to suffer - or you might as well not be out there. It's a small piece of your life, make it hurt.
We are not here to fit in...we are here to be eccentric, different, perhaps strange, perhaps merely to add our small piece, our little clunky, chunky selves, to the great mosaic of being...we are here to become more and more ourselves.
Why shouldn't we, so generally addicted to the gigantic, at last have some small works of art, some short poems, short pieces of music [...], some intimate, low-voiced, and delicate things in our mostly huge and roaring, glaring world?
I would like the people that buy my clothes to understand that for me it’s one small piece of art.
These are the pieces of my youth, the small secrets and the not-so-great expectations that defined my coming of age.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
We cannot build a viable state with a country that is disintegrating into small pieces.
I'm not a frustrated concert composer, and the concert pieces I've done have been a small part of my work. What I've sought there is instruction, variation from the demands of film and relief from its restrictions.
Why does the U.S. care which flag will be hoisted on a small piece of land thousands of miles away?
Until the Yom Kippur War, in 1973, until then Israel didn't have a chance but to fight for her life. We were attacked five times, outgunned, outnumbered, on a small piece of land, and our main challenge was to remain alive.
I avoid grandiose plans. I start with a small piece that I can do. I go to the root of the problem and then work around it. It's building brick by brick.
The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, where people talk and I tell them what to say, is exciting and rewarding.
Every moment of mindfulness means the gradual destruction of latent defilements.
It is somewhat like cutting away a piece of wood with a small axe, every stroke helping to get rid of the unwanted fragments of wood.
I dislike clocks with second-hands; they cut up life into too small pieces.
Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager.
Cut your major goals into bite-sized pieces. Each small priority or requirement on the way to ultimate goal become a mini goal in itself.
They cut us up like boarding house pie. And that's real small pieces.
It is confirmation to me that beyond the material world of cause and effect, there is a dimension of spirit waiting for our recognition. We see such a small piece of all the wonder surrounding us.
I feel like my life is so scattered right now.
Like it's all the small pieces of paper and someone's turned on the fan. But, talking to you makes me feel like the fan's been turned off for a little bit. Like things could actually make sense. You completely unscatter me, and I appreciate that so much.
Social democracy... is only the advance guard of the proletariat, a small piece of the total working masses; blood from their blood, and flesh from their flesh.
My father owned a small piece of land. He carried it with him wherever he went.
I wanted to take part in the liberation of even a small piece of enslaved Latin America.
Life is made up of moments, small pieces of glittering mica in a long stretch of gray cement. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned, but particularly in lives as busy as the ones most of us lead now, that won’t happen. We have to teach ourselves how to make room for them, to love them, and to live, really live.
The ongoing conflict between us has caused heavy suffering to both peoples.
The future can and must be different. Both our peoples are destined to live together side by side, on this small piece of land. This reality we cannot change.
I was never good at painting. The great turning point came when I had a block of wood and I carved a shape into the wood and put a small piece of timber into that space - like a negative - and so it made an endless column, only inward.
A good writer cannot avoid having social consciousness.
I don't mean this about small pieces of writing, but about a big book. If it's a big book, there has to be more than one undertow.