Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.
An idea is salvation by imagination.
Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well fed.
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.
The thing always happens that you really believe in and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.
Business is like riding a bicycle. Either you keep moving or you fall down.
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.
Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the wellfed.
If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic.
The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it.
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
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.
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.
Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture
I think Ms. Monroe's architecture is extremely good architecture.
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
The insolence of authority is endeavoring to substitute money for ideas
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.
I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it.
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
Democracy is the opposite of totalitarianism, communism, fascism, or mobocracy.