Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience.
We are each responsible for all of our experiences.
Louise L. Hay
Art is man’s expression of his joy in labor.
Henry A. Kissinger
Art is not a study of positive reality, it is the seeking for ideal truth.
Art is not a thing; it is a way.
Art is parasitic on life, just as criticism is parasitic on art.
Harry S. Truman
Art is science made clear.
Rules and models destroy genius and art.
Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together.
Great art picks up where nature ends.
I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don’t need.
I cry out for order and find it only in art.
To me, a building – if it’s beautiful – is the love of one man, he’s made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that.
To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.
Warmth isn’t what minimalists are thought to have.
We build buildings which are terribly restless. And buildings don’t go anywhere. They shouldn’t be restless.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Get mad, then get over it.
Hatred is an affair of the heart; contempt that of the head.
He that would be angry and sin not, must not be angry with anything but sin.
Somebody hits me, I’m going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn’t eaten in a while.