Frank Lloyd Wright

influential United States architect (1869-1959)

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A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines.
A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.
An idea is salvation by imagination.
Business is like riding a bicycle. Either you keep moving or you fall down.
Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasions to change.
Freedom is from within.
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.
If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.
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.
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.
Television: chewing gum for the eyes.
The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
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.
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.
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
The thing always happens that you really believe in and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
The truth is more important than the facts.
Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
Turn the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
TV -- chewing gum for the eyes.
TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.

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