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Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

(1869-1959), American Architect

The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.

Category: Architecture

A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.

Category: Architecture

All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.

Category: Architecture

Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasions to change.

Category: Arrogance

Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.

Category: Arts And Artists

To look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of a fibrous tumor.

Category: Cities And City Life

The screech and mechanical uproar of the big city turns the citified head, fills citified ears -- as the song of birds, wind in the trees, animal cries, or as the voices and songs of his loved ones once filled his heart. He is sidewalk-happy.

Category: Cities And City Life

An idea is salvation by imagination.

Category: Imagination

I hate intellectuals. They are from the top down. I am from the bottom up.

Category: Intelligence And Intellectuals

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.

Category: Life And Living

I find it hard to believe that the machine would go into the creative artist's hand even were that magic hand in true place. It has been too far exploited by industrialism and science at expense to art and true religion.

Category: Machinery

TV -- chewing gum for the eyes.

Category: Television

The truth is more important than the facts.

Category: Truth

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.

Category: Youth