All Quotes, Frank Lloyd Wright

40+ Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes About Nature And Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the most notable architects of modern history. He designed more than 1,000 structures over a seven-decade-long design period of his life. Wright's ideas and thoughts were focused on designing in harmony with humanity and the environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. He was the pioneer of the Prairie School movement of architecture.

Wright's most notable works include Fallingwater, the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, The Unity Temple, His own home and studio in Oak Park. Wright started his career as a draftsman with Joseph Lyman Silsbee. In the Cause of Architecture is the collection of essays written by Frank Lloyd Wright. The boldness and fertility of his invention and his command of space are his greatest achievements.

This is a collection of 40+ Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes About Nature And Architecture.

All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable. Frank Lloyd Wright
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense. Frank Lloyd Wright
Space is the breath of art. Frank Lloyd Wright
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain. Frank Lloyd Wright
An idea is salvation by imagination. Frank Lloyd Wright
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. Frank Lloyd Wright
The best thing to do is go as far out as you can get... what you regard as 'too far'--and when others follow, as they will, move on. Frank Lloyd Wright
There is no true understanding of any art without some knowledge of its philosophy. Only then does its meaning come clear. Frank Lloyd Wright
The longer that I live the more beautiful life becomes. Frank Lloyd Wright
Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall. Frank Lloyd Wright
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. Frank Lloyd Wright
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Frank Lloyd Wright
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. Frank Lloyd Wright
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities. Frank Lloyd Wright
A professional is one who does his best work when he feels the least like working. Frank Lloyd Wright
Le génie est un péché contre la masse. Frank Lloyd Wright
Youth is not an age thing. It's a quality. Once you've had it, you never lose it. Frank Lloyd Wright
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. Frank Lloyd Wright
I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. Frank Lloyd Wright
Man in his upended street must know he is becoming a mere numerical item of convenience; on the way to being a thing. His inherent instinct for love and beauty is not only becoming suspect but, in spite of all intent, useless to society. Frank Lloyd Wright
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. Frank Lloyd Wright
I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it. Frank Lloyd Wright
Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions. Frank Lloyd Wright
The mission of an architect is to help people understand how to make life more beautiful, the world a better one for living in, and to give reason, rhyme, and meaning to life. Frank Lloyd Wright
The truth is more important than the facts. Frank Lloyd Wright
Less is only more where more is no good. Frank Lloyd Wright
Imitation is always insult--not flattery. Frank Lloyd Wright
Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall. Frank Lloyd Wright
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. Frank Lloyd Wright
Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed. Frank Lloyd Wright
An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board and a wrecking ball at the site. Frank Lloyd Wright
Now a work of art is a work of nature, but it is a work of human nature. Frank Lloyd Wright
The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it. Frank Lloyd Wright
I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture. Frank Lloyd Wright
Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun. Frank Lloyd Wright
What is needed most in architecture today is the very thing that is most needed in life- Integrity. Frank Lloyd Wright
Man is a phase of nature, and only as he is related to nature does he matter, does he have any account whatever above the dust. Frank Lloyd Wright
Philosophy is to the mind of the architect as eyesight to his steps. Frank Lloyd Wright
Liberty may be granted but freedom cannot be conferred. Freedom is from within. Frank Lloyd Wright
The measure of its nobility and its continuity is its depth of feeling and its sincerity. And if it has that quality, it stands. Frank Lloyd Wright
The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind. Frank Lloyd Wright
An idea is inevitably a coordination. It is a coming together of something that is separate or disorganized or incomplete. With an idea you begin to feel into the nature of that incompleteness. Frank Lloyd Wright
Life is truth. Frank Lloyd Wright
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization. Frank Lloyd Wright

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