German Architect Quotes
Children should be introduced right from the start to the potentialities of their environment, to the physical and psychological laws that govern the visual world, and to the supreme enjoyment that comes from participating in the creative process of giving form to one's living space.
Indifference to the fine arts comes close to barbarism.
Karl Friedrich Schinkel
Hitler had a great gift for adjusting - consciously or intuitively - to his surroundings.... With enormous histrionic intuition he could shape his behavior to changing situations.
Women overwhelmingly carry the load of the economic chaos and social misery caused by the present money system everywhere in the world.
The executions of agents, partisans, saboteurs, suspicious people, indulging in espionage and sabotage, and those who were of a detrimental effect to the German Army, were, in my opinion, completely in accordance with the Hague Convention.
Never talk to a client about architecture. Talk to him about his children.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
To build means to make architecture real on the borders of knowledge.
Is courage just the awareness that gestures, journeys, lives have intrinsic shape, and must, one way or another, be completed?
Quote of the day
Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon