Quotes and Sayings about Building



"Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together."
- Alvar Aalto
(Related: Art, Life, Building, Harmony, Thinking)

"God gives me the children's ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It's awesome. I don't know where He's gonna take it-but God is building this thing."
- Willie Aames
(Related: God, Heart, Building, Children, Patience)

"But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Building, Cooperation, Focus, Key, Security, Will)

"The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Goals, Winning, Building, Ireland, Objectives, Republican, Support)

"This art of acting is a process I love very much. It's an unbelievably fulfilling experience for me and I look forward to building upon my art in the years to come."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: Art, Experience, Love, Acting, Building, Years)

"Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: Money, Building, Destruction, Weapons)

"The structure of life I have described in buildings - the structure which I believe to be objective - is deeply and inextricably connected with the human person, and with the innermost nature of human feeling."
- Christopher Alexander
(Related: Life, Nature, Feeling)

"There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: War, Iraq, Nation, President, Republicans, Support, Wonder)

"The more sophisticated we get, the more advanced our buildings and vehicles become, the more vulnerable we are."
- Stephen Ambrose
"In 1945, there were more people killed, more buildings destroyed, more high explosives set off, more fires burning than before or since."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: People)

"What you make up in your heads sticks if it's good, falls out if it's bad. If we still remember something a day after we made it up, it might be worth building on."
- Benny Anderson
(Related: Building, Day, Worth)

"The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed within the original design concept. And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing I want the building to have."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Design, Building, Detail, Want)

"When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about how people will approach the building and experience that space."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Design, Experience, People, Body, Building, Space, Will)

"In the West there has always been the attempt to try make the religious building, whether it's a Medieval or Renaissance church, an eternal object for the celebration of God. The material chosen, such as stone, brick, or concrete, is meant to eternally preserve what is inside."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: God, Church, Building, Religious)

"But in Japan, there's nothing like that, since the temple is made of wood. The divine spirit inside the building is eternal, so the enclosure doesn't have to be."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Temple, Building, Nothing, Spirit, Wood)

"Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Equality, Development, Goal, Building, Challenge, Gender, Gender equality, Meeting, Poverty)

"I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen."
- Corazon Aquino
(Related: People, Building, Democracy, Forget, Formula)

"Suspense is very important. Even though this is humor and they're short stories, that theory of building suspense is still there."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Humor, Building, Suspense, Theory)

"Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Men, War, Building, Cities, Enemies, Friends, Sense, Ships)

"The key to truly rebuilding our central city on a vital and sustainable foundation is people."
- Alan Autry
(Related: People, Key)

"The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Health, Life, People, Ability, American, Building, Care, College, Country, Fact, Future, Job, Jobs, Kids, Right, Will)

"I live in a high rise with my family part of the year in New York and I don't know three quarters of the people in the building. We live in the same square-footage and I wouldn't know who they were."
- Dan Aykroyd
(Related: Family, People, Building)

"The box got bigger, the outside, the buildings. And all that we were doing. I had to raise about $1 million every two days just to stay alive."
- Jim Bakker
"All of the muscles were gone, so that was a real tough time of rebuilding all of that. But you have a deadline, you have an obligation. You've said that you will commit to this part, and I just can't live with myself for not really giving it as much as I can."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Time, Giving, Obligation, Will)

"If the flag of an armed enemy of the U.S. is allowed to fly over government buildings, then it implies that slavery, or at least the threat of slavery, is sanctioned by that government and can still legally exist."
- Amiri Baraka
(Related: Government, Enemy, Slavery)

"We're building a great company, and we're very excited about the future of the company."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Building, Company, Future)

"Our people are excited about building solutions, and it's rewarding to see how much fun Netscape employees have doing something they think is relevant and important."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: People, Building, Employees, Fun)

"Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Body, Building, Fish, Giving)

"The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Building, Fire, Universe, Water)

"It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Work, Performance, Building, Collaboration, Joy)

"We're seeing the development of tactics in Iraq, such as suicide bombing. Insurgents have been driving cars with explosives into hotels and office buildings. The recruitment may be even more prolific outside Iraq."
- Rand Beers
(Related: Development, Driving, Iraq, May, Office, Suicide)

"Fear is a great motivator. Look at what 9-11 has accomplished - My god. It's slammed the economy, It's - I can't even begin to detail all it's actually done, other than bring down the buildings and hit the Pentagon. It's stunned the entire nation."
- Art Bell
(Related: God, Fear, Detail, Economy, Nation)

"For me everything in the film was gradually building, becoming more emotional, so it helped. At the end of it all I was emotionally drained. At that point I took Rose's view, that this has to happen, there's nothing I can do about it."
- Camilla Belle
(Related: Building, End, Film, Nothing)

"A cricket ground is a flat piece of earth with some buildings around it."
- Richie Benaud
(Related: Cricket, Earth)

"Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Character, Building, Fighting)

"Enthusiasm is not the same as just being excited. One gets excited about going on a roller coaster. One becomes enthusiastic about creating and building a roller coaster."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Enthusiasm, Being, Building)

"The Beliebers have done some pretty crazy stuff. Last week, the night before I was due to do a show in Germany, four girls went into a dumpster so they could sneak into the building. They climbed in and hid. When the guys working on the truck started getting the garbage they found them straight away. It was crazy."
- Justin Bieber
(Related: Building, Germany, Girls, Night, Pretty)

"I work with a couple charities called Serving Those Who Serve and Rebuilding Together. Both are supportive of veterans when they come home."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Home, Work, Veterans)

"I won a scholarship with the Brixton School of Building. I screwed around, not putting in a proper attendance."
- Ronald Biggs
(Related: Building, School)

"We're actually building onto the house to make it bigger because we want to start a family."
- Traci Bingham
(Related: Family, Building, Want)

"Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia."
- Julie Bishop
(Related: Encouraging, Building, Prevention, Public, Support, Will)

"In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Age, Science, Time, Growth, Building, Forget, Information, Innovation)

"We're the largest home improvement company today, and we did $30 billion last year, or less than 10 percent of the total amount of building materials sold in the U.S. So when people ask, how much runway left does Home Depot have, it's an awful lot."
- Arthur Blank
(Related: Home, People, Building, Company, Improvement, Today)

"I try to take the time to appreciate and I certainly do appreciate and I do feel proud but that is probably one of the things I need to work on, building a bit of time for myself."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Time, Work, Building)

"You know, if you look back in the 1930s, the money went to infrastructure. The bridges, the municipal buildings, the roads, those were all built with stimulus money spent on infrastructure. This stimulus bill has fundamentally gone, started out with a $500 rebate check, remember. That went to buy flat-screen TVs made in China."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Money)

"The National Flood Insurance Program is a voluntary program. If a community really feels that the building insurance requirements are too burdensome, they don't have to participate."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Building, Community)

"The Governor's Mansion is a beautiful home, a beautiful building - we're privileged to have a chance to live there. It certainly doesn't feel as comfortable as our home."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Home, Building, Chance)

"On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades, gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we came in sight of the long stone buildings."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Freedom, Sight)

"And autos are not the only product that could be made more energy efficient if we just put in place sensible requirements. This is also true of many appliances and even of entire buildings."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Energy)

"There's no such thing as the United Nations. If the U.N. secretary building in New York lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference."
- John Bolton
(Related: Building, Difference, Nations, United)

"We need to end permanently the tax that punishes American values of savings and investment and of building small businesses and family farms and ranches."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Family, Values, American, Building, End, Tax, Investment)

"I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate. It's not about creating or building a career."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Art, Beauty, Love, Building, Career, Desire, Film)

"I hate the idea of getting in a building that someone else has designed and having to do something to it yourself to sort of dress it up - it's like using presets in your tracks."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Idea, Building, Dress, Hate)

"We're at unique point in history where the things that we are building are going to significantly impact our social, political, economical, and personal lives."
- Anita Borg
(Related: History, Building)

"Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!"
- Martin Bormann
(Related: Death, Life, Work, Music, Books, Man, Names)

"Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Building, Living, Risk)

"I don't think so, in that Virgin is already a global brand. Brands like Amazon have had to spend hundreds of millions of pounds you know, building their brands, whereas Virgin is already well-known around the world."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Building, World)

"We must invest in infrastructure development and rebuilding communities to create jobs."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Development, Jobs)

"I believe that our message of rebuilding America is one that will resonate with the American people."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: People, America, American, Will)

"Highly educated young people are tutored, taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives, except the most important, which is character building. When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone."
- David Brooks
(Related: People, Character, Building)

"Britain should be the world's number one center for genetic and stem cell research, building on our world leading regulatory regime in the area."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Building, Leading, Research, World)

"The Washingtonian said it shouldn't be built. The gallery's East Building is now considered a triumph, and members of the American Association of Architects have voted it one of the best buildings of all time."
- J. Carter Brown
(Related: Time, American, Building, Now)

"We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: People, Building, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops)

"We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Finance, War, Building, Mission, Nation, Oil, Sales)

"We all lived in the same house, or most of us did. And as far as I can make out we were confined to the property, because at twenty-four hours' notice we'd have to do a gig somewhere. So you couldn't leave the building for more than twelve hours in case a gig came through."
- Bill Bruford
(Related: Building, Property)

"They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her, and deface her with their buildings and their refuse."
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Mother, Earth, Neighbors)

"I have an expensive hobby: buying homes, redoing them, tearing them down and building them up the way they want to be built. I want to be an architect."
- Sandra Bullock
(Related: Building, Buying, Want)

"The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Building, Conversation, Man, Observation, Spirit)

"When you arrive in Hiroshima you can look around and for 25 and perhaps 30 square miles you can see hardly a building. It gives you an empty feeling in the stomach to see such man-made devastation."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: Building, Feeling, Man)

"Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy."
- Fanny Burney
(Related: Building, Italy, Ruin, Traveling)

"Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve."
- George W. Bush
(Related: America, American)

"The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Men, Women, Friend, Afghanistan, America, Building, Fighting, Nation, Terror)

"I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon."
- George W. Bush
(Related: People, Rest, Will, World)

"If for no other reason than the energy crisis now facing this country, the federal government should be eager to become partners with us in rebuilding our city."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Government, Country, Crisis, Energy, Now, Reason)

"As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign, I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems are available only in this building."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Wisdom, Mistake, Building, Problems)

"The sensors have many potential practical uses - in Government buildings, train carriages, cargo containers, on a soldier's lapel - and are a thousand times cheaper than current sensors that are used for the same purpose."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Government, Purpose, Potential)

"The issue for us is rebuilding a governing majority that is comfortable with differences that can transcend the divisiveness and unify behind the principles that we know our party has succeeded on."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Majority, Party, Principles)

"I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away."
- George Carlin
(Related: Building, Right)

"For so, surely you will cast a light of gladness upon his onward journey, and contribute your part towards the building of that kingdom of love which links our earth to heaven."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Love, Building, Earth, Heaven, Journey, Light, Will)

"The pattern of things was that each of the research students would be doing some particular experiment on the accelerator, often involving the building of counters or a system like that."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Building, Research, Students)

"Because I do think - not just in building AOL - but just the world in which we live is a very confusing, rapidly changing world where technology has accelerated."
- Steve Case
(Related: Technology, Building, World)

"My father and his brothers were all lawyers, so I think that the expectation was probably for me to grow up to be an attorney, but it never really fascinated me that much. I was more interested in building things."
- Steve Case
(Related: Father, Brothers, Building, Expectation, Lawyers)

"The basic principle which I believe has contributed more than any other to the building of our business as it is today, is the ownership of our company by the people employed in it."
- James E. Casey
(Related: Business, People, Building, Company, Ownership, Today)

"One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build up others who work with you. While building up others, you will build up yourself."
- James E. Casey
(Related: Success, Work, Building, Measure, Will)

"Dear disgruntled artists: the key to success isn't kicking down the door; it's building your own."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Success, Building, Key)

"There are no bridges in folk songs because the peasants died building them."
- Eugene Chadbourne
(Related: Building, Folk, Songs)

"I think that we had a really loyal, great audience on Tuesdays and we were hoping that with the move, they would come with us. It looks like they have, so things are good and we are going to keep building."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Building)

"You have to give this much to the Luftwaffe: when it knocked down our buildings it did not replace them with anything more offensive than rubble. We did that."
- Prince Charles
"And one of the things we did here was we put the maximum amount of money up front in those cities that were at the greater risk, but that doesn't mean that we keep rebuilding the same security over and over again."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Cities, Risk, Security)

"So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Women, Beginning, Building, Language)

"Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Successful, Belief, Building)

"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us."
- Winston Churchill
"I don't know what the outcome will be. I put a couple away for my grandkids, like that. So I don't know, who knows? Maybe I'll start building guitars for a living."
- Guy Clark
(Related: Building, Living, Will)

"It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time."
- David Allan Coe
(Related: Beauty, Time, Building, Will)

"Men are limited by the knowledge of their minds, the worth of their characters and the principles upon which they are building their lives."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Men, Knowledge, Building, Principles, Worth)

"So I rang up a local building firm, I said 'I want a skip outside my house.' He said 'I'm not stopping you.'"
- Tommy Cooper
(Related: Building, Want)

"I certainly remember building model rockets. It was fun to watch the rocket blast into the air, suspenseful to wonder if the parachute would open to bring the rocket safely back."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Building, Fun, Open, Wonder)

"If a building looks better under construction than it does when finished, then it's a failure."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Failure, Building)

"The higher the building the lower the morals."
- Noel Coward
(Related: Building, Morals)

"I was a little hesitant at taking the job at Atari. I had never programmed for a living and I worried it might get boring (building circuits seemed more fun). But I would probably still be in the video game business."
- David Crane
(Related: Business, Job, Living)

"Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau."
- Tony Curtis
"I don't act in the way other actresses act, in terms of building or creating a character. I don't transform myself into the role, I invest myself in the role."
- Beatrice Dalle
(Related: Character, Building)

"There was a strange atmosphere on the set because we were filming in this large house, which was used for troubled children. You'd go in and find walls had been burnt down. The building was charged with this history and it stayed with us throughout the filming."
- Beatrice Dalle
(Related: History, Building, Children)

"A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: Age, Building, Light, Maturity, Old, Youth)

"I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect."
- Alexander Jackson Davis
(Related: American, Living)

"Sometimes running for Congress is a four-year strategy in terms of getting out there and building a network."
- Artur Davis
(Related: Strategy, Building, Congress, Network, Running)

"I'm doing my part, building plants at a record rate, having historic conservation levels. The only people not doing their part is the federal government that is siding with the energy companies against the interests of the people of California."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Government, People, Building, Conservation, Energy, Plants)

"The Texas Energy Office's Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers' energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Building, Efficiency, Energy, Office, Projects, Public)

"Since the dawn of time, traditional marriage - the union between one man and one woman - has been the building block of civilization, and at no point in our nation's history has that foundation been under more severe attack than now."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: History, Marriage, Time, Civilization, Building, Dawn, Man, Nation, Now, Woman)

"I never called my work an 'art' It's part of show business, the business of building entertainment."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Business, Work, Building, Entertainment)

"If I had money, I would like to get an old building, have music performances, do lithographs, have shows of paintings, and do those things that I'm interested in doing."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Music, Money, Building, Old)

"Then I have a head mounted display which actually was designed for the military to do synchronized building entries and that's looking down at my hands, so projected on the big screen behind me, you can see my hands as I'm putting the tracks together."
- Thomas Dolby
(Related: Building, Military)

"Man is a fire-stealing animal, and we can't help building machines and machine intelligences, even if, from time to time, we use them not only to outsmart ourselves but to bring us right up to the doorstep of Doom."
- Richard Dooling
(Related: Time, Building, Fire, Help, Machine, Machines, Man, Right)

"I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them."
- Tommy Douglas
(Related: Being, Mind, Monument, Monuments, Parliament, Pigeons, Symbol, Want)

"The one image that's been causing a lot of discussion is one image that I shot of a man falling head-first from the building, before the buildings fell down. He was trapped in the fire, and decided to jump and take his own life, rather than being burned."
- Richard Drew
(Related: Life, Being, Building, Fire, Man)

"We've already seen how it's going to come in, in a truck, like it did at Oklahoma City at the Federal building or it's going to come in by plane, like it did at the World Trade Center."
- Richard Drew
(Related: Building, Trade, World)

"You can find academic and industrial groups doing some relevant work, but there isn't a focus on building complex molecular systems. In that respect, Japan is first, Europe is second, and we're third."
- K. Eric Drexler
(Related: Work, Building, Europe, First, Focus, Respect)

"We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise, if they can, periodically something to help us. Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep. It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Building, Friends, Help, Needs)

"One or two of the trips were a bit scary. Soldiers had me at gun point on one trip, locked me in my van all night and escorted me in and out of buildings when I wanted to wash."
- Joey Dunlop
(Related: Night, Soldiers)

"Kolkata is a great city, has great food and great people. We had some problems finding the kind of old buildings we were looking for, and even handling the crowds, but on the whole it was fun shooting there."
- Sanjay Dutt
(Related: Food, People, Crowds, Fun, Old, Problems)

"There is a great satisfaction in building good tools for other people to use."
- Freeman Dyson
(Related: People, Building, Satisfaction, Tools)

"It's just really hard to work and get better, building and planning for the future with the new Monte Carlo and keeping the race team intact and keeping them healthy."
- Dale Earnhardt
(Related: Work, Building, Future, Planning, Race)

"Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it."
- Eknath Easwaran
(Related: Work, Building, Day, Patience)

"But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Life, Afghanistan, Building, Country, Help, Military, Needs, Poor, Security, Years)

"But if we leave them alone, just satisfying ourselves with social work, economic work and the building up of a national army, it can make progress, hopefully within a short time."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Time, Work, Progress, Army, Building)

"The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis."
- Leon Edel
(Related: Age, Life, Building, Dying, Mind, Old)

"Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Quality, Opportunity, Financial, Building, Healthcare, Schools, Security)

"The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Art, Architecture, Lie, Beginning, Building, Dancing, End, First)

"Education is all a matter of building bridges."
- Ralph Ellison
(Related: Education, Building)

"China is not only formidable, it is also aggressively building its own economic infrastructure. Just a few years from now, China will rival the U.S. and the European Union in global market power. It already has surpassed us in population."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: Power, Building, Now, Population, Will, Years)

"No architect troubled to design houses that suited people who were to live in them, because that would have meant building a whole range of different houses. It was far cheaper and, above all, timesaving to make them identical."
- Michael Ende
(Related: Design, People, Building, Houses)

"You win by working hard, making tough decisions and building coalitions."
- John Engler
(Related: Building, Decisions)

"Manufacturers employ more than 14 million Americans doing what Americans do best, making things, building things, transforming raw materials into finished products."
- John Engler
(Related: Americans, Building)

"Nearly all the things I do that are of any merit at all start off just being good fun, and I think I'm sort of building up to doing something else quite soon."
- Brian Eno
(Related: Being, Building, Fun, Merit)

"I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country."
- John Ensign
(Related: Act, Building, Community, Country, First, Voting)

"When terrorists attacked the symbols of our national unity and strength, they failed to realize that they were just symbols of our strength. The real strength of our nation comes from our people - not our buildings."
- Michael Enzi
(Related: People, Strength, Nation, Unity)

"In Los Angeles, by the time you're 35, you're older than most of the buildings."
- Delia Ephron
(Related: Time)

"No wonder the film industry started in the desert in California where, like all desert dwellers, they dream their buildings, rather than design them."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Design, Dream, Film, Wonder)

"Nowhere has specialization penetrated so deeply into the building professions as North America."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: America, Building)

"Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Heart, Spirit)

"In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Building, Countries, Direction, Tradition)

"We can appreciate but not really understand the medieval town. We cannot comprehend its compactness, the contiguity of all its buildings as a single uninterrupted whole."
- Arthur Erickson
"You have to see a building to comprehend it. Photographs cannot convey the experience, nor film."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Experience, Building, Film)

"Whenever we witness art in a building, we are aware of an energy contained by it."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Art, Building, Energy)

"Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Architecture, Building, Theory)

"The job of buildings is to improve human relations: architecture must ease them, not make them worse."
- Ralph Erskine
(Related: Architecture, Job)

"Buildings designed exclusively on scientific principles will depress their occupants and constrain their creativity."
- Robert Evans
(Related: Creativity, Principles, Will)

"Buildings designed with careful attention to aesthetics arouse and enlighten their occupants and that promotes their good health."
- Robert Evans
(Related: Health, Aesthetics, Attention)

"In fact, the socialization gives us the tools to fill our evolutionary roles. They are our building blocks."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Building, Fact, Tools)

"I'd like to know about some of the things that they teach down there, like building a lake. If I ever wanted to build a lake, I'd like to know how to do it."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Building)

"When I'm building my dome in my chapel, and I had a vision - I've worked on perpetual motion and I haven't never give it up yet. I still think it could be done, perpetual motion. I had a vision of a un resist able windmill."
- Howard Finster
(Related: Vision, Building)

"When I'm makin' lectures to these universities, I tell 'em I like that little building because when I run short a audience, if I can get three people in there I've got a good crowd."
- Howard Finster
(Related: People, Building)

"I visited the Pentagon a few days after September 11, and I still remember so vividly the smell of terror surrounding the entire building and complex. I was angry that such a brutal act of violence was committed against innocent people."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: People, Act, Building, Terror, Violence)

"So we have broad bipartisan support for the bill, and it's my hope that we can build on some of the things that have been talked about in Washington involving building a larger ownership society."
- Harold Ford
(Related: Society, Hope, Building, Ownership, Support, Washington)

"There's a lot to be said for doing what you're not supposed to do, and the rewards of doing what you're supposed to do are more subtle and take longer to become apparent, which maybe makes it less attractive. But your life is the blueprint you make after the building is built."
- Richard Ford
(Related: Life, Building)

"The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much. In public affairs, in the rebuilding of civilization, something less dramatic and emotional is needed, namely tolerance."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Love, Civilization, Fact, Public, Tolerance)

"When the president during the campaign said he was against nation building, I didn't realize he meant our nation."
- Al Franken
(Related: Building, Nation, President)

"Money should not, and must not, change our commitment to solving problems and building this state."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Change, Money, Building, Commitment, Problems, State)

"If you get a chance to be in a film, that's great. One of my goals is to make a record as good as Don Henley's album, Building the Perfect Beast."
- Glenn Frey
(Related: Goals, Building, Chance, Film)

"The Communist Party said that I must finish my studies because after the revolution in Germany people would be required with technical knowledge to take part in the building of the Communist Germany."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: People, Knowledge, Building, Revolution, Germany, Party)

"Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Beauty, Daughter, God, Building, Light)

"The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Character, Values, Building, Poor)

"Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition for building up a sound education."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Education, Life, Building, Purity, Sound)

"Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Being, Children, Evil, Parents, Spiritual, World)

"In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Athens, Cities, Houses, Poor, Public)

"Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Design, People, Problems)

"The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Education, Goal, Burden, Conviction, Pursuit, School, Will)

"I think the day you start building the war plan is the day you start beginning the postwar plan."
- Jay Garner
(Related: War, Beginning, Building, Day)

"Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Work, Building, Hard work, Testing)

"I can help a lot of other people who've gone through the same thing by building a center that will help men and women who don't have the funds to take care of themselves and get the medical treatment."
- David Gest
(Related: Medical, Men, Women, People, Building, Care, Help, Treatment, Will)

"Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building."
- A. Bartlett Giamatti
(Related: Art, Work, Building, Giving, Teachers)

"Elton wanted a garden. They were building all afternoon while we were rehearsing. And then they built a fountain for Elton. And he said, I was only joking!"
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Building, Garden)

"A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Family, Home, Building, Children, Woman)

"I had business experience. I had made my living designing and building electronic equipment. Basic business was not new to me, but the music business was completely new to me. I knew nothing about distribution, or any of those things."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Business, Music, Experience, Building, Living, Nothing)

"What we can borrow from Ronald Reagan... is that great sense of optimism. He led by building on the strengths of America, not running America down."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Optimism, America, Building, Running, Sense)

"When they get a 50-inch waist and a gorilla butt, it's ugly looking - and I think bodybuilding has become ugly looking."
- Joe Gold
(Related: Ugly)

"Gold's was the first bodybuilding gym made for bodybuilders."
- Joe Gold
(Related: First, Gold)

"Abandoning the project was incredibly stressful after having gone through the process of building the room, installing the kiln, collecting the stones, sitting with the kiln day and night as it came to temperature, experiencing the failures."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Building, Day, Night, Project)

"It's not about doing over the living room of someone who has bad taste in color. This is about restoring historic buildings and instilling pride in a community, which can be done through designing new public spaces and social gathering spots."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: Community, Living, Pride, Public, Taste)

"It's certainly not just a spot opinion; it's something that obviously has been building up for years. It is also very good for publicity, and it is the kind of recognition that maybe will help financially, also."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Building, Help, Opinion, Publicity, Will, Years)

"The character of Rosie is based on a woman who used to live in the same apartment building I lived in many years ago. She's taken on a life of her own, of course."
- Sue Grafton
(Related: Life, Character, Building, Woman, Years)

"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."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Love, Building, Man, Space)

"I've been doing a lot of learning from mistakes, first and foremost, and building off that."
- William Green
(Related: Building, First, Learning, Mistakes)

"Whoever places his trust into a system will soon be without a home. While you are building your third story, the two lower ones have already been dismantled."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Trust, Home, Building, Will)

"Success is like a high-rise building I'm on the first floor. There are a lot of people in the basement or the parking lot but I was lucky enough to have made it to the first floor and I'm looking to make it to the penthouse."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: Success, People, Building, First)

"Well, we have two major goals. The most important one is to get the station arm on board the station, because that's this really milestone in the space station building since from now on they will be using this arm to continue building the space station."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Goals, Building, Now, Space, Will)

"For the first time in history all the major countries in the world are pushing together to reach this goal... building something in space that is really for all humankind."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: History, Time, Goal, Building, Countries, First, Space, World)

"Building walls isn't going to work in the long run. Some people are happy with the wall in Israel, but somebody will get a weapon someday and knock it over or something. Walls aren't the answer between countries, though."
- Arlo Guthrie
(Related: Work, People, Building, Countries, Israel, Will)

"For 15 years I did two to three movies a year, sometimes four. I didn't get to spend time building my personal life."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Life, Movies, Time, Building, Years)

"The building of friendship, family, community and love is complicated. We are so isolated in this country, no longer supported by tribes and villages."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Love, Family, Friendship, Building, Community, Country)

"What was new was the symbolic force of the targets struck. The attackers did not just physically cause the highest buildings in Manhattan to collapse; they also destroyed an icon in the household imagery of the American nation."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: American, Cause, Force, Nation)

"There will be no support in the island of Ireland for building a nuclear power station."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Power, Building, Ireland, Support, Will)

"Theatre is about people, not buildings. Incalculable damage has been done to the expert talent a company needs - from wardrobe to lighting technicians."
- Edward Hall
(Related: Talent, People, Company, Needs, Theatre)

"I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Building, Fire, Light, Right)

"Well, we think the broadcasts did have some effect, because we see the antiwar movement in the U.S. building up, growing and so we think that our broadcast is a support to this antiwar movement."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: Building, Effect, Support)

"Some guys can do more talking in the ring, other guys do posing, body building, whatever the hell they do in the ring. But I don't have the big body, and I'm not the big smooth talker, but I can get in the ring and wrestle."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Body, Building, Hell, Talking)

"There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying."
- Colin Hay
(Related: Soul, Character, Building)

"We have to realize we are building a movement."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Building)

"The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Success, America, Building, First, France, Italy, Nations, states, Understanding, United, Will)

"It has become impossible to give up the enterprise of disarmament without abandoning the whole great adventure of building up a collective peace system."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Adventure, Building)

"When I first went to New York I was right out of high school, I was 17 years old, and I had never seen a building over two stories high."
- Florence Henderson
(Related: Building, First, Old, Right, School, Years)

"Some couples could not work together but we enjoy working on our projects and building our art business."
- Dwayne Hickman
(Related: Art, Business, Work, Building, Projects)

"Faith is building on what you know is here, so you can reach what you know is there."
- Cullen Hightower
(Related: Faith, Building)

"Even the smallest dog can lift its leg on the tallest building."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Building)

"Democracy is not something that happens, you know, just at election time, and it's not something that happens just with one event. It's an ongoing building process. But it also ought to be a part of our culture, a part of our lives."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Time, Building, Culture, Democracy)

"When we did the pilot, I sort of pictured this guy pirating a signal and then this story unfolding of him building this satellite and these robots and watching these bad movies."
- Joel Hodgson
(Related: Movies, Building)

"Without rebuilding the confidence between parties, you will never succeed."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Confidence, Succeed, Will)

"That is where consensus-building begins-with the idea that you have your own truth, but that the negotiator on the other side of the table has his own truth as well."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Truth, Idea)

"I'm not afraid of heights. I rock climb. I can repel off the side of a building."
- Kate Hudson
(Related: Building)

"We believe that peace is not just signed papers, but rather a contract between generations for the building of a more promising and less threatening future."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Building, Future, Generations)

"Our objective must therefore be to ensure EU better regulation contributes towards delivering a modern European Union which relentlessly focuses on building a dynamic and innovative economy equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century."
- John Hutton
(Related: Building, Economy)

"More than anything, people want the reality of the discussion at hand. If what is going on in that building is the real thing, if the transforming love and power of Jesus Christ is being experienced, you can sit on a metal folding chair or in a plush theater seat."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: Love, Power, People, Being, Building, Christ, Reality, Theater, Want)

"In some cases we've been building tools that are specific to Linux for the desktop, and they only work on Linux, but I see two major projects that are wildly, wildly successful: Mozilla and OpenOffice, and those two programs are cross platform."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Work, Building, Linux, Projects, Tools)

"It was very clear that this was a very, very old site. There were remains of sod walls. Fishermen assumed it was an old Indian site. Bu Indians didn't use that kind of buildings and houses."
- Helge Ingstad
(Related: Fishermen, Houses, Old)

"In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Goal, Winning, Building, Support)

"We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power had gone out in the building. Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage. We became very good friends and spent a lot of time together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the bands he was in at the time."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Power, Time, Building, Friends, Hearing)

"The building of the architecture of a novel - the craft of it - is something I never tire of."
- John Irving
(Related: Architecture, Building)

"We have a long way to go before we are able to hear the voices of everyone on earth, but I believe that providing voices and building bridges is essential for the World Peace we all wish for."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Peace, Building, Earth, World)

"In the building I live in on Park Avenue there are ten people who could buy the Yankees, but none of them could hit the ball out of Yankee Stadium."
- Reggie Jackson
(Related: People, Building, Yankee)

"With a painter or a sculptor, one cannot begin to alter his works, but an architect has to put up with anything, because he makes utility objects - the building is there to be used, and times change."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Change, Building)

"I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Architecture)

"If a building becomes architecture, then it is art."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Art, Architecture, Building)

"Almost every time I make a building, some people will condemn it straight to Hell."
- Arne Jacobsen
(Related: Time, People, Building, Hell, Will)

"I've never looked at a suburban building as being a minor building and an urban building as being a major building."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Being, Building)

"I wanted to improve the suburban office building; to create a great urban space in a suburban environment with all that implies about interaction, collaboration and creativity."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Creativity, Building, Collaboration, Environment, Office, Space)

"It's my goal to make a building as immaterial as possible. Architecture is a very material thing. It takes a lot of resources, so why not eliminate what you don't need as long as you're able to achieve the same result?"
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Architecture, Goal, Building, Result)

"Critics are entitled to have an opinion, but how can they judge how comfortable a building is? No critic is smart enough to judge how a building will perform over time."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Time, Building, Opinion, Will)

"Chinese buildings are like American buildings, with big footprints. People don't care about daylight or fresh air."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: People, American, Care)

"A city building, you experience when you walk; a suburban building, you experience when you drive."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Experience, Building)

"A building is hard to judge. It takes many years to find out whether it works. It's not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: People, Building, Office, Years)

"Every building is a prototype. No two are alike."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Building)

"We are creating a unique experience. It's starts with how you see the building from a distance."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Experience, Building)

"We want our buildings to work like a machine that will create a pleasurable environment."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Work, Environment, Machine, Want, Will)

"Transparency is not the same as looking straight through a building: it's not just a physical idea, it's also an intellectual one."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Idea)

"As a kid, we would drive up and down 77 North - that's our highway - there would be office buildings on the side of the highway and I'd be like, that's what my house is going to look like when I get older. I'm going to start making my house look like this."
- LeBron James
(Related: Office)

"Well, by the end of the millennium, five, six months from now, we hope to somehow manage to move into a new location where we have the whole building, so we can devote space to all our activities."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Hope, Building, End, Months, Now, Space)

"We shall not have succeeded in demolishing everything unless we demolish the ruins as well. But the only way I can see of doing that is to use them to put up a lot of fine, well-designed buildings."
- Alfred Jarry
"I am concerned about the whole man. I am concerned about what the people, using their government as an instrument and a tool, can do toward building the whole man, which will mean a better society and a better world."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Government, Society, People, Building, Man, Will, World)

"I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?"
- Philip Johnson
(Related: Beach, Hate)

"We could have gone with much bigger labels and more money, but we wanted to go with a company that is LA based, all in the same building, and really understands what the artists want."
- Adam Jones
(Related: Money, Artists, Building, Company, Want)

"Building is just skilled labor, I suppose. It's a lot of work. I don't mind other people building them, but the way things go together and are made is interesting to me; I like that a lot."
- Donald Judd
(Related: Work, People, Building, Labor, Mind)

"I pay a lot of attention to how things are done and the whole activity of building something is interesting."
- Donald Judd
(Related: Attention, Building)

"There are some who are scared by unity and by building a country on the basis of ideas."
- Paul Kagame
(Related: Ideas, Building, Country, Unity)

"A great building must begin with the unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the end must be unmeasurable."
- Louis Kahn
(Related: Being, Building, End)

"I love building spaces: architecture, furniture, all of it, probably more than fashion. The development procedure is more tactile. It's about space and form and it's something you can share with other people."
- Donna Karan
(Related: Love, Architecture, People, Development, Building, Fashion, Space)

"I gave my life to the Group Theatre, because in it I'm building something for myself. What I build, I am."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Life, Building, Theatre)

"There are the further difficulties of building a population out of a diversity of races, each at a different stage of cultural evolution, some in need of restraint, many in need of protection; everywhere a bewildering Babel of tongues."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Building, Difficulties, Diversity, Evolution, Population, Protection, Restraint)

"In any restaurant of this caliber, the chefs are in the same position, building relationships."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Building, Relationships)

"I was an idiot in terms of career-building, but I had a great time."
- Sally Kellerman
(Related: Time, Career)

"It is idle to say that nations can struggle to outdo each other in building armaments and never use them. History demonstrates the contrary, and we have but to go back to the last war to see the appalling effect of nations competing in great armaments."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: History, War, Building, Effect, Nations, Struggle)

"The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Building)

"Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Peace, Building, Old, Opinions)

"This enemy of peace in the world today is unlike any we have seen in the past, and our military is learning from, and building on, previous successes while carrying peace and freedom into the future."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Peace, Building, Enemy, Freedom, Future, Learning, Military, Past, Today, World)

"The reason for this project comes from my childhood, that is clear to me. I did not have any toys. So, I played in the bricks of ruined buildings around me and with which I built houses."
- Anselm Kiefer
(Related: Childhood, Houses, Project, Reason)

"The groups that have awarded them are all a little different. It's a little hard to single out any one for that, but I think the dedication of this building would have to go toward the top of the list."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: Building, Dedication)

"And if the imam and the Muslim leadership in that community is so intent on building bridges, then they should voluntarily move the mosque away from ground zero and move it whether it's uptown or somewhere else, but move it away from that area, the same as the pope directed the Carmelite nuns to move a convent away from Auschwitz."
- Peter King
(Related: Leadership, Mosque, Muslim, Building, Community)

"The SSRC committee turned attention from team research for building a model of the United States to doing one for world trade in order to investigate the international transmission mechanism."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Attention, Building, Committee, Order, Research, states, Trade, United, World)

"After my first visit to Japan, in 1960, to work on a joint model building project at Osaka University, I maintained a continuing interest in the country and the entire Far East."
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Related: Work, Building, Country, First, Interest, Project, University, Visit)

"Bernstein grew up in my building in New York. He's a very, very fine player. When he was a kid, he came by to find out what was going on in the world of jazz."
- Lee Konitz
(Related: Building, Jazz, World)

"Each building has to be beautiful, but cheap and fast, but it lasts forever. That is already an incredible battery of seemingly contradictory demands. So yes, I'm definitely perhaps contradictory person, but I operate in very contradictory times."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Building)

"It's a weird city because the uglier the weather, the more beautiful the city. And the uglier the buildings, the more coherent the city."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Weather)

"The very first step to building wealth is to spend less than you make."
- Brian Koslow
(Related: Wealth, Building, First)

"If you build that foundation, both the moral and the ethical foundation, as well as the business foundation, and the experience foundation, then the building won't crumble."
- Henry Kravis
(Related: Business, Experience, Building)

"There's a moment of recognition. It's that white-light kind of stuff that just "works." I love that. And you know it when it happens, whether it's a movie, music, a building, a book."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Love, Music, Building)

"I hope to continue building my acting career and work more on projects that fulfill my artistic thirst."
- Karolina Kurkova
(Related: Work, Hope, Acting, Building, Career, Projects)

"Confidence-building is not something that can go on forever. If it goes on forever then it becomes counterproductive."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Confidence)

"A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Acting)

"We began building this incredible new foundation in this restaurant, and that's what began giving me the left-hand side of tradition and the right-hand side, my new palate."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Building, Giving, Right, Tradition)

"On the screen I saw tanks rolling through dusty streets, and fallen buildings, and forests of unfamiliar trees into which East Pakistani refugees had fled, seeking safety over the Indian border."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Safety, Trees)

"I've inherited a sense of that loss from my parents because it was so palpable all the time while I was growing up, the sense of what my parents had sacrificed in moving to the United States, and yet at the same time, building a life here and all that that entailed."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Life, Time, Building, Growing up, Loss, Parents, Sense, states, United)

"The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a judicial system, and this system needs a lot of repair. Therefore, there is no need for Kentucky to start building another judicial system within the system, that we already have."
- Sonny Landham
(Related: Building, Kentucky, Needs)

"The federal government was responsible for building the levees, engineering the levees, and consequentially, the federal government is responsible for repairing the damage that has been done, which has not been completed yet."
- Mitch Landrieu
(Related: Government, Building, Engineering)

"I seek a deeper truth, but I don't think I have to go to a building designated for worship to find it."
- Ted Lange
(Related: Truth, Building, Worship)

"Recreational development is a job not of building roads into the lovely country, but of building receptivity into the still unlovely human mind."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Development, Building, Country, Job, Mind)

"The past is still visible. The buildings haven't changed, the layout of the streets hasn't changed. So memory is very available to me as I walk around."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Memory, Past)

"I've had the odd good luck of starting slowly and building gradually, something few writers are allowed anymore. As a result I've seen each of my books called the breakthrough. And each was, in its way."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Books, Building, Luck, Result, Writers)

"We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandated of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Peace, Belief, Building, Destruction, Nations, Stability, United, Weapons)

"I think people need housing. And there's empty buildings, I think people should live in there. If you want to call them squatters, trespassers, hey, I call Wall Street thieves!"
- Al Lewis
(Related: People, Want)

"I collect clothes - they keep building and building. I buy them instead of having them washed."
- Juliette Lewis
(Related: Building, Clothes)

"I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Design, Awareness, Museums)

"We have reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum in reaching a goal all Americans should embrace - building a secure, peaceful, democratic Iraq that is no longer a threat to the United States or the international community."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Goal, Americans, Building, Community, Iraq, states, United)

"I also know that there have been many times in our history when the proximity of an election has induced exactly the kind of leadership and consensus-building that produce progress in our democracy."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: History, Leadership, Progress, Democracy)

"By building relations we create a source of love and personal pride and belonging that makes living in a chaotic world easier."
- Susan Lieberman
(Related: Love, Building, Living, Pride, World)

"When I was building the Vietnam Memorial, I never once asked the veterans what it was like in the war, because from my point of view, you don't pry into other people's business."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Business, War, People, Building, Veterans, Vietnam)

"Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don't want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist."
- Maya Lin
(Related: Architecture, Artist, Want)

"We need new partnerships in fighting terrorism and building peace."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Building, Fighting, Terrorism)

"No one can claim to be called Christian who gives money for the building of warships and arsenals."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: Money, Christian, Building)

"It was like falling off a building and suddenly, bang, you hit the bottom. The first time it happened was on an ordinary day at home. I was taking down some curtains. I took one step, turned around, took another step and then I fell and hit my head hard on the rowing machine."
- Jonah Lomu
(Related: Time, Home, Building, Day, First, Machine)

"Changes in the traditional way of building are only permitted if they are an improvement. Otherwise stay with what is traditional, for truth, even if it be hundreds of years old has a stronger inner bond with us than the lie that walks by our side."
- Adolf Loos
(Related: Truth, Lie, Building, Improvement, Old, Years)

"But it is true that sometimes an enveloping darkness aids one to clearer vision; as in a panorama building, for example, where the obscurity about the entrance prepares one better for the climax, and gives the scene depicted a more real and vivid appearance."
- Pierre Loti
(Related: Vision, Appearance, Building, Darkness, Example, Obscurity)

"When you're a kid growing up, and you think you're gay, you know that you're different; you're often teased and it can really destroy your self-esteem. But sports can be great for building self-esteem."
- Greg Louganis
(Related: Sports, Building, Gay, Growing up, Self)

"Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world."
- Lawrence G. Lovasik
(Related: Power, Blessings, Building, Energy, Force, Words, World)

"The bungalow had more to do with how Americans live today than any other building that has gone remotely by the name of architecture in our history."
- Russell Lynes
(Related: Architecture, History, Americans, Building, Name, Today)

"There are plenty of ruined buildings in the world but no ruined stones."
- Hugh MacDiarmid
(Related: World)

"Some people may get in to the building without the proper passes and things, but I think that's the price you pay for being an open place for people to come."
- Margo MacDonald
(Related: People, Being, Building, May, Open)

"Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth."
- Harold MacMillan
(Related: Growth, Building, Marxism)

"We have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That's cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it's not cowardly."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Building, Cowards, Want)

"I think flying planes into a building was a faith-based initiative. I think religion is a neurological disorder."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Religion, Faith, Building, Disorder, Flying)

"What I try to do in the book is to trace the chain of relationships running from elementary particles, fundamental building blocks of matter everywhere in the universe, such as quarks, all the way to complex entities, and in particular complex adaptive system like jaguars."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Building, Relationships, Running, Universe)

"This rebuilding of New Orleans gives us the perfect opportunity to see if we're ready to extend the legacy of Dr. King."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Opportunity)

"It's important to address young people in the reopening of New Orleans. In rebuilding, let's revisit the potential of American democracy and American glory."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: People, American, Democracy, Glory, Potential)

"The rebuilding of New Orleans is an important point in the history of the United States."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: History, states, United)

"Only a couple of companies in the world have the experience of building these machines, although the market need, if RFID did take off, would be for about 1 million of the machines running in parallel."
- Mike Marsh
(Related: Experience, Building, Machines, Running, World)

"We need a new Latin American policy that is bold - different. We need to focus on building civil society, focus on the lack of infrastructure. We need look at ways to foster economic opportunity.There needs to be a more comprehensive economic vision in the region."
- Mel Martinez
(Related: Society, Policy, Opportunity, Vision, American, Building, Focus, Needs)

"I spent 20 years of my life building up Queen, and now I'm spending years of my life trying to get away from it."
- Brian May
(Related: Life, Building, Now, Queen, Trying, Years)

"My buildings don't speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: Words)

"It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at the curb for her father to come forth from his office in one of Chicago's tallest buildings."
- George Barr McCutcheon
(Related: Father, Chicago, Office, Pretty)

"Five years ago I figured we were at the top of our game and that was the best it was going to get, but with every album it seems to keep on building on itself."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Building, Years)

"Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations."
- Timothy McVeigh
(Related: Government, Building, Iraq, Nations)

"Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time."
- Richard Meier
(Related: Time, Building, Rome)

"I still have a dream of one day - I would love to hire a semi-retired contractor and just build a house - him and I building a house for me. I would truly love to do that."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Love, Dream, Building, Day)

"A screenplay is not a finished product; a novel is. A screenplay is a blueprint for something - for a building that will most likely never be built."
- Nicholas Meyer
(Related: Building, Will)

"America must continue diplomacy, even as we continue the war, to expand the coalition of the willing to share the burden of war and to share the responsibility and the economic cost of rebuilding Iraq."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: War, America, Burden, Diplomacy, Iraq, Responsibility)

"Business chief executive officers and their boards succumb to the pressures of the financial markets and their fears of takeovers and pour out their energies to produce quarterly earnings - at the expense of building their companies for the long term."
- J. Irwin Miller
(Related: Business, Financial, Building)

"There was a failure to recognize the deep problems in AI; for instance, those captured in Blocks World. The people building physical robots learned nothing."
- Marvin Minsky
(Related: People, Failure, Building, Deep, Nothing, Problems, World)

"What most people don't seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of a civilization as from the upbuilding of one."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Money, People, Civilization)

"If you don't have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon."
- Alfred A. Montapert
(Related: Life, Beliefs, Building)

"Architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves."
- Julia Morgan
(Related: Architecture, Art)

"My buildings will be my legacy... they will speak for me long after I'm gone."
- Julia Morgan
(Related: Will)

"We must continue to have voting rights in the state, not to politicize this, but they must have a voice in the rebuilding effort in the community from which they have been displaced."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Community, Effort, Rights, State, Voice, Voting)

"This - the leadership of the mayor is crucial, because it is to the mayor that people will look to provide the vision, the energy, and the sense of confidence in the rebuilding and the recovery."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Leadership, People, Vision, Confidence, Energy, Sense, Will)

"St. Paul's arose like some huge mountain above the enormous mass of smaller buildings."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
"The church of St. Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference between them in the style of building, appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St. Paul's in London."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Church, Building, Difference, London, Style)

"The people gave me the responsibility of building the future of this nation. And I did it with honor."
- Hosni Mubarak
(Related: People, Building, Future, Honor, Nation, Responsibility)

"Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross, stood a large building, even larger than the church, and having many towers."
- Max Muller
(Related: Church, Building, Old)

"The Liberal State is a mask behind which there is no face; it is a scaffolding behind which there is no building."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: Building, Liberal, State)

"In this case we're building a corner to stretch a fence and hang a gate. It had a real purpose in the ranch here. I needed to do this. But at the same time, it made a beautiful structure."
- Bruce Nauman
(Related: Time, Purpose, Building)

"War drags human beings from their tasks of building and improving, and pushes them en masse into the category of destroyers and killers."
- Scott Nearing
(Related: War, Building)

"I'd like to play Ian Paisley, actually. I'd need building up, though he's very frail now."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Building, Now, Play)

"You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within."
- Bob Nelson
(Related: Building, Effort, Fire)

"Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great."
- Enid Nemy
(Related: Building, Nations, Rank, United, Windows)

"One hardly knows where, in the history of science, to look for an important movement that had its effective start in so pure and simple an accident as that which led to the building of the great Washington telescope, and went on to the discovery of the satellites of Mars."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: History, Science, Accident, Building, Discovery, Washington)

"Like any small business owner, I experienced the pressures of building a company from the ground up - developing a business plan, balancing the books, meeting payroll and building a customer base."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Business, Books, Building, Company, Customer, Meeting)

"Homeowners and business owners across the country agreed to pay premiums, communities agreed to adopt building codes to mitigate flood dangers, and the Federal Government agreed to provide insurance coverage to policyholders after a disaster."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Business, Government, Building, Country, Disaster)

"Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily, Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings, and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Greece)

"I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC. These are huts built out of mammoth bones. These buildings were beautifully made, from the bones of the body into shelter."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Body)

"I haven't done any building designs since the Loaf House."
- Ben Nicholson
(Related: Building)

"When one has finished building one's house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one has learned something that one really needed to know in the worst way - before one began."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Building)

"Building one space station for everyone was and is insane: we should have built a dozen."
- Larry Niven
(Related: Building, Space)

"I do have a stunt double because there are certain things that they won't let me do. Like they won't set fire to me. They won't like let me jump off a 20 story building. There are certain big stunts that it's just impossible to get insurance to let me do, but for the most part I'd say I do probably 75% of my stuff."
- Alex O'Loughlin
(Related: Building, Fire)

"When a house is being built which is to be made as strong as possible, the building takes place in fine weather and in calm, so that nothing may hinder the structure from acquiring the needed solidity."
- Origen
(Related: Being, Building, May, Nothing, Weather)

"Of course, the kind of support that Cuba could give us was very limited when it came to building up our army, since they didn't manufacture armaments in the quantities that we required. So we turned to Algeria and the Soviet Union for support."
- Daniel Ortega
(Related: Army, Building, Support)

"Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building."
- John Osborne
(Related: Building, Old)

"When the songs pop out, that's like the climax of us building."
- John Otto
(Related: Building, Songs)

"My vocation is more in composition really than anything else - building up harmonies using the guitar, orchestrating the guitar like an army, a guitar army."
- Jimmy Page
(Related: Army, Building, Guitar, Vocation)

"Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Art, Nature, Religion, Science, Mathematics, Ritual)

"It comes down to building your own world out here on the road. It's who you surround yourself with. My band and crew are really positive guys."
- Brad Paisley
(Related: Positive, Building, Road, World)

"People have a constitutional right to burn a Koran if they want to, but doing so is insensitive and an unnecessary provocation - much like building a mosque at Ground Zero."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: People, Mosque, Koran, Building, Right, Want)

"In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Control, Performance, Building, Evening, Film, Theater)

"We will emerge stronger as a diverse community; the area will be rebuilt with life around the clock, new buildings, restaurants, places of entertainment."
- George Pataki
(Related: Life, Community, Entertainment, Restaurants, Will)

"In time it will become clear to everyone that support for the policies of pre-emptive war and interventionist nation-building will have much greater significance than the removal of Saddam Hussein itself."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Time, War, Nation, Support, Will)

"How did we win the election in the year 2000? We talked about a humble foreign policy: No nation-building; don't police the world. That's conservative, it's Republican, it's pro-American - it follows the founding fathers. And, besides, it follows the Constitution."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Conservative, Constitution, Fathers, Founding, Nation, Police, Republican, World)

"As recent as the year 2000 we won elections by saying we shouldn't be the policemen of the world, and that we should be nation building. And its time we got those values back into this country."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Time, Values, Building, Country, Elections, Nation, Saying, World)

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Life, Work, Values, Building, Hard work, Struggle, Today)

"I never thought I'd live to see the day that an American administration would denounce the state of Israel for rebuilding Jerusalem."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Thought, American, Day, Israel, State)

"The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Time, Building, Future, Job, Jobs, Prosperity, Schools)

"Scouting ought to be about building character, not about sex. Period. Precious few parents enroll their boys in the Scouts to get a crash course in sexual orientation."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Sex, Character, Boys, Building, Parents, Scouting)

"India is a global power and an important partner with whom we are building an intense, broad and enduring relationship."
- Pierre Pettigrew
(Related: Power, Building)

"The process of building a part doesn't really stop."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Building)

"The process of creation goes on all the time. When I get through, I feel I know what the character will do in every situation. But the building up of the part is not mechanical or deliberate. It grows out of the text."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Time, Character, Building, Creation, Will)

"Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Agreement, Building, Harmony, Result)

"Nothing requires the architect's care more than the due proportions of buildings."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Care, Nothing)

"The lanes and streets of the city being set out, the choice of sites for the convenience and use of the state remains to be decided on; for sacred edifices, for the forum, and for other public buildings."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Being, Choice, Public, State)

"Care should be taken that all buildings are well lighted: in those of the country this point is easily accomplished, because the wall of a neighbour is not likely to interfere with the light."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Care, Country, Light)

"When I say artist I mean the man who is building things - creating molding the earth - whether it be the plains of the west - or the iron ore of Penn. It's all a big game of construction - some with a brush - some with a shovel - some choose a pen."
- Jackson Pollock
(Related: Artist, Building, Earth, Man, Pen)

"Buildings should serve people, not the other way around."
- John Portman
(Related: People)

"Architects in the past have tended to concentrate their attention on the building as a static object. I believe dynamics are more important: the dynamics of people, their interaction with spaces and environmental condition."
- John Portman
(Related: Environmental, People, Attention, Building, Past)

"Years ago when you'd go to a working group most of the people in the working group would be from universities. Now most of the people are from companies who are building internet products and care what the standards turn out to be."
- Jon Postel
(Related: People, Building, Care, Internet, Now, Years)

"If a patron buys from an artist who needs money, the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Art, Money, Artist, Building, Needs, World)

"At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture."
- Martin Puryear
(Related: Art, Building, Sculpture)

"Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Shadows)

"I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: People, Building, Children, Content)

"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: People, Building, Children, Content)

"Oh, the Irish were building the railroads down through Mexico, through Chihuahua. They finished the railroads when they finished out in the West Coast, and they went down and put the trains into Mexico."
- Anthony Quinn
(Related: Building, Irish)

"The Europe we are in the process of building is the Europe of the 21st century; it's not the Europe of the 20th century."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Building, Europe)

"I am a believer, but I affirm that in public buildings the law of the Republic overrides religious rules."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Law, Public, Religious, Rules)

"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Building, Integrity, Man)

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Ralph Ransom
(Related: Life, Work, Values, Building, Hard work, Struggle, Today)

"A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society."
- Joseph Ratzinger
(Related: Religion, Society, Building, Freedom, Religious, Responsibility, Space, State)

"We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism."
- Jack Reed
(Related: War, Building, Fighting, Honor, Memories, Terrorism, World)

"My earnest hope is that what we started in terms of building partnerships with communities across America will continue, that we will continue our efforts to reduce crime and violence."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Hope, America, Building, Crime, Violence, Will)

"The Department of Justice transcends party because we're building on the Weed and Seed program."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Building, Justice, Party)

"We're building on an international network with many others for the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. There are so many things we can do to carry forward policies."
- Janet Reno
(Related: Act, Americans, Building, Network)

"Typically, an historic site is considered by the National Park Service to contain a single historical feature, while generally a National Historic Park extends beyond single properties or buildings."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Service)

"The basic line in any good verse is cadenced... building it around the natural breath structures of speech."
- Kenneth Rexroth
(Related: Building, Speech)

"Initially, I had two thoughts. First, this is a very large conspiracy; and second, our children in Washington. We knew there were a few unidentified planes that may have been headed for the White House or the Capitol Building."
- Mercer Reynolds
(Related: Thoughts, Building, Children, First, May, Washington)

"The proportions, too, in which the capital that is to support labour, and the capital that is invested in tools, machinery and buildings, may be variously combined."
- David Ricardo
(Related: May, Support, Tools)

"In every area of the world where there is earthquake risk, there are still many buildings of this type; it is very frustrating to try to get rid of them."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Risk, World)

"Eddie Fisher married to Elizabeth Taylor is like me trying to wash the Empire State Building with a bar of soap."
- Don Rickles
(Related: Building, State, Trying)

"Alan's publishing company was in the Brill Building, and of course, the Brill Building was where all the songwriters hung out because that's where all the publishers were."
- Johnny Rivers
(Related: Building, Company, Publishing)

"All these buildings are like mountains I would like to climb, but I am forbidden."
- Alain Robert
(Related: Forbidden, Mountains)

"In fact, it will be very easy to climb the building because of its shape and architecture."
- Alain Robert
(Related: Architecture, Building, Fact, Will)

"If you look over the course of a hundred years, I think the gradual erosion of the consensus that's held our country together is probably more serious than a few bearded terrorists who fly into buildings."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Country, Years)

"People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: People)

"You know, a lot of people are just interested in, in building a company so they can make money and get out."
- Arthur Rock
(Related: Money, People, Building, Company)

"The attacks on the World Trade Center and the current economic recession, which is particularly powerful in New York City, have put a number of building plans on hold for the time being."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Time, Being, Building, Trade, World)

"At least 50 times. I've jumped off a building, jumped off a cliff in a car. I've been in bedrooms when women came in with knives and guns."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Women, Car, Building)

"If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Work, Goals, Building, End, Will)

"Whatever good things we build end up building us."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Building, End)

"We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Intelligence, Building, Defense, Military, Security, Will)

"I'm just steadily building myself up as Kelly Rowland, not just Kelly Rowland of Destiny's Child, which is a blessing to be able to do that."
- Kelly Rowland
(Related: Building, Destiny)

"If there were a major earthquake in Los Angeles, with bridges and highways and railroads and airports all shut down and huge buildings collapsing, I don't care how much planning you do, the first 72 hours is going to be chaotic."
- Warren Rudman
(Related: Care, First, Planning)

"Don't say "the White House wants." Buildings can't want."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Want)

"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."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Duty, First)

"Moments are incredible, but in my fantasy mind I see a Globe company which is renowned throughout the world for what it does with pure storytelling. So that people come and say: it's not just the building, it's the only place you can hear this kind of work."
- Mark Rylance
(Related: Work, People, Building, Company, Fantasy, Mind, Moments, World)

"Mr. Speaker, we have reached a point in history where some have forgotten that it is the family, not the government, that is the fundamental building block of our society."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: History, Society, Family, Government, Building)

"Democracy in Yemen did not stop, instead it is in a continuous development, there is no other way to follow rather than democracy, it is our national way for building up our country, it was not imposed on us by others."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Development, Building, Country, Democracy)

"I have often wondered what it is an old building can do to you when you happen to know a little about things that went on long ago in that building."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Building, Old)

"We must stop the trend of closing schools and building prisons."
- Gale Sayers
(Related: Building, Schools)

"Great minds are related to the brief span of time during which they live as great buildings are to a little square in which they stand: you cannot see them in all their magnitude because you are standing too close to them."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Time)

"So this anchoring in some way, in some important way in the past without repeating the past, but on the basis of the past building something new: that is what is important."
- Gunther Schuller
(Related: Building, Past)

"Europe has always represented a major strategic opportunity to achieve our goal of creating and building an enduring global brand."
- Howard Schultz
(Related: Opportunity, Goal, Building, Europe)

"The success I have achieved in bodybuilding, motion pictures, and business would not have been possible without the generosity of the American people and the freedom here to pursue your dreams."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Business, Dreams, Success, People, American, Freedom, Generosity)

"I feel good because I believe I have made progress in rebuilding the people's trust in their government."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Government, Trust, People, Progress)

"I didn't leave bodybuilding until I felt that I had gone as far as I could go. It will be the same with my film career. When I feel the time is right, I will then consider public service. I feel that the highest honor comes from serving people and your country."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Time, People, Career, Country, Film, Honor, Public, Right, Service, Will)

"Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Diet, Successful, Training)

"We work for the families back home, we do not work for the lobbyists that prowl the halls of the capital building, do not forget who we work for."
- Brian Schweitzer
(Related: Work, Home, Building, Forget)

"When I started walking and I looked down and I saw on the floor this water, which looked like, you know, water in your basement except it happened to be in the auxiliary building of a nuclear power plant."
- William Scranton
(Related: Power, Building, Walking, Water)

"When one puts up a building one makes an elaborate scaffold to get everything into its proper place. But when one takes the scaffold down, the building must stand by itself with no trace of the means by which it was erected. That is how a musician should work."
- Andres Segovia
(Related: Work, Building)

"After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: Architecture, War, Technology, World, World war)

"From the early days of European migration to America, in the 17th Century, the prototype of buildings was based on English precedent, even if mostly translated into the locally available material in abundance: timber."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: America, English)

"I've always thought Blues Point Tower is one of my best buildings and I stand by that."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: Thought)

"It doesn't worry me that people have criticised the building."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: People, Building, Worry)

"Japan's humid and warm summer climate, as well as frequent earthquakes resulted in lightweight timber buildings raised off the ground that are resistant to earth tremors."
- Harry Seidler
(Related: Climate, Earth, Summer)

"I myself am a builder and get totally excited about building Yahoo! as a brand and building it into a bigger and better company. That's what I intend to do."
- Terry Semel
(Related: Building, Company)

"I was primarily interested in people, and people in action, so that I did nothing photographically in the sense of doing buildings for their own sake or a still life or anything like that."
- Ben Shahn
(Related: Life, People, Action, Nothing, Sense)

"We have the responsibility to protect our people and that's why we're building this fence. We've suffered from 19,000 terrorist attacks during the last three years."
- Silvan Shalom
(Related: People, Building, Responsibility, Years)

"I did not find Liverpool ugly. Her stately public buildings, broad streets, public squares, and noble statues redeem her from the charge."
- M. E. W. Sherwood
(Related: Public, Ugly)

"He was mostly leaping tall buildings in the beginning. There were cases where he would leap off a tall building or swoop down, and at that point he would look like he was flying, I suppose. It was just natural to draw him like that."
- Joe Shuster
(Related: Beginning, Building, Flying)

"We were building a - what I thought was a fantastic company. We had great people. We were changing - we were changing the way the marketplace operated. We were creating a market for natural gas and electricity that had never existed before."
- Jeffrey Skilling
(Related: Thought, People, Building, Company, Electricity)

"We built that into a wholesale business that became, really, one of the largest companies in the United States. We had success in building new markets, opening markets for competition, and that takes a personal toll."
- Jeffrey Skilling
(Related: Business, Success, Building, Competition, states, United)

"I don't think of myself as offbeat and weird. As a kid, I saw myself as the type of guy who would run into a burning building to save the baby."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Baby, Building)

"Credit card companies pay college students generously to stand outside dining halls, dorms, and academic buildings and encourage their fellow students to apply for credit cards."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Cards, College, Credit, Students)

"In the event of fire in any of the public buildings troops would be of vast service in the protection of public property, and should insurrection break out the protection of life and property would be more safe guarded by our company of regulars, than by the whole City."
- Thomas L. Smith
(Related: Life, Company, Fire, Property, Protection, Public, Service, Troops)

"You can't create a monster, then whine when it stomps on a few buildings."
- Yeardley Smith
"The Bar Room has a corner table placed strategically at a point diagonally across from the entrance. the table of tables in the setting of settings in the building of buildings. In the religion of lunch, this is the holy of holies."
- Raymond Sokolov
(Related: Religion, Building)

"The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble."
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Being, Building, Communism, Reason)

"As I think through the issue of funding the rebuilding of Iraq, I think about the analogy of a bankruptcy proceeding. There is no doubt that Iraq as a country is bankrupt."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Country, Doubt, Iraq)

"Three big assumptions proved wrong: one, that the Iraqi people would welcome us as liberators; two, that oil would soon pay for Iraqi's rebuilding; and, three, that we have plenty of troops, weapons, and equipment for the postwar situation."
- John Spratt
(Related: People, Oil, Troops, Weapons)

"Then I moved down to the Bowery to this building where Debbie Harry lived. It was there that I started combining some clothes for her and continued doing the art and photography."
- Stephen Sprouse
(Related: Art, Building, Clothes, Photography)

"I could have made money this way, and perhaps amused myself writing code. But I knew that at the end of my career, I would look back on years of building walls to divide people, and feel I had spent my life making the world a worse place."
- Richard Stallman
(Related: Life, Money, People, Building, Career, End, World, Writing, Years)

"What I'm trying to do now in my life - not just with the building, but with everything - is to construct things that will have enduring qualities, and won't just be ephemeral flashes in the pan."
- Sylvester Stallone
(Related: Life, Building, Now, Trying, Will)

"The frightening thought that what you draw may become a building makes for reasoned lines."
- Saul Steinberg
(Related: Thought, Building, May)

"Well, they didn't lack for topics after Hiroshima. Why should 9/11 slow them down? I know it got a lot of press, but it's just a few large buildings and aircraft, it's not like D-Day and the Seige of Berlin."
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Press)

"The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you're talking about building a house, you're talking about dreams."
- Robert A. M. Stern
(Related: Dreams, Building, Conversation, Talking)

"The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament."
- Igor Stravinsky
(Related: Music, God, Church, Building, Praise)

"They say the Pharaohs built the pyramids Do you think one Pharaoh dropped one bead of sweat? We built the pyramids for the Pharaohs and we're building for them yet."
- Anna Louise Strong
(Related: Building)

"It wasn't all spent on practicing, I did do other things! but the classical guitar means a lot to me so I spend many hours building good chops and getting a good program together."
- Jim Sullivan
(Related: Building, Guitar)

"It was the spirit animating the mass and flowing from it, and it expressed the individuality of the building."
- Louis Sullivan
(Related: Building, Individuality, Spirit)

"But the building's identity resided in the ornament."
- Louis Sullivan
(Related: Building, Identity)

"Rather, it is through conciliation and compromise that we are building a fair Iraq, a just state for all its peoples."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Building, Compromise, Iraq, State)

"I suppose the reason I chose electrical engineering was because I had always been interested in electricity, involving myself in such projects as building radios from the time I was a child."
- Koichi Tanaka
(Related: Time, Building, Electricity, Engineering, Projects, Reason)

"In my opinion, further consideration of those views will help us find a way out of the current impasse, and reveal to us the kinds of buildings and cities required by the informational society."
- Kenzo Tange
(Related: Society, Cities, Consideration, Help, Opinion, Will)

"When drawings of the main buildings I have designed in the last five years are juxtaposed, the fact that they all involve the pursuit of certain configurations is obvious to anyone."
- Yoshio Taniguchi
(Related: Fact, Obvious, Pursuit, Years)

"Invite the best and brightest to compete for a grand prize to come up with designs, including new zoning, building codes and so forth, for New Orleans that could make it safe from water, and let the state and city pick the plan that works best for Louisiana."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Building, State, Water)

"And if citizens of New Orleans who are really contemplating coming back heard that we're really intent upon making the place secure again - regardless of whether the levees held or not - then I think a rebuilding process would really take shape."
- Billy Tauzin
"New Orleans has to learn to live with water rather than in fear of water, and we need a master plan that shows us how to do this. It's so critical that we send a signal to everyone in the country that we're serious about rebuilding New Orleans."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Fear, Country, Water)

"When I said I no longer wanted to be a painter, that I wanted to be an actor, the first thing I did was get a stinking job in an insurance building."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: Actor, Building, First, Job)

"Despite the negativity coming from the President's opponents, the United States remains fully committed to assisting the Iraqis in restoring security and rebuilding their nation."
- Craig L. Thomas
(Related: Nation, Negativity, Opponents, President, Security, states, United)

"The anger that appears to be building up between the sexes becomes more virulent with every day that passes. And far from women taking the blame... the fact is that men are invariably portrayed as the bad guys. Being a good man is like being a good Nazi."
- Dave Thomas
(Related: Anger, Men, Women, Being, Blame, Building, Day, Fact, Man, Sexes)

"Better than anything else in our culture, it enables fathers and sons to speak on a level playing field while building up from within a personal history of shared experience - a group history - that may be tapped into at will in years to come."
- John Thorn
(Related: Experience, History, Building, Culture, Fathers, May, Sons, Will, Years)

"For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Government, Society, Dream, American, Building, Dignity, Future, Liberty, Prosperity, Republicans, Security, Will)

"My constituents in Kansas know the death tax is a duplicative tax on small businesses and family farms that, in many cases, families have spent generations building."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Death, Family, Building, Tax, Generations)

"We remember the heroes who ran into the burning buildings to rescue those trapped inside, and the dauntless passengers on Flight 93 who laid down their lives to save others, including almost certainly those of us in the U.S. Capitol."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Heroes)

"For decades engineers have stood accused that their buildings do not have any cultural value. We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation."
- Fritz Todt
(Related: Engineering, Value)

"Of course I'm respectable. I'm old. Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough."
- Robert Towne
(Related: Old, Politicians, Ugly)

"I figured as I got older, the good roles for women would be in the theatre. So 15 years ago I started building a Broadway career to try and develop the chops to be accepted as a great theatrical actress."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Women, Building, Career, Theatre, Years)

"When that second airplane hit the building, we all changed. We need to get back to some serious thinking."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Building, Thinking)

"The house seemed so empty without him. And I thought about the life we'd been building together for all that time. I realized I was on the brink of losing it all. It just scared me into reality."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: Life, Time, Thought, Building, Losing, Reality)

"The habit of building houses upon piles, which was first forced upon the people by the position they had chosen, was afterwards followed as a matter of taste, just as it is in Holland."
- Edward Burnett Tylor
(Related: People, Habit, Building, First, Houses, Taste)

"One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Art, Money, Peace, Power, Heaven, Practice, Right)

"Something new has happened: For the first time in German history our fatherland is guided by a plan that considers only the needs of the people, and aims at building prosperity and reconstructing of our fatherland."
- Walter Ulbricht
(Related: History, Time, People, Building, First, Needs, Prosperity)

"Building a mechanical device for its appearance is like putting lace on a bowling ball."
- Andrew Vachss
(Related: Appearance, Building)

"And I also take photos of hydrogen bomb, from another part of the building. It was not part of my job, but I succeeded to go and take photos of the hydrogen bomb."
- Mordechai Vanunu
(Related: Building, Job)

"I smuggled the camera, it was no problem to smuggle the camera there. And I took 60 photos, two films, during the time when there was no one in the control room, in the building."
- Mordechai Vanunu
(Related: Time, Control, Building)

"It was very unusual to employ prettiness as part of a building."
- Robert Venturi
(Related: Building)

"I believe that our office has clearly been the leader in building coalitions, in getting other universities across the contrary to interact more effectively with the government and particularly the Congress."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Government, Leader, Building, Congress, Office)

"So I rang up a local building firm, I said 'I want a skip outside my house.' He said 'I'm not stopping you.'"
- Tim Vine
(Related: Building, Want)

"I liked working in a series, going to work every day and not having to leave town for long locations. I was producing them and building an audience."
- Robert Wagner
(Related: Work, Building, Day)

"I am about to get involved with the biggest cancer hospital in Norway. They are building a fitness center to work with patients. I will be a consultant."
- Grete Waitz
(Related: Fitness, Work, Building, Cancer, Will)

"They're building a bridge over the Potomac for all the white liberals fleeing to Virginia."
- George C. Wallace
(Related: Building, Liberals)

"There is much more to schools than buildings. There are academic activities, how it reaches the community and its proximity to other programs."
- John Warner
(Related: Community, Schools)

"We started the company out of frustration with the employer that we had because we were building great stuff and there was no way that this stuff was ever going to get into the hands of the people who could use it."
- John Warnock
(Related: People, Building, Company, Frustration)

"The toughest thing about the power of trust is that it's very difficult to build and very easy to destroy. The essence of trust building is to emphasize the similarities between you and the customer."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Power, Trust, Building, Customer)

"I don't think having a My Chemical Romance action figure will make a kid start his own band, I like to think it will make him save children from a burning building."
- Gerard Way
(Related: Romance, Action, Building, Children, Will)

"I go through a whole process with the actors first, building and creating characters, then I encourage them to sort of live in that character when they're in the screen."
- Keenen Ivory Wayans
(Related: Character, Actors, Building, First)

"We still have that same burn, to get that same kind of laughs. So whether the studio wants us to or not, we're going to do it. The money is just a byproduct of coming out with good stuff. Our whole thing is building that rapport with the audience."
- Shawn Wayans
(Related: Money, Building, Rapport)

"My mother and I took over abandoned buildings to sleep in."
- Mark Webber
(Related: Mother, Sleep)

"Barry and I were in the middle of building a house, and I was in the midst of having a nervous breakdown, because that's what you do when you build a house."
- Cynthia Weil
(Related: Building)

"I've been involved with Carnegie Hall for the last 13 years, and Chairman for the last six. I feel really good about what we've done growing our educational programs there, building a board that has made Carnegie Hall really a world-class institution."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Building, World, Years)

"I've had a terrific life, from building one company to be the second largest company in the securities industry and merging that into American Express, and becoming president of that company."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Life, American, Building, Company, President)

"In Boston they have gone from large autonomous high schools to smaller schools within the same building."
- Michael Welch
(Related: Boston, Building, Schools)

"All alone in a committee room of the Senate Office Building in Washington, I was reading the dry typewritten pages in an unpublished report of an almost forgotten congressional committee hearing."
- Robert Welch
(Related: Building, Committee, Hearing, Office, Reading, Senate, Washington)

"Until the building of Solomon's temple the unity of worship according to it had, properly speaking, never had any existence; and, moreover, it is easy to read between the lines that even after that date it was more a pious wish than a practical demand."
- Julius Wellhausen
(Related: Temple, Building, Existence, Unity, Worship)

"From the building of the temple of Solomon, which is also treated as a leading epoch in chronology, a new period in the history of worship is accordingly dated, - and to a certain extent with justice."
- Julius Wellhausen
(Related: History, Temple, Building, Justice, Leading, Worship)

"For the earliest period of the history of Israel, all that precedes the building of the temple, not a trace can be found of any sanctuary of exclusive legitimacy."
- Julius Wellhausen
(Related: History, Temple, Building, Israel)

"But I think that the spirit of protectionism would be the grave of European cinema. You cannot protect something by building a fence around it and thinking that this will help it survive."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Building, Cinema, Grave, Help, Spirit, Thinking, Will)

"Trust me, I'm going to find out where the money has gone and how it has been spent, and see if we can't get it down there quicker to let that rebuilding start."
- Lynn Westmoreland
(Related: Money, Trust)

"It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary."
- Richard Whately
(Related: Neglect)

"Downtown Detroit has more vacant buildings over 10 storeys than any city in the world."
- Meg White
(Related: World)

"Networking is an essential part of building wealth."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Wealth, Building)

"If the British Fleet were lost or captured, the Atlantic might be dominated by Germany, a power hostile to our way of life, controlling in that event most of the ships and shipbuilding facilities of Europe."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Power, Life, Europe, Germany, Ships)

"Melbourne is wonderfully altered since I last saw it. There are some very fair buildings in it now, and things are a little cheaper than they used to be."
- William John Wills
(Related: Now)

"But when I came back into the city for the first time last November, I thought every truck, every building was going to blow up. It has truly changed me something fierce."
- Lanford Wilson
(Related: Time, Thought, Building, First)

"As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we experience in everyday life. But the weak and strong forces are beyond our ordinary experience. So in physics, lots of the basic building blocks take 20th- or perhaps 21st-century equipment to explore."
- Edward Witten
(Related: Experience, Life, Building, Gravity, Physics)

"Thanks to the heroic sons and daughters of this country, who have paid sacrifices, we have been able to score a number of victories which are encouraging the nation-building process we are engaged in."
- Girma Woldegiorgis
(Related: Encouraging, Country, Daughters, Nation, Sons)

"I get bored with establishing shots of people getting out of cars and walking into buildings, getting into elevators and then 45 seconds later they have a line."
- Dick Wolf
(Related: People, Walking)

"The thing that got me started on the science that I've been building now for about 20 years or so was the question of okay, if mathematical equations can't make progress in understanding complex phenomena in the natural world, how might we make progress?"
- Stephen Wolfram
(Related: Science, Progress, Building, Now, Question, Understanding, World, Years)

"While they're building a solid foundation that will support whatever is coming down the road, Todd and I are itching to see further, to push the envelope."
- Sam Wood
(Related: Building, Road, Support, Will)

"Well-building hat three conditions. Commodity, firmness, and delight."
- Henry Wotton
(Related: Delight, Firmness)

"I thought Microsoft did a lot of things that were good and right building parts of the browser into the operating system. Then I thought it out and came up with reasons why it was a monopoly."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Thought, Building, Right)

"When it was over my daughter said, 'Oh, I felt so sorry for him - he didn't want to hurt you, he liked you.' That was Victoria. When you visualize him up there on top of the Empire State Building, you do feel sorry for him."
- Fay Wray
(Related: Daughter, Building, Hurt, State, Want)

"Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll go write four books about it."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Books, Building, Now)

"Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Character, Strength, Environment, Light, Spiders)

"Why, I just shake the buildings out of my sleeves."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
"No stream rises higher than its source. What ever man might build could never express or reflect more than he was. He could record neither more nor less than he had learned of life when the buildings were built."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Life, Man)

"The space within becomes the reality of the building."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Building, Reality, Space)

"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."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Home, First, Mistakes)

"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
(Related: Nature, Work, God, Inspiration, Building, Day, Principles)

"Buildings, too, are children of Earth and Sun."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Children, Earth, Sun)

"We laid the track on a smooth stretch of ground about one hundred feet north of the new building."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Building, Feet)

"It's time to look beyond the budget ax to assure access to health care for all. It's time to look for bipartisan solutions to the problems we can tackle today, and to work together for tomorrow - building a health care system that works for all Americans."
- Ron Wyden
(Related: Health, Time, Work, Americans, Building, Care, Problems, Today, Tomorrow)

"I want to do very useful buildings and I would like to find a method of producing these buildings through our technology because I think that this is the only way that we will gain wonderful environment easily in the future."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Technology, Environment, Future, Gain, Want, Will)

"The Wayne Education Building was the first classroom building that we have done on the Wayne campus."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Education, Building, Classroom, First)

"So what we have tried to do in our later buildings is to try to be completely consistent, as a painter is consistent or as a sculptor is consistent. Architecture also must be very consistent."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Architecture)

"In this tour around the world I was not interested in contemporary buildings because I had seen contemporary buildings actually until they came out of my ears in a sense."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Sense, World)

"In other words, I have no truck for anyone who goes out and does an eclectic building."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Building, Words)

"In other words, each piece of the building must look as though it was designed for that particular building."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Building, Words)

"We build buildings which are terribly restless. And buildings don't go anywhere. They shouldn't be restless."
- Minoru Yamasaki
"If you look at the buildings, you'll find that one part looks as if it was designed by one man, and you go around and look at another facade and it looks as if it was designed by another man, you see."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Man)

"I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Work)

"And exciting buildings are fine periodically."
- Minoru Yamasaki
"Being the gateway to a large city, St. Louis, I had felt from the very beginning that somehow this building should symbolize this sense of being a gateway."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Beginning, Being, Building, Sense)

"But now I know that it is very important that all buildings should be consistent, that this is the quality of the Gothic cathedral, for instance, that we like."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Quality, Now)

"Because, if we understand how a building is to be produced and we find a way that it can be more simply produced, then obviously we are contributing to building better buildings more easily."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Building)

"And a building must be like a human being. It must have a wholeness about it, something that is very important."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Being, Building)

"I feel this is very important for us to have serene buildings because our civilization is chaotic as it is, you see; our whole machine age has brought about a chaos that has to be somehow counterbalanced, I think."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Age, Civilization, Chaos, Machine)

"We bought an apartment building and were going to live off the rent money. We rented to people who were on welfare and a lot of times they couldn't pay the rent. We wouldn't throw them out so we lost the building."
- Dick York
(Related: Money, People, Building, Welfare)

"Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe."
- Frank Zappa
(Related: Building, Scientists, Stupidity, Universe)

"I should just drive around this city and take photos of all the buildings I've been humiliated in."
- Moon Unit Zappa
"Ideas are the building blocks of ideas."
- Jason Zebehazy
(Related: Ideas, Building)

"Building a better you is the first step to building a better America."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: America, Building, First)

"Surely, if Mother Nature had been consulted, she would never have consented to building a city in New Orleans."
- Mortimer Zuckerman
(Related: Nature, Mother, Building)

"The unfortunate thing is, for the contents of the building I could not get any insurance anywhere in Canada."
- Ernst Zundel
(Related: Building, Canada)