The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
Architect. One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money.
My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people.
An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
All architects want to live beyond their deaths.
No person who is not a great sculptor or painter can be an architect. If he is not a sculptor or painter, he can only be a builder.
Not many architects have the luxury to reject significant things.
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet.
Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.
A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.
The architect must be a prophet... a prophet in the true sense of the term... if he can't see at least ten years ahead don't call him an architect.
Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.
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.
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Nothing requires the architect's care more than the due proportions of buildings.
The only legitimate artists in England are the architects.
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.