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    American architect

    Quotes by Frank Lloyd Wright

    • An idea is salvation by imagination.
    • I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
    • Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
    • The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
    • The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
    • The truth is more important than the facts.
    • Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
    • Turn the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
    • TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
    • Form follows function-that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
    • The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.
    • 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.
      New York Times, October 4, 1953
    • Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
      quoted in his obituary, April 9, 1959
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