Quotes of Building

“ Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans. ”

- John Lennon

“ We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way. ”

- Earl Nightingale

“ Writing about music is like dancing about architecture; it's a really stupid thing to want to do. ”

- Elvis Costello

“ 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

“ Old houses mended, Cost little less than new before they're ended. ”

- Colley Cibber

“ If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottages princes' palaces. - The Merchant of Venice. Act i. Sc. 2. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Faith is building on what you know is here, so you can reach what you know is there. ”

- Cullen Hightower

“ 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 of Wales Charles

“ The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a great refuge from home life. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ The building is a national tragedy - a cross between a concrete candy box and a marble sarcophagus in which the art of architecture lies buried. ”

- Ada Louise Huxtable

“ If solid happiness we prize, within our breast this jewel lies, And they are fools who roam; the world has nothing to bestow, From our own selves our bliss must flow, And that dear hut-our home. ”

- Nathaniel Cotton

“ This building is like a book. Its architecture is the binding, its text is in the glass and sculpture. ”

- Malcolm Miller

“ Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. ”

- John Lennon

“ The testimony of the Lord is sure making wise the simple. ”

- Bible

“ Life is really simple, but men insist on making it complicated. ”

- Confucius

“ The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa — slightly off balance. ”

- Prince of Wales Charles

“ Building a better you is the first step to building a better America. ”

- Zig Ziglar

“ There are a lot of empty seats that are about to be filled with corporatists surrounded by corporate hospitality suites funded by $13 million of taxpayers money. That's a pretty sickly witches' brew for a private convention where corporations have poured $100 million into it… ”

- Ralph Nader

“ The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid. ”

- Thomas a Kempis

“ It is in the hard rockpile labour of seeking to win, hold, or deserve a reader's interest that the pleasant agony of writing comes in. ”

- John Mason Brown

“ In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel. ”

- Ben Hecht

“ Selfishness is the making a man's self his own centre, the beginning and end of all he doth. ”

- John Owen

“ The house is a castle which the King cannot enter. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ We shape our buildings and they shape us. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ I want no part of making any contribution whatsoever to the despair which eventually follows downbeat thinking. ”

- Loretta Young

“ Our interest is in making certain the members of Congress have full information about it, and that, we're convinced, will give them a level of comfort with this. ”

- Karl Rove

“ It is a wretched thing to rest upon the fame of others, lest, the supporting pillar being removed, the superstructure should collapse in ruin. ”

- Unknown

“ The hell of these days is the fear of not getting along, especially of not making money. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ High premiums are being paid today not particularly for quality service or long-term building of a business but rather for making money quickly, getting rich, and getting out. And that's wrong. ”

- Willard C. Butcher

“ Not to go to the theatre is like making one's toilet without a mirror. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer
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