Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

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I believe in god, only I spell it nature.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Quote Magazine, 1966)
The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.
Frank Lloyd Wright (The Living City, 1958)
The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright, An Autobiography, 1932)
An idea is salvation by imagination.
Frank Lloyd Wright (The Future of Architecture, 1953)
The truth is more important than the facts.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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.
Frank Lloyd Wright (The Living City, 1958)
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Quoted by Norman Vincent Peale, 1990)
Freedom is from within.
Frank Lloyd Wright (The Living City, 1958)
It is where life is fundamental and free that men develop the vision needed to reveal the human soul in the blossoms it puts forth.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Lecture, 1918)
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
The space within becomes the reality of the building.
Frank Lloyd Wright (A Testament, 1957)
Character is a healthy individual growth of freedom from within.
Frank Lloyd Wright (The Living City, 1958)
Old as man's mortal life is this urge to grow.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I feel coming on me a strange disease - humility.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Quoted in Frank Lloyd Wright's Public Buildings, 1970)
Turn the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Nature is all the body of God we mortals will ever see.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The physician can bury his mistakes but, the architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
Frank Lloyd Wright (New York Times Magazine, 1953)
Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Quoted in The Ultimate Success Quotations Library, 1997)
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Quoted in The Wright Style, 1992)
Liberty may be granted but freedom cannot be conferred.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright, An Autobiography, 1932)
The heart is the chief feature of a functioning mind.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Quoted in his obituary, 1959)
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.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Life always rides in strength to victory.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright, An Autobiography, 1932)
No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright, An Autobiography, 1932)
I find it hard to believe that the machine would go into the creative artist’s hand even were that magic hand in true place. It has been too far exploited by industrialism and science at expense to art and true religion.
Frank Lloyd Wright (The Living City, 1958)
If you would see how interwoven it is in the warp and woof of civilization ... go at night-fall to the top of one of the down-town steel giants and you may see how in the image of material man, at once his glory and his menace, is this thing we call a city.
Frank Lloyd Wright (Lecture, 1904)
I'm no teacher. Never wanted to teach and don't believe in teaching an art. Science yes, business of course..but an art cannot be taught. You can only inculcate it, you can be an exemplar, you can create an atmosphere in which it can grow.
Frank Lloyd Wright (A Conversation with Frank Lloyd Wright, 1953)
A free America, democratic in the sense that our forefathers intended it to be, means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call 'democracy' is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.
Frank Lloyd Wright (The Future of Architecture, 1953)
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Frank Lloyd Wright Biography

Born: June 8, 1867
Died: April 9, 1959

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect and writer. He designed more than 1000 projects during his life time and was well-known during his time.

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