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    When we come to understand architecture as the essential nature of all harmonious structure we will see that it is the architecture of music that inspired Bach and Beethoven, the architecture of painting that is inspiring Picasso as it inspired Velasquez, that it is the architecture of life itself that is the inspiration of the great poets and philosophers.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: nature  believe  god 
     
    The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Love is the virtue of the Heart, Sincerity is the virtue of the Mind, Decision is the virtue of the Will, Courage is the virtue of the Spirit.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    If you wisely invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: beauty  invest 
     
    You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    We should learn from the snail: it has devised a home that is both exquisite and functional.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: learn 
     
    Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: work  true  value  simplicity  quality 
     
    Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: nature 
     
    A building is not just a place to be but a way to be.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Architecture is life, or at least it is life itself taking form and therefore it is the truest record of life as it was lived in the world yesterday, as it is lived today or ever will be lived.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: world 
     
    Beautiful buildings are more than scientific. They are true organisms, spiritually conceived; works of art, using the best technology by inspiration rather than the idiosyncrasies of mere taste or any averaging by the committee mind.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put man into possession of his own earth
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: men  human  earth  imagination 
     
    You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: achieve  worth 
     
    Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    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
    tags: live 
     
    Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: nature  fail 
     
    A building should appear to grow easily from its site and be shaped to harmonize with its surroundings if Nature is manifest there.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: nature 
     
    I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: work 
     
    The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: beauty  live  beautiful  invest 
     
    We create our buildings and then they create us. Likewise, we construct our circle of friends and our communities and then they construct us.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: friends  community 
     
    Form follows function - that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: spiritual 
     
    The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: hurt  beautiful 
     
    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.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: beauty  comfort 
     
    A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn't afterward.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: men  age  fools 
     
    Bring out the nature of the materials. Let their nature intimately into your scheme.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: nature 
     
    The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: belief  believe 
     
    The best friend on earth of man is the tree: When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources of the earth.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: men  friends  earth 
     
    As we live and as we are, Simplicity - with a capital "S" - is difficult to comprehend nowadays. We are no longer truly simple. We no longer live in simple terms or places. Life is a more complex struggle now. It is now valiant to be simple: a courageous thing to even want to be simple. It is a spiritual thing to comprehend what simplicity means.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    One war only breeds another.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: war 
     
    The belief in a thing makes it happen.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: belief 
     
    If it sells, it's art.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: sell 
     
    Youth is a circumstance you can't do anything about. The trick is to grow up without getting old.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: youth 
     
    The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: live  beautiful 
     
    Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: beauty 
     
    Space is the breath of art.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: space 
     
    More and more, so it seems to me, light is the beautifier of the building.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    I never design a building before I've seen the site and met the people who will be using it.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: people 
     
    The outside of any building may now come inside and the inside go outside, each seems as part of the other. Continuity, plasticity, and all the new simplicity the imply have at last come home.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: simplicity 
     
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    frank lloyd wright
    Birth    : June 8, 1867
    Death  : April 9, 1959
    Occupation  : Architect

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