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    Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: liberty 
     
    I believe totally in a Capitalist System, I only wish that someone would try it.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: believe  wishes 
     
    Early in my career...I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility... I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I've never been sorry.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Imitate nothing except principle.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    TV is chewing gum for the eyes.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: eyes 
     
    I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: black 
     
    Individuality realized is the supreme attainment of the human soul, the master-master's work of art. Individuality is sacred.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Get the habit of analysis - analysis will in time enable synthesis to become your habit of mind.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: time  mind 
     
    A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: mistakes  doctor 
     
    Television is bubble-gum for the mind
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: mind 
     
    If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: men 
     
    Each had his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart; and his friends could only read the title. - Virginia Woolf, from Jacob's Room Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: past  friends  eyes  book  read 
     
    Now, of course, architecture is a blind spot of our life in America today. How many millions of students go to the university to be educated? They come away conditioned, not enlightened, and they know nothing of architecture, although they have a department somewhere around - probably in the basement.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Architecture isman'sgreat sense of himself embodied in a world of his own making. It may rise as high in quality only as its source because great art isgreat life.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: world  quality 
     
    Bureaucrats: they are dead at 30 and buried at 60. They are like custard pies; you can't nail them to a wall.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Love of an idea is the love of God.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: god  ideas 
     
    Why, I just shake the buildings out of my sleeves.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Greed in human nature may now come near to enslaving all humanity by means of the Machine - so fast and far has progress gone with it. This will be evident to anyone who stops to study the modern mechanistic Moloch and takes time to view it in its larger aspects.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Nature is never other than serene even in a thunderstorm.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: nature 
     
    I'm against war. Always have been, always will be. And everything connected with it, is anathema to me. I have never considered it necessary.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: war 
     
    It looked a lot worse than it was. Al is going to be released. He has vision and it's going to be day-by-day prognosis now. But it's much, much better than we initially anticipated.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: vision 
     
    What I like best about San Francisco is San Francisco.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    I feel coming on a strange disease - humility.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: humility 
     
    San Francisco is the only city I can think of that can survive all the things you people are doing to it and still look beautiful.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: people  beautiful 
     
    It is a terrific thing to get a building built that has the qualities of greatness in it.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: greatness  quality 
     
    If the paintings are too large, cut them in half!
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: painting 
     
    From time to time the continent shifts, and everything that isn't fastened down slides into Southern California.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: time 
     
    Doctors bury their mistakes, Architects cover them with ivy
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: mistakes  doctor 
     
    To me, young has no meaning. It's something you can do nothing about, nothing at all. But youth is a quality. And if you have it, you never lose it.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: youth  meaning  young  quality 
     
    I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: nature 
     
    The dynamic ideal we call democracy, gradually growing up in the human heart for two-thousand five hundred years, at least, has now every opportunity to found the natural democratic state in these United States of America by way of natural economic order and a natural, or organic, architecture.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Good taste is not a substitute for knowledge
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: substitute 
     
    Less is more only when more is too much.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Harvard takes perfectly good plums as students, and turns them into prunes.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: youth  quality 
     
    Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: government 
     
    Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: philosophy 
     
    Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: world  beautiful 
     
    The baby boomers are out there, they've had a lot of good years of earnings, they've inherited wealth. They are buying trophy homes and will be for years. We are one of those places people dream of. They come here to buy a piece of that dream.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
    tags: people  dreams  wealth  year 
     
    I know we can't have a great architecture while it is only for the landlord.
    — Frank Lloyd Wright
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