"Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Daniel Libeskind on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Daniel Libeskind on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Daniel Libeskind on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Daniel Libeskind on Ayn Rand
"Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."Daniel Libeskind on Frank Lloyd Wright
"To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it."
"Cities are the greatest creations of humanity."
"I studied architecture in New York. So, really I was very moved, like everyone else, to try to contribute something that has that resonance and profundity of it means to all of us."
"I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings."
"And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole."
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