"But inspiration? - That's when you come home from abroad and are asked: Well, have you found inspiration? - and fortunately you haven't. But the impressions sink in, of course, and may emerge later: None of us has invented the house that was done many thousands of years ago."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Arne Jacobsen on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Arne Jacobsen on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Arne Jacobsen on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Arne Jacobsen on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Arne Jacobsen on Robert Frost
"Architecture tends to consume everything else, it has become one's entire life."
"Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns."
"If a building becomes architecture, then it is art."
"And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture."
"I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly."