"Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Arthur Erickson on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Arthur Erickson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Arthur Erickson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Arthur Erickson on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Arthur Erickson on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"With production alone as the goal, industry in North America was dominated by the assembly line, standardization for mass consumption."
"Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us."
"Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart."
"The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line."
"Today's developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise."