"No phenomenon can be isolated, but has repercussions through every aspect of our lives. We are learning that we are a fundamental part of nature's ecosystems."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Arthur Erickson on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Arthur Erickson on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Arthur Erickson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Arthur Erickson on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Arthur Erickson on Earl Nightingale
"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."