"The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Arthur Erickson on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Arthur Erickson on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Arthur Erickson on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Arthur Erickson on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Arthur Erickson on Winston Churchill
"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."