"We have today a fairly thorough knowledge of the early Greco-Roman period because our motivations are the same."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Arthur Erickson on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Arthur Erickson on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Arthur Erickson on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Arthur Erickson on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Arthur Erickson on William Shakespeare
"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."