"I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Daniel Libeskind on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Daniel Libeskind on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Daniel Libeskind on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Daniel Libeskind on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Daniel Libeskind on Erma Bombeck
"To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it."
"Cities are the greatest creations of humanity."
"Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built."
"I studied architecture in New York. So, really I was very moved, like everyone else, to try to contribute something that has that resonance and profundity of it means to all of us."
"And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole."