"Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics, it's about experience, it's about participation, it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Daniel Libeskind on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Daniel Libeskind on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Daniel Libeskind on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Daniel Libeskind on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Daniel Libeskind on Mark Twain
"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."
"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."