"Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Daniel Libeskind on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Daniel Libeskind on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Daniel Libeskind on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Daniel Libeskind on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Daniel Libeskind on William Shakespeare
"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."