"The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."David Rockefeller 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."David Rockefeller on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."David Rockefeller 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."David Rockefeller on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."David Rockefeller on Erma Bombeck
"I owe much to mother. She had an expert's understanding, but also approached art emotionally."
"I think of art as the highest level of creativity. To me, it is one of the greatest sources of enjoyment."
"My grandfather, along with Carnegie, was a pioneer in philanthropy, which my father then practiced on a very large scale."
"I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education."
"As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual, even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us."