"For me, every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working, I'm not sure where I'm going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn't do it."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Frank Gehry on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Frank Gehry on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Frank Gehry on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Frank Gehry on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Frank Gehry on Maya Angelou
"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness."
"Liquid architecture. It's like jazz - you improvise, you work together, you play off each other, you make something, they make something. And I think it's a way of - for me, it's a way of trying to understand the city, and what might happen in the city."
"Look, architecture has a lot of places to hide behind, a lot of excuses. 'The client made me do this.' 'The city made me do this.' 'Oh, the budget.' I don't believe that anymore."
"When I was a kid, my father didn't really have much hope for me. He thought I was a dreamer he didn't think I would amount to anything. My mother also."