"They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Henry David Thoreau on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Henry David Thoreau on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Henry David Thoreau on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Henry David Thoreau on Ayn Rand
"Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age."Henry David Thoreau on Frank Lloyd Wright
"None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm."
"I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude."
"I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will."
"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone."
"The man who goes alone can start today but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready."