"My buildings are more famous than me."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Jean Nouvel on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Jean Nouvel on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Jean Nouvel on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Jean Nouvel on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Jean Nouvel on Ambrose Bierce
"Each new situation requires a new architecture."
"I like to play with architecture! It's my favorite game."
"I think architecture has to be a gift."
"It is not possible to design always the same. How to be different in each different place - that is the most important work and duty of the architect to find out."