"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 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."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Frank Lloyd Wright
"Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany."
"Less is more."
"Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins."
"I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good."
"True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life."