"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."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Marilyn Monroe
"Less is more."
"Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins."
"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space."
"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."