"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."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Ludwig Mies van der Rohe on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space."
"I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good."