"A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Luis Barragan on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Luis Barragan on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Luis Barragan on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Luis Barragan on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Luis Barragan on George Bernard Shaw
"I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening to me they are one."
"My house is my refuge, an emotional piece of architecture, not a cold piece of convenience."
"Architecture is a art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces well being."
"Beauty is the oracle that speaks to us all."
"Life deprived of beauty is not worthy of being called human."