"Beauty is the oracle that speaks to us all."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Luis Barragan on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Luis Barragan on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Luis Barragan on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Luis Barragan on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Luis Barragan on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"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."
"Life deprived of beauty is not worthy of being called human."
"A garden must combine the poetic and he mysterious with a feeling of serenity and joy."