"At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Martin Puryear on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Martin Puryear on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Martin Puryear on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Martin Puryear 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."Martin Puryear on Frank Lloyd Wright
"I was never interested in making cool, distilled, pure objects."