"I was never interested in making cool, distilled, pure objects."
"Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances."Martin Puryear on Thomas Jefferson
"Rather be dead than cool."Martin Puryear on Kurt Cobain
"All women do have a different sense of sexuality, or sense of fun, or sense of like what's sexy or cool or tough."Martin Puryear on Angelina Jolie
"Let your soul stand cool and composed before a million universes."Martin Puryear on Walt Whitman
"It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof."Martin Puryear on Bill Gates
"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."