"It's funny, as you live through something you're not aware of it."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Maya Lin on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Maya Lin on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Maya Lin on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Maya Lin on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Maya Lin on Elbert Hubbard
"Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think."
"I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me."
"Warmth isn't what minimalists are thought to have."
"Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don't want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist."
"I probably spent the first 20 years of my life wanting to be as American as possible. Through my 20s, and into my 30s, I began to become aware of how so much of my art and architecture has a decidedly Eastern character."