"If architecture is frozen music then music must be liquid architecture."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Quincy Jones on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Quincy Jones on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Quincy Jones on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Quincy Jones 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."Quincy Jones on Frank Lloyd Wright
"It's amazing how much trouble you can get in when you don't have anything else to do."
"I was raised in Chicago and I guess that was one of the special breeding grounds for gangsters of all colors. That was the Detroit of the gangster world. The car industry was thugs."
"If you started in New York you were dealing with the biggest guys in the world. You're dealing with Charlie Parker and all the big bands and everything. We got more experience working in Seattle."
"Every country can be defined through their food, their music and their language. That's the soul of a country."
"I got a scholarship to Seattle University and I was writing arrangements for singers and everybody. But the music course was too dry and I really wanted to get away from home."