"Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Richard Meier on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Richard Meier on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Richard Meier on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Richard Meier 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."Richard Meier on Frank Lloyd Wright
"An important work of architecture will create polemics."
"Any work of architecture that has with it some discussion, some polemic, I think is good. It shows that people are interested, people are involved."