"Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Richard Rogers on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Richard Rogers on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Richard Rogers on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Richard Rogers 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 Rogers on Frank Lloyd Wright
"My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people."
"I believe very strongly, and have fought since many years ago - at least over 30 years ago - to get architecture not just within schools, but architecture talked about under history, geography, science, technology, art."
"Of course I know very little about architecture, and the older I get the less I know."
"Architecture is about public space held by buildings."
"Architecture is a slow business, and city planning even slower."