"Painting, sculpture and architecture are finished, but the art habit continues."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Robert Smithson on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Robert Smithson on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Robert Smithson on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Robert Smithson 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."Robert Smithson on Frank Lloyd Wright
"Artists themselves are not confined, but their output is."
"Instead of causing us to remember the past like the old monuments, the new monuments seem to cause us to forget the future."
"When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us."