"Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Samuel Butler on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Samuel Butler on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Samuel Butler on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Samuel Butler 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."Samuel Butler on Frank Lloyd Wright
"The history of art is the history of revivals."
"Life is not an exact science, it is an art."
"Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises."
"The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money."
"The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting period. When it has come to the knowledge of good and evil it is stronger, but we care less about it."