"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture."
"We shape our buildings thereafter they shape us."Steve Martin on Winston Churchill
"Whatever good things we build end up building us."Steve Martin on Jim Rohn
"I don't build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build."Steve Martin on Ayn Rand
"A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom."Steve Martin 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."Steve Martin on Frank Lloyd Wright
"I think I meant that, given the circumstances of my childhood, I had the illusion that it's easier to be alone. To have your relationships be casual and also to pose as a solitary person, because it was more romantic. You know, I was raised on the idea of the ramblin' man and the loner."
"Throughout my whole life, as a performer, I've never played with a band. I've always played alone, so I was never required to stay in rhythm or anything. So it was a real different experience for me to start playing with a band. There were so many basic things for me to learn."
"What is comedy? Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke."
"I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot."
"There's a lot of thought in art. People get to talk about important things. There's a lot of sex, you know, in art. There's a lot of naked women and men, and there's intrigue, there's fakery. It's a real microcosm of the larger world."