"But now, more and more, its society is concerned with economy and finance."
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning."Tadao Ando on Henry Ford
"Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones."Tadao Ando on Benjamin Franklin
"It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money."Tadao Ando on Albert Camus
"Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent."Tadao Ando on Jim Rohn
"Don't gamble take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."Tadao Ando on Will Rogers
"I believe that the way people live can be directed a little by architecture."
"If you give people nothingness, they can ponder what can be achieved from that nothingness."
"When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan."
"I would like my architecture to inspire people to use their own resources, to move into the future."
"Japanese traditional architecture is created based on these conditions. This is the reason you have a very high degree of connection between the outside and inside in architecture."