"I don't look so closely at women's fashion, but from the 20th century on, people have had the freedom to express themselves and their individualities, and fashion is one of the most fundamental ways in which they do this, men and women are equally able to express themselves."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Tadao Ando on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Tadao Ando on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Tadao Ando on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Tadao Ando on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Tadao Ando on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."