portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright
Wright in March 1926

All archives
Previous Issue (7 June 2001) | Current month | Next Issue (9 June 2001)

Quotes of the Day for 8 June 2001 – Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright, brilliant architect, creator of stunning spaces with leaking roofs and uncomfortable furniture, was born on this day in 1867. Before his death in 1959 he wrote a great deal, much of it quotable, here are a few snippets.

Van's signature

You will find an expanded profile, photo, additional biographical links, and all quotes from this author on the author's Notable Quotable page.


The quotes:

If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you

I have been black and blue in some spot, somewhere, almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture.

An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.

The truth is more important than the facts.

Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.
     - All today's quotes are from Frank Lloyd Wright, 1867 - 1959


Do you see an error on this page? A typo, a character that is messed up, a misattribution? Please let us know!