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About Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, designer, writer and professor.
He is mostly known as the creator of the Prairie School movement and the most known work of his, is the Guggenheim Museum as well as the Fallingwater house, which he built on a waterfall in Pennsylvania.
Frank Lloyd Wright was also famous for his speeches on architecture and he wrote many books. Additionally, he is considered by many of his colleagues as the corner stone of modernism and the most important architect in the United States.
Apart from his work, he was also known for his intense personality which often made its way on the newspapers’ headlines of the era.
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Famous quotes by Frank Lloyd Wright
A free America... means just this: individual freedom for all, rich or poor, or else this system of government we call democracy is only an expedient to enslave man to the machine and make him like it.Frank Lloyd Wright
A great architect is not made by way of a brain nearly so much as he is made by way of a cultivated, enriched heart.Frank Lloyd Wright
A man is a fool if he drinks before he reaches the age of 50, and a fool if he doesn't afterward.Frank Lloyd Wright
An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.Frank Lloyd Wright
An idea is salvation by imagination.Frank Lloyd Wright
Art for art's sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.Frank Lloyd Wright
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.Frank Lloyd Wright
Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.Frank Lloyd Wright
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.Frank Lloyd Wright
Freedom is from within.Frank Lloyd Wright
Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities.Frank Lloyd Wright
God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature, and it has often been said by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. And I prefer to say that nature is the only body of God that we shall ever see.Frank Lloyd Wright
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.Frank Lloyd Wright
If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.Frank Lloyd Wright
Less is only more where more is no good.Frank Lloyd Wright
Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.Frank Lloyd Wright
Maybe we can show government how to operate better as a result of better architecture. Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.Frank Lloyd Wright
Mechanization best serves mediocrity.Frank Lloyd Wright
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.Frank Lloyd Wright
New York City is a great monument to the power of money and greed... a race for rent.Frank Lloyd Wright
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.Frank Lloyd Wright
Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.Frank Lloyd Wright
Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.Frank Lloyd Wright
Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.Frank Lloyd Wright
Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man. There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.Frank Lloyd Wright
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.Frank Lloyd Wright
Space is the breath of art.Frank Lloyd Wright
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.Frank Lloyd Wright
The architect should strive continually to simplify the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.Frank Lloyd Wright
The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.Frank Lloyd Wright
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings.Frank Lloyd Wright
The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.Frank Lloyd Wright
The truth is more important than the facts.Frank Lloyd Wright
TV is chewing gum for the eyes.Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright's Popularity
Frank Lloyd Wright was a famous American architect, who was born on June 8, 1867. As a person born on this date, Frank Lloyd Wright is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (June 8) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1867).
People born on June 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Frank Lloyd Wright is the 171st most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Frank Lloyd Wright's birthday, Frank Lloyd Wright is the 1431st most famous American.
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