Quotations on Building
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Nothing is as dangerous in architecture as dealing with separated problems. If we split life into separated problems we split the possibilities to make good building art.
- Alvar Aalto
(Keywords: Architecture, Art, Life, Building, Nothing, Possibilities, Problems)
Building art is a synthesis of life in materialised form. We should try to bring in under the same hat not a splintered way of thinking, but all in harmony together.
- Alvar Aalto
(Keywords: Art, Life, Building, Harmony, Thinking)
God gives me the children's ministry heart and patience. This is what He wants. It's awesome. I don't know where He's gonna take it-but God is building this thing.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: God, Heart, Building, Children, Patience)
But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Building, Cooperation, Focus, Key, Security, Will)
The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally.
- Gerry Adams
(Keywords: Goals, Winning, Building, Ireland, Objectives, Republican, Support)
This art of acting is a process I love very much. It's an unbelievably fulfilling experience for me and I look forward to building upon my art in the years to come.
- Greg Akcelrod
(Keywords: Art, Experience, Love, Acting, Building, Years)
Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies.
- Madeleine Albright
(Keywords: Money, Building, Destruction, Weapons)
What you make up in your heads sticks if it's good, falls out if it's bad. If we still remember something a day after we made it up, it might be worth building on.
- Benny Anderson
(Keywords: Building, Day, Worth)
The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed within the original design concept. And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing I want the building to have.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Design, Building, Detail, Want)
When I design buildings, I think of the overall composition, much as the parts of a body would fit together. On top of that, I think about how people will approach the building and experience that space.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Design, Experience, People, Body, Building, Space, Will)
In the West there has always been the attempt to try make the religious building, whether it's a Medieval or Renaissance church, an eternal object for the celebration of God. The material chosen, such as stone, brick, or concrete, is meant to eternally preserve what is inside.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: God, Church, Building, Religious)
But in Japan, there's nothing like that, since the temple is made of wood. The divine spirit inside the building is eternal, so the enclosure doesn't have to be.
- Tadao Ando
(Keywords: Temple, Building, Nothing, Spirit, Wood)
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Equality, Development, Goal, Building, Challenge, Gender, Gender equality, Meeting, Poverty)
I don't have any formula for ousting a dictator or building democracy. All I can suggest is to forget about yourself and just think of your people. It's always the people who make things happen.
- Corazon Aquino
(Keywords: People, Building, Democracy, Forget, Formula)
Suspense is very important. Even though this is humor and they're short stories, that theory of building suspense is still there.
- Sergio Aragones
(Keywords: Humor, Building, Suspense, Theory)
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
(Keywords: Men, War, Building, Cities, Enemies, Friends, Sense, Ships)
The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Health, Life, People, Ability, American, Building, Care, College, Country, Fact, Future, Job, Jobs, Kids, Right, Will)
We're building a great company, and we're very excited about the future of the company.
- Jim Barksdale
(Keywords: Building, Company, Future)
Our people are excited about building solutions, and it's rewarding to see how much fun Netscape employees have doing something they think is relevant and important.
- Jim Barksdale
(Keywords: People, Building, Employees, Fun)
Chicken fat, beef fat, fish fat, fried foods - these are the foods that fuel our fat genes by giving them raw materials for building body fat.
- Neal Barnard
(Keywords: Body, Building, Fish, Giving)
The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Building, Fire, Universe, Water)
It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me.
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Keywords: Work, Performance, Building, Collaboration, Joy)
For me everything in the film was gradually building, becoming more emotional, so it helped. At the end of it all I was emotionally drained. At that point I took Rose's view, that this has to happen, there's nothing I can do about it.
- Camilla Belle
(Keywords: Building, End, Film, Nothing)
Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character.
- Bo Bennett
(Keywords: Character, Building, Fighting)
The Beliebers have done some pretty crazy stuff. Last week, the night before I was due to do a show in Germany, four girls went into a dumpster so they could sneak into the building. They climbed in and hid. When the guys working on the truck started getting the garbage they found them straight away. It was crazy.
- Justin Bieber
(Keywords: Building, Germany, Girls, Night, Pretty)
I won a scholarship with the Brixton School of Building. I screwed around, not putting in a proper attendance.
- Ronald Biggs
(Keywords: Building, School)
We're actually building onto the house to make it bigger because we want to start a family.
- Traci Bingham
(Keywords: Family, Building, Want)
Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia.
- Julie Bishop
(Keywords: Encouraging, Building, Prevention, Public, Support, Will)
In this time of budget cuts, we cannot forget that basic science is a building block for scientific innovation and economic growth in the information age.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Age, Science, Time, Growth, Building, Forget, Information, Innovation)
We're the largest home improvement company today, and we did $30 billion last year, or less than 10 percent of the total amount of building materials sold in the U.S. So when people ask, how much runway left does Home Depot have, it's an awful lot.
- Arthur Blank
(Keywords: Home, People, Building, Company, Improvement, Today)
The National Flood Insurance Program is a voluntary program. If a community really feels that the building insurance requirements are too burdensome, they don't have to participate.
- Earl Blumenauer
(Keywords: Building, Community)
The Governor's Mansion is a beautiful home, a beautiful building - we're privileged to have a chance to live there. It certainly doesn't feel as comfortable as our home.
- Matt Blunt
(Keywords: Home, Building, Chance)
There's no such thing as the United Nations. If the U.N. secretary building in New York lost 10 stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference.
- John Bolton
(Keywords: Building, Difference, Nations, United)
We need to end permanently the tax that punishes American values of savings and investment and of building small businesses and family farms and ranches.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Family, Values, American, Building, End, Tax, Investment)
I have a desire to create more film, more beauty, more art, more love, but I don't feel desperate. It's not about creating or building a career.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: Art, Beauty, Love, Building, Career, Desire, Film)
I hate the idea of getting in a building that someone else has designed and having to do something to it yourself to sort of dress it up - it's like using presets in your tracks.
- Sean Booth
(Keywords: Idea, Building, Dress, Hate)
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
- Ray Bradbury
(Keywords: Building, Living, Risk)
I don't think so, in that Virgin is already a global brand. Brands like Amazon have had to spend hundreds of millions of pounds you know, building their brands, whereas Virgin is already well-known around the world.
- Richard Branson
(Keywords: Building, World)
Britain should be the world's number one center for genetic and stem cell research, building on our world leading regulatory regime in the area.
- Gordon Brown
(Keywords: Building, Leading, Research, World)
The Washingtonian said it shouldn't be built. The gallery's East Building is now considered a triumph, and members of the American Association of Architects have voted it one of the best buildings of all time.
- J. Carter Brown
(Keywords: Time, American, Building, Now)
We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: People, Building, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops)
We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Finance, War, Building, Mission, Nation, Oil, Sales)
We all lived in the same house, or most of us did. And as far as I can make out we were confined to the property, because at twenty-four hours' notice we'd have to do a gig somewhere. So you couldn't leave the building for more than twelve hours in case a gig came through.
- Bill Bruford
(Keywords: Building, Property)
I have an expensive hobby: buying homes, redoing them, tearing them down and building them up the way they want to be built. I want to be an architect.
- Sandra Bullock
(Keywords: Building, Buying, Want)
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Keywords: Building, Conversation, Man, Observation, Spirit)
When you arrive in Hiroshima you can look around and for 25 and perhaps 30 square miles you can see hardly a building. It gives you an empty feeling in the stomach to see such man-made devastation.
- Wilfred Burchett
(Keywords: Building, Feeling, Man)
Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
- Fanny Burney
(Keywords: Building, Italy, Ruin, Traveling)
The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Men, Women, Friend, Afghanistan, America, Building, Fighting, Nation, Terror)
As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign, I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems are available only in this building.
- Jane Byrne
(Keywords: Wisdom, Mistake, Building, Problems)
I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away.
- George Carlin
(Keywords: Building, Right)