Quotation Explorer - 'Buildings'

The higher the buildings, the lower the morals. - Noel Coward
Walls get made, walls crumble, buildings get built, buildings collapse, memories get made, memories last. - Jill Telford
There is a kind of virtue that lies not in extraordinary actions, not in saving poor orphans from burning buildings, but in steadfastly working for a world where orphans are not poor and buildings comply with decent fire codes. - Randy Cohen
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. - Winston Churchill
Window washers increase the vision in the windows of the buildings; wisdom quotes do the same thing in the eyes of the people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We shape our buildings and they shape us.
Radical Muslims fly planes into buildings. Radical Christians kill abortion doctors. Radical Atheists write books. - Hemant Mehta
There are great roads, beautiful bridges, lovely parks, gorgeous gardens and wonderful buildings in a big city. But there is something missing, something very important: The spirit of nature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Architecture is the very mirror of life. You only have to cast your eyes on buildings to feel the presence of the past, the spirit of a place; they are the reflection of society. - I. M. Pei
The same sun that rises over castles and welcomes the daySpills over buildings into the streets where orphans playAnd only You can see the good in broken thingsYou took my heart of stone, and You made it homeAnd set this prisoner free - Bethany Dillon
The apartment faces an alley and is entered by a fire-escape, a structure whose name is a touch of accidental poetic truth, for all of these huge buildings are always burning with the slow and implacable fires of human desperation. - Tennessee Williams
Yankee Stadium, it’s like everything else in this country. In Europe, they save all their old buildings for history. Here, we just tear them all down. - Bob Feller
We require from buildings, as from men, two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it; which last is itself another form of duty. - John Ruskin
The more I know about business, the more I'm convinced that it is conducted in homes and churches far more than in office buildings. - Laura Moncur
The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursing his own education. This will not be a widely shared pursuit until we get over our odd conviction that education is what goes on in school buildings and nowhere else. - John W. Gardner
Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul. - Carlos Barrios
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
We live in a world where a hut made of clay is more durable than brick buildings, because poverty doesn't allow it to be reconstructed. - Munia Khan
All the buildings of justice will remain idle on the day when all men have high conscience! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We will be remembered not by how much money we have left in the bank or by how many buildings and cars we owned, but by how many Lives we have touched and Transformed! - RVM
It is a cliche that human beings are fascinated by size--mountain peaks, high buildings, and whales. We are also amazed by miniatures--a flea on a mouse, a flea on a trapeze, the Last Supper carved on the head of a pin. - Rosamond Purcell
Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings. - Victor J. Stenger
I liked New York when it was an up-and-down city for me, low streets and high buildings. But then, for me, it grew horizontal---monotonous.
I am a teacher. Pay close attention - this will be on the test. You don't wreck buildings. You don't take children hostage. And you don't threaten people with violence. Okay class dismissed. Looks like you fail! - yoko
Prune the ill branches so that a tree grows.Prune the dilapidated buildings so that a city flourishes. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
The rich and powerful always seem to prefer the tops of buildings. Hasn't anyone ever explained to them that higher just means you have farther to fall? -- Anita Blake - Laurell K. Hamilton
If you want to understand what's most important to a society, don't examine its art or literature, simply look at its biggest buildings. - Joseph Campbell
If only i could get that under control then i feel like i could stay here a long time, watching the days leaking into the nights, swilling over the buildings, bleeding back again. I could lie and not think of anything but ways to describe the sky, the clouds, the light. - Gwendoline Riley
Books are lasting longer than (built) architecture. Most of my important projects may never be built, so buildings are important, artifacts are important, but so are books - Peter Eisenmann
In civilized societies, if you are offended by a cartoon, you do not burn flags, take up guns and raid buildings, chant death to your opponents, or threaten suicide bombings. You write a letter to the editor. - Michelle Malkin
Love is not an equation, it is not a contract, and it is not a happy ending. Love is the slate under the chalk, the ground that buildings rise, and the oxygen in the air. It is the place you come back to, no matter where your headed - Jodi Picoult
Some people build houses, buildings. I don't. I build stories. ~ , Author - Ryan Mark
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