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Architecture is music in space, as it were a frozen music

Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling Quotes

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Silently as a dream the fabric rose; No sound of hammer or of saw was there.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. V, l. 144)

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A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper.

Charles Dickens Quotes , Source: The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit (vol. II, ch. VI)

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Architecture is the art of how to waste space.

Philip Johnson Quotes , Source: in the "New York Times"

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Earth proudly wears the Parthenon As best gem upon her zone.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: The Problem

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Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.

Le Corbusier Quotes

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The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization.

Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

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All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.

Philip Johnson Quotes

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There are three forms of visual art: Painting is art to look at, sculpture is art you can walk around, and architecture is art you can walk through

Dan Rice Quotes

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Architecture is a social act and the material theater of human activity.

Spiro Kostof Quotes

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Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Coco Chanel Quotes

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Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly, but the most surely, on the soul

Ernest Dimnet Quotes

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An architect is the drawer of dreams

Grace McGarvie Quotes

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Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Laurie Anderson Quotes

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Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: Essays--Of Building

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There was King Bradmond's palace, Was never none richer, the story says: For all the windows and the walls Were painted with gold, both towers and halls; Pillars and doors all were of brass; Windows of latten were set with glass; It was so rich in many wise, That it was like a paradise.

Sir Bevis of Hamptoun Quotes , Source: a manuscript in Caius College

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For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; . . .

Bible Quotes , Source: Ephesians (ch. II, v. 14)

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And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it was in building.

Bible Quotes , Source: I Kings (ch. VI, v. 7)

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The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.

Bible Quotes , Source: Psalms (ch. CXVIII, v. 22)

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Old houses mended, Cost little less than new, before they're ended.

Colley Cibber Quotes , Source: Prologue to the Double Gallant (l. 15)

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The Gothic cathedral is a blossoming in stone subdued by the insatiable demand of harmony in man. The mountain of granite blooms into an eternal flower, with the lightness and delicate finish, as well as the aerial proportions and perspective of vegetable beauty.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: Essays--Of History

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The hand that rounded Peter's dome And groined the aisles of Christian Rome, Wrought in a sad sincerity; Himself from God he could not free; He builded better than he knew; The conscious stone to beauty grew.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: The Problem

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An arch never sleeps.

James Fergusson Quotes , Source: History of Indian and Eastern Architecture (p. 210)

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Architecture is frozen music. [Ger., Die Backunst ist eine erstarrte Musik.]

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Conversation with Eckermann

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Rich windows that exclude the light, And passages that lead to nothing.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: A Long Story

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