Your Greeks took marble and they made copies of their wooden structures out of it, because others had done it that way. Then your masters of the Renaissance came along and made copies in plaster of copies in marble of copies in wood. Now here we are, making copies in steel and concrete of copies in plaster of copies in marble of copies in wood. Why?
I don't intend to build in order to have clients; I intend to have clients in order to build.
If you want my advice, Peter, you've made a mistake already. By asking me. By asking anyone. Never ask people. Not about your work. Don't you know what you want? How can you stand it, not to know?
I don't work with collectives. I don't consult, I don't co-operate, I don't collaborate.
The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master.
The creator's concern is the conquest of nature. The parasite's concern is the conquest of men.
Every major horror of history was committed in the name of an altruistic motive.
I shall choose friends among men, but neither slaves nor masters. And I shall choose only such as please me, and them I shall love and respect, but neither command nor obey. And we shall join our hands when we wish, or walk alone when we so desire.
Remember also that the smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights, cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.