64 Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes On Success In Life

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, designer, writer, and educator. He designed more than 1,000 structures over a creative period of 70 years. Wright believed in designing in harmony with humanity and the environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. This Frank Lloyd Wright quotes will motivate you.

Best Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

  1. “The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  2. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  3. “We create our buildings and then they create us. Likewise, we construct our circle of friends and our communities and then they construct us.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  4. “Form follows function – that has been misunderstood. Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  5. “A building should appear to grow easily from its site and be shaped to harmonize with its surroundings if Nature is manifest there.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  6. “The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it. Your life will be impoverished. But if you invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  7. “I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  8. “You have to go wholeheartedly into anything in order to achieve anything worth having.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  9. “A building is not just a place to be but a way to be.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  10. “No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  11. “Space is the breath of art.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  12. “A professional is one who does his best work when he feels the least like working.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  13. “Art is a discovery and development of elementary principles of nature into beautiful forms suitable for human use.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  14. “You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledgehammer on the construction site.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  15. “We should learn from the snail: it has devised a home that is both exquisite and functional.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  16. “Love is the virtue of the Heart, Sincerity is the virtue of the Mind, Decision is the virtue of the Will, Courage is the virtue of the Spirit.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  17. “The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own, we have no soul of our own civilization.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  18. “More and more, so it seems to me, light is the beautifier of the building.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  19. “I never design a building before I’ve seen the site and met the people who will be using it.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  20. “Less is only more where more is no good.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  21. “The truth is more important than the facts.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  22. “When we come to understand architecture as the essential nature of all harmonious structure we will see that it is the architecture of music that inspired Bach and Beethoven, the architecture of painting that is inspiring Picasso as it inspired Velasquez, that it is the architecture of life itself that is the inspiration of the great poets and philosophers.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  23. “Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put man into possession of his own Earth. It is at least the geometric pattern of things, of life, of the human and social world. It is at best that magic framework of reality that we sometimes touch upon when we use the word order.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  24. “Simplicity and Repose are qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  25. “Wood is universally beautiful to man. It is the most humanly intimate of all materials.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  26. “Beautiful buildings are more than scientific. They are true organisms, spiritually conceived; works of art, using the best technology by inspiration rather than the idiosyncrasies of mere taste or any averaging by the committee mind.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright quotes
  27. “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  28. “If you wisely invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  29. “The outside of any building may now come inside and the inside go outside, each seems as part of the other. Continuity, plasticity, and all the new simplicity the imply have at last come home.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  30. “The best friend on earth of man is the tree: When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources of the earth.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  31. “The space within becomes the reality of the building.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  32. “Architecture is life, or at least it is life itself taking form and therefore it is the truest record of life as it was lived in the world yesterday, as it is lived today or ever will be lived.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  33. “Organic architecture seeks superior sense of use and a finer sense of comfort, expressed in organic simplicity.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  34. “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
  35. “Early in life, I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  36. “Youth is a circumstance you can’t do anything about. The trick is to grow up without getting old.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  37. “Human beings can be beautiful. If they are not beautiful it is entirely their own fault. It is what they do to themselves that makes them ugly. The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. If you foolishly ignore beauty, you will soon find yourself without it.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  38. “I prefer honest arrogance to hypocritical modesty.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  39. “Each material has its own message.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  40. “As we live and as we are, Simplicity – with a capital “S” – is difficult to comprehend nowadays. We are no longer truly simple. We no longer live in simple terms or places. Life is a more complex struggle now. It is now valiant to be simple: a courageous thing to even want to be simple. It is a spiritual thing to comprehend what simplicity means.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  41. “I attend the greatest of all Churches. I put a capital N on Nature, and call it my Church.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  42. “Space. The continual becoming: invisible fountain from which all rhythms flow and to which they must pass. Beyond time or infinity” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  43. “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
  44. “If you foolishly ignore beauty, then you will soon find yourself without it.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  45. “Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  46. “Youth is not an age thing. It’s a quality. Once you’ve had it, you never lose it.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  47. “An idea is salvation by imagination.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  48. “The human race built most nobly when limitations were greatest.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  49. “Architecture is the triumph of human imagination over materials, methods, and men, to put man into possession of his own earth” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  50. “The thing always happens that you really believe in, and the belief in a thing makes it happen.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  51. “The measure of a man’s culture is the measure of his appreciation. We are ourselves what we appreciate and no more.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  52. “The best thing to do is go as far out as you can get… what you regard as ‘too far’ – and when others follow, as they will, move on” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  53. “If it sells, it’s art.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  54. “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
  55. “It’s easier to make changes with a pencil than a wrecking bar.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  56. “The architect must be a prophet… a prophet in the true sense of the term… if he can’t see at least ten years ahead don’t call him an architect.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  57. “Bring out the nature of the materials. Let their nature intimately into your scheme.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  58. “No house should ever be on any hill… It should be of the hill.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  59. “Good taste is not a substitute for knowledge” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

  60. “How many understand that Nature is the essential character of whatever is. It’s something you’ll find by looking not at, but in, always in. It’s always inside the thing, and it makes the outside. And someday, when you get sufficiently proficient in understanding the use of the term, you can tell by the outside pretty much from what’s inside.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright”There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  61. “There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  62. “Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  63. “An expert is a man who has stopped thinking. Why should he think? He is an expert.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
  64. “Many wealthy people are little more than janitors of their possessions.” ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

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