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Office Buildings Quotes


"There is something patently insane about all the typewriters sleeping with all the beautiful plumbing in the beautiful office buildings -and all the people sleeping in the slums." - R Buckminster Fuller

"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." - Jurgen E. Schrempp

"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

"Office without pay makes thieves." - Proverbs

"There was a time in our past when one could walk down any street and be surrounded by harmonious buildings. Such a street wasn't perfect, it wasn't necessarily even pretty, but it was alive. The old buildings smiled, while our new buildings are faceless. The old buildings sang, while the buildings of our age have no music in them." - Jonathan Hale

"I marched and I protested against the war in Vietnam, along with many, many thousands of others. But I never quite understood the bombs that were placed in science labs or office buildings." - Don Delillo

"Our beds are empty two-thirds of the time. Our living rooms are empty seven-eighths of the time. Our office buildings are empty one-half of the time. It's time we gave this some thought." - R Buckminster Fuller

". . . a jostling scrum of office buildings so mediocre that the only way you ever remember them is by the frustration they induce - like a basketball team standing shoulder to shoulder between you and the Mona Lisa." - Prince Charles

"In the traditional modernist planning that created the suburbs, you put residential buildings in suburban neighborhoods, office spaces into brain parks and retail in shopping malls. But you fail to exploit the possibility of symbiosis or synthesis that way." - Bjarke Ingels

"We're seeing the development of tactics in Iraq, such as suicide bombing. Insurgents have been driving cars with explosives into hotels and office buildings. The recruitment may be even more prolific outside Iraq." - Rand Beers

"It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at the curb for her father to come forth from his office in one of Chicago's tallest buildings." - George Barr Mccutcheon

"NASA is an utterly fascinating place, and the fact that the buildings look so anonymous almost makes it more fascinating. You walk by a generic office-park-looking building, and you have no idea what's going on inside." - Moby

"I have a good black friend who is a doctor, but he didn't become a doctor because he saw other black men who were doctors. He became a doctor because his mother cleaned office buildings at night, and because she loved her children. She grew bowlegged from cleaning office buildings at night, and in the process she taught him something about courage and bravery and dedication to others." - Richard Rodriguez

"Public office is a public trust." - Daniel S. Lamont

"My office is my tour bus." - Drake

"I can't come; express office was closed." - Dutch Schultz

"I was considering running for political office." - Michael Newdow

"There are no office hours for leaders." - James Gibbons

"No, I'm not running for office someday." - Chris Hughes

"I respect the office of the president." - Jan Brewer

"I think you must have your own office. I don't believe ever in shared office spaces." - Keith Rabois

"Soon the Oval Office will be his [ Donald Trump] office, his home." - George Stephanopoulos

"It's easier to run for office than to run the office." - Thomas P Oneill

"We shape our buildings, and afterwards our buildings shape us." - Winston Churchill

"Buildings should be good neighbours." - Paul Thiry

"Buildings are forms of performances." - Rafael Vinoly

"The new political gospel: public office is private graft." - Mark Twain

"I don't have a ticker-tape machine in my office." - Walter Schloss

"Love has no place in a lawyer's office." - Elizabeth Aston

"The office of liberality consisteth in giving with judgment." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"There has to be life after the Charlotte Mayors office." - Harvey Gantt

"Ivanka Trump should probably run for office one day." - Chrissy Teigen

"My love affairs are just between my office and gym." - Mikhail Prokhorov

"I have only an office here, and no opinion." - Friedrich Schiller

"Keitel is nobody but the man who runs my office." - Werner von Blomberg

"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died." - Erma Bombeck

"When you're out of office, you can be a statesman." - John Connally

"I have not the smarts or patience for political office." - Henry Rollins

"I can record auditions from my office in my home." - Jason Marsden

"I'm a politician. I run for office. That's my profession." - Bella Abzug

"The most important office... that of private citizen." - Louis D Brandeis

"I probably wore out my VHS copy of 'Office Space.'" - Kim Shaw

"It's hard to get me out of the office." - Cass Sunstein

"I ain't running for office. I ain't running for nothing." - Bernie Mac

"While the focus in the landscape of Old World cities was commonly government structures, churches, or the residences of rulers, the landscape and the skyline of American cities have boasted their hotels, department stores, office buildings, apartments, and skyscrapers. In this grandeur, Americans have expressed their Booster Pride, their hopes for visitors and new settlers, and customers, for thriving commerce and industry." - Daniel J Boorstin

"The fact is that people who strap bombs to their bodies to blow up families at a Bar Mitzvah in Israel, plant bombs at a nightclub in Bali, or slit stewardesses' throats and ram airplanes filled with innocent Americans into office buildings do not do so for any reason related to poverty. They do so because they hold evil beliefs and have deformed consciences" - Dennis Prager

"I stroll along serenely, with my eyes, my shoes, my rage, forgetting everything, I walk by, going through office buildings and orthopedic shops, and courtyards with washing hanging from the line: underwear, towels and shirts from which slow dirty tears are falling." - Pablo Neruda

"Interest rates are going to go up because employment is going to go up. If employment goes up, then our apartments get filled. And if employment goes up, our office buildings get filled. The reality is that increased economic activity combined with increased interest rates is basically bullish for real estate." - Sam Zell

"My office has a view of low-cost housing, old East German prefabricated apartment buildings. It isn't an attractive view, but it's very helpful, because it reminds me to ask myself, whenever there is a decision to be made, whether the people who live there can afford our decisions." - Sigmar Gabriel

"As a kid, we would drive up and down 77 North - that's our highway - there would be office buildings on the side of the highway and I'd be like, that's what my house is going to look like when I get older. I'm going to start making my house look like this." - Lebron James

"Christ does not inhabit buildings or a certain atmosphere; in fact, the very heavens cannot contain Him. Rather, He is manifested through our obedient, sanctified bodies-His temples." - David Wilkerson

"Buildings should not look like Lady Gaga." - Robert A M Stern

"That kid can hit balls over buildings." - Casey Stengel

"By law, all buildings should be white." - Le Corbusier

"Don't just look at buildings ... watch them." - John Ruskin

"New ideas must use old buildings" - Jane Jacobs

"New ideas often need old buildings." - Jane Jacobs

"I think buildings should imitate ecological systems." - Ken Yeang

"All worldly pursuits have but one unavoidable and inevitable end, which is sorrow; acquisitions end in dispersion; buildings in destruction; meetings in separation; births in death." - Milarepa

"I'm battling monsters, I'm pulling you out of the burning buildings/ and you say I'll give you anything but you never come through." - Richard Siken

"Buildings have been made because of man." - Leon Battista Alberti

"I try firstly to make buildings humane." - Moshe Safdie

"And exciting buildings are fine periodically." - Minoru Yamasaki

"My buildings are all on budget." - Frank Gehry

"Light is what gives joy to buildings." - Jaquelin T Robertson

"My buildings are more famous than me." - Jean Nouvel

"A civilization is only a way of life. A culture is the way of making that way of life beautiful. So culture is your office here in America, and as no stream can rise higher than its source, so you can give no more or better to architecture than you are. So why not go to work on yourselves, to make yourselves, in quality, what you would have your buildings be?" - Frank Lloyd Wright

"When I leave the office on January 20th, I will leave even more idealistic than I was the day I took the oath of office." - William J Clinton

"When I left office in 1979, I was about the only one who had really left public office on my own." - Olusegun Obasanjo

"We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight." - Calvin Coolidge

"Most of the people who are in elective office in Washington, D.C., they have held public office before. How's that workin' for you?" - Herman Cain

"I made four films on John F. Kennedy, filmed when he was running for office, in office, and after his death." - Robert Drew

"It is absurd and anti-life to be a part of a system that compels you to listen to a stranger reading poetry when you want to learn to construct buildings, or to sit with a stranger discussing the construction of buildings when you want to read poetry." - John Taylor Gatto

"We make our buildings, and then our buildings make and shape us." - Winston Churchill

"Old ideas can sometimes use new buildings. New ideas must use old buildings." - Jane Jacobs

"We build buildings which are terribly restless. And buildings don't go anywhere. They shouldn't be restless." - Minoru Yamasaki

"In Florence, classical buildings sit against medieval buildings. It's that contrast we like." - Richard Rogers

"The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly." - Frederick William Robertson

"Politics is a jungle-torn between doing the right thing and staying in office." - John F Kennedy

"I'm running for office, for Pete's sake, I can't have illegals." - Mitt Romney

"Connectivity is productivity - whether it's in a modern office or an underdeveloped village." - Iqbal Quadir

"He that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honor." - Benjamin Franklin

"Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office." - Aesop

"Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office." - Abraham Lincoln

"We shouldn't leave the work of politics to people who run for public office." - Hillary Clinton

"After I chased the werewolf and the vampire out of my office, I changed my clothes." - Ilona Andrews

"The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself." - Henry Kissinger

"I wish I had spent more time at the office and less time in prison." - Al Franken

"I have never ceased to rejoice that God has appointed me to such an office." - David Livingstone

"When you put ungodly people in office you put ungodly principles in office. God can't bless ungodly principles therefore God can't bless you for promoting ungodly principles. If you put Godly people in office you put Godly in office God can bless Godly principles therefore he can bless you for promoting Godly principles." - David Barton

"Ser Barristan loves his honor, Grand Maester Pycelle loves his office, and Littlefinger loves Littlefinger." - George R R Martin

"The attitude of the leader affects the atmosphere of the office" - John C Maxwell

"When burned on a CD, the human genome is smaller than Microsoft Office." - Steve Jurvetson

"I hereby resign this office of president of the United States." - Richard Nixon

"Remember that when an employee enters your office, they are in a strange land." - Erwin H. Schell

"Virtue has its own reward, but no sales at the box office." - Mae West

"Money nowadays is money; money brings office; money gains friends; everywhere the poor man is down." - Ovid

"May be he is not well. Infirmity doth neglect all office Whereto our health is bound." - William Shakespeare

"See, one of the interesting things in the Oval Office - I love to bring people into the Oval Office - right around the corner from here - and say, this is where I office, but I want you to know the office is always bigger than the person." - George W Bush

"I wish to God she had had an M-4 in her office..." - Louie Gohmert

"Every vote for a governing office is an instrument for enslaving me." - M. E. Lazarus

"Which office do I go to to get my reputation back?" - Raymond J. Donovan

"She is an office girl, her name is Betty. Her favorite group is Helen Reddy." - Frank Zappa

"The insolence of office." - William Shakespeare

"I shall never ask, never refuse, nor ever resign an office." - George Washington

"All see, and most admire, the glare which hovers round the external happiness of elevated office." - George Washington

"No one should be appointed to political office if he is a seeker after it." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"The extravagance of any corporate office is directly proportional to management's reluctance to reward the shareholders." - Peter Lynch

"Atheists are the new gays; in the closet and pretty much disqualified from public office." - Richard Dawkins

"If you're wearing it to 'da club, you shouldn't be wearing it to 'da office." - Clinton Kelly

"No one ever dies wishing they'd spent more time at the office." - Malcolm Forbes

"You don't have power if you surrender all your principles - you have office." - Ron Todd

"I am the exception to the rule that all senators see themselves in the Oval Office." - Sheldon Whitehouse

"Donald Trump is the most media savvy guy ever to sit down in the Oval Office." - Christopher Ruddy

"Hillary Clinton is the most corrupt politician ever to seek the office of the presidency." - Donald Trump

"One of my first office jobs was cleaning the windows on brown envelopes." - Rita Rudner

"At Newfoundland, it is said, that dried cod performs the office of money," - Jean-Baptiste Say

"I think housework is the reason most women go to the office." - Heloise Cruse

"A hospital should also have a recovery room adjoining the cashier's office." - Francis O'Walsh

"Every time I fill an office I make a hundred malcontents and one ingrate." - Louis Xiv

"Memory seldom fails when its office is to show us the tombs of our buried hopes." - Lady Marguerite Blessington

"The office of the interpreter... is to read the bible like any other book." - Benjamin Jowett

"I did not run for this office to get health care benefits." - Steve Kagen

"He (Gorton) is not fit to hold the great office of Prime Minister." - Malcolm Fraser

"Elections to office, which are the great objects of ambition, I look at with terror!" - John Adams

"Skewered through and through with office pens, and bound hand and foot with red tape." - Charles Dickens

"The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office." - Will Rogers

"A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office a Republican wants." - Alben W Barkley

"Friendship is constant in all other things, save in the office and affairs of love." - William Shakespeare

"The greatest mistake I made was not to die in office." - Dean Acheson

"My assignment was in the communications office, where I typed out dispatches." - Jack Adams

"The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one." - Felix Adler

"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office." - Aesop

"His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours." - Arthur Baer

"What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day." - Phyllis Diller

"I love 'The Office' format so much that I wanted to close it out." - Greg Daniels

"I reckon this could mean another 10 million at the box office." - Blake Edwards

"I am immersed in architecture all day, working in my office or teaching." - Peter Eisenman

"Windows are as essential to office prestige as Christmas is to retailing." - Enid Nemy

"Now, DVD can represent more income than the box office-and typically does." - Michael Nesmith

"I know it's a cliche, but I didn't want to work in an office." - Paul Ogrady

"The office of the Vice-President is a greater honor than I ever dreamed of attaining." - Chester A Arthur

"The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office." - Will Rogers

"If I gave you a pity position it wouldn't be in my office." - Janet Evanovich

"I find it exhausting to administer a magazine without an office or paid staff." - John Barton

"I was just, like, not at all the office type; I was the artist type." - Ana Castillo

"I am a registered Democrat and two-time unsuccessful candidate for office." - Jack L Chalker

"In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office." - Grover Cleveland

"If someone comes up to me, 90 percent of the time it's about Office Space." - Gary Cole

"It must be a terrible pressure to have to go to the office." - Jilly Cooper



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