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Tall Buildings Quotes


"Yes, and I also like jumping out of tall buildings." - John Vanbiesbrouck

"We built tall ? buildings , but we have not become any taller." - Dejan Stojanovic

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

"Buildings are forms of performances." - Rafael Vinoly

"I don't think things necessarily should have a meaning. If stuff has a meaning then why do [writing] about it? If you're trying to say, 'Tall buildings are great' why not just leave it at that: "Tall buildings are great."" - Jonathan Meades

"I want to show you that you can leap tall buildings, walk through walls, and change reality." - Elan Lee

"I always liked tall blondes." - Joe Franklin

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

"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

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

"Societies raise their grandest monuments to what their cultures value most highly. As the tallest buildings in a city noted for tall buildings, the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center were certainly monumental." - Michael Mandelbaum

"After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings." - Harry Seidler

"I am all for greening tall buildings, but I'm also very keen to note that greening a building doesn't cope with the problem of the tall building in the texture of the city." - Joseph Rykwert

"He can't fly around tall buildings, or outrun a speeding train, the only talent he seems to have is leaving a nasty stain!" - Tim Burton

"Tall oaks from little acorns grow." - Proverbs

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

"I am too tall [to dance]. Tall people do' dance. It's just not right." - Lee Pace

"Grace, Mercy and Forgiveness will help a man walk tall. Walk tall!" - John Mellencamp

"Short is short and Tall is Tall You are what you are That is All!" - Stephen Cosgrove

"I don't think all buildings have to be iconic, but the history of the world has shown us that cultures build iconic buildings for their major public buildings." - Frank Gehry

"Buildings should serve people, not the other way around." - John C. Portman, Jr.

"The higher the buildings, the lower the morals." - Noel Coward

"Every one of my buildings begins with an Italian journey." - Alvar Aalto

"Buildings should serve people, not the other way around." - John Portman

"I wanted to be an architect. I used to draw houses and buildings and construct buildings on my own." - Boyd Holbrook

"Many of the projects I'm most proud of are tall buildings, especially the housing projects. In New York I have two: one in Kips Bay and one at New York University. At that time, those projects were most challenging." - I. M. Pei

"Today, from the bridge, the East River is sparkling. The money is swirling around the tall buildings like tides or like tithes, And I wonder, does anyone swim in this river, I wonder, does anyone pray?" - Katy Lederer

"If heaven had a height, you would be that tall" - Common

"Walk tall; look the world in the eye." - Rhona Cameron

"To appear well dressed, be skinny and tall." - Mason Cooley

"Was it for this the clay grew tall?" - Wilfred Owen

"Usually, I get hired because I`m tall." - Peter Falk

"It's as clear as the balls on a tall dog." - Steven Tyler

"Tall, thin, curvy, short - whatever you are, you are beautiful." - Demi Lovato

"Tall girls are hot. Short girls are cute" - Harry Styles

"In real life I'm a tall, blond Christian." - Gilbert Gottfried

"Stand tall, laugh loudly, and be who you truly are" - Sark

"Trying to understand women is a tall order period." - Ricky Schroder

"I remember I went to Berlin right after the Wall came down. I first went to East Berlin, and all the buildings were old and falling down, and now when you go back to Berlin, you know you're in the East because all the buildings are brand new and very tall." - Moby

"He had possessed the arrogance of a tall member of a short race, with no obligation save to be tall." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"He was mostly leaping tall buildings in the beginning. There were cases where he would leap off a tall building or swoop down, and at that point he would look like he was flying, I suppose. It was just natural to draw him like that." - Joe Shuster

"When people are absurdly tall, they command everyone's attention when they walk into a room. Nobody's ever dismissive of somebody for being too tall." - Steve Albini

"We are all built differently. Some guys are more powerful. Some guys are very tall. I'm not very tall, so I rely on quickness." - Henrik Lundqvist

"Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul." - Carlos Barrios

"Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings." - Richard Dawkins

"Nothing requires the architect's care more than the due proportions of buildings." - Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

"Good buildings come from good people, ad all problems are solved by good design." - Stephen Gardiner

"There are currently more political parties in Iraq than unbombed buildings to hold them." - Ed Helms

"School buildings should be opened and used twenty four hours a day." - Nikki Giovanni

"Our roots are clinging, we shouldn't knock down so many old 'buildings.'" - Whit Stillman

"There actually are buildings that existed in cyberspace before they built it." - Howard Rheingold

"We shouldn't just look at new buildings but at existing stock building because that's an even greater problem than the new buildings being built. The renovation of existing buildings and making them green is just as important as designing new green buildings." - Ken Yeang

"In a few wretched buildings, we created a whole new industry with international significance." - Edwin Land

"Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design." - Stephen Gardiner

"I'm not mainly interested in what buildings mean as symbols or vehicles for ideas." - Peter Zumthor

"Often the art in New York is related to the buildings, to grandiose things." - Christo

"I wanted to experience New York, to look up and see buildings." - Haile Gebrselassie

"I hate vacations. If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?" - Philip Johnson

"Houston is undoubtedly my showcase city. I saved all my best buildings for Houston." - Philip Johnson

"There's no worse feeling than seeing my buildings and realizing the mistakes." - Philip Johnson

"I ran my own business when I was 19, buying condos and renovating apartment buildings." - Jared Kushner

"I'm not a builder of buildings, I'm a builder of collections." - Leonard Lauder

"My buildings don't speak in words but by means of their own spaciousness." - Thom Mayne

"People's personalities, like buildings, have various facades, some pleasant to view, some not." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"There are hundreds of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings around the United States and in other countries, too. Wright lived into his 90s, and one of his most famous buildings, the Guggenheim Museum in New York, was completed just before his death. Wright buildings look like Wright buildings - that is their paradox." - Jane Smiley

"What's similar between Britain and America is the lack of good-quality civic buildings." - Zaha Hadid

"Before 2000, everything was about being contextual, and buildings were supposed to be good citizens." - Bernard Tschumi

"Nothing requires the architect's care more than the due proportions of buildings." - Vitruvius

"I always think of buildings in their settings, but so do other architects." - Philip Johnson

"Obviously the whole Wayward thing hasn't been explained to you properly. You don't have any superpowers. You can't leap over tall buildings in a single bound or fight Dark Casters with your magic cat. Basically, you're a glorified tour guide who's no better equipped to face a bunch of Dark Casters than Mary P. over here -Ridley" - Kami Garcia

"We have become so quick and effective in building things today. It would be easy to build another Pyramid of Giza or another Great Wall. But these buildings haven't withstood the test of time because of their building quality. They stand tall because they have a symbolic value, they represent a culture." - Zhang Xin

"And lastly from that period I remember riding in a taxi one afternoon between very tall buildings under a mauve and rosy sky; I began to bawl because I had everything I wanted and knew I would never be so happy again." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Moms are, in my opinion, the wonders of the universe. They can leap tall buildings in a single bound, they can go where no person has gone before, and they can somehow get toddlers to eat. The problem is that mothers are also some of the most stressed people on the planet. There's just so much to do and not enough of them." - Kevin Leman

"New York used to be so much more than just a place to shop. It was life on the street for the eccentrics; it was an eccentric city. It had many different tastes. Now it's just one - a really rich one - with big tall glass buildings." - Chris Noth

"For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"[When asked how tall she is:] I'm five feet, 15 inches." - Carol Mann

"Some people try to be tall by cutting off the heads of others." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"I have no sponsors because I am not blond, tall and slim enough" - Marion Bartoli

"The French flag is the only one to have a staff a thousand feet tall." - Gustave Eiffel

"A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, And most divinely fair." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Yeah my money's so tall that my Barbie's gotta climb it" - Nicki Minaj

"stand tall, smile bright, and let them wonder what secrets making you laugh!" - Dan Brown

"She wanted only tall smooth bottles whose labels spoke of Proof." - David Foster Wallace

"If I was tall and blonde, I might have been a dancer or singer." - Agnes Varda

"I don't have big muscles. I'm not tall. I have power inside. I fight." - Simona Halep

"I will not fall, I will stand tall, feels like no one can beat me." - Eminem

"All men are two meters tall... give or take a meter." - Anonymous

"Like some tall tree, the monster of the wood, o'ershading all that under him would grow." - John Dryden

"Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies." - Alexander Pope

"He's of stature somewhat low - Your hero always should be tall, you know." - Charles Churchill

"Stately and tall he moves in the hall, The chief of a thousand for grace." - Kate Franklin

"Her bikini - small; heels - tall She said she liked the ocean." - Ll Cool J

"At 6 foot 7 Peter Crouch isn't as tall as he looks." - Gabby Logan

"I grew up with people staring at me because I was such a tall, awkward girl." - Matthew Emmons

"They call me Superman, leap tall hoes in a single bound." - Eminem

"Took out Skinny Minnie, Long Tall Sally, and Short Fat Fanny, but I'm kinda fonda Wanda." - Neil Young

"Only as strong as our love for this land, only as tall as we stand." - Phil Ochs

"I think of game development as a clown car moving through tall grass," - Ken Rolston

"The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours." - Isaac Watts

"Rest at pale evening... A tall slim tree... Night coming tenderly Black like me" - Langston Hughes

"All this time I've just wanted to be blonde, beautiful and 5 feet 2 inches tall." - Bea Arthur

"No workman steel, no pond'rous axes rung: Like some tall palm the noiseless fabric sprung." - Reginald Heber

"All along the backwater, Through the rushes tall, Ducks are a-dabbling, Up tails all!" - Kenneth Grahame

"In a society based on nonviolence, the smallest nation will feel as tall as the tallest." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Dads don't need to be tall and broad-shouldered and clever. Love makes them so." - Pam Brown

"The gallows in my garden, people say, Is new and neat and adequately tall." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, And most divinely fair." - Alfred Tennyson

"No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child." - James Dobson

"All I ask is a tall ship and a star to sail her by." - John Masefield

"If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" - T S Eliot

"Through the small tall bathroom window the December yard is gray and scratchy, the tree calligraphic." - Dave Eggers

"Being of tall stature, it's rare to get a series regular role." - Charles Halford

"Tall men come down to my height when I hit 'em in the body." - Jack Dempsey

"When you see another tall woman on the street, you nod, sort of like Orthodox Jews." - Judy Gold

"When you're that tall, people talk about it all the time." - Kristen Johnston

"It was only when I moved to New York that I realized tall is good." - Kristen Johnston

"Who wouldn't fancy Brian Epstein? He was tall and handsome and had money and class." - Cilla Black

"My friends would howl if I claimed I was androgynous - I'm not tall enough!" - Sophie Mcshera

"I'm adopted, so I didn't know my father, but apparently he was pretty tall." - Keegan-Michael Key

"I'm tall and thin but not strong, so you're either an athlete or you're funny." - Keegan-Michael Key

"Some say, Life is short. I say; Life is tall-grab a straw!" - Sark

"Somewhere, over the rainbow, Way up tall, There's a land where they've never heard of cholesterol." - Allan Sherman

"I wasn't a pretty girl. I was six feet tall at 15, you know." - Maya Angelou

"I'm a big personality. I walk into a room, big and tall and loud." - Adele

"The real use of gunpowder is to make all men tall." - Thomas Carlyle

"I like stripper shoes. I like being tall because I'm claustrophobic." - Jessie J

"Everyone expects me to be 9 feet tall and weigh 200 pounds when they meet me." - Khloe Kardashian

"Buildings for me represent opportunities of agency, transformation, and storytelling. They are not just artifacts. There is this big tradition of buildings-as-artifacts - constructed artifacts - but for me they are these incredible sites of negotiation." - David Adjaye

"You see all these old buildings [in Rio] going down or catching fire overnight, and it is so sad. I am very connected with these buildings because they are our history. It is the only one that we have." - Sonia Braga

"When science drove the gods out of nature, they took refuge in poetry and the porticos of civic buildings." - Mason Cooley

"Frank Gehry for instance likes to imagine his buildings as sculptures. I like to imagine my sculptures as architectural." - Michael Heizer

"O Solitude! If I must with thee dwell, Let it not be among the jumbled heap of murky buildings" - John Keats

"Grand buildings made her feel better-maybe because being in a place so permanent made her feel more permanent." - Rick Riordan

"Evolution is just a theory? Well, so is gravity and I don't see you jumping out of buildings." - Richard Dawkins

"Buildings should be good neighbours." - Paul Thiry

"I'm a New Yorker. I like the big streets and the big buildings. It's a great place to walk." - Ed Askew

"The sweet smell of the South, of Camellias and Azaleas, clings to Beaufort's ancient and historic buildings." - Walter Cronkite

"When we're dealing with historic buildings, we don't replicate, but we try to be subordinate and be deferential to them." - Peter Clewes

"I am a believer, but I affirm that in public buildings the law of the Republic overrides religious rules." - Jeanpierre Raffarin

"I have been criticized rather strenuously by painters and sculptors for not incorporating their work in our buildings." - Minoru Yamasaki

"I should just drive around this city and take photos of all the buildings I've been humiliated in." - Moon Unit Zappa

"My buildings should have an emotional core - a space which, in itself, has an emotional nice feeling." - Peter Zumthor

"There is a backlash against me and everyone who has done buildings that have movement and feeling." - Frank Gehry

"I'm so happy with 'The Blacklist.' Give me more people to shoot and throw them off buildings." - Diego Klattenhoff

"You can't have the finest buildings if they're not in focus. They become like nice cars parked on the street." - Leon Krier

"Architecture is a negotiated art, and it's highly political, and if you want to make buildings, there is diplomacy required." - Thom Mayne

"In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings." - Stephen Gardiner

"You can be a mason and build 50 buildings, but it doesn't mean you can design one." - John Malkovich



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