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Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe Quotes

A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.

Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.

Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.

God is in the details.

I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good.

Less is more.

Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value.

Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany.

True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life.