"Now that I'm old, everything is 'so so'."
“A truly great structure, one that is meant to stand the tests of time never disregards its environment. A serious architect takes that into account. He knows that if he wants presence, he must consult with nature.”
“History remembers most what you did last.”
“I'm talking about when you're nearer the end of your life than the beginning. Now what do you think you think about then? The future? In the future I'm going to do this? Become that? What future? No. What you think is, ‘How will I be regarded in the end?’”
“Fame has a fifteen minute half-life, infamy lasts a little longer.”
“What’s the good of moral outrage unless you have something tangible to direct it against?”