Building Quotes

You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility. And how great soever a mass of building one may wish and design to place above it, the greater the building is to be, the deeper does he dig his foundation.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Building trust begins with an appreciation and understanding of trust, but it also requires practice and practices.

Robert C. Solomon

We see low- to moderate-income communities that are distressed from exposure to environmental hazards such as pollution, waste and toxic building practices.

Anne Sekel

Some areas that spring to mind are agriculture, democracy building, disaster relief, education, and science and technology.

Richard Boucher

At a certain point, I just put the building and the art impulse together. I decided that building was a legitimate way to make sculpture.

Martin Puryear

In addition, there is a dedicated outdoor area for a sculpture garden that will enhance the cultural mission of the building.

John Anderson

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance

Kofi Annan

Romance is about building trust, affection, and harmony between two caring people.

Mitch Thrower

Men are troublesome. They complain about trifles a woman wouldn't notice. The office boys...complain that the temperature of the building is too hot or too cold...If they have a slight headache, they stay at home.

Clara Lanza

Singing lessons are like body building for your larynx.

BERNADETTE PETERS

Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church and State

Thomas Jefferson

Architecture is not all about the design of the building and nothing else, it is also about the cultural setting and the ambience, the whole affair.

Michael Graves

Champion wrestlers are made by planning their seasons and careers around a framework of 8 building blocks: diet, nutrition, conditioning, technique, weight training, mental preparation, drilling, and natural talent.

Unknown

I'm a golfaholic, no question about that. Counseling wouldn't help me. They'd have to put me in prison, and then I'd talk the warden into building a hole or two and teach him how to play.

Lee Trevino

During the next thirty years the pole-ward migration of populations continued. A few fortified cities defied the rising water-levels and the encroaching jungles, building elaborate sea-walls around their perimeters, but one by one these were breached. Only within the former Arctic and Antarctic Circles was life tolerable. The oblique incidence of the sun’s rays provided a shield against the more powerful radiation. Cities on higher ground in mountainous areas nearer the Equator had been abandoned, despite their cooler temperatures, because of the diminished atmospheric protection

J. G. Ballard

When a house is being built which is to be made as strong as possible, the building takes place in fine weather and in calm, so that nothing may hinder the structure from acquiring the needed solidity.†

Origen†

I believe there is no philosophical high-road in science, with epistemological signposts. No, we are in a jungle and find our way by trial and error, building our road behind us as we proceed. We do not find signposts at crossroads, but our own scouts erect them, to help the rest.

Max Born

You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair.

Chinese Proverb

The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Eachschool can, once again, become what it was always meant to be a building that has four walls with tomorrow inside.

John Akers

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving; it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of wit or a market or a building.

A. Bartlett Giamatti

Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.

Thomas Fuller

In architecture as in all other operative arts, the end must direct the operation. The end is to build well. Well building has three conditions: Commodity, Firmness and Delight.

Henry Watton

This building is like a book. Its architecture is the binding, its text is in the glass and sculpture.

Malcolm Miller

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