Philip Johnson – “I like the thought that what we are to do on this earth is emb…”

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Philip Johnson best Beauty Quotes – “I like the thought that what we are to do on this earth is embellish it for its greater beauty, so that oncoming generations can look back to the shapes we leave here and get the same thrill that I get in looking back at theirs – at the Parthenon, at Chartres Cathedral.”

Philip Johnson – “Concrete you can mold, you can press it into – after all, you …”

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Philip Johnson best Architecture Quotes – “Concrete you can mold, you can press it into – after all, you haven’t any straight lines in your body. Why should we have straight lines in our architecture? You’d be surprised when you go into a room that has no straight line – how marvelous it is that you can feel the walls talking back to you, as it were.”