"Women are the real architects of society."
"I'm often called an old-fashioned modernist. But the modernists had the absurd idea that architecture could heal the world. That's impossible. And today nobody expects architects to have these grand visions any more."
"All architects want to live beyond their deaths."
"Currently, I am overseeing the construction of the new Trump Tower in Chicago. I am involved in meeting with the construction crews, architects and sales teams. I am learning a lot and working with some of the best in the business."
"May I say, finally, that I have no illusions of grandeur quite to the contrary, I am very humble in my knowledge that through forty years of my life my life has been an open book of service to my fellow architects and for the public good."
"Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease."
"Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact."
"We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims."
"I feel however, that we architects have a special duty and mission... (to contribute) to the socio-cultural development of architecture and urban planning."
"My passion and great enjoyment for architecture, and the reason the older I get the more I enjoy it, is because I believe we - architects - can effect the quality of life of the people."