"The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it."
"I think a lot of times people design restaurants with flash in mind. I think you should design restaurants with function in mind. Make sure it's functional and works with what you're trying to accomplish. Design can come later."
"One killer exercise that's really great is pull-ups with your legs out level. That's my favourite. It's such functional core strength, and that's why I can climb up trees and down vines."
"I had a lot of trouble with engineers, because their whole background is learning from a functional point of view, and then learning how to perform that function."