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    And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made
    ready before it was brought thither: so that there was neither
    hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard in the house, while it
    was in building.

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Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

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An arch never sleeps.

An arch never sleeps.

by James Fergusson Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a
sheet of paper.

A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a
sheet of paper.

by Charles Dickens Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

by Coco Chanel Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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When I lately stood with a friend before [the cathedral of]
Amiens, . . . he asked me how read more

When I lately stood with a friend before [the cathedral of]
Amiens, . . . he asked me how it happens that we can no longer
build such piles? I replied: "Dear Alphonse, men in those days
had convictions (Ueberzeugungen), we moderns have opinions
(Meinungen) and it requires something more than an opinion to
build a Gothic cathedral.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down
the middle wall of partition read more

For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down
the middle wall of partition between us; . . .

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Anon, out of the earth a fabric huge
Rose, like an exhalation.

Anon, out of the earth a fabric huge
Rose, like an exhalation.

by John Milton Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.

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The Gothic cathedral is a blossoming in stone subdued by the
insatiable demand of harmony in man. The mountain read more

The Gothic cathedral is a blossoming in stone subdued by the
insatiable demand of harmony in man. The mountain of granite
blooms into an eternal flower, with the lightness and delicate
finish, as well as the aerial proportions and perspective of
vegetable beauty.

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