There’s no order outside the order of the material.
Elegance is refusal.
Innovate as a last resort.
In every case one must achieve a simultaneous solution of opposites... This harmony cannot be achieved by any other means than those of art.
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
There is nothing more tentative than an established order... What seems to be without order, often turns out to be highly ordered.
Deep within every revolution, discreetly hidden, resides a classicism, which is a form of constant.
Congestion is good.
Raymond Hood, architect of Rockefeller Center
The enemy of art is the absence of constraint.