Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.
The creation of art is not the fulfillment of a need but the creation of a need. The world never needed Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony until he created it. Now we could not live without it.
Wondering Whom to Read Next?
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe German-born American Architect
- Frank Lloyd Wright American Architect
- Buckminster Fuller American Inventor, Philosopher
- Martin Seligman American Psychologist
- Thomas Jefferson American Head of State
- Russell Hoban American Author
- Marian Anderson American Singer
- Will Smith American Actor
- Wilt Chamberlain American Sportsperson
- James Fallows American Journalist