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"To fly we have to have resistance." Maya Lin
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"The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it." Frank Lloyd
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"You've got to bumble forward into the unknown." Frank Gehry
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"Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral." Frank Lloyd Wright
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"Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins." Ludwig Mies
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"No stream rises higher than its source. What ever man might build could never express or reflect more than he was. He could record neither more nor less than he had learned of life when the buildings were built." Frank Lloyd Wright
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"People always ask about my influences, and they cite a bunch of people I've never heard of." Norton Juster
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"For the most part things never get built the way they were drawn." Maya Lin
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"Growing up, I thought I was white. It didn't occur to me I was Asian-American until I was studying abroad in Denmark and there was a little bit of prejudice." Maya Lin
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"How we are using up our home, how we are living and polluting the planet is frightening. It was evident when I was a child. It's more evident now." Maya Lin
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"I deliberately did not read anything about the Vietnam War because I felt the politics of the war eclipsed what happened to the veterans. The politics were irrelevant to what this memorial was." Maya Lin
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"I didn't have anyone to play with so I made up my own world." Maya Lin
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"I left science, then I went into art, but I approach things very analytically. I choose to pursue both art and architecture as completely separate fields rather than merging them." Maya Lin
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"I loved logic, math, computer programming. I loved systems and logic approaches. And so I just figured architecture is this perfect combination." Maya Lin
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"I loved school. I studied like crazy. I was a Class A nerd." Maya Lin
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"I probably have fundamentally antisocial tendencies. I never took one extracurricular activity. I just failed utterly at that level. Part of me still rebels against that." Maya Lin
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"I probably spent the first 20 years of my life wanting to be as American as possible. Through my 20s, and into my 30s, I began to become aware of how so much of my art and architecture has a decidedly Eastern character." Maya Lin
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"Sometimes you have to stop thinking. Sometimes you shut down completely. I think that's true in any creative field." Maya Lin
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"Well, now that he's finished one building, he'll Le Corbusier go write four books about it." Frank Lloyd Wright
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"I've been such an outsider my whole life." Thom Mayne
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"The multiplicity of ideas is what I'm interested in." Thom Mayne
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Birth: 1929-05-04 Death: 1993-01-20

"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."

Born in 1929, Audrey almost pursued a career in ballet instead of acting. During World War II, it was said that she danced to raise money for the underground movement. While filming Secret People in 1952, director William Wyler spotted her and believed she'd be perfect for the part of the English princess opposite Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday. It was her breakout performance, for which she won an Oscar. She went on to become one of Hollywood's biggest stars. Her beauty, elegance, charm and humor captivated audiences as well as the actors playing opposite her, leading Cary Grant to onc…



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