Less is more.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

God is in the details.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany I have saved enough money in the last forty years on insurance premiums alone to buy a medium-sized castle in Tuscany.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

I don't want to be interesting. I want to be good.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe