An architect's most useful tools are an eraser at the drafting board, and a wrecking bar at the site.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
An idea is salvation by imagination.
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
'Think simple' as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.