The chicken is an animal consisting of an exterior and an interior.
If we remove the exterior, there remains the interior.
When we remove the interior, then we see the soul. —Jean-Luc Godard
Understanding makes the mind lazy. —Penelope Fitzgerald
To be an architect is to be a mediocre geometrician and a mediocre constructor, and to turn that mediocrity into something exceptional. —IF
My quest is to be denied, a great king has stated a long time ago, say the voices in the wind. But now, I am stating myself: my quest is to be denied. —IF
The proud idiot, that kind of idiot (small individual, etymologically) that insists in not to learn natural rules of living based on the prejudice (i.e. a blind faith) that first the others (always the others) are the ones who must accept his/her stupidity (they call it freedom) of being and acting as an idiot. —IF
To write is to bleed; to die once and again
You die in words —IF
Beauty is a perpetual mistake among men —Graça Aranha
Here what I will say to a possible future son of mine: «Death is like we were sleeping forever, but without knowing if with dreams or without it.» I hope it is an endless dream. But, if so, will be it another life? —IF
Adultery, from Adult.
Libertinism, from Liberté, Freedom.
Corazón, Coração, Heart: Co-Razón, the Counterpart of Reason.
For surprise, the usefulness is reductionist. —João Diniz
It only matters three things to architecture: conception, projection, and edification. The architect is circumstantial. —IF
The problem of critics of something consists in that they are critics, not something. —IF