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Top 95 Old Building Sayings

#1. We're building an independent political program that can run electoral politics and then turn on a dime to hold our leaders to task, in case they suddenly develop that old case of amnesia! We'll be there to remind them what they promised and who they promised to work for! - Author: Richard Trumka
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#2. There may have been a time when preservation was about saving an old building here and there, but those days are gone. Preservation is in the business of saving communities and the values they embody. - Author: Richard Moe
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#3. Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. And however undramatic the pursuit of peace, that pursuit must go on.
[Address before the United Nations, September 20 1963] - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#4. It was the kind of building that remembered things, deep-down things, things that rode tears into the world, telling them back to anyone old enough or wise enough to know how to listen with their eyes. - Author: Charles M. Blow
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#5. You must lance an ulcer to heal it. You must tear down parts of an old building to restore it, and so it is with a sensual life that has no spirit in it. - Author: Rumi
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#6. I was writing for a publishing company in this old building right next to the RCA Victor Studio in Nashville. We were on the top floor, and Combine Music was on the bottom floor. I was friends with all those guys. - Author: Donnie Fritts
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#7. His heartbeat seemed to be shaking him apart, like the impacts of a wrecking ball on an old building. - Author: Tim Powers
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#8. Yes, he chuckles. "Im a couple years older than her."
"Mommy is thirty", Josie informed him. "She's really, really old."
"Are you older than the Empire State Building?" Maddie asks with awe in her little voice and I cover my mouth so I don't laugh out loud. - Author: Kristen Proby
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#9. It is so different from the United States. It seemed to have a history, and the buildings are years and years and years old. Here in the United States an old building is about 17 (years old), and over there it's from 500 B.C., it's incredible. - Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
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#10. My favourite piece of architecture is the Royal Conservatory of Music on Bloor (273 Bloor Street West). When they cleaned up the old building a few years back, the stonework just knocked me out. It is a great melding of the Old Toronto and the new. - Author: Andy Barrie
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#11. We can learn what we did not know. We are not only good at destroying the Old World, we are also good at building the new. - Author: Mao Zedong
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#12. Focus all your energy not on struggling with the old, but on building the new. - Author: Dan Millman
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#13. When a certain shameless fellow mockingly asked a pious old man what God had done before the creation of the world the latter aptly countered that he had been building hell for the curious. - Author: John Calvin
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#14. I've been round Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, and China in the last few months and the message that I've been taking is that New Zealand is building an up market dynamic into a connected economy. And that we are not the old-fashioned, ship mutton kind of product the people associate their export in work. - Author: Helen Clark
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#15. You ever hear that old joke about the guy who jumped off the Empire State Building?" D.W. asked her. "Yeah. All the way down, you could hear him say, 'So far, so good. So far, so good. So far, so good.' That is George's life story in a nutshell. - Author: Mary Doria Russell
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#16. Ever-busy, ever-building, ever-in-motion, ever-throwing-out the old for the new, we have hardly paused to think about what we are so busy building, and what we have thrown away. Meanwhile, the everyday landscape becomes more nightmarish and unmanageable each year. - Author: James Howard Kunstler
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#17. It was a hot summer night, and I had the soundtrack to Disney's The Lion King blasting on my stereo. Tears actually began streaming down my face as I drove past the building. Here I was, the grown-up version of that wide-eyed eight-year-old at Disneyland. I had finally arrived. I was an Imagineer. - Author: Randy Pausch
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#18. At 12 years old in the dangerous world that I was in, with a very difficult home life, I found the stage was the safest place to be. It was predetermined and predictable - and furthermore you got to be someone else. All the problems only began when you left the building. - Author: Patrick Stewart
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#19. To me, you can't have style without being inspired. When I design a collection, I am inspired by so many things. The color of a flower. The shape of a butterly's wing. The juxtaposition of an old tenement building next to a shiny new skyscraper. - Author: Isaac Mizrahi
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#20. It were as though the building's kilometres of clanky old ductwork connected up to an asthmatic giant with poor oral hygiene, hidden away somewhere in the basement. - Author: B.P. Gregory
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#21. I think we need to change that old saying, "I don't need a building to fall on me." Because two did and we still don't get it. I think we all stick our head in the sand as a deep human impulse. - Author: Bill Maher
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#22. It's the same at a rock-and-roll concert. You have an opening number with a strong entrance; then you go through a lot of the old standards, building up to your hit song at the end. - Author: Marjoe Gortner
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#23. A man is thirty years old before he has any settled thoughts of his fortune; it is not completed before fifty. He falls to building in his old age, and dies by the time his house is in a condition to be painted and glazed. - Author: Jean De La Bruyere
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#24. To my great surprise, Twitter is not housed in a silver pod that orbits Earth at supersonic speeds, vacuuming up and then dispersing digital bits of worldwide chitchat; it's in a big, bland office building in downtown San Francisco, near a bowling alley and an Old Navy. - Author: Susan Orlean
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#25. The real estate agent had to go door-to-door in the apartment building we wanted to rent, asking if it was OK for this interracial family - my mom is white and I was a 1-year-old half-African kid - to live in the apartment building. - Author: Tom Morello
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#26. Foundational design principles regarding aesthetics, symbolism and meaning of place were for the old-timer carpenter, simply routine.
Unfortunately, these principles began to lose their footing in the late 1800s, when building practices shifted toward more commercial technologies. - Author: Shannon Taylor Scarlett
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#27. You can't be a rational person six days a week and on one day of the week, go to a building, and think you are drinking the blood of a two thousand year old space god. That doesn't make you a person of faith ... , that makes you a schizophrenic. - Author: Bill Maher
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#28. action!" "Roger, I've got visual on the target," whispered Mirza. "At least two of the Iranians are in the building." One of the old men drinking coffee gave him a strange look. - Author: Jack Silkstone
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#29. Where they were going was a pigeon-shitted old bank building on an especially run-down stretch of the Bowery, - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#30. The building is an old strip club. The sign reads "Fuzzy Holes." That's a funny name for a club. On the sign below the name is reads "We fired the ugly one. Come on in! - Author: Joseph Zuko
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#31. But you're out of another world old kid ... You ought to live on top of the Woolworth Building in an apartment made of cutglass and cherry blossoms. - Author: John Dos Passos
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#32. Alas! those good old days are gone, when a murderer could wipe the stain from his name and soothe his trouble to sleep simply by getting out his blocks and mortar and building an addition to a church. - Author: Mark Twain
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#33. A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#34. [..] the actual building was old and dilapidated and remained standing more out of habit than from any inherent structural integrity [..] - Author: Douglas Adams
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#35. As Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, says: "In the old world, you devoted 30 percent of your time to building a great service and 70 percent of your time to shouting about it. In the new world, that inverts."16 - Author: Eric Schmidt
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#36. It sounds stupid, but there's nothing like walking down the street and seeing a building that's older than 100 years old. I think London - not to sound pretentious - like New York, it's a big melting pot for all things and it's just got this energy that you can't find anywhere else. - Author: Christian Cooke
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#37. Ten responsible and rational young citizens are sufficient to clean up the mess of a thousand old superstitious citizens. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#38. The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. - Author: Dan Millman Way Of The Peaceful Warrior A Book That Changes Lives
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#39. Just the sounds of an old building settling, I tell myself . . . but I wonder. - Author: Stephen King
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#40. If I had money, I would like to get an old building, have music performances, do lithographs, have shows of paintings, and do those things that I'm interested in doing. - Author: Bill Dixon
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#41. It is our job as parents, to instill principles and values in our children. So that when they depart from you, those principles and values won't depart from them. Mallory Bullard, a street soldier from the old school. - Author: Drexel Deal
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#42. So now that began to develop into a full-fledged shouting match of its own, and all in all it was soon a full-scale old-style Bombay tamasha, with people watching from every balcony and window in every building, up and down the road, laughing and giving advice and yelling at each other. - Author: Vikram Chandra
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#43. Anytime you have chance to meet with old friends, greet them sincerely.
This is one easy way to build relationship by utilizing unexpected moments. - Author: Toba Beta
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#44. When I first went to New York I was right out of high school, I was 17 years old, and I had never seen a building over two stories high. - Author: Florence Henderson
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#45. I have often wondered what it is an old building can do to you when you happen to know a little about things that went on long ago in that building. - Author: Carl Sandburg
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#46. I walk down the center of the street in our old neighborhood. I recognize the cracked building with the graffiti of an angel that has the words 'Who will guard against the guardians? - Author: Susan Ee
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#47. The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on with one's life as if it were interminable. I always admired Chekhov for building a new house when he was dying of tuberculosis. - Author: Leon Edel
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#48. My father started on this golf course at Latrobe when he was sixteen years old. He was digging ditches when they were building the golf course. - Author: Arnold Palmer
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#49. The healers' university looked exactly as Tessia had imagined. Her father had described it as an 'old but strange building that has adopted and absorbed surrounding houses as opportunity and funds allowed'. It sounded confusing and intriguing, and it was. - Author: Trudi Canavan
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#50. The fact that [English] has shed most of the old grammatical forms which time has rendered useless and scarcely intelligible, has made English a model, pointing the way which must be followed in building the Interlanguage ... - Author: Sylvia Pankhurst
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#51. People ask me, how is managing in the New Economy different from managing in the Old Economy? Actually, it's a lot the same. It's about the financial discipline of the bottom line, understanding your customers, segmenting your customers by their needs, and building a world-class management team. - Author: Meg Whitman
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#52. The place smelled like Sam
or, I guess, he smelled like the store. Like ink and old building and something more leafy than coffee but less interesting than weed. It was all very ... erudite. I felt surrounded by conversations I had no interest in participating in. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#53. American Ballet Theatre's rehearsal studios are at 890 Broadway, an old building where exposed pipes clank and hiss in uneven accompaniment to piano music. The high ceilings wear a toupee of dust. The wall paint peels like a newbie ballerina's toes. - Author: Sascha Radetsky
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#54. Living in New York after 14 years, I'm such an outdoors kind of person. I love gardening and building things. I like restoring old furniture. - Author: Paige Butcher
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#55. Dad lost his job. Then he got a new job. Then he got his old job back and went back to it. They were all in the same building. - Author: Aimee Bender
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#56. Holloway Prison is a very old place, and it has the disadvantages of old places which have never known enough air and sunshine. It reeks with the odours of generations of bad ventilation, and it contrives to be at once the stuffiest and the draughtiest building I have ever been in. - Author: Emmeline Pankhurst
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#57. On the first day of class, the Visual Arts building reclined before me like an old brick whore, egging me to show her one, last, good time. I doubted I was up to the task, but regardless, I entered from the rear, just to give myself the slightest mental edge. - Author: Chip Kidd
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#58. The warm dampness of her breath made me shiver at the mix of the familiar and the unknown, with a soft exhalation she shifted her head and her lips found my collarbone, teasingly shy of my old scar. Tendrils pulsed in time with my heart, building on the ones before to an unseen height. - Author: Kim Harrison
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#59. In Britain, the theatre has traditionally been where the public goes to think about its past and debate its future. The formation of the National Theatre, at the Old Vic, near the South Bank, in 1963, institutionalized the symbolic importance of drama by giving it both a building and state funding. - Author: John Lahr
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#60. If there really is no new way to be found, we are not afraid to stick with the old one that we found previously. So, I do not make every building different. - Author: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
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#61. People have grown fond of me, like some old building. - Author: Katharine Hepburn
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#62. He is twenty-eight years old, and to the best of his knowledge he has no ambitions. No burning ambitions, in any case, no clear idea of what building a plausible future might entail for him. - Author: Paul Auster
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#63. Only bad things happen quickly, ... Virtually all the happiness-producing processes in our lives take time, usually a long time: learning new things, changing old behaviors, building satisfying relationships, raising children. This is why patience and determination are among life's primary virtues. - Author: Gordon Livingston
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#64. Conversion is not a repairing of the old building, but it takes all down and erects a new structure. It is not the sewing on a patch of holiness; but, with the true convert, holiness is woven into all his powers, principles and practice. - Author: Joseph Alleine
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#65. In the old world, you devoted 30% of your time to building a great service and 70% of your time to shouting about it. In the new world, that inverts. - Author: Jeff Bezos
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#66. Don't clap too hard - it's a very old building. - Author: John Osborne
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#67. First let me report that the art in the Barnes Collection has never looked better. My trips to the old Barnes were always amazing, but except on the sunniest days, you could barely see the art. The building always felt pushed beyond its capacity. - Author: Jerry Saltz
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#68. Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one. - Author: Rumi
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#69. The top bag popped, and a metric ton of old lasagna spilled onto my pants. The stench of soured spaghetti sauce washed over me. Ew. Of all the trash from this whole giant building, I had to step on a bag from the food court. Damn it. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#70. They took over from the old order not only most of its customs, conventions, and modes of thought, but even those ideas which prompted our revolutionaries to destroy it; that, in fact, though nothing was further from their intentions, they used the debris of the old order for building up the new. - Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
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#71. If every museum in the New World were emptied, if every famous building in the Old World were destroyed and only Venice saved, there would be enough there to fill a full lifetime with delight. Venice, with all its complexity and variety, is in itself the greatest surviving work of art in the world. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#72. When I look up, I'm surprised to find myself in front of the old building. My feet must have gone on autopilot. I'm like one of those African elephants that finds her way home, no matter how far she's roamed. - Author: Meg Medina
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#73. Jerry Orbach was the first person to take me to the Friars Club. It's a beautiful building, and you walk into these halls of comedic history and meet these old cats who could tell you a million stories about how things went down in New York City. - Author: Jesse L. Martin
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#74. If I had a magic wand, I would live in a building in New York, big enough so my friends, my family could all have apartments in it. We'd raise our kids in the same space and have backyard barbecues and get old and fat together. - Author: Liz Murray
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#75. If I had to do it all over again, rather than build an old style type of business, I would have started building a network marketing business. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#76. I came to New York when I was eighteen years old, and the first audition that I ever went to was this huge cattle call at the Equity building where I had gone two days earlier to sign up - I didn't have an agent or anything. - Author: Kate Levering
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#77. We really spend a lot of time on building relationships. And so when everyone is like, 'How do you break so many stories?' it's because I build relationships. I do it the old-fashioned way, and I build sourcing relationships, and then I take advantage of those relationships over time. - Author: Kara Swisher
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#78. Every new development, highway, railroad, steamship line, building operation, whether it be a drainage project in old Greece or a new water system in Peru, means an added use of the automobile. - Author: Walter Chrysler
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#79. Now, it's time for me to lock up and go. Listen to me. Lock up an empty building that's gonna be torn down. Makes no sense. Like an old man tellin' a lie to his son from his death bed. What's the point? Who besides yourself are you fooling? - Author: Dan Groat
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#80. If you survive long enough, you're revered-rather like an old building. - Author: Katharine Hepburn
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#81. I cannot believe her when she says
I am beautiful. She cannot want me,
not the way I want her. My want
is an Empire State Building
I monster-climb with her
clutched in my fist. They make old,
flickering horror movies
about the way I look at her mouth. - Author: Clementine Von Radics
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#82. An old building is like a show. You smell the soul of a building. And the building tells you how to redo it. - Author: Cameron Mackintosh
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#83. I grew up in the East Village with a lot of old people in my building, and I'm not sure if they lost their sense of smell over the years, but they always seemed to smell like they poured a bottle of perfume on themselves. I never want to become that person. - Author: Sarah Hyland
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#84. Diego thought about the night before, about the first breaths of morning chasing them from that old abandoned building, his arms twisted around her waist, finger's trembling against the soft skin of her hip as they stood within the ruins of a war Liliana would never understand. - Author: Laekan Zea Kemp
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#85. Ignore the bad habit and put your energy toward building a new habit that will override the old one. - Author: Daniel Coyle
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#86. I'm 64 years old and, yeah, I went through a transition in my life last year, with the death of my son, that woke me up to a lot of things. You know, I'm perfectly happy in my own little groove. Marching along, building my company, and you know, a happy person. - Author: Carl Paladino
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#87. There is one timeless way of building. It is a thousand years old, and the same today as it has ever been. The great traditional buildings of the past, the villages and tents and temples in which man feels at home, have always been made by people who were very close to the center of this way. - Author: Christopher Alexander
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#88. Don't ask me how to burn down a building. As me how to grow watermelons or how to explain nature to a child. that is what I want to grow old doing. Please afford me this. - Author: Rod Coronado
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#89. Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium! Merry Christmas, you wonderful old Building and Loan! - Author: George Bailey
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#90. Besides infrastructure, there is a huge opportunity in housing and urbanisation of cities - not only building new ones, but also renewing the infrastructure of old cities to make them more livable. This provides tremendous scope for large investments to fuel growth. - Author: Jamshyd Godrej
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#91. That is simply the most beautiful publishing office in the world, with that cranky old building in that wonderful park. - Author: Jim Harrison
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#92. I fear I shall never be ... good for anything in this world, but composing airs, building towers, forming gardens, collecting old Japan, and writing a journey to China or the Moon. - Author: William Thomas Beckford
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#93. Changes in the traditional way of building are only permitted if they are an improvement. Otherwise stay with what is traditional, for truth, even if it be hundreds of years old has a stronger inner bond with us than the lie that walks by our side. - Author: Adolf Loos
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#94. I vividly remember my first day on the White House staff. My office, of course, was in the Old Executive Office Building. I didn't rate one in the West Wing; but don't try to tell me or any of the rest of us working there that we weren't working in the White House. - Author: John Roberts
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#95. Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross, stood a large building, even larger than the church, and having many towers. - Author: Max Muller
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