Maya Lin Quotes and its meanings
Maya Lin quotes about Age
Maya Lin quotes about Architecture
Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don't want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist.
Maya Lin quotes about Art
Maya Lin quotes about Business
Maya Lin quotes about Dad
Maya Lin quotes about Death
Maya Lin quotes about Family
Maya Lin quotes about Freedom
Maya Lin quotes about Funny
Maya Lin quotes about Home
Maya Lin quotes about Learning
The only thing that mattered was what you were to do in life, and it wasn't about money. It was about teaching, or learning.
You should be having more fun in high school, exploring things because you want to explore them and learning because you love learning-not worrying about competition.
Maya Lin quotes about Politics
Maya Lin quotes about Science
Maya Lin quotes about Society
Maya Lin quotes about Teacher
Maya Lin quotes about War
When I was building the Vietnam Memorial, I never once asked the veterans what it was like in the war, because from my point of view, you don't pry into other people's business.
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.
I started studying what the nature of a monument is and what a monument should be. And for the World War III memorial I designed a futile, almost terrifying passage that ends nowhere.
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- Some of your teachers are actually closer in age to you than you think.
- I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me.
- Warmth isn't what minimalists are thought to have.
- Even though I build buildings and I pursue my architecture, I pursue it as an artist. I deliberately keep a tiny studio. I don't want to be an architectural firm. I want to remain an artist.
- When I was building the Vietnam Memorial, I never once asked the veterans what it was like in the war, because from my point of view, you don't pry into other people's business.
- My dad was dean of fine arts at the university. I was casting bronzes in the school foundry. I was using the university as a playground.
- If we can't face death, we'll never overcome it. You have to look it straight in the eye. Then you can turn around and walk back out into the light.
- When I was very little, we would get letters from China, in Chinese, and they' be censored. We were a very insular little family.
- To me, the American Dream is being able to follow your own personal calling. To be able to do what you want to do is incredible freedom.
- It's funny, as you live through something you're not aware of it.