Construction is one of the oldest professions in the world and those involved in the construction industry build the world around us. Here are some construction-related quotes from architects, artists, and other influential people. Whether they are directly related to literal construction or are more of a metaphor for life, enjoy these twelve quotes for a little inspiration. 

  1. “Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design.” – Stephen Gardiner

  2. “It is not the beauty of the building you should look at: it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.” – David Allan Coe

  3. “The road to success is always under construction.” – Arnold Palmer

  4. “You can dream, create, design, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it requires people to make the dream a reality.” – Walt Disney

  5. “You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledgehammer on the construction site.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

  6. “Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves.” – Adrienne Clarkson

  7. “Failure does not exist. Once you hit the construction zone roadblocks, follow the detour signs to get back to your original path.” – Behdad Sami

  8. “Speaking as a builder, if you start something, you must have a vision of the thing which arises from your instinct about preserving and enhancing what is there.” – Christopher Alexander

  9. “We shape our buildings; thereafter, they shape us.” – Winston Churchill

  10. “Life is like a highway, no matter what they say, the construction is never finished. There’s always gonna be bumps in the road and detours every now and then.” – Nishan Panwar

  11. “Never worry about the delay of your success compared to others, because construction of a palace takes more time than an ordinary building.” – Unknown 

  12. “Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.” – Frank Gehry

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