Construction Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old construction quotes, construction sayings, and construction proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Failure does not exist. Once you hit the construction zone road blocks, follow the detour signs to get back to ur original path. Behdad Sami
Constructiveness is the human way. Dalai Lama
A person has to remember that the road to success is always under construction. You have to get that through your head. That it is not easy becoming successful. Steve Harvey
Construction is an important front for solidifying the foundations of a thriving country and creating bases for the people's happy life. Kim Jong-un
Program construction consists of a sequence of refinement steps. Niklaus Wirth
I think architecture could be understood as the construction of realities, or the construction of worlds. Jimenez Lai
Every human being is under construction from conception to death. Billy Graham
My construction of the constitution is very different from that you quote. It is that each department is truly independent of the others, and has an equal right to decide for itself what is the meaning of the constitution in the cases submitted to its action; and especially, where it is to act ultimately and without appeal. Thomas Jefferson
If a building looks better under construction than it does when finished, then it's a failure. Douglas Coupland
The road to success is always under construction. Arnold Palmer
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists. Charles Dickens
Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. Jorge Luis Borges
It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time. David Allan Coe
Create with the heart; build with the mind. Criss Jami
There's no art to find the mind's construction in the face. William Shakespeare
The world is administered by rich but it is constructed by poor. Amit Kalantri
The root of the evil is not the construction of new, more dreadful weapons. It is the spirit of conquest. Ludwig Von Mises
My marks are results of a building process; strokes building form, creating a sense of depth and three-dimensionality. Jeanean Songco Martin
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
We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. Winston Churchill
We are all the construction of a story and it is only at the end that we can assess the value of the plot. Erik Pevernagie
Expectations are resentments under construction. Anne Lamott
Constructions of a-rhythmical forms, the clash between concrete and abstract forms.The acute angle is passionate and dynamic, expressing will and a penetrating force. Carlo Carra
Society is an artificial construction, a defense against nature's power. Camille Paglia
To write music is to raise a ladder without a wall to lean it against. There is no scaffolding the building under construction is held in balance only by the miracle of a kind of internal logic, an innate sense of proportion. Arthur Honegger
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. Benjamin Disraeli
The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten. Benjamin Franklin
The shortest distance between two points is often unbearable. Charles Bukowski
We must do the best we can with what we have. Edward Rowland Sill
You can use an eraser on the drafting table or a sledge hammer on the construction site. Frank Lloyd Wright
A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. Frank Lloyd Wright
The best revenge is massive success. Frank Sinatra
The easy road is always under construction,so have an alternate route planned. Jill Shalvis
I call architecture frozen music. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness. First, the doing their practical duty well, then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it. John Ruskin
When we build, let us think that we build forever. John Ruskin
Third, when everything is based on a pole measure, the church just look right. Proportion is the heart of beauty. Ken Follett
A great building must begin with the immeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed, and in the end must be unmeasured. Louis Kahn
The sun never knew how great it was until struck the side of a building. Louis Kahn
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. Napoleon Hill
Success is a project that's always under construction. Pat Summitt
A world which sees art and engineering as divided is not seeing the world as a whole. Professor Sir Edmund Happold
Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me. After the explosion, I spend the rest of the day putting the pieces together. Ray Bradbury
Good buildings come from good people, and all problems are solved by good design. Stephen Gardiner
The road to success is always under construction. It is a progressive course, not an end to be reached. Tony Robbins
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
Let us resolve to do the best we can with what we've got. William Feather
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Zig Ziglar