“I don’t build in order to have clients. I have clients in order to build.”

“I don’t intend to build in order to get clients. I intend to get clients in order to build.”

“I don’t take orders. I don’t give orders. I don’t exchange ideas. This is not a topic for discussion.”

“I think that the man who is willing to stake his entire future on his own ability alone . . . the man who is willing to sacrifice everything to his creative work . . . the man who carries his ideal in his own soul, to which nothing else is sacred . . . the man who has single loyalty, and single standard in his own soul.”

“I worship individuals for their highest possibilities as individuals, and I loathe humanity, for its failure to live up to these possibilities.”

“I don’t understand anything. I made my buildings as transparent as I could.”

“I don’t think of you.”

“I don’t feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning.”

“I came here to say that I do not recognize anyone’s right to one minute of my life. Nor to any part of my energy. Nor to any achievement of mine. No matter who makes the claim, how large their number or how great their need.” “The purpose of architecture is to transcend existence, to touch the infinite. It is not just about erecting structures; it is about creating an environment that inspires and uplifts.”

“I can teach you how to build, Howard Roark tells his clients, but I can’t teach you how to think.”

“I want to be alone with myself, make my own decisions, think my own thoughts, be my own man, and keep my independence.”

“I refuse to be influenced by others who don’t share my ideals.” CHRISTOPHER POINDEXTER QUOTES

“I don’t build for clients. I build to express myself.”

“I have no concern for self-preservation, and I would welcome my own destruction gladly if it only served the cause for which I have lived.”

“I’m an individualist. I refuse to be dominated by others or to dominate others.”

“I don’t wish to give or receive charity. I’m not worthy of it.”

“I don’t think of you. No one can be betrayed but by a friend.”

“The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.”

“I admire the man who has made a fortune, with a disregard for the ‘can’t be done’ people who said it couldn’t be done.”

“I’m not capable of ordinary human relationships. I can’t exist on the same plane as others.”

“I will place no value on anything I’ve done, other than the value it has to me.”

“I’m not interested in what others think. I know my worth, and that is enough.”

“I refuse to work for money. I work solely for my own satisfaction and creative fulfillment.”

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