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Zipper Building

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Engineering with fabric. - Jean Muir

Luck is the residue of design. - Branch Rickey

How much does your building weigh? - R Buckminster Fuller

The engineering is secondary to the vision. - Cynthia Ozick

Architecture begins where engineering ends. - Walter Gropius

I am building a dream with elevators in it. - Rick Ross

I use a Mac to help me design the next Cray. - Seymoure Cray

The writer is the engineer of the human soul. - Joseph Stalin

Every man is the architect of his own fortune. - Sallust

Building a business is a marathon, not a sprint. - Taavet Hinrikus

Death and taxes are unsolved engineering problems. - Romana Machado

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture. - Elvis Costello

Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. - Steve Martin

The taller the building, the deeper the foundation needs to be. - Unknown

In an urban environment, a church building is a thing of the past. - Mark Batterson

To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past. - Charles J Givens

Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over. - Ernest Hemingway

Design is about discipline and reality, not about fantasy beyond reality. - Albert Hadley

The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl. - Dave Barry

Architect: One who drafts a plan of your house, and plans a draft of your money. - Ambrose Bierce

How can you look at the Texas legislature and still believe in intelligent design? - Kinky Friedman

Abundance: 1. Big party held in a bakery; 2. A social event held in a farm building. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Scientists discover the world that exists; engineers create the world that never was. - Theodore von Karman

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture. - Lydia M. Child

Genetic Engineering: A recent attempt to formalize what farmers have been doing all along. - Unknown

A doctor can bury his mistakes but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines. - Frank Lloyd Wright

Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light. - Le Corbusier

The key to making things affordable is design and technology improvements, as well as scale. - Elon Musk

Money itself doesn't interest me. But you must make money to go on building the business. - Rupert Murdoch

You haven't had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it's running. - Unknown

One of the few articles of clothing that a man won't try to remove from a woman is an apron. - Marilyn Vos Savant

For me, part of one my big movements is building authentic street environments for skateboarding. - Rob Dyrdek

We laid the track on a smooth stretch of ground about one hundred feet north of the new building. - Orville Wright

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. - Jim Rohn

When a man has no design but to speak plain truth, he may say a great deal in a very narrow compass. - Sir Richard Steele

One has to look out for engineers - they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb. - Marcel Pagnol

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new. - Socrates

You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within. - Bob Nelson

A good use for me is to let me go away with my sewing machine and come back with some really new stuff. - Betsey Johnson

My regular life today is reading books, making dolls houses, sewing dolls with my daughter and barbequing. - Milla Jovovich

I don't think much of a dance step where the girl looks like she was being carried out of a burning building. - Kin Hubbard

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. - Harold Wilson

God is in the resume-building business. He is always using past experiences to prepare us for future opportunities. - Mark Batterson

The actual building of roads devoted to motor cars is not for the near future, in spite of many rumors to that effect. - Harper's Weekly

The Swedish engineer who invented the zip fastener made a greater intellectual leap than many scientists do in a lifetime. - Martin Rees

Twenty years of romance make a woman look like a ruin, but twenty years of marriage make her something like a public building. - Oscar Wilde

You can not prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building a nest in your hair. - Chinese Proverb

In case of fire, don't panic. Simply flee the building with the same reckless abandon that occurs each day at quitting time. - Don Delcourt

I know the answer! The answer lies within the heart of all mankind - the answer is twelve. I think I'm in the wrong building. - Charles Schulz

I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away. - George Carlin

Suspense is very important. Even though this is humor and they're short stories, that theory of building suspense is still there. - Sergio Aragones

I am certain that a Sewing Machine would relieve as much human suffering as a hundred Lunatic Asylums, and possibly a good deal more. - Margaret Atwood

He who cannot change the very fabric of his thought will never be able to change reality, and will never, therefore, make any progress. - Anwar Sadat

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. - John F Kennedy

I'm building a glass pyramid over the Egyptian escalator where my body will be mummified, so my customers can come and see me forever. - Mohamed Al-Fayed

Never design your character like a garden where anyone can walk. Design your character like the sky where everyone's desire is to reach. - Unknown

When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. - Corrie Ten Boom

Leadership development is not an 'event.' It's a capacity-building endeavor. It's a process of human growth and development. - Linda F Thornton

The key to building confidence is getting out there and trying new things. Once you go down the path once, it's a breeze the second time! - Bruno Logrecco

They submitted bills, and we paid them. Then we checked the engineering reports and found out that we had paid them far more than we owed them. - Donald Trump

Don't lie. Life is a puzzle and we are all unique pieces. When you lie, you make it impossible to find your true place in the grand design. - Steve Maraboli

When I studied graphic design, I learned a valuable lesson: There's no perfect answer to the puzzle, and creativity is a renewable resource. - Biz Stone

To the optimist, the glass is half-full. To the pessimist, the glass is half-empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. - Unknown

When a man's suit fits, when the construction is beautiful, when the sewing and fabrics are there - in the end, you'll look the best in it. - John Varvatos

When I walk down the street in New York, the building constructor, the guy pounding cement and what not, will yell, "Hey, you hockey puck!" - Don Rickles


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