10 Quotes About Architecture to Use As Artsy Instagram Captions

The most beautiful buildings demand to be photographed and shared.

Not sure how to put all of your thoughts and feelings about beautiful architecture into words? Let the experts do it for you. Here are some of our favorite quotes about architecture that double as thoughtful Instagram captions.

For when being in the presence of gorgeous architecture makes you feel like a new person:

"We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us."

-Winston Churchill


For the photo you simply couldn't describe using any other words:

"Architecture is frozen music."

-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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For the centuries-old building that's as grand as it was the day it was completed:

"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness."

-Frank Gehry


For the construction that perfectly matches its function:

"A building is not just a place to be, but a way to be."

-Frank Lloyd Wright


For when the inspiration of an old building is exactly what you need to get your gears turning:

"New ideas often need old buildings."

-Jane Jacobs


For the building made even more beautiful by the hustle and bustle taking place inside:

"Architecture is inhabited sculpture."

-Constantin Brancusi


For the building that is definitely art:

"If a building becomes architecture, then it is art."

-Arne Jacobsen


For when a building is in ruins, but its original magic still shines through:

"There is beauty in ruins to those who see."

-Emmanual Rajkumar


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For when you can't really comprehend the old majesty of the building before you:

"Great buildings, like great mountains, are the work of centuries."

-Victor Hugo


For the iconic piece of architecture that makes your latest travel destination unmistakable:

"We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost."

-Ray Bradbury


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