Walter Gropius — German Architect born on May 18, 1883, died on July 05, 1969

Walter Adolph Georg Gropius was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School, who, along with Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright, is widely regarded as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture... (wikipedia)

Architecture begins where engineering ends.
If your contribution has been vital there will always be somebody to pick up where you left off, and that will be your claim to immortality.
Our guiding principle was that design is neither an intellectual nor a material affair, but simply an integral part of the stuff of life, necessary for everyone in a civilized society.
Only work which is the product of inner compulsion can have spiritual meaning.
Specialists are people who always repeat the same mistakes.