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