Quotes on Photography, Art, Philosophy, Humour, PoliticsQuotes can motivate, inspire and bring insight, through well-expressed wisdom, wit and wordsmithing.    Careful phrasing contributes to the effectiveness, some  even becoming parts of society’s lexicon,  with phrases so powerful,  they become a generations mantra.

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

—Thomas Edison


No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

—Eleanor Roosevelt

Well-expressed wisdom, effectively phrased with a well-structured strong message and  imagery,  appeals to our aspirational nature.

Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.

— Karl Kraus

Video Quotes

Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and
not the political legislators who implement change after
 the fact.

— William S. Burroughs

The first time I ever heard a guitar, I thought it was a brass band coming through.

— Rev. Gary Davis

The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.

— Pablo Picasso

Hobos are people who move around looking for work, tramps are people who move around but don’t look for work, and bums are people who don’t move and don’t work. I’ve been all three.

— Seasick Steve

The days, months, and years eventually reveal, like a Polaroid, a clear picture of how significant events and decisions ultimately shape our lives.

— Hoda Kotb

It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.

— Mark Twain

All painting, no matter what you are painting, is abstract in that it’s got to be organized.

— David Hockney

There are two dirty words in photography, one is art, the other is good taste

— Helmut Newton