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.

The picture that you took with your camera is the imagination you want to create with reality.

— Scott Lorenzo

Video Quotes

The picture that you took with your camera is the imagination you want to create with reality.

— Scott Lorenzo

I found I could say things with colour and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way… things I had no words for.

— Georgia O’Keeffe

In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.

— Alfred Stieglitz

Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic.

— Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914), The Devil’s Dictionary

God, please save me from your followers!

— Bumper Sticker

If you copy from one author, it’s plagiarism, but if you copy from many, it’s research.

— Wilson Mizner

If you look through the viewfinder and you see something you’ve seen before, don’t bother to click the shutter.

— Alexi Brodovitch

Art is the highest task and the proper metaphysical activity of this life.

— Friedrich Nietzsche