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.

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.

— Albert Einstein

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People have learned how to strum a guitar, but they don’t have the soul. They don’t feel it from the heart. It hurts me. I’m killin’ myself to tell them how it is.

— Lightnin’ Hopkins

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.

— Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

I dream my painting and I paint my dream.

— Vincent van Gogh

Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there 
exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you 
are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman 
will not appear and completely shame the supposed 
beauty of the first.

Paul Klee

I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself.

— Mikhail Baryshnikov

In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.

— Hans Hofmann

Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.

— Johnny Depp