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.

[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.

— Al Capp

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[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.

— Al Capp

There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.

— Pablo Picasso

Painting, like music, has nothing to do with the reproduction of nature, nor interpretation of intellectual meanings. Whoever is able to feel the beauty of colors and forms has understood non-objective painting.

— Hilla Rebay

I love to feel the music.

— Etta James

The subject matter is so much more important than the photographer

— Gordon Parks

Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new… but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design?

— Paracelsus

Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places, if you look at it right.

— Grateful Dead

I have never killed anyone, but I have read some obituary notices with great satisfaction.

— Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)