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.

Of all lies, art is the least untrue

— Gustave Flaubert

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It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.

— Pablo Picasso

The definition of a Circle of Confusion: a bunch of photographers sitting around the table trying to explain Depth of Field.

— Michael Reichmann

I always thought good photos were like good jokes. If you have to explain it, it just isn’t that good.

— Annonymous

Art is spirituality in drag.

— Jennifer Yane

Happiness equals reality minus expectations.

— Tom Magliozzi (1937-2014)

A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.

— Dorthea Lange

To consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk.

— Edward Weston

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

— Albert Einstein