Quotes 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.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Well-expressed wisdom, effectively phrased with a well-structured strong message and imagery, appeals to our aspirational nature.
I think of many of my photographs as being obviously symbolic but not symbolically obvious. There isn’t any specific correlation between the symbols in this image and any content that I have in mind.
We have art so that we will not be destroyed by the truth…
The first 10 000 shots are the worst.
A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears
Photography is savoring life at 1/100th of a second.
The more an object is polished or brilliant, the less you see its own color and the more it becomes a mirror reflecting the color of its surroundings.”
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.