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The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
The highest vocation of photography is to explain man to man.
The photographer is like the cod, which produces a million eggs in order that one may reach maturity.
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper ... the photographer begins with the finished product.
To collect photographs is to collect the world.
Photography is for me the simultaneous recognition in a fraction of a second of the significance of an event, as well as of a precise formal organization (i.e. composition) which brings that event to life.
The camera has its own kind of consciousness; in the lens the Garden of Eden itself would become ever so slightly too perfect.
There is a terrible truthfulness about photography that sometimes makes a thing look ridiculous.
A photograph comes into being, as it is seen, all at once.
A photograph is not only an image ... it is also a trace, something directly stencilled off the real, like a footprint or a death mask.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
Some people think it's holding on that makes one strong. Sometimes it's letting go.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.