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The highest vocation of photography is to explain man to man.
The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.
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.
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.
Instead of just recording reality, photographs have become the norm for the way things appear to us, thereby changing the very idea of reality and of realism.
To collect photographs is to collect the world.
The camera has its own kind of consciousness; in the lens the Garden of Eden itself would become ever so slightly too perfect.
To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.