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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.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.