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"Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit."

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"A good photograph is knowing where to stand."

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"A good photograph is knowing where to stand"

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"A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed"

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"A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into"

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"I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term -- meaning that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching -- there would be a vast improvement in total output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster."

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"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment."

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"Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit."

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"Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world"

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"No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit."

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"Not everybody trusts paintings, but people believe photographs"

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"Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art"

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"Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter"

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"The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance."

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"There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer"

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"There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs"

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"There is nothing worse then a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."

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"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."

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"In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration."

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"In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular . . . sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice."

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"I have often thought that if photography were difficult in the true sense of the term-meaning that the creation of a simple photograph would entail as much time and effort as the production of a good watercolor or etching-there would be a vast improvement in total output. The sheer ease with which we can produce a superficial image often leads to creative disaster."

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"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence."

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"Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter."

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