Quotes

October 31, 2012  •  Leave a Comment

“Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.” – Bill Cosby

“Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” – Jonathan Swift, Satirist

“Photography is, first of all, a way of seeing.” – Susan Sontag – Writer, Filmmaker, Activist

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” – Albert Einstein

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“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” – Sir John Lubbock, Politician, Scientist

“There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” – Ansel Adams, Photographer

“The common eye sees only the outside of things, and judges by that, but the seeing eye pierces through and reads the heart and the soul, finding there capacities which the outside didn’t indicate or promise, and which the other kind couldn’t detect.” – Mark Twain, Author and Humorist

“It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.” – Helen Keller, Author and Activist

“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow.” – Imogen Cunningham, Photographer

“We emphasized the creativeness that happens at the moment of seeing over the kind that takes place in the dark room.” – Minor White, Photographer

“A thing is not what you say it is or what you photograph it to be or what you paint it to be or what you sculpt it to be. Words, photographs, paintings, and sculptures are symbols of what you see, think, and feel things to be, but they are not the things themselves.” – Wynn Bullock, Photographer

 


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