"The philosopher proves that the philosopher exists. The poet merely enjoys existence."
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"Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them."
"What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?"
"Keep quiet and people will think you a philosopher."
"Philosophy is the product of wonder."
"A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes."
"Philosophy is not a theory but an activity."
"Being a philosopher, I have a problem for every solution."
"A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know."
"The photographic image... is a message without a code."
"The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses."
"The camera can photograph thought. It's better than a paragraph of sweet polemic."
"At least the box is full of something useful. [On his photo gracing a box of Raisin Bran]"
"Objects in pictures should so be arranged as by their very position to tell their own story."
"The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera."
"Photographers never have much incentive to show the world as it is."
"Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child."
"If you scratch a great photograph, you find two things; a painting and a photograph."
"I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell."
"Sometimes you can tell a large story with a tiny subject."
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