"A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know."
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"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."
"No good is ever done to society by the pictorial representation of its diseases."
"The painter constructs, the photographer discloses."
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