"A photographer is born like a priest is born, with a profound privilege to serve humanity–a commitment to give back, and shed light on the very precious gift of life."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"All methods of meditation are nothing but methods to help you to remember that you are light."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Almost everyone I see is wearing angel wings not visible to them."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"America, can you put down that gun and still stand tall?"
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"And what do dreams know about boundaries?"
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"As a child, I was consumed with an obsessive curiosity about color, yet I spent the majority of my life photographing in black-and-white."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"As a new day emerge from darkness, dawn's twilight colors of bronze, orange and yellow, streak the sky to remind us to be kind to one another."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"As the light breaks in the horizon, go out my child, go out and seek
 the Eternal I."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Beware of anyone who claims not to have a dark side."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Dark is the prayer that invites light."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Darkness is where we begin and where we end."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Do not hesitate to welcome the night and surround yourself with its precious darkness. After all, this is were you were formed."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Do not ignore what your inner eye sees."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Doesn’t everyone want to feel the warm body of the beloved Night longing for an embrace?"
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Don't set up the Target for the Arrow."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Don’t make others feel wrong for being exactly who they are."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Each one of us is a lighthouse, casting light for the other, to help find the shore."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Each time I leaped I seemed to touch the moon, and when I regained earth I shimmered with light."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Elegant peacock, lend me your stunning iridescent blue and green feathers. Spring is here!"
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951

"Eros sneaks in and his hands are full of promises."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer, poet, born 1951