"The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools."
"Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense."
"Worry retards reaction and makes clear-cut decisions impossible."
"We live in a world defined by its boundaries: You cannot travel faster than the speed of light. You must and will die. You cannot escape these boundaries. But the miracle and hope of human consciousness is that we can still conceive of boundlessness."
"The measure of a friendship is not its physicality but its significance. Good friendships, online or off, urge us toward empathy; they give us comfort and also pull us out of the prisons of our selves."
"Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography."
"Philologically, the word Kodak is as meaningless as a child's first goo. Terse, abrupt to the point of rudeness, literally bitten off by firm and unyielding consonants at both ends, it snaps like a camera shutter in your face. What more would one ask."
"You push the button, we do the rest."
"Go ahead, make my day."
"Poems in a way are spells against death. They are milestones, to see where you were then from where you are now. To perpetuate your feelings, to establish them. If you have in any way touched the central heart of mankind's feelings, you'll survive."
"The spectator, the contemplator, the opposer of war have their hours with the enemy no less than uniformed combatants."
"Doesn't suicide seem a little like going where you haven't been invited?"
"It is what man does not know of, God composes the visible poem of the world."
"If the only prayer you say in your entire life is "thank you," that would suffice."
"Every creature is a word of God."
"I'm a firm believer and I think my religion is inside."
"Truth is immortal; error is mortal."
"Reject hatred without hating."
"When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts."
"Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body."