"The big artist keeps an eye on nature and steals her tools."
— Thomas Eakins
American painter, born July 25, 1844

"Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense."
— Amelia Earhart
American aviation pioneer, disappeared July 2, 1937

"Worry retards reaction and makes clear-cut decisions impossible."
— Amelia Earhart
American aviation pioneer, born July 24, 1897

"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."
—Esther Earl
American activist and blogger, born August 3, 1994

"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."
— Esther Earl
American activist and blogger, died August 25, 2010

"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."
— George Eastman
American innovator, born July 12, 1854

"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."
— George Eastman
American innovator, explaining why he named his company Kodak, died March 14, 1932

"You push the button, we do the rest."
— George Eastman
American innovator, registers the Kodak trademark, September 4, 1888

"Go ahead, make my day."
— Clint Eastwood
American actor, born May 31, 1930

"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."
— Richard Eberhart
American poet, born April 5, 1904

"The spectator, the contemplator, the opposer of war have their hours with the enemy no less than uniformed combatants."
— Richard Eberhart
American poet, died June 9, 2005

"Doesn't suicide seem a little like going where you haven't been invited?"
— Richard Eberhart
American poet, born April 5, 1904

"It is what man does not know of, God composes the visible poem of the world."
— Richard Eberhart
American poet, born April 5, 1904

"If the only prayer you say in your entire life is "thank you," that would suffice."
— Meister Eckhart
German theologian, philosopher and mystic, born 1260

"Every creature is a word of God."
— Meister Eckhart
German theologian, and mystic, died 1328

"I'm a firm believer and I think my religion is inside."
— Billy Eckstine
American singer, born July 8, 1914

"Truth is immortal; error is mortal."
— Mary Baker Eddy
American religious leader, founded Christian Science, born July 16, 1821

"Reject hatred without hating."
— Mary Baker Eddy
American religious leader, founded Christian Science, born July 16, 1821

"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."
— Mary Baker Eddy
American religious leader, founded Christian Science, born July 16, 1821

"Disease is an experience of a so-called mortal mind. It is fear made manifest on the body."
— Mary Baker Eddy
American religious leader, founded Christian Science, born July 16, 1821