"A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?"
"Leica, schmeica. The camera doesn't make a bit of difference. All of them can record what you are seeing. But you have to see."
"There are almost too many possibilities. Photography is in direct proportion with our time: multiple, faster, instant. Because it is so easy, it will be more difficult."
"The best zoom lens is your legs."
"In the smallest cells are reflections of the largest. And in photography, through an interplay of scales, a whole universe within a universe can be revealed."
"There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself."
"You happened to me. You were as deep down as I’ve ever been. You were inside me like my pulse."
"I've had a few arguments with people, but I never carry a grudge. You know why? While you're carrying a grudge, they're out dancing."
"I found out that if you made people laugh, they like you. Most people got to like me because I made them laugh. When they didn't, I hit them."
"If you look at yourself as a star, you've already lost something in the portrayal of any human being."
"Blow me a kiss when the sky is dark, and I will smile, but no kiss returns, for my kiss is the final one for all mortal flesh."
"I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being."
"This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings, so love, love, love."
"How did the rose ever open its heart and give to this world all its beauty? It felt the encouragement of light against its being, otherwise, we will remain too frightened."
"For I have learned that every heart will get what it prays for most."
"Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions."
"Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you."
"We were not allowed to say, Screw, but we could say, Hump the hostess, because hump is in Shakespeare."
"I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country."
"I shall take the heart. For brains do not make one happy, and happiness is the best thing in the world."