"My fan mail is enormous. Everyone is under six."
"To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect."
"You don't take a photograph, you make it."
"When you find yourself beginning to feel a bond between yourself and the people you photograph, when you laugh and cry with their laughter and tears, you will know you are on the right track."
"I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need."
"Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in."
"Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better."
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."
"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."
"Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art."
"There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs."
"I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning."
"Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches."
"Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone's got to take care of all your details."
"I like boring things."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."
"I am a deeply superficial person."
"The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways."
"Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs."
"I paint with shapes."
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