No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other.
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 wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting.
People think that all cameramen do is point the camera at things, but it's a heck of a lot more complicated than that
Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.
If I'm a cruel satirist at least I'm not a hyprocrite: I never judge what other people do. Neither a politician nor a priest, I never censor what others do. Neither a philospher nor a psychiatrist, I never bother trying to analyze or resolve my fears and neuroses
With people with only modest ability, modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
Old people have fewer diseases than the young, but their diseases never leave them.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death
Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent
to people who have none.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all
People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine.
One of the marks of excellent people is that they never compare themselves with others. They only compare themselves with themselves and with their past accomplishments and future potential
We tend to view confidence as a product of accomplishment rather than part of the process that leads there. But supremely confident people were confident long before they achieved anything.
When there are starving people in the world, it seems wrong that so many of us Americans eat as much for entertainment as for nourishment.
Baseball is very big with my people. It figures. It's the only way we can get to shake a bat at a white man without starting a riot
One of my favorite philosophical tenets is that people will agree with you only if they already agree with you. You do not change people's minds
Ordinary people seem not to realize that those who really apply themselves in the right way to philosophy are directly and of their own accord preparing themselves for dying and death.
Laws for the liberal education of youth, especially for the lower classes of people, are so extremely wise and useful that to a humane and generous mind, no expense for this purpose would be thought extravagant.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking
So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy
Good government generally begins in the family, and if the moral character of a people once degenerate, their political character must soon follow