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  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
    American science communicator, television presenter 1955-
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    History is but the record of the public and official acts of human beings. It is our object, therefore, to humanize our history and deal with people past and present; people who ate and possibly drank; people who were born, flourished and died; not grave tragedians, posing perpetually for their photographs.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
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    If you look at satellite photographs of the Far East by night, you'll see a large splotch curiously lacking in light. This area of darkness is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  • Algernon H. Blackwood
    Algernon H. Blackwood
    English broadcasting narrator, journalist and writer 1869-1951
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    It is, alas, chiefly the evil emotions that are able to leave their photographs on surrounding scenes and objects and whoever heard of a place haunted by a noble deed, or of beautiful and lovely ghosts revisiting the glimpses of the moon?
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    Memory does not make films, it makes photographs.
  • Anna Held
    Anna Held
    Polish-born stage performer and singer 1872-1918
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    No one could possibly look all the time like my photographs. It is dreadfully hard to live up to them. They stare at me everywhere.
  • Ansel Adams
    Ansel Adams
    American landscape photographer and environmentalist 1902-1984
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    Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
    American pornographer 1936-2013
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    Our photographs are filthier and our stories are more disgusting. We make no effort to be artistic.
  • Louis de Bernieres
    Louis de Bernieres
    British novelist 1954-
    Louis de Bernieres
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    People taking photographs of their meals are not critics; they are from the United States.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    Putin himself is a character out of fiction, an uber-macho former Soviet thug running a massive, expansionist kleptocracy. The man stages photographs riding horses barechested and hunting tigers. His enemies find themselves on the wrong end of radioactive poisoning.
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
    American artist 1945-
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    Seeing is no longer believing. The very notion of truth has been put into crisis. In a world bloated with images, we are finally learning that photographs do indeed lie.
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    Should you be a teenager blessed with uncommon good looks, document this state of affairs by the taking of photographs. It is the only way anyone will ever believe you in years to come.
    Source: Social Studies (1981)
  • Ben Shahn
    Ben Shahn
    Lithuanian-born American artist 1898-1969
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    Some time ago, we went to Asia and took a camera along, and I began to do what I'd done even years ago doing people. I couldn't get interested in it. And I did hundreds of photographs of details of the monuments as sculpture.
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth Bowen
    Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
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    The charm, one might say the genius of memory, is that it is choosy, chancy, and temperamental: it rejects the edifying cathedral and indelibly photographs the small boy outside, chewing a hunk of melon in the dust.
  • Burt Rutan
    Burt Rutan
    American aerospace engineer and entrepreneur 1943-
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    The photographs of space taken by our astronauts have been published all over the place. But the eye is a much more dynamic mechanism than any camera or pictures. It's a more exciting view in person than looking at the photographs. Of course, I personally am sick and tired of hearing people talk like that: I want to see it myself!
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
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    The reason I do photographs is to help people understand my music, so it's very important that I am the same, emotionally, in the photographs as in the music. Most people's eyes are much better developed than their ears. If they see a certain emotion in the photograph, then they'll understand the music.
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