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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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    History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    We are becoming like cats, slyly parasitic, enjoying an indifferent domesticity. Nice and snug in the social, our historic passions have withdrawn into the glow of an artificial coziness, and our half-closed eyes now seek little other than the peaceful parade of television pictures.
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
    Billy Wilder
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    A bad play folds and is forgotten, but in pictures we don't bury our dead. When you think it's out of your system, your daughter sees it on television and says, My father is an idiot.
    Source: Culture and Commitment, 1929-1945 (1973)
  • Bo Bennett
    Bo Bennett
    American author 1972-
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    A dream collage is pictures of your goals. It is like your future photo album.
    Source: Year to Success
  • Annie Leibovitz
    Annie Leibovitz
    American portrait photographer 1949-
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    A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.
  • Barry Eisler
    Barry Eisler
    American novelist
    Barry Eisler
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    After I sold my screenplay adaptation of 'Rain Fall' to Sony Pictures, I had no more creative involvement.
  • Casey Affleck
    Casey Affleck
    American actor and director 1975-
    Casey Affleck
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    All cultures are different. Some commit genocide. Some are uniquely peaceful. Some frequent bathhouses in groups. Some don't show each other the soles of their shoes or like pictures taken of them. Some have enormous hunting festivals or annual stretches when nobody speaks. Some don't use electricity.
  • William Hogarth
    William Hogarth
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    All the world is competent to judge my pictures except those who are of my profession.
  • Boris Becker
    Boris Becker
    German tennis player 1967-
    Boris Becker
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    An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.
  • Margaret Oliphant
    Margaret Oliphant
    British writer, historian 1828-1897
    Margaret Oliphant
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    As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
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    Begin to imagine what the desirable outcome would be like. Go over these mental pictures and delineate details and refinements. Play them over and over to yourself.
  • Algernon H. Blackwood
    Algernon H. Blackwood
    English broadcasting narrator, journalist and writer 1869-1951
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    But the wicked passions of men's hearts alone seem strong enough to leave pictures that persist; the good are ever too luke-warm.
  • Bob Graham
    Bob Graham
    American politician and author 1936-
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    During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    Eschew the monumental. Shun the Epic. All the guys who can paint great big pictures can paint great small ones.
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