„I was looking at the photographs and I started thinking that there was a time when these weren't memories.“
— Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
— John Flanagan, The Ruins of Gorlan
— Margaret Wise Brown American children's writer and editor 1910 - 1952
— Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862 American poet, essayist, naturalist, and abolitionist 1817 - 1862
No known citation to Thoreau's works. First found, uncredited, in the 1940s in the variant "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to look for it", p. 711, Locomotive Engineers Journal, Volume 76, 1942. Google Books http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=N6GZAAAAIAAJ&q=%22Success+usually+comes+to+those+who+are+too+busy%22&dq=%22Success+usually+comes+to+those+who+are+too+busy%22&lr=&as_drrb_is=b&as_minm_is=0&as_miny_is=1900&as_maxm_is=0&as_maxy_is=1980&as_brr=0
— Saul Bellow Canadian-born American writer 1915 - 2005
Demander un conseil, c'est presque toujours chercher un complice. — Adélaïde-Édouard le Lièvre, marquis de La Grange et de Fourilles (1796–1876), Pensées (1872) http://books.google.com/books?id=_YcDAAAAMAAJ&pg=RA2-PA479&dq=%22Demander+un+conseil,+c'est+presque+toujours+chercher+un+complice%22&hl=en
— Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief
„Man: [looking at a Stieglitz's photo of 'Equivalents'] Is this a photograph of water?
Stieglitz: What difference does it make of what it is a photograph?
Man: But is it a photograph of water?
Stieglitz: I tell you it does not matter.
Man: Well, then, is it a picture of the sky?
Stieglitz: It happens to be a picture of the sky. But I cannot understand why that is of any importance.“
— Alfred Stieglitz American photographer 1864 - 1946
In: 'Minor White, A Living Remembrance', Dorothy Norman, in 'Aperture', 1984, p. 9. w:Dorothy Norman recorded a conversation between Stieglitz and a man, looking at one of his 'Equivalents' prints
„I didn’t photograph people as an example of New York urban something or other. I don’t have a philosophy. I have a camera. I look into the camera and take pictures. My photographs are the tiniest part of what I see that could be photographed. They are fragments of endless possibilities.“
— Saul Leiter American photographer 1923 - 2013
„If you look at any great fashion photograph out of context, it will tell you just as much about what's going on in the world as a headline in The New York Times.“
— Anna Wintour English editor-in-chief of American Vogue 1949
Reported, quoted by Emma Brockes; May 27, 2006; " What lies beneath http://media.guardian.co.uk/site/story/0,,1784390,00.html"; The Guardian; retrieved March 23, 2007.