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Words of wisdom about photography or by photographers. Add your suggestions to the comments:

Photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. – Sam Abell

A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words. – Ansel Adams

Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. – Henri Cartier-Bresson

Of course it’s all luck. – Henri Cartier-Bresson

Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again. – Henri Cartier-Bresson

Don’t worry about what’s in your camera bag. Worry about what’s between your ears. – Haje Jan Kamps

There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes. – Abraham Lincoln

Photographs open doors into the past but they also allow a look into the future. – Sally Mann

I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell. – Edvard Munch

The photographer must be a part of the picture. – Arnold Newman

Look, I’m not an intellectual – I just take pictures. – Helmut Newton

Taking pictures is like panning for gold. You do it again and again, and sometimes you find a nugget. – Raghubir Singh

A good photographer must love life more than he does photography. – Joel Strasser