Nobody buys a farm based on whether they think it’s going to rain next year. They buy it because they think it’s a good investment over 10 or 20 years. —Warren Buffett, after purchasing an additional $75m worth of Apple stock in 2018, boosting his total stake in Apple to 240.3M shares
Here I am at the turn of the millennium and I’m still the last man to have walked on the moon, somewhat disappointing. It says more about what we have not done than about what we have done. —Eugene Cernan
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists in the circulation of their blood.
—Logan Pearsall Smith
Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things. —Ray Bradbury
…Hiroshima was the target of the first atomic attack. At the time, the atomic bomb was known only by the name “New Style Bomb,” and only the people who knew the extent of the damage in Hiroshima felt the full fear of its enormous strength. The military authorities issued orders for soldiers to carry blankets when they
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Saturate yourself with your subject and the camera will all but take you by the hand.
I am a gambler. I decided to go in with Company E in the first wave. —Robert Capra, Life Magazine photographer during D-Day.
How the visual world appears is important to me. I’m always aware of the light. I’m always aware of what I would call the ‘deep composition.’ Photography in the field is
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Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper; the photographer begins with the finished product. —Edward Steichen
My doctor gave me two weeks to live. I hope they’re in August. —Ronnie Shakes