Contemplation often makes life miserable. We should act more, think less, and stop watching ourselves live.
~ Sébastien-Roch Nicolas (Chamfort)
in a world of blossoms
wearing an umbrella-hat
~ Issa, 1818
We 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. We cannot develop and print a memory.
~ Henri Cartier-Bresson
It began in mystery and it will end in mystery, but what a rare and beautiful country lies in between.
~ Diane Ackerman