When the image is new, the world is new.
People think dreams aren't real just because they aren't made of matter, of particles. Dreams are real. But they are made of viewpoints, of images, of memories and puns and lost hopes.
You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.
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I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.
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When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
Content Become Photographs
To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world?
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A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.
Ceases Him Single Man
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Heart Art First
One magician demanded I show him an image of the love of his life. I rustled up a mirror.
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Different elevator music was playing since my last visit-that old disco song "Stayin' Alive." A terrifying image flashed through my mind of Apollo in bell-bottom pants and a slinky silk shirt.
To photograph is to hold one's breath, when all faculties converge to capture fleeting reality. It's at that precise moment that mastering an image becomes a great physical and intellectual joy.
Whoever controls the media, the
images, controls the culture.