The best Quotes by Ansel Adams

The best Quotes by Ansel Adams

Ansel Easton Adams (February 20, 1902 – April 22, 1984) was an American landscape photographer and environmentalist known for his black-and-white images of the American West.

You don't take a photograph, you make it.
I found that while the camera does not express the soul, perhaps a photograph can!
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.

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San Francisco is a mad city - inhabited for the most part by perfectly insane people whose women are of a remarkable beauty.
Anyone who doesn't have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me.
Congratulations, San Francisco, you've ruined pizza. First the Hawaiians, and now you.
Wut in Inside Out
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I hope I go to Heaven, and when I do, I'm going to do what every San Franciscan does when he gets there. He looks around and says, 'It ain't bad, but it ain't San Francisco.'
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
Things are tough all over, cupcake. An' it rains on the just an' the unjust alike... except in California.
Silk Spectre in Watchmen -
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I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
That's the great thing about California, you can almost go to the mountains and almost go to the beach on the same day.
Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 Episode 11
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You know what's remarkable? That England looks in no way like Southern California.
Austin Powers in Austin Powers - The Spy Who Shagged Me
It's the edge of the world
And all of Western civilization
The sun may rise in the east
At least it's settled in a final location
It's understood that Hollywood sells Californication
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I drank when I was pregnant with you, you turned out fine. There's everybody saying 'don't drink, don't smoke'. I swear - Texas is turning into California.
In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to California - and that's pretty much the same thing.
A photo says, you were happy, and I wanted to catch that. A photo says, you were so important to me that I put down everything else to come watch.
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Life is like a good black and white photograph, there's black, there's white, and lots of shades in between.
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Life is like a camera. Just focus on what's important and capture the good times, develop from the negatives and if things don't work out, just take another shot.
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Pictures can be twisted and used against you and haunt you forever.
Hannah Baker in 13 Reasons Why - Season 2 Episode 1
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Photography is magic, it's a time capsule. It's something that keeps that moment alive.
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A picture means I know where I was every minute. That's why I take pictures. It's a visual diary.
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A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
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Through the lens is how the world makes sense to me.
Zion Miller in Ginny & Georgia - Season 1 Episode 9
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In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023

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