The best Quotes by Yousuf Karsh

The best Quotes by Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh (December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was an Armenian-Canadian photographer known for his portraits of notable individuals.

Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.
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Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can.
Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
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No one has ever been delighted to be in Boston in December. December? What are you excited about? "Oh, I love chapped lips and getting thrown up on by Patriots fans, how peachy."
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - December 2022
Welcome to Boston, where the weather is made up and the seasons don't matter.
Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.
Let's be honest: There's no better college town than Boston.
We say the cows laid out Boston. Well, there are worse surveyors.
Everything about Boston is unique. It isn't one thing. Boston is its own deal.
When you think about Boston, Harvard and M.I.T. are the brains of the city, and its soul might be Faneuil Hall or the State House or the Old Church. But I think the pulsing, pounding heart of Boston is Fenway Park.
If you haven't taken pics on Acorn Street, strolled through the Public Garden, or kayaked on the Charles, do you actually live in Boston?
Boston is a city that has the power to convince you to change what teams you root for.
In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?
Boston was a great city to grow up in, and it probably still is. We were surrounded by two very important elements: academia and the arts. I was surrounded by theater, music, dance, museums. And I learned how to sail on the Charles River. So I had a great childhood in Boston. It was wonderful.
Ireland... Europe's Boston.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight)
You can leave Boston, but it will never leave you.
They say money can't buy happiness. But it can book your flight to Boston - which is kinda the same.
There's more people to ignore in New York or Boston than there are in Milwaukee, but I would still ignore them, probably.
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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The photographer, has to have a standpoint. It's important to know what you stand for, no? Most people just take pictures, but they stand for nothing. They follow trends and don't know why.
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A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.
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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
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We can be only who we are; no more, no less.
Terry Goodkind in Das Schwert der Wahrheit - Das erste Gesetz der Magie
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I am thankful to all those who said NO to me. It's because of them I did it myself.
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You place too much importance... on the so-called purity of blood! You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be!
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Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens
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The Light failed; but the Darkness that followed was more than loss of light.
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I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars.
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Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.
Madeleine L'Engle - A Ring of Endless Light
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Don't underestimate the allure of darkness. Even the poorest hearts are drawn to it.
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I'm at war with the world and they try to pull me into the dark.
I struggle to find my faith, as I'm slippin from your arms.
Skillet - AWAKE AND ALIVE, Album: Awake
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Just overwhelmed with gratitude. What an honor it is to run alongside President Donald J. Trump. He delivered peace and prosperity once, and with your help, he'll do it again.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024
The central premise of the Biden campaign is that President Donald Trump is an authoritarian fascist who must be stopped at all costs. That rhetoric led directly to President Trump's attempted assassination.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024

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