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Camera And Memories Quotes


"A man's age represents a fine cargo of experiences and memories." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vision leaps out of the undergrowth." - Diane Ackerman

"If you could only keep quiet, clear of memories and expectations, you would be able to discern the beautiful pattern of events. Its your restlessness that causes chaos." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don't belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation." - Susan Meiselas

"Both those taking snaps and documentary photographers... have not understood information. What they produce are camera memories, not information, and the better they do it, the more they prove the victory of the camera over the human being." - Vilem Flusser

"Take only memories, leave only footprints." - Chief Seattle

"A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever." - Mary Lou Retton

"The power of memories and expectations is such that for most human beings, the past and the future are not as real, but rather more real than the present." - Alan Watts

"On the brilliance of James Brown's dancing ? and the frustrations of bad camera-work on dancers:cers: I think James Brown is a genius you know when he's with the Famous Flames, unbelievable. I used to watch him on television and I used to get angry at the camera-man because whenever he would really start to dance they would be on a close-up so I couldn't see his feet. I'd shout "Show him! Show him!", so I could watch and learn." - Michael Jackson

"Never let your memories be greater than your dreams." - Douglas Ivester

"If memories were indeed like what a camera records, they could be forgotten, or they could fade so that they are no longer clear and vivid. But it would be difficult to explain how people could have memories that are both clear and vivid while also being wrong. Yet that happens, and it is not infrequent." - Leonard Mlodinow

"I don't click pictures. People carry a camera with them while travelling, take pictures, keep them as memories, but I don't. I don't even have a camera." - Katrina Kaif

"Reality... includes a perceiver, who has memories, thoughts, desires, emotions - [which] a normal camera tends to omit." - Barbara Ess

"A man's age is something impressive, it sums up his life: maturity reached slowly and against many obstacles, illnesses cured, griefs and despairs overcome, and unconscious risks taken; maturity formed through so many desires, hopes, regrets, forgotten things, loves. A man's age represents a fine cargo of experience and memories." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"We're never going to have respectful and reverential relationships with the planet- and sensible policies about what we put in the air, the soil, the water - if very young children don't begin learning about these things literally in their houses, backyards, streets and schools. We need to have human beings who are oriented that way from their earliest memories." - Elise M. Boulding

"It's a Little Leaguers game that major leaguers play extraordinarily well, a game that excites us throughout adulthood. The crack of the bat and the scent of the horsehide on leather bring back our own memories that have been washed away with the sweat and tears of summers long gone...even as the setting sun pushes the shadows past home plate." - Mario Cuomo

"Always have old memories, and young hopes." - Arsene Houssaye

"Regrets and Mistakes, they're Memories made" - Adele

"To me, life is memories and experiences." - Renzo Gracie

"I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love." - Leo Buscaglia

"To ensure that the self doesn't shrink, to see that it holds on to its volume, memories have to be watered like potted flowers, and the watering calls for regular contact with the witnesses of the past, that is to say, with friends." - Milan Kundera

"It's difficult, if not impossible, to get away with anything false before the camera. That instrument penetrates the husk of the actor; it reveals what's truly happening - if anything, if nothing. A close-up demands absolute truth. It's a severe and awesome truth" - Elia Kazan

"Every time the diaphragm winks, the camera repeats the question that now travels through cyberspace and invades, as a modern virus, the memories of machines, men and women. The question that history sets forth. The question which forces us to define ourselves and whose answer makes us human: On which side are you?" - Subcomandante Marcos

"I tend to always carry a camera with me. I live next to a fire station, and I've got lots of photos of the hook and ladder coming out of the house. And I like food, so I tend to photograph wonderfully presented food all the time. To me those are very pleasant memories." - Gordon Bell

"Money can't buy happiness, but it will certainly get you a better class of memories." - Ronald Reagan

"Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Some people do not become thinkers simply because their memories are too good." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The best thing you can give children, next to good habits, are good memories." - Sydney J Harris

"Keep memories of insult on a short leash, and memories of blessing on a long one." - Alan Cohen

"You cannot separate the old furniture from the memories and the memories from the old furniture!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I believe in living with the camera, and not using the camera." - Dorothea Lange

"More than any other nation on Earth, America has constantly drawn strength and spirit from wave after wave of immigrants. In each generation, they have proved to be the most restless, the most adventurous, the most innovative, the most industrious of people. Bearing different memories, honoring different heritages, they have strengthened our economy, enriched our culture, renewed our promise of freedom and opportunity for all...." - William J Clinton

"As a relentless gatherer of moments, I find that my favorite images, although grounded in the present, are like spirits shaped by memories. They whisper of fairy tales, poetry, and other lives, as each gesture connects with another and raises yet another from the dead. Shadows flicker on film to an inner melody as I navigate, camera at hand and at the speed of light, through unimaginable worlds - desperately trying to make sense of the joy and suffering before it all disappears." - Sylvia Plachy

"Dreams are composed of many things, my son. Of images and hopes, of fears and memories. Memories of the past, and memories of the future..." - Neil Gaiman

"My earliest memories are of my brother, pointing the home video camera at me and saying, "C'mon, Ange, give us a show!" Neither of my parents ever said, "Be quiet! Stop talking!" I remember my father looking me in the eye and asking, "What are you thinking? What are you feeling?" That's what I do in my job now - I say. "OK, how do I feel about this?" And I immediately know, because that's how I grew up." - Angelina Jolie

"Men live by forgetting and woman live on memories." - T S Eliot

"Memories, important yesterdays, were once todays. Treasure and notice today." - Gloria Gaither

"Here's to many more firsts and many more great memories." - Christine Feehan

"I can't say why some memories float and other sink." - Francesca Marciano

"Passing time adds false memories and modifies real ones." - Stephen King

"Take a person's memories, and you change who they are." - Veronica Roth

"Memories and possibilities are even more hideous than realities." - H P Lovecraft

"Souls and memories can do strange things during trance." - Bram Stoker

"Memories and magic is what Christmas is all about." - Lynn Johnston

"Energy and motion made visible - memories arrested in space" - Jackson Pollock

"Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heart-warming!" - Joseph B Wirthlin

"Memories and possibilities are ever more hideous than realities." - H P Lovecraft

"Energy and motion made visible - memories arrested in space." - Jackson Pollock

"A sister shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams." - Anonymous

"A brother shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams." - Anonymous

"Take a person's memories, and you change who they are." - Veronica Roth

"And I've been walking 'round with memories way too long." - Iris Dement

"A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories." - Andy Goldsworthy

"My memories of events and games are fragmented." - Zinedine Zidane

"My earliest memories are doing commercials and TV." - Jodie Foster

"I drink to stay warm, and to kill selected memories" - Conor Oberst

"Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!" - Joseph B Wirthlin

"We have four beautiful children and some wonderful memories." - Damon Wayans

"[The small camera] taught me energy and decisiveness and immediacy ... The large camera taught me reverence, patience, and meditation." - Joel Meyerowitz

"Memories and thoughts age, just as people do. But certain thoughts can never age, and certain memories can never fade." - Haruki Murakami

"Moments fly, memories remain; and then memories fly, only memoirs remain and finally memoirs disappear, nothing remains!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The camera adds ten pounds and ten thousand dollars." - Rainn Wilson

" camera is my friend, and I take it everywhere." - Patti Smith

"Men still control the news, both on and off camera." - Jessica Savitch

"There's something inimical about the camera and song." - Stephen Sondheim

"To have memories of those you have loved and lost is perhaps harder than to have no memories." - Hugh Jackman

"Many books owe their success to the good memories of their authors and the bad memories of their readers." - Charles Caleb Colton

"What I have got from my childhood aren't toys, but memories. And happy memories are better than any toy." - River Phoenix

"I am very proud of my husband, both behind the camera and in front of the camera." - Pauletta Pearson Washington

"I love goofing around, and I love breaking people's balls. I do it off camera, as well as on camera." - Vinnie Jones

"You should always be taking pictures, if not with a camera then with your mind. Memories you capture on purpose are always more vivid than the ones you pick up by accident." - Isaac Marion

"For black folks, the camera provided a means to document a reality that could, if necessary, be packed, stored, moved from place to place... [Photography] offered a way to contain memories, to overcome loss, to keep history." - Bell Hooks

"A good writer - and I think it's this way with actors too - even if you have two lines, you have to do the same complete work as if you're number one on the call sheet. If you get in an elevator and somebody gets on, rides two floors and gets off, that person has a reality that goes back to when they were born. They have memories, they have people, they have a life. They are doing something right now that the camera is on them in their space. We live in our own close-up all the time." - Alfre Woodard

"I attended the public schools.And I have happy memories and strong memories of those days and good memories of the good sense and the decency of my friends and my neighbors." - Samuel Alito

"His entired life bundled into wenty refuse sacks. His and her memories bundle away in Holly's mind. Each item unearthed dust, tears, laughter and memories. She bagged the items, cleared the dust, wiped her eyes and filed away the memories." - Cecelia Ahern

"Some memories remain close; you can shut your eyes and find yourself back in them. But there are second-person memories, too, distant you memories, and these are trickier: you watch yourself in disbelief." - Jess Walter

"It's strange to look back over a full season. Our characters have accrued all these memories, but so have we, the actors. And sometimes the character memories and the actor memories bleed into each other." - Josh Radnor

"You keep your past by having sisters. As you get older, they're the only ones who don't get bored if you talk about your memories." - Deborah Moggach

"Friends are the most important part of your life. Treasure the tears, treasure the laughter, but most importantly, treasure the memories." - David Brenner

"The memories of long love gather like drifting snow, poignant as the mandarin ducks who float side by side in sleep." - Murasaki Shikibu

"The autobiographical self is built on the basis of past memories and memories of the plans that we have made; it's the lived past and the anticipated future." - Antonio Damasio

"Why did happy memories fade and blur until one could scarcely recall them at all, while horrible memories seemed to retain their blinding clarity and painful sharpness?" - Judith Mcnaught

"The camera cannot leave the man, but the man can leave the camera. It's in the style of documentary where you make an agreement between a camera and a man and say, "I'm going to film you now."" - Tobias Lindholm

"I have more eating memories than cooking memories and many memories of being in the kitchen - I was always attracted to the kitchen - but nobody ever wanted me to touch anything." - Eric Ripert

"The camera is a remarkable instrument. Saturate yourself with your subject, and the camera will all but take you by the hand and point the way." - Margaret Bourke-White

"After you play husband and wife on camera multiple times, it becomes easy to be husband and wife off camera as well." - Amy Yasbeck

"With film acting, and often when the camera comes very close, you just have to think about something and the camera will pick it up." - Ruth Wilson

"It wasn't like I picked a camera up in 1989 and stopped making music. I picked a camera up and found another form of expression." - Nikki Sixx

"Some memories come with a very compelling sense of truth about them. And that happens to be the case even with memories that are not true." - Daniel Kahneman

"Memories are always precious, they are memories which will stay, and even though the time goes by, they will never be taken away." - Susan Smith

"In my life I find that memories of the spirit linger and sweeten long after memories of the brain have faded." - Harry Connick Jr

"A nation is the sum of its memories, and when those memories are allowed to die, it is less of a nation." - Peter Hitchens

"Memories are who we are. In the end, that's all the luggage you take with you. Love and Memories are what last." - Kristin Hannah

"I'm so thankful I can write songs. I can capture all those memories in my songs and keep those memories alive." - Dolly Parton

"I have a lot of bitter memories from Beijing. Hopefully, we can erase those memories and bring the gold back to Japan." - Kohei Uchimura

"From dream to dream and rhyme to rhyme I have ranged / In rambling talk with an image of air: / Vague memories, nothing but memories." - William Butler Yeats

"Scents bring memories, and many memories bring nostalgic pleasure. We would be wise to plan for this when we plant a garden." - Thalassa Cruso

"I have memories of films that nobody ever saw, that I was very proud of, and those are still great memories." - Sam Rockwell

"Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it." - Stevie Wonder

"You have your wonderful memories," people said later, as if memories were solace. Memories are not. Memories are by definition of times past, things gone. Memories are the Westlake uniforms in the closet, the faded and cracked photographs, the invitations to the weddings of the people who are no longer married, the mass cards from the funerals of the people whose faces you no longer remember. Memories are what you no longer want to remember." - Joan Didion

"Ever since the invention of the camera, people have been trying to create 3D, because we see things in 3D, and everyone's aware that the camera doesn't." - Ian Mckellen

"I think that film is still an artform and it doesn't really matter if you're using a digital camera or a film camera." - Vilmos Zsigmond

"Twenty-four hour news delivers people who stand and talk to camera rather than deliver reported packages with their own camera crew where it's happening." - Kate Adie

"I also know what looks good before the camera, how to move the camera, and how to get a story on the screen." - Taylor Hackford

"It is not a camera, or a reporter that makes something real and genuine; more often a camera or a reporter does the opposite." - Curtis Sittenfeld

"Comic timing... is how to have a relationship with the camera and deal with the camera without looking like you are." - Colleen Haskell

"Screen work always boils down to that moment between the camera and the actor or the actors. It always boils down to that, ultimately. You serve the camera." - Alfred Molina

"I don't like camera trickery and editing and doubles and all of that." - Drew Barrymore

"I'm packed with broken glass and memories and it all hurts." - Henry Rollins

"I'm packed with broken glass and memories and it all hurts." - Henry Rollins

"...and while ambition sleeps inside of me I content myself with memories of glitter and despair." - Mark Twight

"I love Boston and I always will. I'll always have terrific memories and great fans here." - Johnny Damon

"Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance - each beautiful, unique and too soon gone." - Deborah Whipp

"Time and space may separate us, but not the thoughts and memories that bind us." - Ed Parker

"Memories... images and precious thoughts that shall not die and cannot be destroyed." - William Wordsworth

"Human vision is untrustworthy, subjective and selective. Camera vision is total and non - objective." - Andreas Feininger

"The [35mm] camera is for life and for people, the swift and intense moments of life." - Ansel Adams

"Use memories. Don't let memories use you." - Deepak Chopra

"Feelings are memories. Memories are also feelings." - Margaret Stohl

"I've got a prostate the size of a honeydew and a head full of bad memories." - Jerry Stiller

"It takes a moment to make memories and a lifetime to forget them." - Andy Mineo

"Memories began swarming in, vivid and impatient, like a litter of little mice." - Simone Berteaut

"Love isn't restricted by time because every minute and every second creates beautiful memories." - Jaejoong

"I'm a writer and writers either have good memories or nothing at all." - Maya Angelou

"We become imprisoned by our memories, and that makes our lives wretched." - Paulo Coelho

"Smells, like music, hold memories. She breathed deep, and bottled it up for posterity." - Arundhati Roy

"The best things in life come in threes, like friends, dreams, and memories." - Mencius

"Photographs supplant and corrupt the past, all the while creating their own memories." - Sally Mann

"It is the prowess of scholars that meetings bring delight and departures leave memories." - Thiruvalluvar

"Most of my memories of Texas are of mosquitoes, watermelons, crickets, and my brother teasing me." - Robin Wright Penn

"Memories and loneliness look backward, fear looks around, but faith always looks forward." - E. Lynn Harris

"I am a miser of my memories of you And will not spend them." - Witter Bynner

"I feel like I have a hangover, without all the happy memories and mystery bruises." - Ellen Degeneres

"The past is whatever the records and the memories agree upon." - George Orwell

"Our body is the place that our memories and dreams call home for the time being." - Deepak Chopra

"Scots have long memories, and they're not the most forgiving of people." - Diana Gabaldon

"Why do some memories bleed out of nowhere and others stay locked behind doors?" - Jodi Picoult

"we are nothing more than the sum of our memories and experiences" - Michael Scott

"A people without the memories of heroic suffering and sacrifices are a people without a history." - John Brown Gordon

"Our limbic system sets the mind's emotional tone and stores our highly charged emotional memories." - Tian Dayton

"I want to believe that memories, even sad and painful ones, should not be forgotten forever." - Natsuki Takaya

"Memories are not recycled like atoms and particles in quantum physics; they can be lost forever." - Lady Gaga

"I was shaking all over, and it wasn't from the vampire. Memories have teeth, too." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Magnus gazed upon Camille. "Some of my fondest memories include lashings of cream and beautiful women." - Cassandra Clare

"Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad." - Stephen Chbosky

"And my sister, my Lindsey, left me in her memories, where I was meant to be." - Alice Sebold

"Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad." - Stephen Chbosky

"When it comes to memories, the good and the bad never balance." - Jodi Picoult

"Unhappy is he to whom the memories of childhood bring only fear and sadness." - H P Lovecraft

"Avicenna California...Museum of my twisted youth, vault of my dearest and most disgusting memories." - Peter S Beagle



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