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Self Camera Quotes


"With this kind of camera-phone madness we have got, moments are diluted into self-contained edited experiences." - Doc Brown

"The camera is first a means of self-discovery and a means of self-growth. The artist has one thing to say - himself." - Minor White

"The only thing I can definitely say is that you cease to be self-conscious after you've had to kiss somebody on-camera with 30 people watching." - Anna Paquin

"When I'm on my own with my camera, taking these pictures, it feels as if I am in a room of my own, a self-contained world." - Patti Smith

"When I first began, the technicians, camera and makeup men made me feel so self-conscious that I began to have the biggest inferiority complex about my looks." - Jessie Matthews

"Self worship is different from self love." - Vanna Bonta

"Patience means self-suffering." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Anger is self-immolation." - Phillips Brooks

"SIN: Self-Inflicted Nonsense" - Eric Butterworth

"Self-consciousness kills communication." - Rick Steves

"self-sacrifice is one of a woman's seven deadly sins (along with self-abuse, self-loathing, self-deception, self-pity, self-serving, and self-immolation)." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"I started working in front of the camera for the first time when I was 15 years old. I joined a soap opera. We filmed in Brooklyn and I would skip class to shoot my scenes. It was terrifying and I entirely self-conscious in front of the camera." - Paul Wesley

"Whenever there's a camera in my face, that's when I feel vulnerable, and then it turns into a little bit of being self-conscious, which I think is the worst kind of vulnerability." - Jason Mraz

"You can start a documentary with just a camera, as opposed to a fiction film where you need actors, a crew, a script, a lot more start-up resources. It may be self-perpetuating." - Thom Powers

"... photography, like all camera-made images such as film and video, effaces the marks of its making (and maker) at the click of a shutter. A photograph appears to be self-generated - as though it had created itself." - Abigail Solomon-Godeau

"Self-denial is the test and definition of self-government." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Self-blame usually has an undertone of self-congratulation." - Mason Cooley

"The self cannot be self without other selves." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization!" - Eric Hoffer

"Mediocrity is self-inflicted and genius is self-bestowed." - Walter Russell

"Self-contemplation is apt to end in self-conceit." - Henry Ward Beecher

"The truest self-respect is not to think of self." - Henry Ward Beecher

"My usual self is a very unusual self." - Shelagh Delaney

"Yoga is not about self-improvement, it's about self-acceptance." - Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

"Sometimes to self-discover you must self-destruct." - Robert M. Drake

"the self expands through acts of self forgetfulness." - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

"Democracy is self-creating coherence." - Mary Parker Follett

"From self alone expect applause." - Marion LeRoy Burton

"Hard work breeds self-respect." - Pat Summitt

"Self-love knows no impediment." - Lynda Obst

"Offended self-love never forgives." - Etienne Vigee

"Absurdities die of self-strangulation." - Thomas Chandler Haliburton

"Self-pity shortens your life ..." - Joan Rivers

"destruction is ultimately self-destruction." - Anais Nin

"Self-respect knows no considerations." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I hate exercising self-control." - Kate Upton

"All pity is self-pity." - W H Auden

"Sin is believing the lie that you are self-created, self-dependent and self-sustained." - Saint Augustine

"Honor your self. Worship your self. Meditate on your self. God dwells within you as you." - Swami Muktananda

"Self-defence, self-confidence, discipline and self control. The values you learn are priceless." - Rickson Gracie

"The lyric self is the self; the narrative self is not." - Li-Young Lee

"Running is the classical road to self-consciousness, self-awareness, and self-reliance." - Noel Carroll

"Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Power doesn't have to show off. Power is confident, self-assuring, self-starting and self-stopping, self-warming and self-justifying. When you have it, you know it." - Ralph Ellison

"A camera teaches you how to see without a camera." - Dorothea Lange

"Everything about acting is a challenge. I'm self-conscious. You couldn't do anything to cause me to be more self-conscious than to stick a camera in my face and have 60 people standing behind it, waiting for me to perform." - Billy Campbell

"The camera does not lie." - Proverbs

"Off-camera lives are unverifiable." - Don Delillo

"The camera doesn't intimidate me." - Mitch Gaylord

"It was lights, camera, inaction." - Terry Gilliam

"The camera can photograph thought." - Dirk Bogarde

"The camera photographs what's there." - Jack Nicholson

"Baby she look like a star, but only on camera, only on camera, only on camera." - Drake

"Self-control is the chief element in self-respect and self-respect is the chief element in courage." - Thucydides

"Writing is the perfect balance between self-confidence and self-doubt, with a bit of self-delusion thrown in." - Judith Kelman

"I always return to Paris, taking my selves along - past self, customary self, the self I never had." - Helen Bevington

"The idea, the pattern, is self-projected; it is a form of self-worship, of self-perpetuation, and hence gratifying." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"In the end, we self-perceiving, self-inventing, locked-in mirages are little miracles of self-reference." - Douglas Hofstadter

"To study the Way is to study the self. To study the self is to forget the self." - Dogen

"It is difficult to divest one's self of vanity; because impossible to divest one's self of self-love." - Horace Walpole

"Christian giving is to be marked by self-sacrifice and self-forgetfuln ess, not by self-congratula tion." - John Stott

"We talk about self-expression but need to pause and remember that self-expression requires a self to express..." - Julia Cameron

"A Mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually VACCINATES her daughter against low self-esteem." - Naomi Wolf

"Clear communication between selves - the surface self and the deep self - is the enemy of self-doubt. It slays confusion." - Stephen King

"Painting is a means of self-enlightenment." - John Olsen

"Love your self's self where it lives." - Anne Sexton

"Self-command is the main elegance." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Procrastination is the seed of self destruction." - Matthew Burton

"Great self-destruction follows upon unfounded fear." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Prudent, cautious self-control is wisdom's root." - Robert Burns

"The goal of evolution is self - conquest" - Elbert Hubbard

"Censorship defeats the right to self determination." - Billy Forbes

"The greatest possession is Self-possession." - Ethel Mumford

"Charm lies in complete forgetfulness of self." - Margery Wilson

"Self-esteem is not based on itself." - Mason Cooley

"A lie twice believed is self decieved" - Brandon Mull

"All knowledge leads to self-knowledge." - Bruce Lee

"Self-respect is the root of discipline" - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Wise criticism always begins with self-criticism." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Know thy self, know thy enemy." - Sun Tzu

"Your self-portait decides your conduct." - Mike Murdock

"Calculating selfishness is the annihilation of self." - Anton Chekhov

"Complete self-devotion is woman's part." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"There is no wretchedness like self-reproach." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Art is a self-replicating force." - Jerry Saltz

"Much of your pain is self-chosen." - Khalil Gibran

"All significant battles are fought within self." - Sheldon B. Kopp

"Freedom is obedience to self-formulated rules." - Aristotle

"Inquisitiveness is self-serving, Johanna. -Marcus Eaton" - Veronica Roth

"The greatest success, is successful self acceptance." - Ben Sweet

"When matter stops, self-consciousness stops." - Frederick Lenz

"I am self-educated from genre books." - Charlaine Harris

"Without proper self-evaluation, failure is inevitable." - John Wooden

"Self-knowledge comes from knowing other men." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Anxiety is the fear of one's self." - Wilhelm Stekel

"He who conquers self conquers all." - Swami Vivekananda

"No self is of itself alone" - Erwin Schrodinger

"Self-respect is the fruit of discipline." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Self-defense is Nature's eldest law." - John Dryden

"Forgetfulness of self is remembrance of God." - Bayazid Bastami

"Be true to thine own self." - Socrates

"The best motivation is self-motivation." - Jim Rohn

"One self-approving hour whole years outweighs." - Alexander Pope

"Technology has outstripped our knowledge of self." - Shirley Maclaine

"The ingenuity of self-deception is inexhaustible." - Hannah More

"Self-denial is a monkish virtue." - David Hume

"Self-criticism, like self-administered brain surgery, is perhaps not a good idea. Can the 'self' see the 'self' with any objectivity?" - Joyce Carol Oates

"Shame can be self-indulgence too." - Eleanor Clark

"The self is every person's true enemy." - Ding Ling

"Intelligent resistance keeps the true self alive" - Mary Pipher

"Fashion is self confident and fearless." - Alexander Mcqueen

"Zionism, like other self-determination movements..." - Ruth Wisse

"Anxiety is fear of one's self." - Wilhelm Stekel

"Through meditation, the Higher Self is seen." - Bhagavad Gita

"Personal protective equipment is self-defense." - Anonymous

"The road to self-belief is potholed." - Nyasha Madavo

"Self-respect is the fruit of discipline..." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Self-esteem, n. An erroneous appraisement." - Ambrose Bierce

"And thou, who didst the stars and sunbeams know, Self-schooled, self-scanned, self-honoured, self-secure Didst tread on earth unguessed at. Better so!" - Matthew Arnold

"The terrible fluidity of self-revelation." - Henry James

"There is a luxury in self-reproach." - Oscar Wilde

"Self-command is the main discipline." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The never-ending task of self improvement..." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"My humanity is a constant self-overcoming." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"History is the self-consciousness of humanity." - Johann Gustav Droysen

"Can't get away from your own self." - Holly Black

"Self trust is the essence of heroism." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The never-ending task of self improvement." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Self-conceit is the enemy of progress." - Bion of Borysthenes

"Growth and self-transformation cannot be delegated." - Lewis Mumford

"Self respect is impossible without liberty...." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Self-complacency is the companion of ignorance." - Solomon Schechter

"Self-painting is a further development of painting. The pictorial surface has lost its function as sole expressive support. It was led back to its origins, the wall, the object, the living being, the human body. By incorporating my body as expressive support, occurrences arise as a result, the course of which the camera records and the viewer can experience" - Gunter Brus

"To me photography can be simultaneously both a record and a mirror or window of self-expression the camera is generally assumed to be unable to depict that which is not visible to the eye and yet, the photographer who wields it well can depict what lies unseen in his memory." - Eikoh Hosoe

""Only with effort can the camera be forced to lie: basically it is an honest medium: so the photographer is much more likely to approach nature in a spirit of inquiry, of communion, instead of with the saucy swagger of self-dubbed "artists"."" - Edward Weston

"In a jump, the subject, in a sudden burst of energy, overcomes gravity. He cannot simultaneously control his expressions, his facial and his limb muscles. The mask falls. The real self becomes visible. One only has to snap it with the camera." - Philippe Halsman

"Most people stiffen with self-consciousness when they pose for a photograph. Lighting and fine camera equipment are useless if the photographer cannot make them drop the mask, at least for a moment, so he can capture on his film their real, undistorted personality and character." - Philippe Halsman

"Effectively, it makes the greasepaint permanent, blurring the lines not only between public and private but also between the authentic and contrived self. If all the world was once a stage, it has now become a reality TV show: we mere players are not just aware of the camera; we mug for it." - Peggy Orenstein

"Under examination by the camera, a human body becomes for its inhabitant a field of betrayal more than a ground of communication, and the camera's further power is manifested as it documents the individual's self-conscious efforts to control the body each time it is conscious of the camera's attention to it." - Stanley Cavell

"Obviously, we can see what was in front of the camera, but if a photograph is honestly made, it's a bit of a self-portrait. I think it's impossible for a photographer who is working honestly to keep this from happening." - John Sexton

"I never studied directing and I never really thought about doing it, and then I just found myself in that situation and tried it. I like to be observing everything else, and I get self-conscious in front of the camera." - Sofia Coppola

"To not be self-conscious of your appearance is huge, and something that I desperately hope to carry into film at some point in my useless life - to not be thinking, 'My ear looks weird from this angle, why is the camera over there?'" - Anna Kendrick

"To have an opportunity to get in front of a camera every single day is just priceless because it gets you closer and closer to being less self-consciousness in front of it and really being human and really making choices and standing by them." - Katie Lowes

"I'm used to being in front of camera and knowing what to think. But if you're asking me to be me, I get very self-conscious. My job isn't to be me. Being an actor, people think you can do a eulogy at a funeral, a speech at a wedding. I find all that very nerve-racking." - Eddie Marsan

"There is a direct relationship between self-discipline and self-esteem." - Brian Tracy

"In prayer we shift the center of living from self-consciousness to self-surrender" - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"I believe that mediocrity is self-inflicted and that genius is self-bestowed." - Walter Russell

"Oppression has no logic-just a self-fulfilling prophecy, justified by a self-perpetuating system." - Gloria Steinem

"Self-sacrifice, not self-assertion, is the law of the highest universe." - Swami Vivekananda

"The wounded heart learns self-love by first overcoming low self-esteem." - Bell Hooks



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