Oxford University Gentleman

"By the cut of your suit, you went to Oxford or wherever. Naturally you think human beings dress like that." - Vesper

Collecting Water on Flickr."I want my work to become part of our visual history, to enter our collective memory and our collective conscience. I hope it will serve to remind us that history’s deepest tragedies concern not the great protagonists who set events in motion but the countless ordinary people who are caught up in those events and torn apart by their remorseless fury. I have been a witness, and these pictures are my testimony. The events I have recorded should not be forgotten and must not be repeated." — James Nachtwey

Collecting Water on Flickr.

"I want my work to become part of our visual history, to enter our collective memory and our collective conscience. I hope it will serve to remind us that history’s deepest tragedies concern not the great protagonists who set events in motion but the countless ordinary people who are caught up in those events and torn apart by their remorseless fury. I have been a witness, and these pictures are my testimony. The events I have recorded should not be forgotten and must not be repeated." — James Nachtwey

3 days ago

If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want. Kevin Ngo

Skill alone cannot teach or produce a great short story, which condenses the obsession of the creature; it is a hallucinatory presence manifest from the first sentence to fascinate the reader, to make him lose contact with the dull reality that surrounds him, submerging him in another that is more intense and compelling. Julio Cortázar

Sadness on Flickr."Black and white are the colours of photography. To me they symbolise the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected." — Robert Frank

Sadness on Flickr.

"Black and white are the colours of photography. To me they symbolise the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected." — Robert Frank

3 days ago

It is part of the photographer’s job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country. Bill Brandt

To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion, to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart, to bear all cheerfully, to all bravely await occasions, hurry never. In a word, to let the spiritual unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony. William Henry Channing

Don’t fuck with the turkeys at night if you can’t soar with the eagles in the morning.