—Henri Cartier-Bresson, who died on 3 August 2004.
“To my mind, photography has the power to evoke, and must not simply document. We have to be abstract, just like nature.”
— Halldór Laxness, World Light (trans. Magnus Magnusson).
“You can take everything from me except the freedom to look up at the sky occasionally.”
“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.”
— Henry David Thoreau, Walden