“I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.”

Art of Quotation

“I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.”

Marcel Duchamp, artist


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“I try not to repeat myself”

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“I try not to repeat myself”

Stanley Kubrick, photographer, director


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” … Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind. The race is long, and in the end, it’s only with yourself “

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“Don’t waste your time on jealousy. Sometimes you’re ahead, sometimes you’re behind. The race is long, and in the end, it’s only with yourself”

Baz Luhrmann, Australian, director


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“I never, ever went out without my camera, even to buy bread.”

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“I never, ever went out without my camera, even to buy bread.”

Willy Ronis, photographer


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“the most important thing in life… not how much money you make or what you can acquire. The art of it is to keep a good heart.”

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“Keep a good heart. That’s the most important thing in life. It’s not how much money you make or what you can acquire. The art of it is to keep a good heart.”

Joni Mitchell, painter, singer, musician, songwriter


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In Memory: “I like to film in black-and-white, which is like a poem.”

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“You should not feel the camera. The story should be well told without interruption from camera acrobatics, which is one of the reasons I like to film in black-and-white, which is like a poem.”

Robert Müller, 1940-2018, Dutch, cinematographer


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“As an artist you have a choice. You can add more confusion and darkness to the world or you can shine a light, make a beauty.”

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“As an artist you have a choice. You can add more confusion and darkness to the world or you can shine a light, make a beauty.”

David LaChapelle, photographer

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