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The word ‘arty’ is a hate-crime against art
“A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.” ~Charlie Chaplin
I’m sick of not having the courage to be an absolute nobody.
To photograph is to confer importance.
I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.
Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer (1934)
You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
That’s the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen.
Charles Bukowski (Women, 1978)
I wonder why progress looks so much like destruction.
I want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?
Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood (via avdunstar)
Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.