Quotations

A list of Quotations that I can relate to, I am inspired by or just I generally enjoy.

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” (Ansel Adams)

“There are always two people in every picture: the photographer and the viewer.” (Ansel Adams)

“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” (Ansel Adams)

“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” (Ansel Adams)

“Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours, he has been in a different place with totally different people.” (Roald Dahl)

“It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.”(Roald Dahl/ Matilda/ 1988 Book)

“So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookcase on the wall.” (Roald Dahl/ Television Poem/ Charlie and The Chocolate Factory/ 1964 Book)

“A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.” ( Roald Dahl/ Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory/1971 Screenplay)

“I’m wondering what to read next,” Matilda said. “I’ve finished all the children’s books.” (Roald Dahl/ Matilda/ 1988 Book)

“Sometimes Matilda longed for a friend, someone like the kind, courageous people in her books.” (Roald Dahl/ Matilda/ 1988 Book)

“I’m afraid men are not always quite as clever as they think they are. You will learn that when you get a bit older, my girl.” (Roald Dahl/Matilda/ 1988 Book)

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” (Frances Hodgson Burnett/ The Secret Garden/ 1911 Book)

“You see, I don’t draw from life at all, but I do look out of my window a lot” (Quentin Blake)

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

“If you have ever lost someone very important to you, then you already know how it feels; and if you haven’t, you cannot possibly imagine it” (Lemony Snicket/ The Bad Beginning/ 1999 Book)
 
“If writers wrote as carelessly as some people talk, then adhasdh asdglaseuyt[bn[ pasdlgkhasdfasdf.” (Lemony Snicket/Horseradish/2007 Book)

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