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When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest. - William Hazlitt


The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing. - Saint Thomas Aquinas


Every monarch is subject to a mightier one. [La., Omnes sub regno graviore regnum est] - Seneca [Lucius Annaeus Seneca]


Think about the photo before and after, never during. The secret is to take your time. You mustn't go too fast. The subject must forget about you. Then, however, you must be very quick. - Henri Cartier-Bresson


Rich: Holding in trust and subject to an accounting the property of the indolent, the incompetent, the unthrifty, the envious and the luckless. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


Actually, I'm not all that interested in the subject of photography. Once the picture is in the box, I'm not all that interested in what happens next. Hunters, after all, aren't cooks. - Henri Cartier-Bresson


I approach these questions unwillingly, as they are sore subjects, but no cure can be effected without touching upon and handling them. - Livy [Titus Livius]


I know some photographs that are extraordinary in their power and conviction, but it is difficult in photography to overcome the superficial power or subject; the concept and statement must be quite convincing in themselves to win over a dramatic and compelling subject situation. - Ansel Adams