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Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work,…


I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much. – Mother Teresa There is in every…

2 possibilities

Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying. ― Arthur C. Clarke

To be an artist

To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist… – Clayton Cubitt I have to agree with this. It’s…

Why do I still blog after 18 years?

My blog’s older than Twitter and Facebook, and it will outlive them. It has seen Flickr explode and then fade. It’s seen Google Wave and Google Reader come…

Art vs Craft

Art is why you do something. Craft is how you do something. – Clayton Cubitt

Interesting vice

I prefer an interesting vice to a virtue that bores. – Molière

Spring smell

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt. – Margaret Atwood


“هناك مجنون، ثم هناك مجنون الأمريكية. أنت، يا صديقي، هي مجنون الأمريكية.” (“There is crazy, and then there is American Crazy. You, my friend, are American Crazy.”) —…

Give it away

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. — Pablo Picasso (vía Holly)

I would rather be ashes than dust!

I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I…

You Decide

You’re wasting your time letting someone else decide if your story is worthy of being told. – Susannah Breslin


If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for…

The edge

I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can’t see…

Pick her up

“A man has always wanted to lay me down, but never wanted to pick me up.” — Eartha Kitt.

Do it.

“What do you do when (if) you ever feel like giving up?” – theaudacityofswope There is no such goddamn thing. There is only getting up and doing it…

…these moments…

You have to shut off all of those voices and look for these special moments—these moments that you accept you have no control over. So much of my…

Photography Quotes

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…


When I have sex with someone I forget who I am. For a minute I even forget I’m human. It’s the same thing when I’m behind a camera….

Be Tender

Be tender with adults, they’re just disillusioned children. — Clayton Cubitt