A man sets himself the task of sketching the world. Throughout the years, he fills a space with images of provinces, kingdoms, mountains, bays, ships, islands, fishes, dwellings, instruments, stars, horses and people. Shortly before dying, he discovers that this patient labyrinth of strokes outlines the image of his own face.
"...because we don't know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible wealth, yet everything happens only a certain number of times, and a very small number really.
"The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what he saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy, and religion, all in one."
"The contemplation of things as they are is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention."
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!
One must always take photographs with the greatest respect for the subject and for oneself.