"The contemplation of things as they are, without substitution or imposture, without error or confusion, is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention."
"I don't think my imagination is as good as God's. The way things happen is better. You have them working for you instead of you working for them."
"Manufactured or staged photography does not concern me. There are those who take photographs arranged beforehand, and those who go out to discover the image and seize it. For me the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity, the master of the instant. . ."