"A good photograph is knowing where to stand."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Ansel Adams on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Ansel Adams on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Ansel Adams on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Ansel Adams on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Ansel Adams on Abraham Lincoln
"You don't take a photograph, you make it."
"Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs."
"There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept."
"Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art."
"There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit."