"In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Ansel Adams on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Ansel Adams on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Ansel Adams on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Ansel Adams on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Ansel Adams on Mark Twain
"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."