"It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."David Bailey on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."David Bailey on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."David Bailey on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."David Bailey on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"David Bailey on Sun Tzu
"I didn't know a time when there wasn't a war because I spent all my time from the age of two or three to eight in a coal cellar really."
"If you're curious, London's an amazing place."
"Fashion often starts off beautiful and becomes ugly, whereas art starts off ugly sometimes and becomes beautiful."
"A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me."
"The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading."