"I appreciate simplicity, true beauty that lasts over time, and a little wit and eclecticism that make life more fun."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Elliott Erwitt on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Elliott Erwitt on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Elliott Erwitt on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Elliott Erwitt on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Elliott Erwitt on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Most photographers work best alone, myself included."
"To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them."
"The advantage of taking pictures of the famous is that they get published."
"When I get up in the morning I brush my teeth and go about my business, and if I am going anywhere interesting I take my camera along."