"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."
"Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It is just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend - or a meaningful day."Elliott Erwitt on Dalai Lama
"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love."Elliott Erwitt on Marcus Aurelius
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."Elliott Erwitt on Mahatma Gandhi
"If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first."Elliott Erwitt on Mark Twain
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it."Elliott Erwitt on Kevyn Aucoin
"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."
"I appreciate simplicity, true beauty that lasts over time, and a little wit and eclecticism that make life more fun."
"The advantage of taking pictures of the famous is that they get published."