"To photograph people is to violate them, by seeing them as they never see themselves, by having knowledge of them they can never have; it turns people into objects that can be"
“It's always very easy to declare that other people are idiots, but only if you forget how idiotically difficult being human is.”
"You don’t have to understand life. You just have to live it.”
“Pentru noi, cei cativa, cei fermi, cei puternici, cei visatori, Alaska este acasa, mereu si pentru eternitate, cantecul pe care il auzi cand lumea este incremenita. Fie apartii locului acestuia, tu insuti salbatic si de neimblanzit, fie nu.”
"Feeling the weight of a cat's paws pressing into your shoulders in the middle of the night - not much beats that."
"Uneori e nevoie sa parjolesti totul, pana la pamantul gol, si s-o iei de la capat. Dupa foc, solul e mai fertil, si noi plante pot sa creasca iar. Oamenii sunt la fel. O iau de la capat."
Birds of a feather should flock together.
Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive, and will come forth later, in uglier ways. - Sigmund Freud
Some have bought new releases or newly translated books, some went looking for classics and others just went browsing until the books they needed found them.
“We become strangers to the places we are born. They would not recognize us but we will always recognize them.”