Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
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When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
I dream that someday the step between my mind and my finger will no longer be needed. And that simply by blinking my eyes, I shall make pictures. Then, I think, I shall really have become a photographer.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
Keep it simple.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
I don't like to work with assistants. I'm already one too many; the camera alone would be enough.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.
Alfred Eisenstaedt