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"There are no rules and regulations for perfect composition. If there were we would be able to put all the information into a computer and would come out with a masterpiece. We know that's impossible. You have to compose by the seat of your pants"
Arnold Newman, Photographer
"What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface"
Constantin Brancusi, Sculptor
"It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humour"
W. Somerset Maugham, Playwright
"Failure is impossible"
Susan B. Anthony, Activist
"What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible"
Theodore Roethke, Poet
"Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity"
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Tommy Kirk, Actor
"I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes"
Jimi Hendrix, Musician
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