Pictures Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old pictures quotes, pictures sayings, and pictures proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


That portion of reality that can be composed within a frame can be understood.     

Robert Brault

Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.     

Marc Riboud

Pictures can be pretty deceptive.     

Gayle Forman

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.     

Ambrose Bierce

A photograph is usually looked at ? seldom looked into.     

Ansel Adams

A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.     

Eudora Welty

There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.     

Richard Avedon

A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.     

Ansel Adams

Photographs that transcend but do not deny their literal situation appeal to me.     

Sam Abell

The best images are the ones that retain their strength and impact over the years, regardless of the number of times they are viewed.     

Anne Geddes

You don't take a photograph, you make it.     

Ansel Adams

A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.     

Diane Arbus

The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don't have to explain things with words.     

Elliott Erwitt

Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow a look into the future.     

Sally Mann

If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough.     

Robert Capa

That's the thing about pictures: they seduce you.     

David Byrne

Taking photos is a form of collecting.     

Martin Parr

The best portraits are those in which there is a slight mixture of caricature.     

Thomas Babington Macaulay

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.     

Oscar Wilde

All we see of someone at any moment is a snapshot of their life, there in riches or poverty, in joy or despair. Snapshots don't show the million decisions that led to that moment.     

Richard Bach

No painting can tell the truth of a single instant; nosnapshot can do anything else.     

John A Kouwenhoven

There are only two styles of portrait painting; the serious and the smirk.     

Charles Dickens

I believe photos is one of the underlying things in every social network that becomes successful.     

Kevin Systrom

Photos convey a point in time, so for casual snapshots I say wear the trends so you have fun images to look back at.     

George Kotsiopoulos

Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.     

William Wordsworth

Pictures must not be too picturesque.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.     

Robert Mapplethorpe

When you're making pictures out of heartfelt passion, it hurts when someone calls them a calculated business move.     

Michael Douglas

Pictures are so good at giving people information that they're not looking for.     

Tibor Kalman

Pictures help you to form the mental mold.     

Robert Collier