“No beast has ever conquered the earth; and the natural world has never been conquered by muscular force.”

Liberty Hyde Bailey

“The extra hours you put in today will keep a smile on the faces of your children a few years from now.”


“It takes a lot of imagination to be a good photographer. You need less imagination to be a painter because you can invent things. But in photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary.”

David Bailey

“If you don’t try at anything you can’t fail… it takes back bone to lead the you want.”

Richard Yates

“The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists.”

Japanese proverb

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.”

Ronald Reagan