Best Quotes by Diane Arbus (Top 10)

  1. A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.
  2. My favorite thing is to go where I've never been.
  3. Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
  4. The thing that's important to know is that you never know. You're always sort of feeling your way.
  5. I tend to think of the act of photographing, generally speaking, as an adventure. My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.
  6. Love involves a peculiar unfathomable combination of understanding and misunderstanding.
  7. Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They've already passed their test in life. They're aristocrats.
  8. I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do - that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.
  9. I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them.
  10. I work from awkwardness. By that I mean I don't like to arrange things. If I stand in front of something, instead of arranging it, I arrange myself.

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