"Beware of anyone who claims not to have a dark side."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born January 1, 1951

"Dark is the prayer that invites light."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"Darkness is where we begin and where we end."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"Don't set up the Target for the Arrow."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"Don’t make others feel wrong for being exactly who they are."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"Forgiveness is much older than mankind."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"From the beginning, God blessed creation with abundant life that has not diminished."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born January 1, 1951

"I am just wonder covered with skin."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"I came here to dispossess myself of despair and fear, and everyday provides me with another opportunity to do so."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"It is not possible to feel grateful and depressed in the same moment."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"Love makes you beautiful."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"Loving others is the most selfish thing one can do."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"Once in a while, stop and smile to remind yourself you are here."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"Photography is my legal wife, while poetry is my mistress."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"The day is offering itself to me."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"The foundation of art is all around us—everywhere, even on the random patterns under our very feet."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born January 1951

"The pain that won't go away also needs our love."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"There is more light on this earth than I can bear."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born January 1, 1951

"There is no more in tomorrow, and no yes in yesterday."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"To be here now, is to be awake, to validate the grand YES of our existence."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born January 1, 1951

"Today, I have so much to die for."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"We only know one thing: in this moment, light is being born."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"What are we, but light that pours forth from one container into another?"
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951

"You are the sky and not the clouds."
— Abraham Menashe
American photographer-poet, born 1951