"A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?"
— Ernst Haas
Austrian-American photographer, born March 2, 1921

"Leica, schmeica. The camera doesn't make a bit of difference. All of them can record what you are seeing. But you have to see."
— Ernst Haas
Austrian-American photographer, born March 2, 1921

"There are almost too many possibilities. Photography is in direct proportion with our time: multiple, faster, instant. Because it is so easy, it will be more difficult."
— Ernst Haas
Austrian-American photographer, born March 2, 1921

"The best zoom lens is your legs."
— Ernst Haas
Austrian-American photographer, born March 2, 1921

"In the smallest cells are reflections of the largest. And in photography, through an interplay of scales, a whole universe within a universe can be revealed."
— Ernst Haas
Ernst Haas, Austrian-American photographer, died September 12, 1986

"There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself."
— Ernst Haas
Austrian-American photographer, born March 2, 1921

"You happened to me. You were as deep down as I’ve ever been. You were inside me like my pulse."
— Marilyn Hacker
American poet, born November 27, 1942

"I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being."
— Hafez
Iranian poet, born 1325

"This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings, so love, love, love."
— Hafez
Iranian poet, born 1325

"How did the rose ever open its heart and give to this world all its beauty? It felt the encouragement of light against its being, otherwise, we will remain too frightened."
— Hafez
Iranian poet, born 1325

"For I have learned that every heart will get what it prays for most."
— Hafez
Iranian poet, born 1325

"We were not allowed to say, Screw, but we could say, Hump the hostess, because hump is in Shakespeare."
— Uta Hagen
German-American actress, born June 12, 1919