Todd Walker quotes

  • I wonder what art is about and I'm not sure that what I do is art because I'm a photographer, not an artist. But whatever you do, the secret is to do what you think you ought to do, and do the hell out of it.
    -- Todd Walker

    #Art #Thinking #Secret

  • Photography is a very forgiving medium. Anybody that can afford film and a camera can make pictures.
    -- Todd Walker

    #Photography #Forgiving #Cameras

  • I came to photography with the desire to conquer this machine, the camera, and make it my slave. Instead, I have now a respect for it and all machines as expanders of my awareness.
    -- Todd Walker

    #Photography #Desire #Machines

  • Design should do the same thing in everyday life that art does when encountered: amaze us, scare us or delight us, but certainly open us to new worlds within our daily existence.

  • Art, however innocent, looks like deceiving.

  • Before one can walk as Christ walked, and talk as He talked, he must first begin to think as Christ thought.

  • Like most parents, I've been stumped by homework, the big questions, such as: 'What is the point of geography - the pilot always knows where we are going?'. Answer: 'If you didn't know any geography, people would think you were an American, and you wouldn't be able to put them right because you wouldn't know where they live.'

  • Far better to think historically, to remember the lessons of the past. Thus, far better to conceive of power as consisting in part of the knowledge of when not to use all the power you have. Far better to be one who knows that if you reserve the power not to use all your power, you will lead others far more successfully and well.

  • The Foreign Office knows no secrets.

  • The Matrix is top secret. There isn't much that can be said right now.

  • There has to be irony, both in design and in the objects. I see around me a professional disease of taking everything too seriously. One of my secrets is to joke all the time

  • I would like to mention that I have flown the 262 first in May ‘43. At this time, the aircraft was completely secret. I first knew of the existence of this aircraft only early in ‘42 - even in my position. This aircraft didn’t have any priority in design or production.

  • I have no secrets; all of these things have been discussed at length in guitar magazines over the years but are far too elaborate to cover in one article.

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