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I was invited to photograph Hollywood.
by Imogen Cunningham

I was invited to photograph Hollywood.
They asked me what I would like to photograph.
I said, Ugly men.
- Imogen Cunningham

Well, I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods.
- Imogen Cunningham

I'd never kill myself for a man.
I wouldn't do it for anybody.
- Imogen Cunningham

I don't love the world.
I think Jupiter should have hit us.
- Imogen Cunningham

 

I don't resent anything.
- Imogen Cunningham

My mind is vacant on names, but I know him as well as anything.
When I need names they drop out of my head;
when I don't need them they drop back.
- Imogen Cunningham

I never stopped photographing.
There were a couple of years when I didn't have a darkroom,
but that didn't stop me from photographing.
- Imogen Cunningham

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It's silly to keep people alive who have a terrible disease.
- Imogen Cunningham

When people ask me silly questions about my private life,
I just say, I don't discuss that.
- Imogen Cunningham

I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods.
- Imogen Cunningham

Oh, you ask me, what is the greatest torture of a person
who does portraits for a living? I could fill several
volumes with nice nasty stories.
I don't know.
- Imogen Cunningham

I think San Francisco is the best place in the whole world for an easy life.
- Imogen Cunningham

Anybody is influenced by where and how he lives.
- Imogen Cunningham

When you do portraits professionally it's not a desire,
it's for money.
- Imogen Cunningham

I was poor.
When you're poor you work, and when you're rich you
expect somebody to hand it to you.
So I think being reasonably poor is very good for people.
- Imogen Cunningham

When I need names they drop out of my head;
when I don't need them they drop back.
- Imogen Cunningham

When People magazine called me, I did the job on Ansel.
I'm older than Ansel and he has to mind me.
- Imogen Cunningham

Everybody who does anything for the public can be criticized.
There's always someone who doesn't like it.
- Imogen Cunningham

Get it out of your historic head.
- Imogen Cunningham

I hate big models.
- Imogen Cunningham

I told the students that whatever they did in class was for the wastebasket.
- Imogen Cunningham

A woman said to me when she first sat down,
You're photographing the wrong side of my face.
I said, Oh, is there one?
- Imogen Cunningham

I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America.
I wanted to photograph.
- Imogen Cunningham

I was brought up on art.
My father thought I had a great hand at art and sent me to art school.
But he did not want me to become a photographer.
- Imogen Cunningham

There are certain things you don't discuss with Ansel,
especially if you don't agree.
- Imogen Cunningham

I don't talk about success.
I don't know what it is.
Wait until I'm dead.
- Imogen Cunningham

You see, I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America.
- Imogen Cunningham

I don't know what love means.
- Imogen Cunningham

Some people say to me, Isn't it too bad that people
discovered you so late? I never thought that.
- Imogen Cunningham

I don't think there's any such thing as teaching people photography,
other than influencing them a little.
People have to be their own learners.
They have to have a certain talent.
- Imogen Cunningham

I don't get very involved in the L.A.
scene.
When you do get invited out, you are expected to be on all the time.
It's just wearying.
- Tracey Ullman

Kennedy invited us into the White House-the first time
in the history of the White House picketers had been invited inside.
This made front page headlines.
- Peter Coyote

I get invited to literally every single movie premiere that's going on.
- Charlie Hunnam

But a funny thing happened four years later.
I was invited to play for an alumni team against the Red Wings.
- Ted Lindsay

At Bloomington, Indiana, I was invited to listen to
music written in quarter tones for four harps and voices.
I had to go out to be sick.
- Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood,
and if they had been any better, I should not have come.
- Raymond Chandler

I'm not invited.
I'm not on the A list, haven't been on it in 20 years
and my feet have never trod its red fluffy carpets.
- Nick Mancuso

If he invited you out, he's got to pay.
- Beyonce Knowles

Two young doctors - one from Harvard and the other from Dartmouth -
invited me to go to Mecca in my husband's stead.
And that is what helped put me back on track.
- Betty Shabazz

Although I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler,
I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands
with the President either.
- Jesse Owens

It is so important for people at a young age to be
invited to embrace classical music and opera.
- Luciano Pavarotti

I just consider myself a piece of the puzzle and I'm
lucky enough to be asked or invited to the party,
if you will.
I hope I can bring some laughs and grimaces to the fans.
- Adam Baldwin

As a result of this article, I was invited to testify
in the Senate Judiciary Committee on privacy law.
- Norman Lamm

I have invited our little seamstress to take her thread
and needle and sew our two mouths together.
- Harry Crosby

We see our customers as invited guests to a party,
and we are the hosts.
It's our job every day to make every important aspect
of the customer experience a little bit better.
- Jeff Bezos

In 1972, George Harrison invited me to accompany him on a trip to India.
- Gary Wright

It appeared as if I had invited the audience into the water with me,
and it conveyed the sensation that being in there was absolutely delicious.
- Esther Williams

I'm just not comfortable with that society stuff.
I mean, we were just invited to the White House,
but my husband won't take me because he knows I don't want to go.
- Pia Zadora

I did well as an actor in Australia,
and then Paramount invited me over...
to have a look at me.
- Rod Taylor

In 1983, NASA invited Canada to fly three payload specialists,
in part because we had contributed the robotic arm
that is used on the shuttle.
- Marc Garneau

No one invited you to this business.
You invited yourself.
- Eddie Foy

I have a second bedroom I don't use.
I'm going to start the Second Bedroom Film Festival.
You're all invited.
- Vincent Schiavelli

Kennedy was a man who liked writers and even I got
invited to the White House.
- Irwin Shaw

I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long
as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at
the places I wasn't going to.
I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every
party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.
- Andy Warhol

I just don't get invited to the same dinner parties I used to like to go to.
- Ron Silver

I was invited to a couple of races, but I was doing a play in New York.
- Josh Brolin

I used to go down every year for the remembrance of Elvis' birthday.
Memphis State College invited me to sit in the auditorium
and speak to the people for one of those Elvis days.
- Otis Blackwell

I met a hustler at a dinner party.
He had been invited because I was looking for an adviser
to help me with the street scenes.
So we put him on the film.
- John Schlesinger

And the reason I really appreciated this is because
after the picture came out,
I was invited by the American Psychiatric Association to give a lecture.
I couldn't believe it!
- Rod Steiger

Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because
I began to be like that character.
In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance.
- F. Murray Abraham

But friends invited me to a private screening of Emmanuelle
and said I'd learn a few things.
But I know all the swear words.
I just don't use them.
So I declined.
- Irene Dunne

My father was invited to play on a television show
when I was 17 or 18 that was an early equivalent of educational television,
a Sunday afternoon kind of variety art show.
- John Sebastian

My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties.
They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people.
All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment.
- Ben Stiller

When I was invited to sing with Pavarotti,
I had about two weeks to learn Italian.
- Michael Bolton

I have just come out of an electoral experience with
the people of my country in which I invited them to
join me in a partnership for governance.
- Perry Christie

I found Spotted Tail's lodge.
He invited me to enter.
- Buffalo Bill

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way.
I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house,
we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
- Jon Stewart

Eventually, the tribe developed so much confidence
in me that they invited me to be their chieftain.
- Roland Joffe

The man of petty ambition if invited to dinner will
be eager to be set next his host.
- Theophrastus

I've been invited to do a trio with a fantastic jazz
guitarist and a harmonica player.
- Karen Black

She felt like a chess player who, by the clever handling of his pieces,
sees the game taking the course intended.
Her eyes were bright and tender with a smile as they glanced up into his;
and her lips looked hungry for the kiss which they invited.
- Kate Chopin


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