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I was lucky to have my wife as the art director,
by Helmut Newton

I was lucky to have my wife as the art director,
and it turned out to be quite something -
a great success.
I'm very proud of it.
- Helmut Newton

I did find a wonderful girl last year,
but the photographs that we did were more about motorcars.
- Helmut Newton

In the photographs themselves there's a definite contrast
between the figures and the location -
I like that kind of California backyard look;
clapboard houses,
staircases outdoors.
- Helmut Newton

It's that I don't like white paper backgrounds.
A woman does not live in front of white paper.
She lives on the street, in a motor car,
in a hotel room.
- Helmut Newton

 

My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce,
amuse and entertain.
- Helmut Newton

The whole series is black-and-white,
so when I went to shoot one of the women I only had
black-and-white film with me.
She had reddish hair and was a very pretty girl,
a nice girl.
- Helmut Newton

I used to hate doing color.
I hated transparency film.
The way I did color was by not wanting to know what
kind of film was in my camera.
- Helmut Newton

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They often ask me to shoot for them.
But I say no.
I think an old guy like me ought not take pages away
from young photographers who need the exposure.
- Helmut Newton

Well, it takes a certain amount of money.
And I've got to see pictures of the person ahead of time.
If I don't like the way the person looks I won't do it.
- Helmut Newton

Technically, I have not changed very much.
Ask my assistants.
They'll tell you, I am the easiest photographer to work with.
I don't have heavy equipment.
I work out of one bag.
- Helmut Newton

I have mixed feelings about those sorts of things.
When I see it done by interesting young people,
I think it's very valid.
But when established photographers, people in their forties,
copy me and get a lot of money, well,
I find that to be very stupid.
- Helmut Newton

People gave us everything for free.
We were allowed only so much film per picture,
but there was no limit to the creativity.
I like to say that they let us loose like wild dogs in the streets of Paris.
- Helmut Newton

I spend a lot of time preparing.
I think a lot about what I want to do.
I have prep books, little notebooks in which I write
everything down before a sitting.
Otherwise I would forget my ideas.
- Helmut Newton

I like photographing the people I love,
the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous.
My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing
French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen.
- Helmut Newton

Friends love misery, in fact.
Sometimes, especially if we are too lucky
or too successful or too pretty,
our misery is the only thing that endears us to our friends.
- Erica Jong

A best friend is like a four leaf clover,
hard to find and lucky to have.
- Anonymous

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

For those men who, sooner or later, are lucky enough
to break away from the pack, the most intoxicating moment
comes when they cease being bodies in other men's command
and find that they control their own time,
when they learn their own voice and authority.
- Theodore H. White

A fool and his money are lucky enough to get together in the first place.
- Stanley Weiser

Mammograms are really sort of a gift.
You can either catch something early or count your
lucky stars because nothing was discovered.
Either way, you're ahead of the game.
- Charlotte Ross

I'm lucky, I don't like sweets, not even chocolate.
- Eva Herzigova

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless.
If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime.
- Michael Eisner

Perhaps people, and kids especially,
are spoiled today,
because all the kids today have cars,
it seems.
When I was young you were lucky to have a bike.
- James Cagney

I have many shortcomings.
I feel very lucky to have been able to have what I've had.
- Joshua Lederberg

Basically, though, I'm just lucky to love what I do for a living.
- John Goodman

Biologically, I'm lucky - an angular face and dark
colouring which shows up well on camera.
- Robert Carlyle

I've been lucky.
The critics never went out of their way to single me out for doing bad work.
- James Caan

Scratch a Yale man with both hands and you'll be lucky to find a coast-guard.
Usually you find nothing at all.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

It is a dark, dark world.
If you're going to be in a dark world,
I can't think of any better one to be in.
I still think I'm very lucky to be in it.
- James Gandolfini

We all dream a lot - some are lucky,
some are not.
But if you think it, want it, dream it,
then it's real.
You are what you feel.
- Tim Rice

I'm so happy to be able to give kids the opportunity
to learn about amazing world of dance and music that
I've have been lucky enough to make such a big part of my own life.
- Britney Spears

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
- Maya Angelou

Uh, I just had an operation last March which was rather
serious and I'm recuperating now.
I'm on a very bland diet.
But, uh, I'm lucky, I was just lucky,
that's all.
- Rube Goldberg

I kind of fell into acting.I was very lucky.
- Mark Goddard

Somewhere along the line I made the switch and was
able to look at the bight side rather than the dark side all the time.
Now I look at everything I have and think how lucky I am.
- Michelle Pfeiffer

I'm getting paid to do what I got in trouble for in the 7th grade.
I absolutely love what I do and thank my lucky stars
for twenty-five years of full-time employment in this business.
- Rob Paulsen

If you're lucky enough to draw a good horse,
you still have to ride him, then the next ones.
- Chris LeDoux

When you're starting out as an actor,
there isn't much food around.
I was lucky to have a hit pretty early on.
I didn't starve too long.
- Steve Guttenberg

Tristan and Isolde were lucky to die when they did.
They'd have been sick of all that rubbish in a year.
- Robertson Davies

I have a tendency to be lucky and make the right choices
based on limited information.
- Paul D. Boyer

Well, I was lucky in that my being an actress totally
overshadowed my having some kind of a...
legacy at Yale, so that was kind of great.
- Jordana Brewster

You know, if you're lucky enough to have two smash hit shows,
the traffic of the world goes through your dressing room.
- Carol Channing

I try to say something about the human condition whenever I can when I'm lucky.
- Mandy Patinkin

I didn't believe that I'd ever be lucky enough to be
able to make a living as an actor.
- Sydney Pollack

I was lucky, as many of my generation was,
in having a man like Dr. King in our lives.
He came at a time that we needed to take a long look
at each other and see how similar we were.
- Lena Horne

I've played American, Italian, Greek,
French.
I've been really lucky that way.
- Chita Rivera

I was lucky enough myself to have been in Dad's Army for an episode.
- John Leeson

Climatologists are all agreed that we'd be lucky to
see the end of this century without the world being
a totally different place,
and being 8 or 9 degrees hotter on average.
- James Lovelock

Greed has driven the world crazy.
And I think I'm lucky that I have a place over here that I can call home.
- Nina Simone

I'm very lucky, I'm happy with life because my experiences
led me to do what I had to do.
I don't have any regrets whatsoever.
- Van Morrison

I would say that I've been lucky.
Being blessed and not really ever giving up.
- Kenneth Edmonds

No, but I'm really lucky, because I'm not the superhero.
- Fisher Stevens

I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity
of travelling across this country and enduring all
the classic situations that go with talking to people.
- Barbara Amiel

I'm one of the boys, no better than the last second violinist.
I'm just the lucky one to be standing in the center,
telling them how to play.
- Eugene Ormandy

I've been very lucky, considering what I look like and what I do.
- James Gandolfini

I was lucky enough to meet the Material Girl twice.
- Eric West

I've goten to work with some great people.
I've been really lucky.
- Corey Haim

When you realize who the good people are in your life,
you're so lucky.
- Sophia Bush

I stayed in submission to my husband,
and he allowed me to do anything I wanted to.
I felt like I was lucky to have that kind of romance.
- June Carter Cash

I'm lucky; people write scripts for me.
- Catherine Deneuve

I've been lucky to be able to make the records I've wanted to make.
The record company has never pressured me to cut certain songs.
- Lyle Lovett

I'm lucky enough that directors sometimes seek me out
for little projects that people don't even know about,
that just surface later on.
- Laura Dern

I was a writer.
I just wasn't a very good one.
I was lucky enough to have a playwriting teacher who
told me that I'd be a better actor than I would a playwright.
- Liev Schreiber

I mean, I always feel incredibly lucky to get a job.
- Kelly Lynch

I'm one of the lucky writers: plots come easily to me.
- Caroline B. Cooney

I am exceedingly lucky that my voice,
along with perfect pitch and perfect rhythm,
was given me at birth.
- Kate Smith

This is my 25th year of being on stage.
A lot of people who I kind of toed up to the starting
line with are no longer in this position.
I feel very, very lucky.
- Henry Rollins

I look at myself as someone who has been very lucky -
my job is also what I enjoy most in the world,
and I can make my life doing it.
- Fernando Alonso

You've got to think lucky.
If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket -
you might have caught a fish.
- Darrell Royal

I've been very lucky in my life.
- Joe Gold

I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic
without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society
where it is traditional to wear clothes.
- Erma Bombeck


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