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I have mixed feelings about those sorts of things.
by 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

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

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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

It was the experience of mystery -
even if mixed with fear -
that engendered religion.
- Albert Einstein

Information's pretty thin stuff unless mixed with experience.
- Clarence Day

In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed.
And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink,
the facts printed in black ink.
- Catherine Drinker Bowen

Debts and lies are generally mixed together.
- Francois Rabelais

When I look back at The Judy Garland Show,
I have such mixed feelings.
It broke my mother's heart when they canceled it.
- Lorna Luft

I find to my mixed astonishment that I do dream,
but I didn't know it.
- Theodore Sturgeon

President Bush gave his first-ever presidential radio
address in both English and Spanish.
Reaction was mixed, however, as people were trying
to figure out which one was which.
- Dennis Miller

To have the recognition of your colleagues is great.
The public attention is a mixed blessing.
- Joshua Lederberg

The touring part is really mixed.
You love to play and you can't wait to go,
but you don't want to leave.
- Nuno Bettencourt

As long as mixed grills and combination salads are popular,
anthologies will undoubtedly continue in favor.
- Elizabeth Janeway

There is no poison on earth more potent,
nor half so deadly, as a partial truth mixed with passion.
- Michael J. Tucker

I'm recording an album.
It's sort of techno mixed with garbage -
you,
know, intense in-your-face music.
- Christy Romano

When a benevolent mind contemplates the republic of Lycurgus,
its admiration is mixed with a degree of horror.
- Thomas Day

No intelligent idea can gain general acceptance unless
some stupidity is mixed in with it.
- Fernando Pessoa

If the weather is good I go into the nearby wood -
there I am painting a small beech forest (in the sun)
with a few conifers mixed in.
This takes until 8 'o clock.
- Gustav Klimt

So it's sheer terror, but then, this is the whole reason
that we went so long to Doctor Simons,
was to get rid of all these...
mixed feelings that we had.
- Betty Hill

All too many young people are receiving mixed messages
and inaccurate information about drugs.
- John Walters

There are certain queer times and occasions in this
strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes
his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
- Herman Melville

Organizing is what you do before you do something,
so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.
- A. A. Milne

The powder is mixed with water and tastes exactly like powder mixed with water.
- Art Buchwald

It's a fantastic review.
Sixty percent of the American reviews are sensational,
20% are mixed, not so good.
- Dino De Laurentiis

Organizating is what you do before you do something,
so that when you do it, it's not all mixed up.
- A. A. Milne

It's important for me to think I'm mixed-race.
- Dan O'Brien

My feelings towards Scott Card are pretty mixed.
Politically, he and I are pretty far apart.
- Cory Doctorow

I like that totally mixed up kind of eclectic group
of personal props and bits of costume and I think the
fun of doing that is where I was very lucky with Doctor Who.
- Lalla Ward

It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents.
It was tough to go to auditions and be bad,
since I couldn't be anonymous.
- Ben Stiller

I always felt like the rug could be pulled out from under me at anytime.
And coming from a racially mixed background,
I always felt like I didn't really fit in anywhere.
- Mariah Carey

I'm a mixed breed and hope to live longer because of it.
- Charisma Carpenter

It seems like the older bands are bigger than ever.
We get a mixed crowd where you have kids and old blokes like me.
- Geezer Butler

We never taste happiness in perfection,
our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness.
- Pierre Corneille

Where might is mixed with wit, there is too good an accord in a government.
- Elizabeth I

Mixed feelings, like mixed drinks, are a confusion to the soul.
- George Carman

I'm not confused.
I'm just well mixed.
- Robert Frost

And then there's Israel - a lot of people support Israel,
and it's important to Israel to take out Iraq.
So it's all mixed together.
It's a combination of motives.
- Chris Matthews

It is a very mixed blessing to be brought back from the dead.
- Kurt Vonnegut

Life and death.
They are somehow sweetly and beautifully mixed,
but I don't know how.
- Gloria Swanson

I won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title in 1980.
- Tracy Austin

It was all recorded and mixed and there's more continuity in it more direction.
- Dave Edmunds

The big gay clubs like Heaven started having mixed nights in the late '80s.
- Neil Tennant

You'll never get mixed up if you simply tell the truth.
Then you don't have to remember what you have said,
and you never forget what you have said.
- Sam Rayburn

Throughout human history, the apostles of purity,
those who have claimed to possess a total explanation,
have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.
- Salman Rushdie

We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
- Pierre Corneille

She worded it a bit strongly, but I do find myself
more and more struck by the differences between the sexes.
To put it another way: All marriages are mixed marriages.
- Anne Tyler

These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up.
Television became the new religion a long time back
and the media has taken over.
- Van Morrison

I'm not one of those complicated, mixed-up cats.
I'm not looking for the secret to life...
I just go on from day to day, taking what comes.
- Frank Sinatra

I wish I'd been a mixed infant.
- Brendan Behan

The village had a mill near it, situated on the little creek,
which made very good flour.
The population consisted of civilized Indians,
but much mixed blood.
- Zebulon Pike

I would like to see a fierce Fantasia mixed with Blade Runner,
Lord of the Rings, and Star Wars all in one.
That's the kind of movies I want to make.
- Michelle Rodriguez

I couldn't watch Tom and Jerry.
The cruelty was too much.
I had all these strange images, of tiny animals,
all mixed up.
- Julie Walters

I do get a lot of mail.
I get a lot of foreign mail because my mail gets mixed with Emilio Estevez.
- Erik Estrada

I love acting but I don't like all of the other stuff associated with it.
The interest in celebrities, the press,
the Internet, when your identity becomes mixed up in
the way people are preceving you.
- Nicole Kidman

The growth of a company like ours tends to be a relatively steady because,
like some of the other successful mixed signal companies,
we have a wide range of products servicing a wide range of end applications.
- David Milne

But, when we started our product portfolio,
we focused the mixed signal requirements first for
image processing devices and then in audio applications ,
targeting our technology into the growing use of digital
technology in consumer markets.
- David Milne

I think what I came through is great,
but my son can take it to another level,
not having to fight racism.
His mother's a Norwegian and I'm mixed up four or five times,
so he can face the world.
- James Brown

That's what I've been always saying,
that I was always using the mixed doubles especially
to improve my net game and being able to return a guy's serve,
'cause then when you play someone like Serena,
you are little bit more prepared for that.
- Daniela Hantuchova

I also mixed David Bowie's Young Americans album in
5.1 earlier this year and it will be available very soon.
Even the original stereo mixes have been re-mastered
and sound amazingly good,
better than ever, in fact!
- Tony Visconti

People in the Pentagon had colleagues killed and maimed by bin Laden.
They're trying to find bin Laden and kill him and his cult.
Naturally they consider that a legitimate thing to do,
but they're having mixed success at the job.
- Bruce Sterling


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