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I'm touched by the idea that when we do things ...
by Leonard Nimoy

I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful -
collecting these shards of spirituality -
that we may be helping to bring about a healing.
- Leonard Nimoy

You proceed from a false assumption:
I have no ego to bruise.
- Leonard Nimoy

Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white...
to highlight that contrast.
- Leonard Nimoy

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.
- Leonard Nimoy

 

I certainly don't live in a kosher home although I
was raised in a kosher environment.
- Leonard Nimoy

That's the most difficult issue for me...
to find a subject that holds my interest long enough
that I'm prepared to go to work and spend the time
and energy to shoot the subject.
- Leonard Nimoy

Other times, you're doing some piece of work and suddenly
you get feedback that tells you that you have touched
something that is very alive in the cosmos.
- Leonard Nimoy

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That's true, because I'm a photographer now.
- Leonard Nimoy

I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter.
When they have a personal stamp to them,
then I think it becomes identifiable.
- Leonard Nimoy

I've been working with photography for many years.
- Leonard Nimoy

The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.
- Leonard Nimoy

Years ago - in the 70s, for about a decade -
I carried a camera every place I went.
And I shot a lot of pictures that were still life and landscape,
using available light.
- Leonard Nimoy

I deal with this spiritual issue every day -
either shooting or processing or sorting or discussing
or having conversations -
I'm in constant contact with it.
- Leonard Nimoy

I became hooked on the idea of being able to shoot
an image and process it myself,
and end up with a product.
- Leonard Nimoy

I am not Spock.
- Leonard Nimoy

My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying
to photograph what is essentially invisible.
And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.
- Leonard Nimoy

But if you're talking about fine art work,
then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep
questions about why it is you want to take pictures
and what it is you want to say.
- Leonard Nimoy

That is the exploration that awaits you!
Not mapping stars and studying nebula,
but charting the unknown possibilities of existence.
- Leonard Nimoy

I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time.
- Leonard Nimoy

For me it's all about personal vision;
is there something about a subject that uniquely speaks to me.
- Leonard Nimoy

I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old.
- Leonard Nimoy

I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey,
and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.
- Leonard Nimoy

The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying.
I have not book toured before.
I've never had quite as much pleasure,
as much satisfaction.
- Leonard Nimoy

A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible
to go to a camera shop and pick up chemicals for pennies...
literally...
and develop your own film and make prints.
- Leonard Nimoy

Most of my images have been done in-studio,
under very controlled lighting conditions.
There have been a few that have been shot in nature,
but even then they were shot almost exclusively at night,
and again, under controlled lighting conditions.
- Leonard Nimoy

You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion
that artists don't necessarily know what they're doing.
You don't necessarily know what kind of universal concept you're tapping into.
- Leonard Nimoy

What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality.
It's an area that I'm curious about,
and I'm researching it to see if there's a photographic essay in it for me.
If images don't start to come, I'll go to something else.
- Leonard Nimoy

Some words having to do with the death of the people
in the World Trade Center attack had been added,
and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience.
I struggled to get through the words;
tears were streaming down my cheeks.
- Leonard Nimoy

My memory of those places is better than my pictures.
That's why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting
thematic work that has to do with an idea that I'm searching for,
or searching to express.
- Leonard Nimoy

This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion
about the subject matter and I've had a good time talking about it.
And in some of the cases, I'm not just signing books;
I'm showing slides and talking about the work.
- Leonard Nimoy

My wife and I are affiliated with a temple here in Los Angeles.
We feel very close to the congregation and to the rabbi,
who happens to be my wife's cousin and who I admire greatly.
I talk to him regularly but I consider myself more
spiritual than religious.
- Leonard Nimoy

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

The most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of
sympathy have been touched.
- Paul Harris

I think music in itself is healing.
It's an explosive expression of humanity.
It's something we are all touched by.
No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
- Billy Joel

From seeds of his body blossomed the flower that liberated
a people and touched the soul of a nation.
- Jesse Jackson

It's great to hear from people who have been touched by these songs.
It has been good to know that the Lord is using this
in ways I am not even aware of.
- Jim Cole

You can't put your feet on the ground until you've touched the sky.
- Paul Auster

In his brief 21 years on this earth,
Michael Smith Jr. touched countless lives.
- Mike DeWine

Her godmother simply touched her with her wand,
and, at the same moment, her clothes were turned into
cloth of gold and silver,
all decked with jewels.
- Charles Perrault

I'm very touched on a deep level by cruelty to animals.
- Ali MacGraw

But today, I feel the genuine warmth,
the affection, and although I may joke about it,
I am touched.
- Perry Como

God's finger touched him, and he slept.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

There is such a thing as a national conscience,
and it can be touched.
- Charles Kuralt

It dawned on me that acting was what I wanted to do with my life.
Nothing had ever touched my heart like acting did.
- Hugh Jackman

On our show, I've only reached out and touched about 55 guys.
I think there's still about 40 million.
- Carson Kressley

I directed an episode of Touched by an Angel a couple of months ago,
and I will be doing more of that.
I just like to keep a bit of variety going;
it keeps things interesting.
- Gregory Harrison

So now I don't have time to practice drums.
It's been five years since I've touched the drums.
- Ikue Mori

But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant,
of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.
- Marston Morse

A quick example of that is a woman who said she'd been
healed of throat cancer where the faith healer admitted
he touched her on the forehead.
- James Randi

Christianity is the greatest intellectual system the
mind of man has ever touched.
- Francis Schaeffer

Seeing their children touched and seared and wounded
by race prejudice is one of the heaviest crosses which
colored women have to bear.
- Mary Church Terrell

You feel touched and honored and alive when you give to someone.
- Daphne Zuniga

Hamilton had one of those extraordinary 18th-century
minds that touched on virtually every major topic of the day.
- Ron Chernow

I have been extremely touched by these signs of affection
on the part of all the Thai people.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally,
yet at the same time stand back objectively:
I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy.
- Anthony Storr

Every color I can think of and nationality,
we were all touched by Dr. King because he made us
like each other and respect each other.
- Lena Horne

Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire.
It was given to us to learn at the outset that life
is a profound and passionate thing.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

When we are touched by something it's as if we're being
brushed by an angel's wings.
- Rita Dove

I touched an Oscar once.
Friend of mine has one, for writing.
As soon as I touched it, he said, Now you'll never win one.
- Rob Corddry

It's a project that touched me as an immigrant and as a New Yorker.
- Daniel Libeskind

I even got letters form kids in hospitals saying the
music is what keeps them going,
and that really touched my heart.
- Tom Cochrane

We clearly realize that freedom's inner kingdom cannot
be touched by exterior attacks.
- Vernon Howard

The condition of the wounded touched my heart deeply.
- Christiaan Rudolf de Wet

The audience likes their emotions to be touched.
They want to laugh and cry and feel good.
- Magic Johnson

Being a Jew is like walking in the wind or swimming:
you are touched at all points and conscious everywhere.
- Lionel Trilling

I figure there are a few actors like Marlon Brando,
George C. Scott and Laurence Olivier who have been
touched by the hand of God.
I'm in the next bunch.
- John Forsythe

He whom God has touched will always be a being apart:
he is,
whatever he may do, a stranger among men;
he is marked by a sign.
- Ernest Renan

It is amazing that something I did 23 years ago still
has an audience that people respond to and I am touched
and surprised that people are still very positive about.
- Gil Gerard


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