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Leonard Nimoy Quotes and Sayings

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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

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

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

 

The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have.
- 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 am not Spock.
- Leonard Nimoy

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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'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A neighborhood is a residential area that is changing for the worse.
- John Ciardi

Then there was a kid in the neighborhood about three blocks away,
his name was Bobby Beavis.
- Mike Judge

But my friends, these people in Egypt have stood by us in a tough,
tough neighborhood.
- Roger Wicker

I'd worship the ground you walked on if only you walked
in a better neighborhood.
- Billy Wilder

I came from a real tough neighborhood.
I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand.
- Rodney Dangerfield

I was a very observant child.
The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up.
- Beverly Cleary

I was born in Champaign in 1918.
From the neighborhood elementary and intermediate schools,
I went to the University High School in the twin city,
Urbana.
- James Tobin

We live in a world that has narrowed into a neighborhood
before it has broadened into a brotherhood.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

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

Well, I grew up in a tough neighborhood.
- Kent McCord

I have an affection for a great city.
I feel safe in the neighborhood of man,
and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there
was only one standard by which a woman measured success:
did some man want her?
- Jessamyn West

Really, I think that going out and playing with your
friends is kind of becoming a lost art,
with the kids in the neighborhood.
- Frank Shorter

You can take the guy out of the neighorhood but you
can't take the neighborhood out of the guy.
- Frankie Valli

It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood,
because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia.
- Tim Robbins

People lived in the same apartments for years.
You'd meet a group of kids in kindergarten,
and you'd still be with them in high school.
No one ever left the neighborhood.
- Fran Drescher

I wanted to be that cranky old guy that stands on his
porch and yells at the neighborhood kids.
- Robert Lansing

Everyone is treating it like a Hollywood story.
In Madison, it's a neighborhood story.
- Chris Farley

These two girls start wanting the same thing because in this neighborhood,
they know all the guys so well.
It's a small town and all the guys are just really boring to them.
- Caroline Dhavernas

All of us grow up in particular realities -
a home,
family, a clan, a small town, a neighborhood.
Depending upon how we're brought up,
we are either deeply aware of the particular reading
of reality into which we are born,
or we are peripherally aware of it.
- Chaim Potok

For us Australians, Singapore also represents sacred soil.
Almost 2000 Australians died here in the defense of
your island country and our neighborhood.
- Michael Jeffery

For me, it's like biking around the neighborhood,
the walks and stuff, because I have never enjoyed the gym.
Or I'll do, since I used to dance a lot,
all the old dance exercises.
- Delta Burke

I never believed in Santa Claus because I knew no white
dude would come into my neighborhood after dark.
- Dick Gregory

My mother used to wheel me about the campus when we
lived in that neighborhood and,
as she recounted years later, she would tell me that I would go to McGill.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

That's what Rocky is all about: pride,
reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
- Sylvester Stallone

After convincing myself that was maybe you should at
least help out your neighborhood,
I really started to think about it later on in life.
- Rick Danko

Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored
by your neighborhood recreation community centers is
a great way to keep kids active.
- Lee Haney

Republicans have called for a National African-American Museum.
The plan is being held up by finding a location that
isn't in their neighborhood.
- Conan O'Brien

I was, somewhere in the neighborhood of about 300 jumps.
- Hugh Shelton

But, when I was about thirteen, I began to sort of sing in my neighborhood.
- Ruben Blades

I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood
so I felt like I just didn't fit in.
Like I wasn't as good as everybody else or as smart,
or whatever.
- Halle Berry

My husband came up to Hot Rocks to check up on me,
why is still unknown to me because if I was to cheat
on him it wouldn't be in a neighborhood bar where he knows I am.
- Kim Mathers

An activist is one who is actively involved in creating community,
whether that is locally in their neighborhood or internationally.
It is an admirable quality.
- Jasmine Guy

We will invest in our people, quality education,
job opportunity, family, neighborhood,
and yes, a thing we call America.
- Dan Quayle

In a neighborhood, as in life, a clean bandage is much,
much better than a raw or festering wound.
- Edward Koch

My whole world before I joined the Navy was my neighborhood in the Bronx.
- Tony Curtis

On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood.
All Americans became New Yorkers.
- George Pataki

Growing up in a particular neighborhood,
growing up in a working-class family,
not having much money, all of those things fire you
and can give you an edge,
can give you an anger.
- Gary Oldman

My brother was a great favorite with everybody,
and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
- Buffalo Bill

I grew up in a tough neighborhood and we used to say
you can get further with a kind word and a gun than just a kind word.
- David Mamet


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