Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual).
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
I always felt the 'X-Men', in a subtle way, often touched upon the subject of racism and inequality, and I believe that subject has come up in other titles, too. But we would never pound hard on the subject, which must be handled with care and intelligence.
The human dilemma is that which arises out of a man's capacity to experience himself as both subject and object at the same time.
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
If there be anything that can be called genius, it consists chiefly in ability to give that attention to a subject which keeps it steadily in the mind, till we have surveyed it accurately on all sides.
It always surprises me how much my followers appreciate how candid my photos are — they may not have a particularly unique subject, but it's more about the light you shed on the subject than the subject itself.
Subject — quotes and aphorisms
I have been frequently accused of deliberately twisting subject matter to my point of view. Above all, I know that life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference. Opinion often consists of a kind of criticism. But criticism can come out of love.
The heart of the theater is the play itself, how it dramatizes life to make it meaningful entertainment. To achieve depth and universality, the playwright must subject himself to intense critique, to know human character and behavior, and finally to construct art from the most mundane of human experience.
I study myself more than any other subject. That is my metaphysics, that is my physics.
Why do children dread mathematics? Because of the wrong approach. Because it is looked at as a subject.
A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health.