- [A] frozen flash of history.
Pulitzer Prize (1945) citation on the photograph by American photographer Joe Rosenthal (1911–2006) of US Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima
New York Times 9 May 1945: quoted in
- If your pictures aren't good enough, you aren't close enough.
Magnum: Fifty years at the Front Line of History (1997) 1913–54 Hungarian-born American photojournalist: Russell Miller
- I always believed the press would kill her in the end. But not even I could believe they would take such a direct hand in her death as seems to be the case…Every proprietor and editor of every publication that has paid for intrusive and exploitative photographs of her…has blood on their hands today.
on the death of his sister, Diana, Princess of Wales, in a car crash while being pursued by photographers
Daily Telegraph 1 September 1997 1964– English peer: in