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My mind is vacant on names, but I know him as well as anything. When I need names they drop out of my head; when I don't need them they drop back.
 

Oh, you ask me, what is the greatest torture of a person who does portraits for a living? I could fill several volumes with nice nasty stories. I don't know.
 

Some people say to me, Isn't it too bad that people discovered you so late? I never thought that.
 

There are certain things you don't discuss with Ansel, especially if you don't agree.
 

Well, I turn people into human beings by not making them into gods.
 

When I need names they drop out of my head; when I don't need them they drop back.
 

When people ask me silly questions about my private life, I just say, I don't discuss that.
 

When People magazine called me, I did the job on Ansel. I'm older than Ansel and he has to mind me.
 

When you do portraits professionally it's not a desire, it's for money.
 

You see, I became kind of a drop-out in science after I came back to America.
 


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