Robert Capa (Endre Ernő Friedmann)
[Photographer, b. 1913, Budapest, Hungary, d. 1954, Thai Binh, Vietnam.]

 The war is like an actress who is getting old. It’s less and less photogenic and more and more dangerous. (1944) 
 I hope to stay unemployed as a war photographer till the end of my life. (At the end of World War II.) 
 What’s the point of getting killed if you’ve got the wrong exposure? 
 You don’t have to pose your camera. The pictures are there, and you just take them. The truth is the best picture, the best propaganda. (On the Spanish Civil War, 1937) 
 If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough. 
 It’s not enough to have talent. You also have to be Hungarian. 
 For a war correspondent to miss an invasion is like refusing a date with Lana Turner. 
 Writing the truth being so obviously difficult, I have in the interests of it allowed myself to go sometimes beyond and slightly this side of it. All events and persons in this book are accidental and have something to do with the truth. (On first edition dust jacket of Slightly Out of Focus) 
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