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Cecil Beaton - Quotes

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Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary. ---->>>

Never in the history of fashion has so little material been raised so high to reveal so much that needs to be covered so badly. ---->>>

Perhaps the world's second-worst crime is boredom; the first is being a bore. ---->>>

Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash. ---->>>

All I want is the best of everything and there's very little of that left. ---->>>

More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure. ---->>>

San Francisco is perhaps the most European of all American cities. ---->>>

I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have created a stage set I like, I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle who says she doesn't like blue. ---->>>

On close inspection, this device turned out to be a funereal juke box - the result of mixing Lloyd's of London with the principle of the chewing gum dispenser. ---->>>

What is elegance? Soap and water! ---->>>

I can't afford a whole new set of enemies. ---->>>

Mrs Woolf's complaint should be addressed to her creator, who made her, rather than me. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 01-14, 1904
Birthplace: Hampstead, London
Die: 01-18, 1980
Occupation: Photographer
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Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE (14 January 1904 – 18 January 1980) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award–winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre.(wikipedia)