"The enemy of photography is convention, the fixed rules of 'how to do', the salvation of photography comes from experiment."
I sometimes go through my old notebooks and reread the little quotes and side notes I had made to myself. I found these ones and wrote them down again in my current book so I can reflect on them more often.
"A thing is not seen because it is visible, but conversely, visible because it is seen."
(this was underlined by Diane Arbus in her copy of the works by Plato)