He [Will Rogers] was America's most complete human document. One-third humor. One-third humanitarian. One-third heart.
Producing a photographic document involves preparation in excess. There is first the examination of the idea of the project. Then the visits to the scene, the casual conversations, and more formal interviews - talking, and listening, and looking, looking. ... And finally, the pictures themselves, each one planned, talked, taken and examined in terms of the whole.
The Internet represents a global outreach of communication, and that this document represents the first incredible statement of democracy and liberty in the world is a great -- it's ironic, but it's also a great, momentous convergence of two things happening.
B. R. Hayden
Maybe there's something new that can document an idea quicker, but pen and paper have always been pretty handy for me.
In 'Common Sense' Paine flared forth with a document so powerful that the Revolution became inevitable. Washington recognized the difference, and in his calm way said that matters never could be the same again.
Thomas A. Edison
People should go to their local grocery store or farmers' market and buy ugly, misshapen foods, then cook with them and document their dishes. And share not only the funny-looking foods, but the fantastic results.
It needs to be an evolving document. We need to learn quickly and apply it to the next storm.
God built the Earth in seven days and seven nights, that's how I'm going to approach doing the album. So when it's time for me to actually finish up the album and do final cuts of everything, I'm going to line it up in seven days and seven nights. I'm going to document it, out the footage out, show people it's not a fluke.
I wanted [photography] to be more than a document, to be something that is as close as you could possibly be to the subject.
Realism is a philosophy as opposed to a style. For me, painting is about observing and recording my existence as accurately as I can, it's my way of understanding the world around me and staying constantly engaged with it, the more carefully and patiently I look at what interests me in the world the more faithfully and honestly I can document it. It is only through intense, subtly nuanced observation that we develop an understanding of the psychology of the subject.
Soon a messenger brought back the will, together with two photostats of the document.
Every document, apparently ancient, coming from the proper repository or custody, and bearing on its face no evident marks of forger, the law presumes to be genuine, and devolves on the opposing party the burden of proving it to be otherwise.