Gordon Parks
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"Gordon Parks" was an United States/American photographer, musician, writer and film director. He is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life (magazine)/Life magazine and as the director of the 1971 film Shaft (1971 film)/Shaft.

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Success can be wracking and reproachful, to you and those close to you. It can entangle you with legends that are consuming and all but impossible to live up to.

It adds some history to a campus and kind of ties together some of the various generations that have gone there.

Nothing came easy. I was just born with a need to explore every tool shop of my mind, and with long searching and hard work. I became devoted to my restlessness.

The university has had to find other creative ways of providing money.

The more support that comes in with one of them, the better opportunity they might be approved.

I want to go home. They're waiting for me there.

I have a strange feeling back here, ... I can't explain it. It's a strange mixture of the tragedies and the good things that happened here.

You know, the camera is not meant just to show misery. You can show things that you like about the universe, things that you hate about the universe. It's capable of doing both.

We've never had to deal with that, which is a good thing.

I've seen nothing come forward on it.

The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed.

Those really get sticky, and we really approach those very carefully.

I don't try to make the first move; I always wait for them to make it. He was trying to go for my legs, and that's something I've worked on countering.

They can name whatever they want, whatever they want.