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    The general killed the Viet Cong; I killed the general with my camera,
    — Eddie Adams
    I was getting money for showing one man killing another. Two lives were destroyed and I was getting paid for it. (On his 1968 photograph of the summary street corner execution of prisoner Nguyen Van Lem by South Vietnam's police chief, Lt. Col. Nguyen Ngoc Loan.)
    — Eddie Adams
    tags: men  live  money  vietnam 
     
    All that a Pulitzer really does is give the obit writers something to put between the commas after your name.
    — Eddie Adams
    I'm not a great believer in the power of the moving image. A still image has greater lasting power.
    — Eddie Adams
    tags: power  believer 
     
    Fear not a thousand accusing fingers, if you are right.
    — Eddie Adams
    tags: fear  right 
     
    Still photographs are the most powerful weapon in the world. People believe them, but photographs do lie, even without manipulation. They are only half-truths.
    — Eddie Adams
    tags: people  world  believe  lies  powerful 
     
    If it makes you laugh, if it makes you cry, if it rips out your heart, that's a good picture.
    — Eddie Adams
    tags: heart 
     
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