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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured The book tour has been really interesting and very gratifying. I have not book toured before. I've never had quite as much pleasure, as much satisfaction.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The GatheringAccording to the Kabbalah, in the beginning everything was God. When God contracted to The Gathering
According to the Kabbalah, in the beginning everything was God. When God contracted to make room for creation, spiritual energy filled the void. The energy poured into vessels which strained to hold the great power. The vessels shattered, sending countless shards, bits of the glowing matter, into the vastness of the universe.
These scattered bits of divine light must be collected. When the task is done the forces of the dark will be vanquished and the world will be healed.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I believe in goodness, mercy and charity. I believe in casting bread upon the waters. I believe in goodness, mercy and charity. I believe in casting bread upon the waters.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: What mark will I leave behind? How will anyone know I have been here? What What mark will I leave behind? How will anyone know I have been here? What sign will tell the future traveler I existed? 'I am here! Today ... I exist'. I believe the deepest impression is made in those moments when I can say 'I care, I love'.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: There was a very small crowd - minuscule compared to the crowd that he gathered There was a very small crowd - minuscule compared to the crowd that he gathered later - at a private home in Los Angeles. And we were standing on the back patio, waiting for him. And he came through the house, saw me and immediately put his hand up in the Vulcan gesture. He said, 'They told me you were here.' We had a wonderful, brief conversation and I said, 'It would be logical if you would become president.'
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after After a time, you may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. It is not logical, but is often true
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Making photos is helpful of course to master the craft. To get comfortable with the Making photos is helpful of course to master the craft. To get comfortable with the camera. Learn what a camera can do and how to use the camera successfully. Doing exercises for example if you try to find out things that the camera can do that the eye cannot do. So that you have a tool that will do what you need to be done. But then once you have mastered the craft the most important thing is to determine why you want to shoot pictures and what you want to shoot pictures of. That's where the thematic issue comes to life.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: In critical moments, men sometimes see exactly what they wish to see In critical moments, men sometimes see exactly what they wish to see
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I turned off the talking politicos. Too much jabbering at each other. Not enough care I turned off the talking politicos. Too much jabbering at each other. Not enough care about humans.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: You create your own life and your work. Give us your best. You create your own life and your work. Give us your best.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: When you let me take I'm grateful. When you let me give I'm blessed. When you let me take I'm grateful. When you let me give I'm blessed.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: It is important to understand what are you trying to capture with a camera. What It is important to understand what are you trying to capture with a camera. What you want to use this tool for. It helps to begin to search for and concentrate on thematic photography.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Because I have known despair, I value hope. Because I have tasted frustration, I value Because I have known despair, I value hope. Because I have
tasted frustration, I value fulfillment. Because I have been lonely, I value love.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I predict the future of this earthly human race is that having made a mess I predict the future of this earthly human race is that having made a mess of Earth they'll move to outer space.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Art functioning as propaganda is not art. Art functioning as propaganda is not art.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have. The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I've never understood the female capacity to avoid a direct answer to any question. I've never understood the female capacity to avoid a direct answer to any question.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The means of many outweigh the means of the few or one. The means of many outweigh the means of the few or one.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: How many times have we come away from an argument wishing we had said and How many times have we come away from an argument wishing we had said and done something different?
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Without followers, evil cannot spread Without followers, evil cannot spread
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Boston was a great city to grow up in, and it probably still is. We Boston was a great city to grow up in, and it probably still is. We were surrounded by two very important elements: academia and the arts. I was surrounded by theater, music, dance, museums. And I learned how to sail on the Charles River. So I had a great childhood in Boston. It was wonderful.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: It is curious how often you humans manage to obtain that which you do not It is curious how often you humans manage to obtain that which you do not want.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both. If you chase two rabbits, you will lose them both.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter. When I'm attracted to images that come from a personal exploration of a subject matter. When they have a personal stamp to them, then I think it becomes identifiable.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The means of many out way the means of the few or one. The means of many out way the means of the few or one.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Other times, you're doing some piece of work and suddenly you get feedback that tells Other times, you're doing some piece of work and suddenly you get feedback that tells you that you have touched something that is very alive in the cosmos.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I know where Im going, and I know where Ive been. I know where Im going, and I know where Ive been.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Judging by the pollution content of the atmosphere, I believe we have arrived at the Judging by the pollution content of the atmosphere, I believe we have arrived at the late twentieth century.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: These are beautiful days. Folks ask what I'm doing. I tell them I'm doing family. These are beautiful days. Folks ask what I'm doing. I tell them I'm doing family.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I've been doing photography in one form or another for, oh golly, over seventy years. I've been doing photography in one form or another for, oh golly, over seventy years. I don't carry cameras. I used to. For many years I carried cameras wherever I went. Photograph whatever I saw that was of interest. In the last years, I've only used cameras to explore thematic ideas which presented themselves first. And then bring out the cameras to try to explore that idea.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph what is essentially invisible. And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I certainly don't live in a kosher home although I was raised in a kosher I certainly don't live in a kosher home although I was raised in a kosher environment.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I use a computer. I don't know if that qualifies me as a techie, but I use a computer. I don't know if that qualifies me as a techie, but I'm pretty good on the computer.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Insufficient facts always invite danger. Insufficient facts always invite danger.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: May I say that I have not thoroughly enjoyed serving with humans? I find their May I say that I have not thoroughly enjoyed serving with humans? I find their illogic and foolish emotions a constant irritant
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Frankly, I was extremely jealous of his scenes with Zoe Saldana and I think it's Frankly, I was extremely jealous of his scenes with Zoe Saldana and I think it's totally unfair that I never got to do that. I will never forgive the writers and the director, for having put me in this position, to have to be watching that, rather than participating.
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Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, I think it's my adventure, my trip, my journey, and I guess my attitude is, let the chips fall where they may.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion that artists don't You know, for a long time I have been of the opinion that artists don't necessarily know what they're doing. You don't necessarily know what kind of universal concept you're tapping into.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Find out what it is that touches you most deeply. Pursue it, learn about it, Find out what it is that touches you most deeply. Pursue it, learn about it, explore it, expand on it. Live with it and nurture it.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them. Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: For a period of time, I carried cameras with me wherever I went, and then For a period of time, I carried cameras with me wherever I went, and then I realized that my interest in photography was turning toward the conceptual. So I wasn't carrying around cameras shooting stuff, I was developing concepts about what I wanted to shoot. And then I'd get the camera angle and do the job.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Whatever we are we belong together. Wherever we are, we will find each other. Whoever Whatever we are we belong together. Wherever we are, we will find each other. Whoever we are we are forever one.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I'm only human, and I have no doubt Spock will outlive me by many years. I'm only human, and I have no doubt Spock will outlive me by many years. I can only hope that, once in a while, when people look at Spock's visage, they might sometimes think of me.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Hello, I'm Leonard Nimoy. The following tale of alien encounters is true. By true I Hello, I'm Leonard Nimoy. The following tale of alien encounters is true. By true I mean false. It's all lies. But they're entertaining lies and in the end, isn't that the truth?
The answer is no.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Essentially, in photography, I think on two levels: one emotional and the other technical. The Essentially, in photography, I think on two levels: one emotional and the other technical. The emotional impact has to do with looking for something dramatic happening in the photograph, something that reaches out and touches somebody in some way. And the technical is having to do with composition and framing - light and dark, light and shadow.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Fascinating is a word I use for the unexpected, in this case I would think Fascinating is a word I use for the unexpected, in this case I would think interesting would suffice.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I've been working with photography for many years. I've been working with photography for many years.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: If you are walking down the street, camera in your hand, loaded and ready to If you are walking down the street, camera in your hand, loaded and ready to shoot. You see a person falling from a high building, either having fallen or jumped. That person is falling through space. You don't shoot that photograph unless the theme you are working on has to do with the effects of space on the human figure. If you simply photograph that event because it is an event that is happening, you're doing photojournalism.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I deal with this spiritual issue every day - either shooting or processing or sorting I deal with this spiritual issue every day - either shooting or processing or sorting or discussing or having conversations - I'm in constant contact with it.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I have found my way, step by step, proceeding from touch points that have emerged, I have found my way, step by step, proceeding from touch points that have emerged, some through conscious choice and some through dream state discovery.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: If I meet God, I hope she's female. I'm touched by the power of women. If I meet God, I hope she's female. I'm touched by the power of women. I'm married to a feminist. And I'm troubled by the fact that women in our culture are congratulated most for losing weight.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white ... to Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white ... to highlight that contrast.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively impose Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively impose domination over others. Help a friend.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old. I became involved in photography when I was about thirteen years old.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The voice thing is a blessing that I was given. I've had opportunities to do The voice thing is a blessing that I was given. I've had opportunities to do voice work of all kinds. It was something that was given to me and I was able to make good use of it.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I am intrigued with scriptural mythology that tells us that God created a divine feminine I am intrigued with scriptural mythology that tells us that God created a divine feminine presence to dwell amongst humanity. This concept has had a constant influence on the work. I have imagined her as ubiquitous, watchful, and often in motion. This work is, in effect, the photographic image of the invisible.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time. I also do my own processing, so it means a big commitment in lab time.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion about the subject matter and This time, there have been a lot of interesting discussion about the subject matter and I've had a good time talking about it. And in some of the cases, I'm not just signing books; I'm showing slides and talking about the work.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Spock is definitely one of my best friends. When I put on those ears, it's Spock is definitely one of my best friends. When I put on those ears, it's not like just another day. When I become Spock, that day becomes something special.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: In general, we are sort of conditioned to see a different body type as acceptable In general, we are sort of conditioned to see a different body type as acceptable and maybe look away when the other body type arrives.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Greetings, I am pleased to see that we are different. May we together become greater Greetings, I am pleased to see that we are different. May we together become greater than the sum of both of us.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Art, if it is successful, needs no explanation. Art, if it is successful, needs no explanation.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The miracle is this - the more you give, the more you have. The miracle is this - the more you give, the more you have.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Some words having to do with the death of the people in the World Trade Some words having to do with the death of the people in the World Trade Center attack had been added, and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience. I struggled to get through the words; tears were streaming down my cheeks.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: The camera can capture thought in a way that's quite surprising and shocking. You can The camera can capture thought in a way that's quite surprising and shocking. You can become very simple and minimal in your work and communicate a lot with just a finger or an eyebrow, or a look, or a glance.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Where there is no emotion, there is no motive for violence. Where there is no emotion, there is no motive for violence.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: What fiction could match - in drama or suspense - man's first walk on the What fiction could match - in drama or suspense - man's first walk on the Moon?
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I'm not an equipment nut. I tend to use whatever's to hand. I have several I'm not an equipment nut. I tend to use whatever's to hand. I have several cameras, of course, but I'm not emotional about any of them.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Pablo Casals has this simple and sincere attitude of knowing where it's at - of Pablo Casals has this simple and sincere attitude of knowing where it's at - of saying, "This is the way it is." If I thought I could carry some of that into my life, I would be happy.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: It's all about trying to make the world and the universe a better place. I'm It's all about trying to make the world and the universe a better place. I'm proud to be connected with it. I think we need that in our lives. We need ethical, heroic people trying to do the right thing to help others and to improve life on this planet and in the universe.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: It's nice to get off the couch, throw the clothes on, add a little make-up It's nice to get off the couch, throw the clothes on, add a little make-up and go back to work, every once in a while.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Rocket ships are exciting but so are roses on a birthday. Rocket ships are exciting but so are roses on a birthday.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I think about myself as like an ocean liner that's been going full speed for I think about myself as like an ocean liner that's been going full speed for a long distance, and the captain pulls the throttle back all the way to 'stop,' but the ship doesn't stop immediately, does it? It has its own momentum and it keeps on going, and I'm very flattered that people are still finding me useful.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I am a great believer in what we've been told time and time again by I am a great believer in what we've been told time and time again by people like Joseph Campbell, "find your bliss." Find out what it is that touches you most deeply. Pursue it, learn about it, explore it, expand on it. Live with it and nurture it. Find your own way and make your own contribution. Find a way to make a contribution to this society because God knows we need contributions from the coming generation. This planet and this civilization is in need. I see it as a time of need.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality. It's an area What I'm exploring right now is the subject of my own mortality. It's an area that I'm curious about, and I'm researching it to see if there's a photographic essay in it for me. If images don't start to come, I'll go to something else.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: There are studies that tell us that stress and lack of self-image, lack of self-esteem, There are studies that tell us that stress and lack of self-image, lack of self-esteem, severe dieting, binge dieting and binge eating can also be very damaging to a body and bring on various kinds of abnormalities.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I AM CONVINCEDI am convincedThat if all mankindCould only gather togetherIn one circleArms on each I AM CONVINCED
I am convinced
That if all mankind
Could only gather together
In one circle
Arms on each other's shoulders
And dance, laugh and cry
together
Then much
of the tension and burden
of life
Would fall away
In the knowledge that
We are all children
Needing and wanting
Each other's
Comfort and
Understanding
We are all children
Searching for love
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I've enjoyed photography, ever since I was a teenager, and I'm still at it. I've I've enjoyed photography, ever since I was a teenager, and I'm still at it. I've had shows in various cities, around the country, and I have a number of pieces in permanent collections in museums that I'm very proud of.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I did not move into developing or processing color. I stayed with black and white. I did not move into developing or processing color. I stayed with black and white. I still think to this day that I prefer to work in black and white if it has to do with poetry or anything other than specific reality. I have worked in color when I thought it was the appropriate way to express the thought that I was working on.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Years ago - in the 70s, for about a decade - I carried a camera Years ago - in the 70s, for about a decade - I carried a camera every place I went. And I shot a lot of pictures that were still life and landscape, using available light.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise. You proceed from a false assumption: I have no ego to bruise.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Most of my images have been done in-studio, under very controlled lighting conditions. There have Most of my images have been done in-studio, under very controlled lighting conditions. There have been a few that have been shot in nature, but even then they were shot almost exclusively at night, and again, under controlled lighting conditions.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible to go to a camera shop A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible to go to a camera shop and pick up chemicals for pennies ... literally ... and develop your own film and make prints.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I am not Spock. But given the choice, if I had to be someone else, I am not Spock. But given the choice, if I had to be someone else, I would be Spock. If someone said, "You can have the choice of being any other TV character ever played," I would choose Spock. I like him. I admire him. I respect him
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: That's true, because I'm a photographer now. That's true, because I'm a photographer now.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Interesting. You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries, but you imprison those who Interesting. You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries, but you imprison those who employ it privately.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: For each of us is A separate miracleIn a collective miracleBrought together For a momentBy For each of us is
A separate miracle
In a collective miracle

Brought together
For a moment
By a group of notes
And a scan of words

From the heart
Of one
Who dares
To think

That others
Might feel
As he feels
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I love comedy. I'm not known for comedy, but I love it. I've done a I love comedy. I'm not known for comedy, but I love it. I've done a lot of it, in my lifetime. But most people are surprised to hear that I made a funny movie.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Those who cannot hear an angry shout may strain to hear a whisper. Those who cannot hear an angry shout may strain to hear a whisper.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I've noticed that about your people, Doctor. You find it easier to understand the death I've noticed that about your people, Doctor. You find it easier to understand the death of one than the death of a million. You speak about the objective hardness of the Vulcan heart, yet how little room there seems to be in yours.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Prayer Against the DarknessShekhinaPray for us now bound with scripture and shielded with shawlArmed with Prayer Against the Darkness
Shekhina
Pray for us now
bound with scripture
and shielded with shawl
Armed with passion
and loving care
Pray for us now
against suffering, turmoil, and injustice
Pray for us now
against the chaos of the dark.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: There are a lot of photographers who have influenced me; some of the great ones, There are a lot of photographers who have influenced me; some of the great ones, like Herb Ritts, Helmut Newton, and [Alfred] Stieglitz. I draw from all of them. You're supposed to steal from the good ones.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I could not deprive you of the revelation of all that you could accomplish together, I could not deprive you of the revelation of all that you could accomplish together, of a friendship that will define you both in ways you cannot yet realize
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: Mr. Spock : 'I began to study human behavior from an alien perspective, thinking, humans Mr. Spock : 'I began to study human behavior from an alien perspective, thinking, humans are interesting, sad, foolish, but worthy of study.
Leonard Nimoy Sayings: I became hooked on the idea of being able to shoot an image and process I became hooked on the idea of being able to shoot an image and process it myself, and end up with a product.