Georges Carpentier Quotes (4 quotes)
“There are only a few images that are not forced to provide meaning, or have to go through the filter of a specific idea.”
Photography, or the Writing of Light (2000)
“'But I don't want to go among mad people,' said Alice. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the cat. 'We're all mad here.'”
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
“Most of the trouble in the world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has.”
―William S. Burroughs
The Adding Machine: Selected Essays (1985), The Name is Burroughs
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGeorges Carpentier
Born: January 12, 1894
Died: October 28, 1975 (aged 81)
Bio: Georges Carpentier was a French boxer and actor. He fought mainly as a light heavyweight and heavyweight in a career lasting from 1908-26. Nicknamed the Orchid Man, he stood 5 feet 11+1⁄2 inches and his fighting weight ranged from 125 to 175 pounds. Carpentier was known for his speed, his excellent boxing skills and his extremely hard punch.
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