"Looking at a human face – how seldom we actually do this."
"As my outward view dimmed, I was inclined to look inward. What I found there often were mental pictures – pictures, for instance, of myself as a child picking wild strawberries on a hot summer day..."
"I have come to realize that few of us are entirely without handicaps and that there are many disabilities… We resist the idea that damage is not the exception but the rule."
"Struggling for sight has given me a sense of being part of a timeless story."
"If I have regained my sense of color in the large canvases I’ve just shown you, it is because I have adapted my working methods to my eyesight."