"I was blessed with a sense of my own destiny. I have never judged myself by other people's standards. I have always expected a great deal of myself, and if I fail, I fail myself." Sofia Loren, by Irving Penn.
Richard Avedon was an American fashion and portrait photographer. An obituary published in The New York Times said that "his fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half—century".