Quotation by Diane Arbus

Everybody has that thing where they need to look one way but they come out looking another way and that's what people observe. You see someone on the street and essentially what you notice about them is the flaw. It's just extraordinary that we should have been given these peculiarities.... Something is ironic in the world and it has to do with the fact that what you intend never comes out like you intend it.
Diane Arbus (1923–1971), U.S. photographer. From class lectures given in 1971. Published in Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph (1972).
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