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[1854 - 1932] - American inventor, industrialist and philanthropist; pioneer of photographic industry
What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are. - George Eastman - He lived this philosophy.

You push the button, we do the rest. - George Eastman - 1888 after the development of Kodak camera.

We were starting out to make photography an everyday affair, to make the camera as convenient as the pencil. - George Eastman

My work is done. Why wait? - George Eastman - who ended his life with this note. He had aggressively created one of the world's largest industrial concerns, donated millions of dollars to the Tuskeegee Institute, M.I.T children's health organizations, , George Eastman : A Biography by Elizabeth Brayer , ISBN: 0801852633
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The Kodak camera makes possible a collection of photographs which record the life of its owner and which increase in value each day that passes. - George Eastman

Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. - George Eastman

Photography is thus brought within reach of every human being who desires to preserve a record of what he sees. Such a photographic notebook is an enduring record of many things seen only once in a lifetime and enables the fortunate possessor to go back by the light of his own fireside to scenes which would otherwise fade from memory and be lost. - George Eastman - 1900 - speaking of the Brownie camera., 1000 Photo Icons by Anthony Bannon (Foreword), George Eastman House , ISBN: 3822820970 , Page: 347
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Philologically, the word “Kodak” is as meaningless as a child’s first “goo.” Terse, abrupt to the point of rudeness, literally bitten off by firm and unyielding consonants at both ends, it snaps like a camera shutter in your face. What more would one ask. - George Eastman - Explaining why he named his company Kodak.

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