Adams, to me, is a bit of a spiritual man, and some of the small sentences he writes feel so pure in their origin...
"often there doesn't seem to be anything there, I feel foolish to have stopped, but small things can become important, a Lark or a Mailbox, or Sunflowers.
and if I wait I may see architecture - the road, the fields, the sky." RA
"on the Prairies there is sometimes a quiet so absolute that it allows me to begin again, to love the future" RA
"The photographer hopes, in brief, to discover a tension so exact that it is peace."RA
You can see more of Adams work and listen to him speak here , here, and here