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    Genius is another word for magic.

    3
  2. 9

    I’ve found the perfect partner.

    16
  3. 8

    The essential thing about mothers is that one needs to know that they are there, particularly at that age when, paradoxically, one is trying so hard to break away from parental influence.

    18
  4. 7

    The world of dance is a natural world from which civilization has divorced many of us by making it appear remote - something reserved for the few who have a special talent.

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  5. 6

    Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time.

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    There is no way anything of value can be done without some framework. It might well be that the framework is discarded or the rules opposed; that is not important. What is essential is that they exist so that one knows when one is in opposition to them.

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    Life forms illogical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return?

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    generally speaking, we are all happier when we are still striving for achievement than when the prize is in our hands.

    44
  9. 2

    Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.

    110
  10. 1

    Great artists are people who find the way to be themselves in their art. Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike.

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  11. Last Update: 27 September 2022

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