Technique is noticed most markedly in the case of those who have not mastered it.
— Leon Trotsky

If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. Try the as if technique.
William James technique quote

Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
— Martha Graham

The moment a man begins to talk about technique that's proof that he is fresh out of ideas.
— Raymond Chandler

The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is.
— Pablo Picasso