Quotes: performances

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Dear to us are those who love us... but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit, and urge us to new and unattempted performances.
  • Ellen Barkin
    Ellen Barkin
    American actress and producer 1954-
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    People tend to remember my performances, not me.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    ... the best way to win was to not need to win. The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt.

    Source: Wings of Fire

  • Aaron Copland
    Aaron Copland
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    I hope my recordings of my own works won't inhibit other people's performances. The brutal fact is that one doesn't always get the exact tempo one wants, although one improves with experience.

    Source: Classic Essays on Twentieth-Century Music

  • Alec Baldwin
    Alec Baldwin
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    You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later.
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