People often say to me, 'I don't know anything about dance.' I say, 'Stop. You got up this morning, and you're walking. You are an expert.'
There is obviously a power and a truth in action that doesn't lie, which words easily can do.
My father always said, 'I don't care if you're a ditch digger, as long as you're the best ditch digger in the world.'
Nobody worked harder than Mozart. By the time he was twenty-eight years old, his hands were deformed because of all the hours he had spent practicing, performing, and gripping a quill pen to compose. That's the missing element in the popular portrait of Mozart.
Hamilton E. James
Karl G. Maeser