Mikhail Baryshnikov Quotes

Mikhail Baryshnikov Quotes: Your body actually reminds you about your age and your injuries - the body has a stronger memory than your mind.
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Mikhail Baryshnikov Quote: You see, dancers are quite mature people because they start performing so early. They become professionals when they start to take everyday classes.
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Quotes about Mikhail Baryshnikov: There comes a moment in a young artist's life when he knows he has to bring something to the stage from within himself. He has to put in something in order to be able to take something.
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Quote about Mikhail Baryshnikov: I adored my mother, and I will always have extraordinary memories about her and remember her, and she opened the doors for me to appreciate arts.
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Mikhail Baryshnikov Sayings: When a dancer comes onstage, he is not just a blank slate that the choreographer has written on. Behind him he has all the decisions he has made in life Each time, he has chosen, and in what he is onstage, you see the result of those choices. You are looking at the person he is, and the person who, at this point, he cannot help but be Exceptional dancers, in my experience, are also exceptional people, people with an attitude toward life, a kind of quest, and an internal quality. They know who they are, and they show this to you, willingly.
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Mikhail Baryshnikov Saying: Acting is not my language at all.
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Sayings about Mikhail Baryshnikov: What do dancers think of Fred Astaire? It's no secret. We hate him. He gives us a complex because he's too perfect. His perfection is an absurdity. It's too hard to face.
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Saying about Mikhail Baryshnikov: What brought me to the theater, no matter you're a Jew or a Russian or Armenian or Latvian, are suddenly illuminated by stage light and one beautiful image of dance.
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Mikhail Baryshnikov Quotes: I always had a kind of strange relationship with New York City, with total love affair in the beginning then retreat during the kind of conservatives of politics and real estate and business came, and then I am again kind of fighting for the justice to the city, to open the city for the artists.
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Mikhail Baryshnikov Quote: I gave away a lot of works for benefits and then people would also give me back.
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Quotes about Mikhail Baryshnikov: Perfection is a theory. You cannot be a perfect human being, perfect artist. You cannot be a perfect husband, you cannot be a perfect father probably and probably I am not. But go through your daily routine with hope you will be a little better in all respects, and do something meaningful
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