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The real secret of magic lies in the performance.
~By David Copperfield ~


In other words, unlike some people with new theories, we will go out, we'll go into a school and we get products and the products are evaluated, whether it's by teachers or others. The scores are quantified and then we compare performances.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


The bulk of my set is instrumental and you have to give yourself and the audience some relief because a performance is not about great guitar playing it's really about entertainment.
~By Leo Kottke ~


Two, I actually learned a lot of things that served me very well when it came to repeating performances on stage, because it is a craft and you do need a technique for it.
~By Ron Silver ~


I love doing theater so much - being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance.
~By Jerry Hall ~


It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment - and you start to decline.
~By Andy Grove ~


No, I'm not a drug addict, and neither is my husband. If that were so, you'd get a lot less work out of me. It would show in the performances and in the work.
~By Whitney Houston ~


I always want to do things that are different. I don't want to be doing the same thing, the same performance constantly, and it feels like most people tell you that they are the same. However different you feel might approach them.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


Jessica Lange in Frances... was dramatic and passionate and one of the strongest performances I've seen a woman do.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


I didn't really have an act per se - a theatrical performance, as opposed to just: here I am, folks, and you're all supposed to be dead quiet while I sing eight or nine songs, then get off the stage.
~By Mel Torme ~


I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film.
~By Mike Figgis ~


Past performance speaks a tremendous amount about one's ability and likelihood for success.
~By Mark Spitz ~


Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance.
~By Natalie Portman ~


I've always wanted to stay involved with young people. I never bought into the idea that entertainers owe nothing to their audience except a good performance.
~By Pat Boone ~


Some directors cast you because they trust you to do the performance - but then they forget to direct you.
~By Samantha Morton ~


Music is a performance and needs the audience.
~By Michael Tippett ~


The Steve Allen Sunday night show had the right to two options after my first performance.
~By Shelley Berman ~


Performance art is the ultimate in creativity. Since it has so many possibilities at creativity, it's essence tends to become creativity.
~By Jack Bowman ~


If all of us would require the same level of performance from ourselves as we expect from government, this city will forever be the city that works.
~By Jane Byrne ~


I can't imagine how many first performances I've done, perhaps 500. Some of them have been very good, and some of course very bad.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


I got into the studio when I was thirteen. At the age of twelve I was doing public performances.
~By Chingy ~


Musicals are written and then rewritten. Those things used to happen on the road. Now they are done in New York during preview performances.
~By Peter Stone ~


What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
~By Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ~


China has legally purchased high performance computers, advanced machine tools, and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment from several American companies.
~By Charles Foster Bass ~


We've always had a dark atmosphere to our performances, so it sort of developed along those ways.
~By Kenny Hickey ~


The world is crawling with authors touring now. They're like performance artists.
~By Kazuo Ishiguro ~


For me, making the show work was getting belly laughs - like most variety artists. But the straight actor believes you fix your performance in rehearsal and that's it.
~By Ron Moody ~


Wal-Mart hires average people but squeezes above average performance and results out of them.
~By Michael Bergdahl ~


I would love to get great performances from actors as a director, because that's what I'm always looking for, a director that's going to help me go places I've never been before.
~By Aaron Eckhart ~


One of the things that I've always thought I would like to do is to develop an environmental index. Then people can measure their own environmental performance on an index as they do in other ways.
~By Maurice Strong ~


If I were to play somebody who ran a fish and chip shop, I would not work in a fish and chip shop for three months. Staring at chips is not going to help me in my performance.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


Conductors don't suffer, they are part of the performance.
~By Michael Tippett ~


What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


If I had a bad performance in a particular leotard, I threw it in the trash.
~By Mary Lou Retton ~


I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety.
~By George Murray ~


It's always been performance art, but now it's on a different level.
~By Mark Roberts ~


Whenever I did a good performance, my Dad and my uncles, who were rabid movie fans, took me to the movies. There began my underlying love affair with film.
~By Mel Torme ~


Well, I think In Love and War, which had a wonderful performance by Sandy, Sandra Bullock, who the authorities and, the supposed authorities, in cinema didn't want to know about.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience.
~By Shelley Berman ~


No one will ever argue that someone could have played Helen Keller better than Patty Duke. It was an incredibly demanding role and I don't think anyone can argue that it was a false performance.
~By Richard Masur ~


Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
~By Ralph Marston ~


Whereas fiction is a continual discovery of what one wants to say, what one feels, what one means, and is, in that sense, a performance art, biography requires different skills - research and organization.
~By Edmund White ~


From protecting our natural resources to providing maritime security and national defense, the Coast Guard's duties are broad in scope, and the performance of those duties has never been more important.
~By Russ Carnahan ~


I know I'm never as good or bad as one single performance. I've never believed in my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena.
~By Charles Barkley ~


I know that I'm never as good or bad as any single performance. I've never believed my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena.
~By Charles Barkley ~


Personality is essential. It is in every work of art. When someone walks on stage for a performance and has charisma, everyone is convinced that he has personality. I find that charisma is merely a form of showmanship. Movie stars usually have it. A politician has to have it.
~By Lukas Foss ~


I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here, and I think it's just terrific. There's so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music, good performances, great looking girls, great videos, the whole thing.
~By Debbie Harry ~


The same things we've done the past couple of seasons. We've worked on the engine and clutch. We'll try and pick up the performance and consistency of the car and go back out there.
~By Larry Dixon ~


Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance.
~By Bill Toomey ~


It's been an amazing year of individual performances.
~By Steve Kerr ~


We have to have great pitching performances from our guys, and we have to take it from there.
~By Bobby Bonilla ~


I was driven to give the best possible performance I could based on the material that was given to me and that material was documentary footage of the President speaking to people.
~By Timothy Bottoms ~


Nobody can give a good performance unless the authors and composers have written a good part, a fact which is often overlooked.
~By Judy Holliday ~


I hated the whole idea of being an actress. I used to throw up before every performance and cry afterward.
~By Judy Holliday ~


I have directed good actors and have gone through the process which is more detailed in theater in a way. You have to get people to stay for two or three hours in a performance. They need more talk and rehearsal than in films.
~By Julie Taymor ~


I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory.
~By Damon Hill ~


I'm much more energetic now; you might say live performance is my mission.
~By John Fogerty ~


People often argue about this. Obviously one of the skills in performance is acting, and you can't expect every Romeo to really be in love with their Juliet!
~By Deborah Bull ~


I made many studio albums and I think the danger of studio recording is that if you do not watch out, you come out with a perfectly sterile performance.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


The president's poking fun at himself over what goes down. I thought it was a good-natured performance. It made him look good. But he certainly doesn't disguise the record on weapons of mass destruction. And you feel like saying to people, Just get over it.
~By Brit Hume ~


The console games, as they come out with this new generation, will have a temporary advantage in price performance, but there are still many things you can do on a PC, more conveniently than you can do on a console machine.
~By Will Wright ~


When we'd suggested doing it, the Theatre Royal management had said, 'Nobody wants to see Waiting for Godot.' As it happened, every single ticket was booked for every single performance, and this confirmation that our judgment was right was sweet. Audiences came to us from all over the world. It was amazing.
~By Ian McKellen ~


The development of a political-economic framework to explore long-run institutional change occupied me during all of the 1980s and led to the publication of Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance in 1990.
~By Douglass North ~


I consider that my best performance ever was as Peer Gynt.
~By Leo McKern ~


The first thing you have to do is take everything with a grain of salt. You know, you've gotta just look at the goal, focus on what you gotta do and take one step at a time as a whole, as every performance being that's it, that's one objective, and let's just move forward and work on that.
~By Stefano Langone ~


The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth.
~By Harrison Ford ~


I think that technology has both introduced new sounds but also allowed an increasingly painterly approach to recording music as you can now paint over what you've done and more and more refine an existing performance.
~By Jerry Harrison ~


What we've seen this season is that if something that will enhance performance is available, some players will indulge... unless the penalty is an absolute deterrent.
~By Michael Wilbon ~


I wanted to feel that precision and control and then try to apply it to tele. That's what I've looked for in my gear development through the years, and today, tele is very precise, very high-performance.
~By Paul Parker ~


An entertainer should in his public performance keep himself out of any controversy, political or otherwise.
~By Kate Smith ~


The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


Ethanol is a premier, high performance fuel. It has tremendous environmental benefits and is a key component to energy independence for our country.
~By Richard Lugar ~


If I think about the way I was drawn into the music, it was much more by recordings than by live performances.
~By Evan Parker ~


New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


Al Gore's performances could be a case study in abnormal-psychology classes.
~By Rich Lowry ~


I do not believe that the government is in any position to say exactly how every single business and every single activity shall reach those performances.
~By Dixie Lee Ray ~


You really, really, really have to love what you are going to do in theatre because it is an unmerciful life. It's six days a week. It's eight performances a week. And that's doing the exact same thing over and over and over again.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


The Southern Baptist Church is a specific culture in itself. So, I had to study, talk to people, watch tape and go to performances to see how Gospel artists move compared to secular artists.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels.
~By Gwen Stefani ~


We figured you could download live shows for days, so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach, but not just take the best vocal or the best performances.
~By Ben Harper ~


Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


I've auditioned for roles that involved voice, but I don't like it. I feel like, I can't do this in front of you. It seems so separate - I don't share it with a lot of people. And I'm not into public performances.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


Look at the product pipeline, look at the fantastic financial results we've had for the last five years. You only get that kind of performance on the innovation side, on the financial side, if you're really listening and reacting to the best ideas of the people we have.
~By Steve Ballmer ~


Yesterday morning I amused myself with an exercise of a talent I once possessed, but have so neglected that my performance might almost be called an experiment. I cut out a dress for one of the women.
~By Fanny Kemble ~


I'd gone through periods where I didn't work live performances for probably seven or eight months at a time.
~By Johnny Rivers ~


The perception is that baseball's players' union is protecting players to use steroids and other illegal performance-enhancing drugs.
~By Jim Bunning ~


I love the live performances and Las Vegas. I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories.
~By Connie Stevens ~


I have a chef who makes sure that I'm getting the right amounts of carbs, proteins and fats throughout the day to keep me at my max performance level.
~By Barry Bonds ~


In 1949 there was a new thing called Television, to which my agency and advisers opposed as a performance medium.
~By Loretta Young ~


I'd like to think I could do something great - a performance like Meryl Streep's in 'Sophie's Choice' - at some point in my life. At the same time, though, I don't want to put too much pressure on myself to be great.
~By Heather Graham ~


Our communications services revenue growth is being driven by continued strong top-line performance in data, Internet and international - three of the fastest growing and most profitable areas within communications services.
~By Bernard Ebbers ~


I think it hurt my performance because I stopped being me. That won't ever happen again.
~By Christopher Darden ~


Performance art can be produced in a coffee house setting.
~By Jack Bowman ~


I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears or inspiration. Otherwise, why should I do it?
~By John Davidson ~


Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself.
~By Billy Joel ~


The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone.
~By Guru Nanak ~


I try to get the best performance an actor can give.
~By Taylor Hackford ~

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January 17 ,2021
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