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#1. In America, they want you to accomplish these great feats, to pull off these David Copperfield-type stunts. You want me to be great, but you don't ever want me to say I'm great? - Author: Kanye West
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#2. Magic is used in espionage, all the time, for clandestine things. I've got a whole library from a gentleman who was hired by the CIA to create magic technology for the use of anti-terrorism. - Author: David Copperfield
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#3. Before there can be wonders, there must be wonder. - Author: David Copperfield
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#4. I'm just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear. - Author: David Copperfield
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#5. In magic, it takes two or three years for me to create a 5-minute illusion for me to get it to the level I want. - Author: David Copperfield
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#6. An adaptation I was working on of Trollope's 'The Pallisers' has been axed by the BBC ... I was also going to do Dickens' 'Dombey and Son' but they've asked me to do 'David Copperfield' instead. - Author: Andrew Davies
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#7. But Vegas is really my first home. - Author: David Copperfield
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#8. David Copperfield from head to foot! Calls a house a rookery when there's not a rook near it, and takes the birds on trust, because he sees the nests! - Author: Charles Dickens
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#9. Demonic figures and occult themes have disappeared from modern magic. - Author: David Copperfield
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#10. Never stop listening to your audience. - Author: David Copperfield
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#11. I think one of the few faults in Dickens is that mostly his lead characters are blanks - who is David Copperfield, who is Oliver Twist? And yet he takes such joy in populating the rest of his novels with these fantastic, grotesque people like Pecksmith and so on. - Author: Mark Gatiss
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#12. When people say you can't do it - that it's impossible - never lose hope. Just because they couldn't doesn't mean you can't. - Author: David Copperfield
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#13. No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down. - Author: David Copperfield
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#14. Magic is the only profession where it's easy to lie about your talent. If you do a trick and you can learn it very quickly, you can fool somebody into thinking you're a great magician. - Author: David Copperfield
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#15. Dreams are illusions, and we can't let go of them because we would be dead. - Author: David Copperfield
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#16. My goal was becoming the next David Copperfield. I learned how to be a performer by emulating him as a kid - his formula of just talking to people onstage, being free to improvise, being charming and witty with a crowd, together with great, beautiful magic. - Author: Michael Carbonaro
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#17. I really did sneak into Broadway shows, starting when I was 12. - Author: David Copperfield
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#18. No, I think marriage is a great thing. - Author: David Copperfield
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#19. Now there was no wonder in the Statue of Liberty illusion because he, Copperfield, attempted to do something so large that it stretched the credibility of the audience to the point where most people didn't believe any of it anymore. - Author: Doug Henning
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#20. But, like many fond parents, I have in my heart of hearts a favourite child. And his name is David Copperfield - Author: Charles Dickens
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#21. While reading 'David Copperfield' in the middle of the night - probably because of the light, I had insomnia for the first time - I looked out of the window and thought, 'If this is what books can do, this is what I want to do.' - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#22. When you're a guy and meet a girl the first time, you do whatever it takes. - Author: David Copperfield
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#23. It had been a startling day for young Copperfield: most of the morning confined in an enema-bag carton; his first attempt at flight; his long fall through the weeds; and then sitting on that dead man's face. - Author: John Irving
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#24. I act like I'm 14, if you haven't figured that out yet. - Author: David Copperfield
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#25. It's okay for me to be gay, but God didn't make me that way. - Author: David Copperfield
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#26. You can feel better about yourself in a very short period of time depending on the kind of magic that you are doing. - Author: David Copperfield
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#27. The real secret of magic lies in the performance. - Author: David Copperfield
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#28. Has that Copperfield no tague! I would do a good deal for you, if you tell me, without lying that somebody had cut it out - Author: Charles Dickens
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#29. I went to NYU completely with the idea I wanted to be the next David Copperfield. - Author: Michael Carbonaro
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#30. Normally, I do magic on the stage. But I can make magic credible and resonate through a TV screen. - Author: David Copperfield
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#31. Magic is my paint. - Author: David Copperfield
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#32. If I was gay, why would I hide it? - Author: David Copperfield
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#33. Magic has been something I've been really good at since I was really young. The ability has always come easy to me, I'm not sure why. - Author: David Copperfield
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#34. My job is to make people dream. Of course, there's a lot of technical stuff behind the scenes and a lot of hard work behind it, but I get to watch people see the result of that hard work and feel that wonder and feel that discovery, all the time. - Author: David Copperfield
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#35. I was a captive and a slave. I loved Dora Spenlow to distraction! She was more than human to me. She was a Fairy, a Sylph, I dont know what she was
anything that no one ever saw, and everything that everybody ever wanted. - Author: David Copperfield
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#36. Physical rehab is often very, very hard work. - Author: David Copperfield
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#37. The key is for the audience never to know, so I have a plan B for every illusion. - Author: David Copperfield
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#38. I go home in a state of unspeakable bliss, and waltz in imagination, all night long, with my arm around the blue waist of my dear divinity. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#39. The society of girls is a very delightful thing, Copperfield. It's not professional, but it's very delightful. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#40. I am fortunate to have the resources to have many methods to do each of my illusions. - Author: David Copperfield
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#41. You find us, Copperfield,' said Mr Micawber, with one eye on Traddles, 'at present established, on what may be designated as a small and unassuming scale; but, you are aware that I have, in the course of my career, surmounted difficulties, and conquered obstacles. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#42. My dreams are my dress rehearsals for my future. - Author: David Copperfield
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#43. I try to help people realize their dreams by using magic to tell stories that educate, move, and inspire. - Author: David Copperfield
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#44. But when I go off stage I don't have a deck of cards with me all the time. - Author: David Copperfield
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#45. I brush my teeth with a Sonicare toothbrush before every show. - Author: David Copperfield
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#46. Magicians lose the opportunity to experience a sense of wonder. - Author: David Copperfield
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#47. Stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will'. - Author: David Copperfield
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#48. If film making is magic, there's a difference between close up magic and David Copperfield. If you're doing close up magic, which independent filmmakers do, it is a very delicate craft, interpersonal relationship, and being able to enrapture a very small audience. - Author: Guillermo Del Toro
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#49. To make magic credible on screen is always very difficult. The story is the most important thing. That is what should win. If sacrifices or compromises are made, it's usually for story. Story in magic is very, very important to me. That's what I've really championed through my career. - Author: David Copperfield
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#50. I have always been interested in pushing magic forward. - Author: David Copperfield
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#51. David Copperfield has no magic in him. I'm talking about Santa flying around the world in one night kind of magic. Pumpkins transformed into coaches kind of magic. - Author: Sydney Strand
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#52. My show is constantly evolving ... new tricks are added, old ones are dropped ... so it stays fresh. But it's the randomly selected participants from the audience that make it fresh and provide some of the best comic relief. - Author: David Copperfield
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#53. I'm really trying hard not to do anything that has been done before. So knowing everything I can about the legacy of magic challenges my team and I to invent new illusions. - Author: David Copperfield
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#54. I learned that there were two ways I could live my life: following my dreams or doing something else. Dreams aren't a matter of chance, but a matter of choice. When I dream, I believe I am rehearsing my future. - Author: David Copperfield
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#55. A federal grand jury is investigating allegations that David Copperfield raped, assaulted and threatened a woman he took to his private island in the Bahamas in July. What happened to the good old days when a guy would just saw you in half? - Author: Chelsea Handler
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#56. What I've tried to do in my stage magic is to take a trick and give it an emotional hook. - Author: David Copperfield
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#57. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#58. Magic came very easy for me when I was a kid. When I was 8 years old I started doing it, and by the time I was 12, I was already published in magic books. - Author: David Copperfield
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#59. It's in vain to recall the past, unless it works some influence upon the present. Charles Dickens, David Copperfield - Author: David Nicholls
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#60. It wasn't just about doing tricks. It's about taking an audience to another place, a special place, so they can really suspend their disbelief. Its about amazing the audience as well as moving them. - Author: David Copperfield
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#61. You have to learn certain skills to present magic. - Author: David Copperfield
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#62. All the lawyers and the business stuff is work, but actually creating stuff isn't work. It's good effort. It's hard work. But, it's not work. It doesn't feel like work because the result is very rewarding. - Author: David Copperfield
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#63. I record that I was born (as I have been informed and believe) on a Friday, at twelve o'clock at night. It was remarked that the clock began to strike, and I began to cry, simultaneously. - Author: David Copperfield
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#64. It is the unspoken ethic of all magicians to not reveal the secrets. - Author: David Copperfield
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#65. I discovered Musha Cay and the islands around it in the Exumas. - Author: David Copperfield
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#66. I need a form of escape even when I'm working really hard. - Author: David Copperfield
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#67. Blind, blind, blind . . . - Author: Charles Dickens
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#68. The most important thing is presentation. - Author: David Copperfield
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#69. I find revealing the secrets of magic quite reprehensible. - Author: David Copperfield
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#70. My impression is, after many years of consideration, that there never can have been anybody in the world who played worse. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#71. I used to fly around the stage without strings or camera tricks. That took seven years to create. - Author: David Copperfield
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#72. Marriage is like a formality for me. - Author: David Copperfield
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#73. It's really hard to think of one kind of magic as a favorite. I've been really fortunate in that I've been able to perform such a diverse range of things. - Author: David Copperfield
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#74. Magicians are the people who began to use film as an illusion on stage. - Author: David Copperfield
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#75. The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#76. When I have come to you, at last (as I have always done), I have come to
peace and happiness. I come home, now, like a tired traveller, and find
such a blessed sense of rest! - Author: Charles Dickens
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#77. I was on a very bumpy plane ride, an overnight flight. I was so miserable, and I pulled out 'David Copperfield,' and I forgot how scared and tired I was, and I thought, 'This is what reading should be.' I'm utterly transported out of my current situation. - Author: Jennifer Egan
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#78. My uncle's house burned down when I was 6 years old. We got out safely. But ever since, I've had a nightmare of dying in a fire. - Author: David Copperfield
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#79. Magic really helped me. - Author: David Copperfield
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#80. The first trick I bought at Macy's was a little wooden board where a quarter would appear and disappear. - Author: David Copperfield
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#81. David Copperfield. - Author: John Irving
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#82. Let sleeping dogs lie - who wants to rouse 'em? - Author: David Copperfield
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#83. Magic and new technology have always walked hand in hand - even back in the days of Robert Houdin. - Author: David Copperfield
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#84. There is a safe spot within every tornado. My job is to find it. - Author: David Copperfield
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#85. The truth is, I hate not being the first person narrator all the way through! To paraphrase David Copperfield, I don't know whether I'm the hero or the victim of this tale. But either way, shouldn't I dominate it? - Author: Anne Rice
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#86. A few years back, they jacked David Copperfield in West Palm Beach, for Chrissake. Yes, it's funny: "Yo, empty your pockets," and he pulls out a bunny rabbit. But it's also depressing. If someone who can make himself disappear isn't safe, who is? - Author: Colin Quinn
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#87. Like David Copperfield, I was born amidst poverty and grew up in poverty. I did not own shoes. I did not bathe in water from a tap. I did no know about forks and spoons. - Author: Sukarno
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#88. For my father, being kind was natural ... I have to really work at it. I love competing and winning, conquest - not words you usually associate with kindness. - Author: David Copperfield
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#89. Near the bottom, somebody fell, and rolled down. Somebody else said it was Copperfield. I was angry at that false report, until, finding myself on my back in the passage, I began to think there might be some foundation for it. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#90. Boy George has been charged with falsely imprisoning a man who'd gone to his apartment to pose for photographs. Going to Boy George's house to get your picture taken is like going to David Copperfield's island for a radio opportunity. - Author: Chelsea Handler
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#91. Many books have mattered enormously to my life and work. 'David Copperfield' by Charles Dickens would be one of several contenders for 'most influential.' I first read it at 13 and have reread it dozens of times since. - Author: Cheryl Mendelson
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#92. The audiences are what keep me enthusiastic. - Author: David Copperfield
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#93. I discovered something amazing, which has caused a lot of controversy - the fountain of youth. I have to keep it a secret! - Author: David Copperfield
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#94. I will now make a scorpion appear in Osama bin Laden's pants - Author: David Copperfield
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#95. For me to grow, I have to know about the foundation that came before. - Author: David Copperfield
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#96. Where would David Copperfield be if Dickens had gone to writing classes? Probably about seventy minor characters short, is where. (Did you know that Dickens is estimated to have invented thirteen thousand characters? Thirteen thousand! The population of a small town!) - Author: Nick Hornby
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#97. The audience likes to be taken on new journeys. - Author: David Copperfield
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#98. We all possess the need to dream. - Author: David Copperfield
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#99. I was an only child. We were so poor, my parents and I had the same room. - Author: David Copperfield
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