Top 23 Dai Vernon Quotes

#1. Dai Vernon, the greatest sleight of hand figure in the history of the art, rarely performed. But he invented magic and had an enormous influence on the whole range of sleight of hand. And so often, the magic he was doing was to fool other magicians.

Ricky Jay

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#2. There are nine different words in Maya for the color blue...but just three Spanish translations, leaving six butterflies that can be seen only by the Maya, proving beyond doubt that when a language dies, six butterflies disappear from the consciousness of the earth.

Earl Shorris

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#3. It was starting to get impatient. A hedgehog hopping irritably on its hind legs is a tragic sight.

T. Kingfisher

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#4. A mathematician, like a painter or poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.

G.H. Hardy

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#5. In magic, today as always, the effect is what counts. The method or methods used are always purely secondary.

Dai Vernon

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#6. Comedy born of bewilderment is the only comedy that should be in magic.

Dai Vernon

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#7. A good magic effect should easily be described in one sentence.

Dai Vernon

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#8. Writing songs is like capturing birds without killing them. Sometimes you end up with nothing but a mouthful of feathers.

Tom Waits

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#9. I know that I'm here until this is over. Until either they're dead or I am. Alina's death will be avenged.

Karen Marie Moning

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#10. I'm not an idealist anymore, I'm a bitter realist.

Soe Hok Gie

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#11. Before you take that first curious, coerced, spiteful, or vengeful step forward, remember this: it's a thousand times easier to slip into a muddy pit than it is to climb out of one.

Richelle E. Goodrich

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#12. Leadership is about inspiration with character, not manipulation with position!

Israelmore Ayivor

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#13. Be natural and use your head.

Dai Vernon

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#14. It is necessary to be tolerant, in order to be tolerated.

Norm MacDonald

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#15. But she was delightful and charming and welcoming and behind her, as high as the wall and stretching out into the back room which gave onto the inner court of the building, were the shelves and shelves of the richness of the library.

Ernest Hemingway,

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#16. The mind is led on, step by step, to defeat its own logic.

Dai Vernon

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#17. Most magicians consider the palm an easy move to make. They are inclined to believe that they are 'getting away with it,' when they are in fact fortunate enough to have a polite audience.

Dai Vernon

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#18. The connection between my mouth and brain are faulty, as usual, and I shout, "Exit only! It's exit only!

Helena Hunting

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#19. If I could climax as many times as a Derek Dingle routine I would be a happy man!

Dai Vernon

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#20. How are you coming into the effect? How are you getting out?

Dai Vernon

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#21. What the eyes see, the heart must believe.

Dai Vernon

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#22. Nothing happens easily in our lives. To get something, you have to attract it with the power of your love.

Debasish Mridha

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#23. Never want something without expecting it

Bob Proctor

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