Margot Fonteyn - Quotes

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The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous. ---->>>

Life forms illogical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return? ---->>>

Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike. ---->>>

Great artists are people who find the way to be themselves in their art. Any sort of pretension induces mediocrity in art and life alike. ---->>>

Take your work seriously, but never yourself. ---->>>

Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time. ---->>>

Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 05-18, 1919
Birthplace: Reigate, Surrey, England
Die: 02-21, 1991
Occupation: Dancer

Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias, DBE (18 May 1919 – 21 February 1991), was an English ballerina. She spent her entire career as a dancer with the Royal Ballet, eventually being appointed Prima Ballerina Assoluta of the company by Queen Elizabeth II.(wikipedia)