Baryshnikov Quotes

Collection of top 99 famous quotes about Baryshnikov

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Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I fell in love with New York. I fell in love with New York. Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I cannot stand authority. I cannot stand authority. Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Dancers are made, not born. Dancers are made, not born. Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I don't want to do anything Freudian. I don't want to do anything Freudian. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: It's weird when you see pieces of choreography It's weird when you see pieces of choreography that were done for you 15 or 20 years ago and now they are being done by another dance company. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Nothing is ever too expensive if it furthers Nothing is ever too expensive if it furthers the repertoire and artistic standards of a dance company. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Your body actually reminds you about your age Your body actually reminds you about your age and your injuries - the body has a stronger memory than your mind. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Marcus Samuelsson: Where is the stretch? Where is the perfect Where is the stretch? Where is the perfect fit? Where does it make sense? You have to be a Baryshnikov. — Marcus Samuelsson
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I like to make my own mistakes. I like to make my own mistakes. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I gave away a lot of works for I gave away a lot of works for benefits and then people would also give me back. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I like to go to anybody else's birthday, I like to go to anybody else's birthday, and if I'm invited I'm a good guest. But I never celebrate my birthdays. I really don't care. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: It doesn't matter how high you lift your It doesn't matter how high you lift your leg. The technique is about transparency, simplicity, making an earnest attempt. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I like the most provocative and most surprising I like the most provocative and most surprising partnerships on stage. Intensity and surprise. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: The more injuries you get, the smarter you The more injuries you get, the smarter you get. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: When I see people on the street, I When I see people on the street, I look at how they walk. It's like a signature, a fingerprint. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: People of art should never get married and People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Although I don't gamble in life - I've Although I don't gamble in life - I've never played poker - I do gamble on stage. I gamble with myself: 'Can I do this?' — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: My mother had a son from previous marriage My mother had a son from previous marriage and her husband died in Second World War. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Choreographers use me as the old guy who Choreographers use me as the old guy who still dances. Not that I put on white tights. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Just sit and open your eyes and open Just sit and open your eyes and open your heart. It's dance theater. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I have been very lucky to work in I have been very lucky to work in so many new ballets, but that is what a dancer's work is. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I don't drink milk, and I don't eat I don't drink milk, and I don't eat bread, pasta or rice. But I eat a lot of meat, chicken, fish and salads. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Dance is one of the most revealing art Dance is one of the most revealing art forms. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I have some Russian friends. But probably only I have some Russian friends. But probably only 10 percent. I don't hang out usually in the big Russian communities in Brooklyn and New Jersey. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: You can be totally involved, you could admire You can be totally involved, you could admire just the shape of or you could be totally emotionally mushed up into the dance. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Running a company is pretty demanding. Running a company is pretty demanding. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: To walk across the street is a risk. To walk across the street is a risk. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I have made mistakes. I have made mistakes. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: You don't measure life by receiving awards. You don't measure life by receiving awards. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I cannot belong to a nonprofit organization because I cannot belong to a nonprofit organization because when you receive grants, you have to make such great compromises with your artistic plans. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Your heart is very much connected to your Your heart is very much connected to your mind. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: The essence of all art is to have The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I was never like, "collect, collect," like people I was never like, "collect, collect," like people who go to auctions. I never spent a serious amount of time because I don't have any time! — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I've been hurt quite a few times. I've been hurt quite a few times. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I don't go to a gym, I don't I don't go to a gym, I don't do yoga. I don't do personal training. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Nobody is born a dancer. Nobody is born a dancer. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: We're trying to stretch our muscles creatively. It We're trying to stretch our muscles creatively. It gives us so much more freedom. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Acting is not my language at all. Acting is not my language at all. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Fundamentals are the building blocks of fun. Fundamentals are the building blocks of fun. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I am not the first straight dancer or I am not the first straight dancer or the last. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Dancing is my obsession. My life. Dancing is my obsession. My life. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I was always interested in photography and other I was always interested in photography and other forms of art. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I was not extremely patriotic about Mother Russia. I was not extremely patriotic about Mother Russia. I played their game, pretending. You have to deal with, you know, party people, KGB. Horrifying. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I - you know, I'm not an actor. I - you know, I'm not an actor. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I do not try to dance better than I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I want to see people dance, and I I want to see people dance, and I would like to guess what kind of people they are. I don't want to know the recipe for their pasta. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: What people will do to get away from What people will do to get away from boredom! — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I think art education, especially in this country, I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I spend at least a couple hours a I spend at least a couple hours a day in the studio, every day, whether I'm dancing or not. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Obviously, the young dancers lack a certain air Obviously, the young dancers lack a certain air of maturity. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: When I'm alone, I work sometimes with music, When I'm alone, I work sometimes with music, sometimes without and sometimes just listening to NPR. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I get speeding ticket like everybody else. If I get speeding ticket like everybody else. If the restaurant is full I'm waiting in line like everybody else. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I know when I am on stage and I know when I am on stage and I'm kind of on the right track - hopefully most of the time. But a lot of time I'm not. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I really reject that kind of comparison that I really reject that kind of comparison that says, Oh, he is the best. This is the second best. There is no such thing. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I miss horribly those couple of hours before I miss horribly those couple of hours before the performance when you get into the theater and you see people. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: In any art form, in Hollywood or in In any art form, in Hollywood or in music, there is a handful of people who really, you know, move the envelope. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I never liked dance photography; it's very flat, I never liked dance photography; it's very flat, and dance photography in the studio looks very contrived. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Working is living to me. Working is living to me. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: If your only dance experience is the Nutcracker, If your only dance experience is the Nutcracker, it will be a shock; hopefully shocking in a good way. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I go a lot to see young people I go a lot to see young people downtown in little theaters. It's great. If you start somebody's career, it's so exciting. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Nobody else in the world has a form Nobody else in the world has a form like the Native American musical, and Americans should be very proud. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: People dance at any age. People dance at any age. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Creative Artists Agency put together a project of Creative Artists Agency put together a project of extraordinary mediocrity and colossal stupidity. Otherwise, it was great. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Dance is an ephemeral, a fleeting art. To Dance is an ephemeral, a fleeting art. To describe this momentum, every movement on stage, in words is virtually impossible. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I'm a product of Russian culture, but I I'm a product of Russian culture, but I never felt it was my country. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I have the life of seven cats. I have the life of seven cats. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I'm an impatient person in many respects. I I'm an impatient person in many respects. I like to put myself in uncomfortable situations. It forces me to deliver. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: In '74 it was really a very gloomy In '74 it was really a very gloomy atmosphere, I would say, to put it mildly. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: The Russian people get so insanely close to The Russian people get so insanely close to each other as friends. Their lives are interrelated so much on an everyday basis. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: You see, dancers are quite mature people because You see, dancers are quite mature people because they start performing so early. They become professionals when they start to take everyday classes. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: In the second part of life you get In the second part of life you get rid of stuff you've accumulated. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Every ballet, whether or not successful artistically or Every ballet, whether or not successful artistically or with the public, has given me something important. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Dancers are stripped enough onstage. You don't have Dancers are stripped enough onstage. You don't have to know more about them than they've given you already. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: To achieve some depth in your field requires To achieve some depth in your field requires a lot of sacrifices. Want to or not, you're thinking about what you're doing in life-in my case, dancing. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I want to do exactly what I want I want to do exactly what I want to do. I'd rather gamble on the box office than beg for a grant. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Dances have a second and third life. You Dances have a second and third life. You feel they are never ready. They always have a chance for another life. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I'm a news junkie. I'm a news junkie. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals. — Mikhail Baryshnikov
Baryshnikov Quotes By Mikhail Baryshnikov: I am not trying to do material which I am not trying to do material which I cannot do full out. — Mikhail Baryshnikov