Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Agnes George DeMille
(1905-1993) born on
Sep 18
US "choreographer, dancer". "She choreographed musicals "Oklahoma," 1943, "Brigadoon," 1947; won Tonys, 1947."

A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.

"Living is a form of not being sure, not knowing what's next or how. The moment you know how, you begin to die a little."
The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second-rate.
"It takes great passion and great energy to do anything creative, especially in the theater. You have to care so much that you can't sleep, you can't eat, you can't talk to people. It's just got to be right. You can't do it without that passion."
Theater people are always pining and agonizing because they're afraid that they'll be forgotten. And in America they're quite right. They will be.


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "News summaries, 1 Feb 1954."
R: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
A: "In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994."
N: "In "The Last Word - A Treasury of Women's Quotes," by Carolyn Warner, 1992."
K: "In "Life," 15 Nov 1963."

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