Performing

Famous quotes containing the word performing:

    Bottom. What is Pyramus? A lover or a tyrant?
    Quince. A lover that kills himself, most gallant, for love.
    Bottom. That will ask some tears in the true performing of it. If I do it, let the audience look to their eyes.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    When performing an autopsy, even the most inveterate spiritualist would have to question where the soul is.
    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860–1904)

    Do you see that kitten chasing so prettily her own tail? If you could look with her eyes, you might see her surrounded with hundreds of figures performing complex dramas, with tragic and comic issues, long conversations, many characters, many ups and downs of fate,—and meantime it is only puss and her tail.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)