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1. "Humans are imperfect. That's one of the reasons that classical and jazz are in trouble. We're on the quest for the perfect performance and every note has to be right. Man, every note is not right in life."
Author: Branford Marsalis
2. "Nothing is a greater obstacle to our progress in knowledge, than a bad performance of a celebrated author; because, before we instruct we must begin with undeceiving."
Author: Charles De Montesquieu
3. "Don't be so damned patronizing. Your performance so far has been a little less than dazzling.""I didn't mean no harm," I said and kissed her. "That a new dress?""Ah! Changing the subject, you coward."
Author: Dashiell Hammett
4. "When you're recording to analog tape, it captures performance and you can't necessarily manipulate that in different ways. It is what it is."
Author: Dave Grohl
5. "My favorite term for a new kind of performance is "security theater." In this genre, we watch as ritualized inspections and patdowns create the illusion of security. It's a form that has become common since 9/11, and even the government agencies that participate in this activity acknowledge,off the record, that it is indeed a species of theater."
Author: David Byrne
6. "I've done scenes in films that I felt like the performance was better in certain takes, but they couldn't use them because it didn't match what the person was doing when they came around and the camera was on them."
Author: David Morse
7. "Yesterday morning I amused myself with an exercise of a talent I once possessed, but have so neglected that my performance might almost be called an experiment. I cut out a dress for one of the women."
Author: Fanny Kemble
8. "As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien."
Author: Gavin Bryars
9. "When you're all alone out there, on the end of the typewriter, with each new story a new appraisal by the world of whether you can still get it up or not, arrogance and self-esteem and deep breathing are all you have. It often looks like egomania. I assure you it's the bold coverup of the absolutely terrified."
Author: Harlan Ellison
10. "Ten years ago in Nairobi we said that the participation of women in the decision-making and appraisal processes of the United Nations was essential if the organization was to effectively serve women's interests."
Author: Jenny Shipley
11. "Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news."
Author: John Le Carre
12. "When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity."
Author: John Strachan
13. "A performance is only as good as the audience you are playing to. A lot of times you feed off of the audience, and we always try to give them all we've got and sometimes you don't get a lot back, but we've never been dead whenever we've performed."
Author: Kelly Jones
14. "Did you know I staged the first performance in America of At the Hawk's Well?"
Author: Kenneth Rexroth
15. "I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much."
Author: Lasse Hallstrom
16. "Professional accountability is a good thing. Without it, excellence is merely a pipe dream and even average performance isn't a realistic expectation."
Author: Lee Ellis
17. "The candidates before you know that the IFP has set up a system of deployed IFP national and provincial leaders who are not only monitoring the performance of candidates during these elections but will also do so after these elections."
Author: Mangosuthu Buthelezi
18. "The descent of sport into spectacle is not unique to the age of genetic engineering. But it illustrates how performance-enhancing technologies, genetic or otherwise, can erode the part of athletic and artistic performance that celebrates natural talents and gifts."
Author: Michael J. Sandel
19. "I love the performance of a craft, whether it is modest or mean-spirited, yet I walk away when discussions of it begin - as if one should ask a gravedigger what brand of shovel he uses or whether he prefers to work at noon or in moonlight. I am interested only in the care taken, and those secret rehearsals behind it. Even if I do not understand fully what is taking place."
Author: Michael Ondaatje
20. "Any designer believes his gun is the best, and when its test performance is a bit less impressive compared to others, he feels bitterness and envy."
Author: Mikhail Kalashnikov
21. "A certain rough-around-the-edges improvisational looseness - a sense of something coming together before your eyes, or not quite - may be one of the things that distinguishes performance art from theater."
Author: Roberta Smith
22. "There will be occasions in each of our lives when we will be called upon to explain or to defend our beliefs. When the time for performance arrives, the time for preparation is past."
Author: Thomas S. Monson
23. "In Ohio seasons are theatrical. Each one enters like a prima donna, convinced its performance is the reason the world has people in it."
Author: Toni Morrison
24. "I always believe that every one of us is working hard not only for our own performance but also to give something significant back to the societies we live in."
Author: Yani Tseng

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