Best Quotes by Margot Fonteyn (Top 7)

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Take your work seriously, but never yourself.
  4. Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.
  5. 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?
  6. Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time.
  7. Life offstage has sometimes been a wilderness of unpredictables in an unchoreographed world.