"The first essential in writing about anything is that the writer should have no experience of the matter."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Isadora Duncan on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Isadora Duncan on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Isadora Duncan on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Isadora Duncan on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Isadora Duncan on Mark Twain
"Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love - to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved."
"It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence."
"What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print."
"So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance."
"Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences."