"No dancer can watch Fred Astaire and not know that we all should have been in another business."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Abraham Lincoln
"Your body actually reminds you about your age and your injuries - the body has a stronger memory than your mind."
"People dance at any age."
"When I'm alone, I work sometimes with music, sometimes without and sometimes just listening to NPR."
"I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people."
"People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience."