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Posts tagged "lightness"

Oct 14, 2014
I think the only reason I’ve had the career life that I’ve had is that someone told me some secrets early on about living. You can do the very best you can when you’re very, very relaxed, no matter what it is or what your job is, the more relaxed you are the better you are. That’s sort of why I got into acting. I realized the more fun I had, the better I did it. And I thought, that’s a job I could be proud of. It’s changed my life learning that. And it’s made me better at what I do.

Dec 28, 2012
If you can stay light, and stay loose, and stay relaxed, you can play at the very highest level—as a baseball player or a human being.

Nov 02, 2011
My working method has more often than not involved the subtraction of weight.
— Italo Calvino, from the Lightness essay in Six Memos for the Next Millennium (viafrank reminded me of this essay, so I’m posting my own personal favorite quote from it.)

(via viafrank-deactivated20120702)

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