Top 7 Quotes & Sayings by Clive Barnes

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Clive Barnes

Clive Alexander Barnes was an English writer and critic. From 1965 to 1977, he was the dance and theater critic for The New York Times, and later The New York Post. Barnes had significant influence in reviewing new Broadway productions and evaluating the international dancers who often perform in New York City.

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One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet's curtain calls is the Royal Ballet's dancing.
Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want.
One of the most beautiful sights in dance is American Ballet Theatre in full flight. — © Clive Barnes
One of the most beautiful sights in dance is American Ballet Theatre in full flight.
Dance has become an exclusionary enterprise. To participate, one must be thinner than thin, of pleasing form, flexible, athletic and young. If you are not all these things, you will be allowed to dance in the privacy of your own living room. You just wouldn't dare to put yourself onstage.
The mother is not dying exactly, but has reached a point in life where death is a familiar on the staircase.
I don't see why people want new plays all the time. What would happen to concerts if people wanted new music all the time?
I am convinced that anyone can be a great writer . . . if he can only . . . tell the naked truth about himself and other people. That, a little technique with words and the willingness to bare heart, soul and body are really all it takes.
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