You always hear of the “delicate, sensitive artist.” I assure you that it takes the nerves of a bullfighter, the digestion of a peasant, the vitality of a nightclub hostess, the tact of a diplomat, and the concentration of a Tibetan monk to lead the strenuous life of a virtuoso.

Jascha Heifetz (1901-1987) Lithuanian-American violinist

Quoted on his official web page.
Added on 23-Dec-13 | Last updated 23-Dec-13
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