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    My parents are artists and they decided they would prefer to paint in the Mediterranean rather than in Scotland.
    — David Russell
    tags: artist  parent 
     
    I pluck with my fingernails. If I break a nail, I can't cancel a concert. So I can make a nail out of a ping-pong ball.
    — David Russell
    I don't try to make the guitar sound like the harpsichord or lute. That makes you end up being like a bad copy.
    — David Russell
    tags: bad 
     
    My father kind of had hopes that I was going to become an artist like him - the typical thing. Of course I could play guitar better than him when I was about 12. But I couldn't paint better than him. So I went, 'I'm going to be the guitarist of the house, not the painter.'
    — David Russell
    tags: hope  artist  father 
     
    The present is a point just passed.
    — David Russell
    tags: present 
     
    If you have a piece by Bach, he often develops the piece to such a high level that you can hardly do much more to it. But Saint-Luc wrote very simple baroque music, and so if you do not embellish it, it just falls apart. It's way too simple.
    — David Russell
    tags: music 
     
    If the price is very cheap then it's almost certainly a fake.
    — David Russell
    Life to me is a journey - you never know what may be your next destination.
    — David Russell
    tags: journey 
     
    The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridge to cross and which to burn.
    — David Russell
    tags: learn 
     
    We live in a Newtonian world of Einsteinian physics ruled by Frankenstein logic.
    — David Russell
    tags: live  world  logic  physics 
     
    Yes, a meaningful casual encounter can really enrich life. It is one of life's special punctuation marks. One should cherish these liaisons as much as any committed relationship they may counterpoint. If they are set against an austere, solitary canvas, their light shines ever brighter.
    — David Russell
    tags: relationship 
     
    Still, isn't it nice to be nice, to hold a breath? Isn't it good to save up for it, and really relish it, just sometimes?
    — David Russell
    That brief encounter was one of my highest peaks of euphoria. It wiped off years of bitterness and misery, outdid the work of myriad arty films and steamy novels. I reply it endlessly-the replay fulfils and sustains me.
    — David Russell
    tags: work  misery  film  novel  year 
     
    There was pure, ecstatic, fully-reciprocated lust, and that lust passion could be pure and beautiful-that she really wanted me, that I was the male body beautiful, her ultimate catch.
    — David Russell
    tags: beautiful  lust  body  passion 
     
    If it got any closer, I don't know if I could ever let you go. The most beautiful can be the most hazardous, the most vicious.
    — David Russell
    tags: beautiful 
     
    A sense of sin perfects all sensual contents
    — David Russell
    tags: sin 
     
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