11 "Anna Pavlova" Quotes And Sayings

Anna Pavlova was one of the greatest ballerinas of the early 20th century. She was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, August 8, 1881. Her mother was a dancer who took the young Anna to dance master classes Read more

At age 11, Pavlova joined the Imperial Theatre Ballet in St. Petersburg. When she was 14 years old she became the prima ballerina for the Imperial Theatres Ballet Company. She married the actor Rudolf Nureyev in 1961, and they divorced in 1964.

When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness....
1
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away. Anna Pavlova
2
When I see you plodding along through the rain in dull, drab mackintoshes, with your noses tucked into your collars, I long to offer you a little advice. It is this: fight the weather with contrasts. .. You must create an artificial sun to replace the one who has hidden himself. So why not a brighter note in your dress instead of the eternal grey, black, brown or navy? Anna Pavlova
3
What exactly is success? For me it is to be found not in applause but in the satisfaction of feeling that one is realizing one's ideal. Anna Pavlova
4
The right to happiness is fundamental. Anna Pavlova
5
To tend unfailingly unflinchingly towards a goal is the secret of success. Anna Pavlova
6
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work. Anna Pavlova
7
No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius. Anna Pavlova
8
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away. Anna Pavlova
9
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work. Anna Pavlova
10
To follow, without halt, one aim: that's the secret of success. Anna Pavlova