” Nothing fools you better than the lie you tell yourself. “


” Magic is an art form where you lie and tell people you are lying. “


” Indian street magic tends to be very gory, blood and guts. One trick is for a magician to take a knife and appear to cut his kid’s head almost off. The magician then says to the crowd, ‘Well I can continue to cut off my son’s head or you can all give me some money.’ Then he wanders around and takes 10 rupees from everyone and restores his son. “


” If you do something that you’re proud of, that someone else understands, that is a thing of beauty that wasn’t there before – you can’t beat that. “


” People come up to me on the street and make some little joke – like they’ll say, ‘Excuse me, sir, what time is it?’ And I’ll say, you know, ‘5:15,’ and they’ll say, ‘Hey! Made you talk!’ And that’s merely a way of saying, ‘I know your work and I like you. “


” When a magician lets you notice something on your own, his lie becomes impenetrable. “


” Every time you perform a magic trick, you’re engaging in experimental psychology. If the audience asks, ‘How the hell did he do that?’ then the experiment was successful. “


” In real life, the most important decision you ever make is, where does reality leave off and make-believe begin? If you make a mistake about that, you’re dead. You know, you’re out on the street corner. You think there’s no bus coming. You step out, you’re dead. “


” If you read Shakespeare’s stage directions, all the gore and violence is right in there. “



All 9 Teller Quotes about You in picture


Nothing fools you better than the lie you tell yourself.
Magic is an art form where you lie and tell people you are lying.


Indian street magic tends to be very gory, blood and guts. One trick is for a magician to take a knife and appear to cut his kid
If you do something that you
People come up to me on the street and make some little joke - like they
When a magician lets you notice something on your own, his lie becomes impenetrable.
Every time you perform a magic trick, you
In real life, the most important decision you ever make is, where does reality leave off and make-believe begin? If you make a mistake about that, you
If you read Shakespeare
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