My Favorite Quotes
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 David Copperfield - “He encouraged me to make every illusion about my personal dreams and my personal nightmares. So I took that idea and made it about everyone else's dreams . . . It's very moving and very emotional.”
 David Copperfield - “I could make the whole of Manhattan disappear into that Jennifer Lopez's amazing butt.”
 David Copperfield - “It's a program that uses magic as a form of therapy for people with disabilities, where magic is taught to patients in hospitals to help them regain their dexterity and their coordination by learning sleight of hand, in addition to boosting the patient's self-esteem by giving them a skill that an able-bodied person doesn't even have.”
 David Copperfield - “Bull shit There is a great deal of new territory to conquer. In my next show I'm going to make a girl pregnant on stage. Naturally it will be without sex. Everyone will be happy about it, but I'm not telling you any more.”
 David Copperfield - “I like dealing with parents whose children have been arrested for the first time, ... It's one of the few times that one can make a difference, so I try to make the experience so terrifying that they never want to come back.”
 David Copperfield - “Magic came very easy for me when I was a kid. When I was 8 years old I started doing it, and by the time I was 12, I was already published in magic books.”
 David Copperfield - “I'm just waiting for people to start asking me to make the rain disappear.”
 David Copperfield - “The real secret of magic lies in the performance.”
 David Copperfield - “No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down.”
 David Copperfield - “This whole show is about people's dreams, making them come true. The whole basis of it is, nobody dreams of pulling a rabbit out of a hat. Nobody dreams of vanishing the Statue of Liberty unless they're me, but . . . I'll do a whole piece about having your perfect dream car, making cars appear and motorcycles appear people dream about that. People dream about traveling, so I'll vanish somebody in the audience and make them appear on the beach in Hawaii during the show, with proof, with signatures, with Polaroid pictures, so they know it's happening in real time.”
 David Copperfield - “The reaction was good until I wanted to make it a career. And they said, 'Well, maybe you shouldn't do that. They didn't know I could really make a living at this business. They were a little afraid. Because it was uncharted territory, really.”