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 Lincoln Kirstein - “I've always had the idea that we were conducting a military operation. It always seemed to me to be in a state of emergency.”
 Lincoln Kirstein - “She was chronologically in luck. She corresponded to necessity.”
 Lincoln Kirstein - “He was trained as a dancer, and he had both a dancer's body and a dancer's capacity. He incarnated for me the most appealing and tragic aspects of American lower-class life.”
 Lincoln Kirstein - “I've always had the idea . . . that we were conducting a military operation. It always seemed to me to be in a state of emergency.”
 Lincoln Kirstein - “Harvard was a kind of luxurious afternoon.”
 Lincoln Kirstein - “In liberal democracy and anxious anarchy, the traditional classic dance, compact of aristocratic authority and absolute freedom in a necessity of order, has never been so promising as an independent expression as it is today.”
 Lincoln Kirstein - “A repertory, a patrimony of ballets, tended as carefully as the collection of 600-year-old bonsai in Tokyo's Imperial Palace conservatory, is not replaced it is preserved, maintained, refreshed to give rebirth by grafting and seedlings.”
 Lincoln Kirstein - “Transplanting the ballet to the US is like trying to raise a palm tree in Dakota.”