Itzhak Perlman

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For every child prodigy that you know about, at least 50 potential ones have burned out before you even heard about them.

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Another thing that I don't like to do is show too much how it goes. I do it once in a blue moon. Sometimes there are lessons when I don't pick up a violin at all.

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This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in five or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development.

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I feel that you always pay when you are a child.

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Trust your ability!

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So many things can drive you mad as a child, not only music.

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That's the goal, to survive your gift.

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Child prodigy is a curse because you've got all those terrible possibilities.

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There are people who are uncanny, who are finished products at a young age. I wasn't, thank God.

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I listen to kids play a lot.

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I am playing the violin, that's all I know, nothing else, no education, no nothing. You just practice every day.

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Any gifted child can potentially get in real trouble because of the way they are handled.

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Preparing for a future in music is an expensive proposition.

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