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If I asked you to stand in one spot for 35 hours or a certain length of time, you could do it. — David Blaine

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As a kid I used to hold my breath longer than anybody else, and then I heard stories about people accidently underwater for 45 minutes - how do you recover from that? It's not a miracle. Something allows us to survive. — David Blaine

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We are all capable of infinitely more than we believe. — David Blaine

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As a Magician, I try to show things to people that seem impossible. And I think magic whether I'm holding my breath or shuffling a deck of cards is pretty simple: It's practice, it's training and it's experimenting while pushing through the pain to be the best that I can be. And that's what magic is to me. — David Blaine

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In truth, the only restrictions on our capacity to astonish ourselves and each other are imposed by our own minds. — David Blaine

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I'd always wanted to do these types of things - pieces of magic I could put out not as illusions, but really doing it. — David Blaine

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My only fear is the unknown. — David Blaine

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I think that when Evel Knievel crashed over the fountain at Caesar's, it kind of gave you a credibility and then anticipation for everything he did. — David Blaine

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I think everything I do is normal, not paranormal but normal. It's using the power of the mind to achieve whatever we can endure. — David Blaine

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Magic is not about having a puzzle to solve. It's about creating a moment of awe and astonishment. And that can be a beautiful thing — David Blaine

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Besides prostitution, magic is one of the oldest art forms that exist. — David Blaine

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I remember finding a Houdini book at the library and seeing an image of him chained on the side of a building. He looked so intense and scary, and I couldn't get that image out of my head. That started building up my love of magic. — David Blaine

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I've always liked artists like Chris Burden, who would take performances, put them in galleries, and then do things that were on the edge. — David Blaine

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Whether you're shuffling a deck of cards or holding your breath, magic is pretty simple: It comes down to training, practice, and experimentation, followed up by ridiculous pursuit and relentless perseverance. — David Blaine

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I hope people remember me as a guy who brought magic to the people. You know, pushed the boundaries of wonder. — David Blaine

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I have not had time to reflect on my own truths in many years. — David Blaine

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But as they say about sharks, it's not the ones you see that you have to worry about, it's the ones you don't see. — David Blaine

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I think anybody can do any of these if they train. I don't recommend it, but anybody could do it if there was a need. — David Blaine

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I think great whites are the most beautiful and perfect creatures I've ever seen. — David Blaine

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I consider myself a showman, and I love magic, and I love art, and I love performance, and they're all separate. — David Blaine

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I was obsessed with the idea of fasting and isolation. — David Blaine

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Basically, I was a kid growing up with a single mother in Brooklyn. — David Blaine

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I'd go to Coney Island to hang out, and I saw a magician doing a rope trick on the boardwalk. I was fascinated. I guess that's how it started. — David Blaine

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As a kid, I always was obsessed with Houdini. — David Blaine

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I don't think you can say something is or isn't magic. That's what was cool about Houdini, because he was a magician who had a magic show, but he was also an escape artist, and they kind of, over time, blended together. They both kind of enhance each other, I think. — David Blaine

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I think that, when you die, you go back to where you came from before you were born. So I don't think death is a bad thing. — David Blaine

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When I was about 19, I shot a tape of me doing magic just to people on the streets, and I would edit together all the reactions and I kept pushing this idea, and then ABC came on board and made my first show. — David Blaine

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Michael Jackson did something that no one else in history has managed - he connected with people on every level imaginable, all over the world. He seemed to speak to people at their very core and achieved the impossible. He reached people on a deep emotional level. And that is what any great artist or showman dreams of doing. That is why Michael Jackson was so special to me. — David Blaine

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I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing. I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself ... I can only hope for the best and expect the worse. — David Blaine

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I remember my mother had this deck of cards that her mother had given her and that she passed on to me. It was a gypsy tarot deck that I used to carry everywhere. — David Blaine

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My mother encouraged it so much. She was so supportive. Even if as a kid, I would do the dumbest trick, which now that I look back on some things, she would love it, she would say that's amazing, or if I'd make the ugliest drawing, she would hang it up. She was amazing. — David Blaine

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People haven't even begun to tap into the potential of what the mind is possible of doing. We only use a certain percentage of our brains. — David Blaine

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You don't get into magic ... Magic gets into you. — David Blaine

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I thought instead of burying myself under dirt, I'd bury myself under water so everybody could see that you're there. — David Blaine

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As children we believe that anything is possible, the trick is to never forget it. — David Blaine

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I do a lot of research on what people have done in the past. — David Blaine

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It was just like a digital fixation with cards and math and science and then I started to look at images of great magicians from Houdini down the line. — David Blaine

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I believe that fear of life brings a greater fear of death. — David Blaine

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I think magic, whether I'm holding my breath or shuffling a deck of cards, is pretty simple. It's practice, it's training, and it's - It's practice, it's training and experimenting, while pushing through the pain to be the best that I can be. — David Blaine

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My mother was a teacher, and when she wanted to show me art and literature and science, she'd take me to museums, parks and free exhibitions. — David Blaine

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To most magicians, cards themselves are marvels ... For one thing, they feel special in your hand. Touching them, holding them, shuffling - the whole process is almost poetic. If you're in a room full of magicians and someone just mentions the word cards, within seconds, everyone is digging into their pockets and pulling out a deck of cards. It's one of the most amazing feelings ever. — David Blaine

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As a magician, I think everything is possible. And I think if something is done by one person it can be done by others. — David Blaine

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Magic's an art where you use slight of hand or illusion to create wonder. And I was just intrigued with that idea. — David Blaine

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Well, I also love magic, which is, you know, different than showmanship. Magic's an art where you use slight of hand or illusion to create wonder. — David Blaine

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I'd like to bring magic back to the place it used to be 100 years ago. — David Blaine