Wikiquote:Quote of the day/July 19, 2011

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It is very good to copy what one sees; it is much better to draw what you can't see any more but is in your memory. It is a transformation in which imagination and memory work together. You only reproduce what struck you, that is to say the necessary.

~ Edgar Degas ~

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