George Balanchine, left, Igor Stravinsky, right. (Balanchine.org)
"If you set out deliberately to make a masterpiece, how will you ever get it finished?"
-- George Balanchine
"God was satisfied on the days he created lovely flowers and trees and the birds of the heavens and was also just as satisfied on the day he created crawling insects and slimy reptiles."
-- Igor Stravinsky