“I asked myself if my talent, which I had always thought so sacred, was so special after all,” she recalled in 1964. “I decided it wasn’t. I realized that this was just my way of making a living. I began to see that I couldn’t deliver my best all the time, nobody can, and that I shouldn’t punish myself for my mistakes.
“I have now approached the time of life where I want to enjoy what I’m doing. Does it seem silly? It seems to me a great discovery.”
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