Quotation by Twyla Tharp

The disaster ... is not the money, although the money will be missed. The disaster is the disrespect—this belief that the arts are dispensable, that they're not critical to a culture's existence.
Twyla Tharp (b. 1941), U.S. dancer and choreographer. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 64 (January 23, 1995).

On proposals to abolish the National Endowment for the Arts, which gave grants to a wide range of American fine and performing arts activities.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help