The Amazement of the Knowledgeable Person

23 Nov 2018, 100 Words

The deeper you get into magic, the more profound your amazement becomes. There’s an intermediary stage where you go, “Oh, is that all there is? It was just a thread?” And then when you work with a thread for four years, and you work out what must exactly be done to make that thread into something that is profound… you veer right into a different kind of amazement. It’s the amazement of the knowledgeable person.

- Teller

(from Vanity Fair)

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