Isadora Duncan Quote
In French: "Adieu, mes amis. Je vais à la gloire." - Last words before her scarf was accidentally caught in a car wheel, breaking her neck. As quoted in: Isadora Duncan's End (1929) by Mary Desti
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIsadora Duncan
Born: May 27, 1877
Died: September 14, 1927 (aged 50)
Bio: Isadora Duncan was a dancer, considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. Born in the United States, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 50. In the United States she was popular primarily in New York, and only later in her life. She performed to acclaim throughout Europe.
Quote of the day
“In relation to God, we are like a thief who has burgled the house of a kindly householder and been allowed to keep some of the gold. From the point of view of the lawful owner this gold is a gift; Form the point of view of the burglar it is a theft. He must go and give it back. It is the same with our existence. We have stolen a little of God's being to make it ours. God has made us a gift of it. But we have stolen it. We must return it.”