Dai Vernon Quotes

What the eyes see, the heart must believe.

In magic, today as always, the effect is what counts. The method or methods used are always purely secondary.

The mind is led on, step by step, to defeat its own logic.

Don`t make unimportant things important

A good magic effect should easily be described in one sentence.

Most magicians consider the palm an easy move to make. They are inclined to believe that they are ‘getting away with it,’ when they are in fact fortunate enough to have a polite audience.

A large movement covers a small movement

Be natural and use your head.

If I could climax as many times as a Derek

routine I would be a happy man!

How are you coming into the effect? How are you getting out?Comedy born of bewilderment is the only comedy that should be in magic.

Large action arrest small action.