Gut gesagt / Words of Wisdom (12): Topas

Zauberhändler haben immer auch etwas von käuflicher Liebe: Die Ware ist wunderbar, aber die Motivation des Verkäufers ist klar.”

Magic dealers always carry an air of negotiable affection: The displayed goods are wonderful, but the seller’s intention is obvious.”

zitiert aus / quoted from Aladin 04/2016, S. 59.

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Words of Wisdom (11): Henry Hay

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The surprising thing, really, is that in the electronic age conjuring should have changed so little. The decline of the waistcoat has affected magic more than the invention of communications satellites.

Henry Hay, The Amateur Magician’s Handbook, 1950