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There are people who take rumors and embellish them in a way that can be devastating. And this pollution has to be eradicated by people in our business as best we can.
I do write a lot from personal experience, but I also embellish a bit.
There's a tendency for designers to embellish the size of their business. I never lie.
Each of the Arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a Muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.
I shall always respect the composer. If I embellish, it is his idea I am embellishing.
The job of the novelist is to invent: to embroider, to color, to embellish, to make things up.
I just find things that work and embellish them.
I'm a songwriter, and I understand artistic licence. We can embellish, go on little journeys and explore our inner selves. It can be quite self-indulgent.
People do ask, 'Are you going to embellish this stuff?' I wouldn't change any of my guitar parts.
But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post's threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past.
Obviously, in journalism, you're confined to what happens. And the tendency to embellish, to mythologize, it's in us. It makes things more interesting, a closer call. But journalism taught me how to write a sentence that would make someone want to read the next one.
Creating characters is like throwing together ingredients for a recipe. I take characteristics I like and dislike in real people I know, or know of, and use them to embellish and define characters.
I use dancing to embellish, extend or enlarge upon an existing emotion.
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