♦ The late legendary Guru Kalamandalam Padmanabhan Nair Asan (1928-2007; Former Principal, Kerala Kalamandalam)
"The man who finds his homeland sweet is still a tender beginner; he to whom every soil is as his native one is already strong, but he is perfect to whom the entire world is a foreign land." - Hugo of St. Victor, cited in Edward Said, Orientalism, 259
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