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Dance Quotes

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  • Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain. ~Martha Graham
  • Dancing is the world's favorite metaphor. - Kristy Nilsson
  • “I'm not in search of sanctity, sacredness, purity; these things are found after this life, not in this life; but in this life I search to be completely human: to feel, to give, to take, to laugh, to get lost, to be found, to dance, to love and to lust, to be so human.” ― C. JoyBell C.
  • “Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.”
  • Dancers are the messengers of the gods. ~Martha Graham
  • If you want to dance seriously, do. You must think about it day and night, dream about it, desire it.
  • Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
  • Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music. ~William Stafford
  • We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.
  • Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.
  • “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” ― Voltaire
  • To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
  • “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
  • Dancing is the poetry of the foot. ~John Dryden
  • How can we know the dancer from the dance? ~William Butler Yeats
  • Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays. ~George Balanchine
  • Dancing is moving to the music without stepping on anyone's toes, pretty much the same as life. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com
  • The dance is over, the applause subsided, but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever.
  • Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair... ~Susan Polis Shutz
  • You've never felt pain until you've walked in a dancer's shoes
  • “You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity, and leap before you look. Dance as though EVERYBODY is watching. March to the beat of your own drummer. And stubbornly refuse to fit in.” ― Mandy Hale
  • Dance is the hidden language of the soul. ~Martha Graham
  • I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance. ~George Balanchine
  • “The funny thing about writing is that whether you're doing well or doing it poorly, it looks the exact same. That's actually one of the main ways that writing is different from ballet dancing.” ― John Green
  • To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. — Agnes De Mille
  • Dancing: The Highest Intelligence in the Freest Body.
  • I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal. ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
  • “A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement”
  • Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance. ~Author Unknown
  • “When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.”
  • In a dancer, there is a reverence for such forgotten things as the miracle of the small beautiful bones and their delicate strength. ~Martha Graham
  • Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned in your letter, so that I might have something to press against my heart. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • It's what I always wanted to do, to show the laughter, the fun, the joy of dance.
  • Light quirks of music, broken and uneven,
  • “Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.”
  • They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head. ~Terence
  • We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive... and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.”
  • “If a man doesn't know how to dance he doesn't know how to make love, there I said it!” ― Craig Ferguson
  • Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals. ~Charles Baudelaire
  • I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly.
  • The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie. ~Agnes de Mille
  • Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance. ~Mr. Miyagi
  • Dancing is like dreaming with your feet! ~Constanze
  • Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.
  • The dance goes on forever. So shall I. So shall we.
  • There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good. ~Edwin Denby
  • No artist is ahead of his time. He is his time; it is just that others are behind the times.
  • Without love, all worship is a burden, all dancing is a chore, all music is mere noise.
  • To touch, to move, to inspire. This is the true gift of dance.
  • “Master technique and then forget about it and be natural.” – Anna Pavlova
  • To dance is to be out of yourself, larger, more powerful, more beautiful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.
  • Stifling an urge to dance is bad for your health - it rusts your spirit and your hips.
  • I was afraid of the dance once, too. But I learned to embrace it and the mistakes I would make. Do not turn away from your fear. Turn toward love instead.
  • I could believe only in a God who would know how to dance. ~Friedrich
  • Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
  • While I dance I can not judge, I can not hate, I can not separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole. This is why I dance.
  • “Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.”
  • Do you think dyslexic people have difficulty dancing to "Y.M.C.A."? ~Dave Sokolowski
  • “He started to dance. And all at once, because Cole was dancing, I was dancing. And this Cole was even more persuasive than the last one. This was everything about Cole's smile made into a real thing, a physical object made out of his hands looped around me, and his long body pushed up against mine. I loved to dance, but I'd always been aware that I was dancing, aware of what my body was doing. Now, with this music thumping and Cole dancing with me, everything became invisible but the music. I was invisible. My hips were the booming bass. My hands on Cole were the wails of the synthesizer. My body was nothing but the hard, pulsing beat of the track. 
  • Dancing is the poetry of the foot. - John Dryden
  • “Dance is the hidden language of the soul” ― Martha Graham
  • People tend to look at dancers like we are these little jewels, little cardboard cut-outs, and yet we have blood and guts and go through Hell.
  • Dancing is the world's favorite metaphor. ~ Kristy Nilsson
  • On with the dance! let joy be unconfined;
  • Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.
  • Dancing is like dreaming with your feet! ~Constanze
  • The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
  • “Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.” ― George Bernard Shaw
  • We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
  • Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music. ~George Bernard Shaw
  • I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words. ~Ruth St. Denis
  • Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair. — Susan Polis Schutz
  • It's extremely arrogant and foolish to think you can ever outwit your audience.
  • “Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.”
  • I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal.
  • Anyone who thinks sunshine is happiness has never danced in the rain.
  • To dance, put your hand on your heart and listen to the sound of your soul.
  • “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.”
  • Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.
  • Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance.
  • We dance round in a ring and suppose, but the secret sits in the middle and knows.
  • Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room. ~Kurt Vonnegut
  • Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. ~Dave Barry
  • We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive... and part of the living, incarnate cosmos. ~D.H. Lawrence
  • “Well, that depends, I suppose. I heard someone once say that men dance the same way they have sex. So, if you want everyone here to think you're the kind of guy who just sits around and—" 
  • Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order. ~Samuel Beckett
  • “Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.” ― H.P. Lovecraft
  • To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak. ~Hopi Indian Saying
  • “When we dance, the journey itself is the point, as when we play music the playing itself is the point.”
  • "Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.” – Martha Graham
  • There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good. ~Edwin Denby
  • “I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. In each, it is the performance of a dedicated precise set of acts, physical or intellectual, from which comes shape of achievement, a sense of one's being, a satisfaction of spirit. One becomes, in some area, an athlete of God. Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.” ― Martha Graham
  • Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It's the rhythm of your life. Its the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.
  • “After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.” ― Ann Richards
  • Shake it 'til the moon becomes the sun. ~Vada Nobles, Carl Sturken, Evan Rogers, & Alisha Brooks, "Pon de Replay," performed by Rihanna ♫
  • The Ballet toe shoe is one of the few instruments of torture to survive intact into our time.
  • “To Live is to Dance, To Dance is to Live” — Snoopy
  • Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. ~Dave Barry
  • “You look ridiculous if you dance You look ridiculous if you don't dance So you might as well dance.” ― Gertrude Stein
  • “Except for the point, the still point, there would be no dance, and there is only the dance.”
  • Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery. ~Martha Graham
  • Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen? ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  • In a dancer, there is a reverence for such forgotten things as the miracle of the small beautiful bones and their delicate strength.
  • “We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  • We should realize in a vivid and revolutionary sense that we are not in our bodies but our bodies are in us.
  • Movement never lies. It is a barometer telling the state of the soul's weather to all who can read it. ~Martha Graham
  • Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance. ~Mr. Miyagi, The Next Karate Kid, 1994
  • To dance is to reach for a word that doesn’t exist, to sing the heartsong of a thousand generations, to feel the meaning of a moment in time.
  • You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart. ~Author Unknown
  • Stifling an urge to dance is bad for your health — it rusts your spirit and your hips. ~Terri Guillemets
  • Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
  • “Every savage can dance.” ― Jane Austen, 
  • Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. ~William James
  • “Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.”
  • Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery.
  • “To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.”
  • Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels. ~Faith Whittlesey
  • Every time I dance I turn into a better version of me.
  • Dance till the stars come down from the rafters
  • “We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”
  • Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn. ~Terri Guillemets
  • Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances. ~Maya Angelou
  • We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
  • To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. ~Agnes De Mille
  • “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” ― Martha Graham
  • “Learning to walk sets you free. Learning to dance gives you the greatest freedom of all: to express with your whole self, the person you are.”
  • Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. ~Ted Shawn, Time, 25 July 1955
  • “Dance- even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.” – Kurt Vonnegut
  • I could believe only in a God who would know how to dance. ~Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900), "Of Reading and Writing," Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All and None, translated from the German by Alexander Tille, 1896
  • “And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.”
  • Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another. ~Author Unknown
  • If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
  • “Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. TRUST. HOPE. LOVE. WISH. BELIEVE. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.” ― Mandy Hale
  • There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.
  • “It has taken me years of struggle, hard work, and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.” 
  • Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance. ~Peter Saint James
  • Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.
  • “You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.” ― Roman Payne
  • Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance. ~Ezra Pound
  • Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected. ~Source Unknown
  • Make the soul dance upon a jig to Heav'n.
  • And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
  • Dancers are the messengers of the gods. ~Martha Graham
  • “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan Watts
  • I would like to dance. Not professionally, just when everyone else does. ~Stephen Fry, Moab Is My Washpot, 1997
  • Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking. ~John Wain
  • When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
  • “Let this day be lost to us on which we did not dance once.”
  • “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”
  • It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer. ~Shanna LaFleur
  • The spine is the tree of life. Respect it.
  • How can we know the dancer from the dance? ~William Butler Yeats
  • There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. ~Vicki Baum
  • Life is a dance of balance. Life is creative falling. Life is half spent getting back up. Life is learning to dance without a partner. Life is a twirl and a bow. Life is a freestyle jig. Life is the best dance you've ever danced. ~Terri Guillemets, "Sessile," 1989
  • Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected.
  • Through dancing many maidens have been unmaidened, whereby I may say it is the storehouse and nursery of bastardy. ~John Northbrooke
  • Technical perfection is insufficient. It is an orphan without the true soul of the dancer.
  • Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.
  • Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
  • “Only when I'm dancing can I feel this free.” 
  • Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order. - Samuel Beckett
  • I am a dancer. I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living.... In each it is the performance of a dedicated precise set of acts, physical or intellectual, from which comes shape of achievement, a sense of one's being, a satisfaction of spirit. One becomes in some area an athlete of God. ~Martha Graham, c.1953
  • Movement never lies. It is a barometer telling the state of the soul's weather to all who can read it.
  • Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.
  • When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
  • “We’re fools whether we dance or not; so we might as well dance.”
  • The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie. ~Agnes de Mille
  • Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.
  • “All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.” ― Martha Graham
  • He stood up. "Let's dance.” ― Richelle Mead
  • “Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune intoned in the distance by an invisible player.”
  • The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
  • The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word. - Mata Hari
  • The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word. ~Mata Hari
  • No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet
  • “You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.”
  • Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty. ~Author Unknown
  • “Nobody wanted your dance, Nobody wanted your strange glitter, your floundering Drowning life and your effort to save yourself, Treading water, dancing the dark turmoil, Looking for something to give.” ― Ted Hughes, 
  • “This life is for loving, sharing, learning, smiling, caring, forgiving, laughing, hugging, helping, dancing, wondering, healing, and even more loving. I choose to live life this way. I want to live my life in such a way that when I get out of bed in the morning, the devil says, 'aw shit, he's up!” ― Steve Maraboli
  • Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it. ~Christopher Morley, Kitty Foyle
  • We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. ~Japanese Proverb
  • Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. ~Author Unknown
  • Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is not mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself. ~Havelock Ellis
  • Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is not mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
  • “In the dance the boundaries between body and soul are effaced. The body moves itself spiritually, the spirit bodily.”
  • We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive... and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.