Famous Dance Quotes
There are times when the simple dignity of movement can fulfill the function of a volume of words.
Dancers are athletes of God.
I would believe only in a god that knows how to dance.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.
You must have chaos within you to give rise to a dancing star.
A star danced, and under that was I born.
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.
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.
Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.
When you do dance, I wish you a wave o' the sea, that you might ever do nothing but that.
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
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.
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?
Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.
A dance is a measured pace, as a verse is a measured speech.
A violinist had a violin, a painter his palette. All I had was myself. I was the instrument that I must care for.
I danced from the moment I could stand.
So you can't dance? Not at all? Not even one step? How can you say that you've taken any trouble to live when you won't even dance?
I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls.
When Ginger Rogers danced with Astaire, it was the only time in the movies when you looked at the man, not the woman.
Thousands of emotions well up inside me through out the day. They are released when I dance.
A pas de deux is a dialogue of love. How can there be conversation if one partner is dumb?
Each time I try to go into society, it doesn't work. It's artificial, I will do it as a performance and get out as fast as I can. I don't fit.
My feet are dogs.
Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration.
When I miss class for one day, I know it. When I miss class for two days, my teacher knows it. When I miss class for three days, the audience knows it.
If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it? But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it.
When movement becomes ecstatic, then this is dance. When the movement is so total there is no ego, then it is dance.
If I can not dance, I shall die!
Hence it is from the representation of things spoken by means of posture and gesture that the whole of the art of dance has been elaborated.
The Dance, of all the arts, is the one that most influences the soul. Dancing is divine in its nature and is the gift of God.
To sing well and to dance is to be well educated.
Whoever would have his body supple, easy and healthful should learn to dance.