Funny Dance Quotes

Cute & funny quotes that will make any dancer smile!

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
George Bernard Shaw

Nice men marry dancers. Real men become Dancers!
Author Unknown

Real men don’t lift weights, they lift women.
Author Unknown

Break dance not bones
Author Unknown

Lesser dancers stumble, better dancers syncopate.
Author Unknown

Just don't plan to marry anyone who dislikes dancing; it'll probably win in the end!
Kay Teague

Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backwards after taking a step forwards is not a disaster. It’s a cha-cha.
Robert Brault

Dancing is the art of getting your feet out of the way faster than your partner can step on them
Author Unknown

Trust me, you can dance.

If you're dating a dancer raise your hand. If not, raise your standards.
Author Unknown

On dancing on pointe:  Why don’t they just get taller girls?
Henny Youngman

If dancing were any easier it would be called football.

I do everything the man does, only backwards and in high heels!
Ginger Rogers

You and I both know I’m a phenomenal dancer!
Author Unknown

Almost nobody dances sober, unless they are insane.
HP Lovecraft

Someone once said that dancers work just as hard as policemen, always alert, always tense, but see policemen don't have to be beautiful at the same time.
George Balanchine

Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance.
Mr. Miyagi, The Next Karate Kid

Dancing is a sweat job.
Fred Astaire

Slippery stages were the terror of my life.
Fred Astaire

The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style.
Fred Astaire

I am a cloud – in trousers.
George Balanchine

In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
George Balanchine

Ballet dancers always have a POINTE!
Author Unknown

When you are on stage you are having an affair with three thousand people.
Gelsey Kirkland

Dance is a little insanity that does us all a lot of good.
Edward Demby

My boyfriend said, “Me or Dance.” Gosh I miss him… 
Author Unknown

We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.
Japanese Proverb

Dance is life, the rest is just rehearsal!
Author Unknown

If I can’t dance in heaven, let me live here forever
Author Unknown

Stifling an urge to dance is bad for your health – it rusts your spirit and your hips.
Adabella Radici

Shake it 'til the moon becomes the sun.

They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head.

If ballet was easy then everyone would be doing it.

To tap or not to tap...silly question!!

I don't have an attitude, I'm just REALLY good!
Dance Caravan

Dancers have a very hard job.  We must take our ugly, callused, blistered, and bruised feet and present them in a way so that they are mistaken as the most beautiful things on Earth.
Author Unknown

All there is to be said for work compared to dance is that the latter is so much easier.
Heywood Brown

I'd rather dance as a ballerina, though faultily, than as a flawless clown.
Margaret Atwood

Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
George Balanchine

Dancers turn out better!
Author Unknown

Put a man and a girl on stage and there is already a story; a man and two girls, there's already a plot.
George Balanchine

Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step - it is an old business procedure.
Fran Lebowitz

I learned to act by watching Martha Graham dance, and I learned to dance by watching Charlie Chaplin act.
Louise Brooks

Classical dancing is like being a mother: if you've never done it, you can't imagine how hard it is.
Harriet Cavalli

How inimitably graceful children are in general – before they learn to dance.
S. T. Coleridge

God match me with a good dancer!

1. Beginning Dancer: knows nothing. 2. Intermediate Dancer: knows everything; too good to dance with beginners. 3. Hotshot Dancer: too good to dance with anyone. 4. Advanced Dancer: dances everything, especially with beginners.
Dick Crum

Toe dancing is a dandy attention getter, second only to screaming.
Agnes de Mille

Ballet is the one form of theater where nobody speaks a foolish word all evening nobody on the stage at least.
Edwin Denby

Life isn't choreographed. That's why I fall down a lot.
Sacha Duncan

Plié is the first thing you learn and the last thing you master.
Suzanne Farrell

I think Balanchine and Robbins talk to God and when I call, he's out to lunch.
Bob Fosse

To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other.
Jack Handey

No move is too tricky, no spin too excessive. For my partner.
John Hayes

Aren't all ballets sexy? I think they should be. I can think of nothing more kinky than a prince chasing a swan around all night.
Sir Robert Murray Helpmann

I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance – waiting for the bathroom.
Bob Hope

I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls.
Gene Kelly

A dance performance is rather like going out into a battlefield. You have to hold the attention of as many as five to 10,000 people a lot of whom do not follow your language.
Yamini Krishnamurthy

Dancers aren’t pompous; they’re too tired.
José Limón

Football isn't a contact sport; it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.
Vince Lombardi

Wives are people who feel they don't dance enough.
Groucho Marx

When you are fifty, you're neither young nor old; you're just uninteresting. When you are sixty, and still dancing, you become something of a curiosity. And boy! if you hit seventy, and can still get a foot off the ground, you're phenomenal!
Ruth St. Denis

Dancing is like bank robbery, it takes split second timing.
Twyla Tharp

Ballet: men wearing pants so tight that you can tell what religion they are.
Robin Williams

Choosing a life in dance is like taking vows in a nunnery, with similar frustrations.
Author Unknown

If you're not dancing, you're wasting your feet.
Author Unknown

If you're on thin ice you might as well be dancing.
Author Unknown

Safety pins are a dancer's best friend.
Author Unknown

Smart girls dance. If you weren't smart, you wouldn't be here.
Author Unknown

Thank God that you are able to dance... remember there are those who cannot even walk.
Author Unknown

The ballet toe shoe is one of the few instruments of torture to survive intact into our time.
Author Unknown

There are never mistakes, just unexpected solos.
Author Unknown

When dancing: 1. Never try to step with the foot on which you are standing, 2. Never try to turn on a foot on which you are not standing, and 3. Never dance when you are too tired to know whether you are adhering to principles 1. and 2.
Author Unknown

When some men dance they're all feet, and when they stop they're all hand.
Author Unknown

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

Chubby Checker lost pounds by demonstrating how to move as if you were 'drying your back with a towel' - the substitution of the word 'back' for 'bottom' indicates the oddly wholesome image of the Twist.
Jan Murray

Life is too short to dance with unattractive men.
Author Unknown

Dancing is an amazing activity. You can go up to a gorgeous woman that you've never met before, spend three minutes touching her virtually anywhere on her body, and she thanks you for it afterwards!
Mario Robau, Jr

You'll find your feet at the end of your legs... you may care to move them.
Rose Tyler, Doctor Who

The curve is more powerful than the sword.
Mae West

Only angels and ballerinas dance on their toes.
David Ira Rottenberg

Dancing is the most fun you can have with your clothes on!
Author Unknown

Dancing check to check is really a form of floor play...
Author Unknown

Bleeding feet will bond us. 
Liza Minelli

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance.
Auhor Unknown

When the going gets tough, the tough go dancing!
Author Unknown

When someone blunders, we say that he makes a misstep. Is it then not clear that All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill our history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill in dancing.

If you dance with a grizzly bear, you had better let him lead.
Author Unknown