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65 Quotes on Dancing

Dancing - it's universal. Dance to the music of these quotes.

Dance to the music of these wonderful quotes...


I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. - Dave Barry

To touch, to move, to inspire. This is the true gift of dance. - Aubrey Lynch

Dance isn't something that can be explained in words. It has to be danced. - Paige Arden

I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly. - Twyla Tharp

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

The dance is over, the applause subsided, but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever. - W.M. Tory

Dance is like wine; it matures with every performance. - Alarmel Valli

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

Almost nobody dances sober, unless they are insane. - H.P. Lovecraft

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie. - Agnes de Mille

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn. - Terri Guillemets

If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it to dance. - George Bernard Shaw

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God match me with a good dancer. - William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

Ballet is not technique but a way of expression that comes more closely to the inner language of man than any other. - George Borodin

When the music changes, so does the dance. - African proverb

On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined. - Lord Byron

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love. - Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

Dancing is silent poetry. - Simonides

Dancing is like dreaming with your feet! - Constanze

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.
- Beth Jones

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. - Hans Bos

Dancers are the messengers of the gods. - Martha Graham

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

Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance. - Ezra Pound

I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words. - Ruth St. Denis

Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance. - Peter St. James

Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room. - Mary Schmich (often incorrectly attributed to Kurt Vonnegut)

Dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.
- William W. Purkey

I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself. - Mikhail Baryshnikov

Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion. - Martha Graham

Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays. - George Balanchine

There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. - Vicki Baum

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. - Agnes De Mille

Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels. - Faith Whittlesey

You do an electic celebration of a dance! First you do Fosse, Fosse Fosse! You do Martha Graham, Martha Graham, Martha Graham! Or Twyla, Twyla, Twyla! Or Michael Kidd, Michael Kidd, Michael Kidd! Or Madonna, Madonna, Madonna! But you keep it all inside. - Robin Williams, "The Birdcage"

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.-  William Stafford

How can we know the dancer from the dance? - William Butler Yeats

There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good. - Edwin Denby

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

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

 

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie. - Agnes de Mille

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn. - Terri Guillemets

Dancers are the messengers of the gods. - Martha Graham

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

Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.  - George Bernard Shaw

Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays. - George Balanchine

There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. - Vicki Baum

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. - Agnes De Mille

Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels. - Faith Whittlesey

Dance till the stars come down from the rafters
Dance, Dance, Dance 'till you drop.
- W.H. Auden

I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance. - George Balanchine

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals. - Charles Baudelaire

Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order. - Samuel Beckett

Stifling an urge to dance is bad for your health - it rusts your spirit and your hips. - Terri Guillemets

Dancing is the poetry of the foot. - John Dryden

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 just discovery, discovery, discovery. - Martha Graham

Movement never lies. It is a barometer telling the state of the soul's weather to all who can read it. ~Martha Graham

Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain. - Martha Graham

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word. - Mata Hari

Dance is the hidden language of the soul. - Martha Graham

We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive... and part of the living, incarnate cosmos. - D.H. Lawrence

Dancing is the world's favorite metaphor. - Kristy Nilsson

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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