Best 1 209 of Dance quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

T. S. Eliot

At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless; Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Erica Jong

Ambivalence is a wonderful tune to dance to. It has a rhythm all its own.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mary Anthony

Dance is a life, everyday. don't miss it. You're in bodies, you can move... Where is your joy?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ruth St. Denis

We should realize in a vivid and revolutionary sense that we are not in our bodies but our bodies are in us.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Graham

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.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sandy Oshiro Rosen

An observant friend will recognize the signs of the rise of grief: eyes that easily well with tears, a smile that is difficult to sustain, a tendency to withdraw. And ultimately, perhaps we each need to create our own symbol of grieving — to wear our version of black, or maybe to color with black crayons for a while.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ann Reinking

Sometimes I gave conflicting emotions because it's been going on for so long now, but then I see somebody dancing real well and it just comes back like an old love. The flame ignites again.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bob Fosse

Human beings are born with the instinct to express themselves through movement. Even before he could communicate with words, primitive man was dancing to the beat of his own heart.

By Anonym 14 Sep

George Balanchine

The choreographer and the dancer must remember
that they reach the audience through the eye.
It's the illusion created which convinces the audience,
much as it is with the work of a magician.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ayn Rand

A gracefully effortless floating, flowing and flying are the essentials of the ballet’s image of man.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jay Leno

Scientists are complaining that the new dinosaur movie shows dinosaurs with lemurs, who didn't evolve for another million years. They're afraid the movie will give kids a mistaken impression. What about the fact that the dinosaurs are singing and dancing?

By Anonym 13 Sep

George Balanchine

God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Martha Graham

Dancing is very like poetry.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Meg Howrey

I made the sympathetic face, and the interested face, and even the impressed face. I did not say, 'In the name of all that is holy, cease this incessant drivel, you pretentious ass.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lucian

The lips are closed, for the dancer has plenty of other voices at his service.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Alfa H

I have waltzed with wolves and howled at the moon. But my heart will always remember the slow-dance that ended much too soon.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Nelly Mazloum

In Dance and Music, Silence swims to reach our soul.

By Anonym 13 Sep

T. S. Eliot

At the still point, there the dance is.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anna Halprin

I'm very excited about dance and love it with a deep passion. I also struggle, tire and become discouraged. But what has always revived me...has been the rebirth of energy each time the creative process is awakened and artistic activity begins to unfold even in some infinitesimal measure.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Siobhan Davies

The dance world is too small in lots of ways - it's too intense, it rattles around itself, and it needs exposing to other ideas.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Crazy Legs

If you're not messing up every now and then at practice, you're not doing anything above your ability to progress.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Mikhail Baryshnikov

What brought me to the theater, no matter you're a Jew or a Russian or Armenian or Latvian, are suddenly illuminated by stage light and one beautiful image of dance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Alan Cohen

Dance on the edge of mystery.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Donna Tartt

loose tendons; dance world's loss; performance art's gain

By Anonym 18 Sep

Sarah E. Morin

The day of the ball came at last, and with it the tedious and delightful rituals of femininity.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Steve Paxton

Just the pleasure of moving and the pleasure of using your body is, I think, maybe the main point. And the pleasure of dancing with somebody in an unplanned and spontaneous way, when you're free to invent and they're free to invent and you're neither one hampering the other - that's a very pleasant social form.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Majid Kazmi

We all look for opportunities in the form of an ideal state of affairs; the perfect weather for picnic, enough time to call a friend, or a good offer to sell the house. The truth is, you have the power to create the state of affairs that you call opportunities.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Amy Leigh Mercree

Dance through life flinging kindness like shimmering rainbows. Find your bliss by sharing your heart.

By Anonym 17 Sep

M. H. Boroson

Nothing is ever as simple as it seems. At the edge of perception, weird things dance and howl.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Phen Weston

Emerald leaves crossed our paths with veracity marked in golden drafts, somewhere deep amid the pending vapours of humility and dance, did we dance across the skies?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Walt Whitman

When I give, I give myself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Martha Graham

Every dance is a kind of fever chart, a graph of the heart. The instrument through which the dance speaks is also the instrument through which life is lived ... the human body.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Saint Augustine

All the dancer's gestures are signs of things, and the dance called rational, because it aptly signifies and displays something over and above the pleasure of the senses.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Evander Holyfield

Well, number one I like dancing. Number two I knew it would be challenging because I had never done this type of dance before. I always wanted to and I happened to have the courage to go out there and give it my best shot.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lord Chesterfield

Dancing is, in itself, a very trifling and silly thing: but it is one of those established follies to which people of sense are sometimes obliged to conform; and then they should be able to do it well. And though I would not have you a dancer, yet, when you do dance, I would have you dance well, as I would have you do everything you do well.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jeff Allen

The practice. Muscles do not interpret right or wrong just familiarity. Through repetition we begin to make what is unfamiliar our own

By Anonym 14 Sep

Janny Scott

Tango is serious and takes discipline. It must be studied hard to be done well. It is elegant, formal, passionate and intimate. It is about power and vulnerability. It is both dance and metaphor. And to its captives becomes a magnificent obsession

By Anonym 13 Sep

Hugh Jackman

I'm always very nervous about the word 'dancer' next to my name because anyone who's really trained in dance will go, 'This guy's fudging so badly.'

By Anonym 15 Sep

Dizzy Gillespie

They're not particular whether you're playing a flat 5th or a ruptured 129th as long as they can dance.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Nelly Mazloum

We are born spiritual creatures, with a body to feel and a mind, to fathom the unknowable.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Elizabeth Bowen

... in general, the Anglo-Irish do not make good dancers; they are too spritely and conscious; they are incapable of one kind of trance or of being seemingly impersonal. And, for the formal, pure dance they lack the formality: about their stylishness (for they have stylishness) there is something impromptu, slightly disorderly.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Paul Bamikole

There are things that the heart thinks of that only the body understands; that is why i dance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Tom Vilsack

If I had a rain prayer or a rain dance I could do, I would do it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Debasish Mridha

Be awesome! Let your mind dance like a butterfly and your heart sing like a flower.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Ayn Rand

It [ballet] projects a fragile kind of strength and a certain inflexible precision.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Mia Wasikowska

Dance is such a stressful environment.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michael Jackson

My goal in life is to give to the world what I was lucky to receive: the ecstasy of divine union through my music and my dance.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Lailah Gifty Akita

We can lift the soul to the heavens with daily dance.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Shah Asad Rizvi

Music does not need language of words for it has movements of dance to do its translation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Zachary Levi

I can destroy a dance floor. I think life should be a musical. I always hate it when people watch a musical and they go, 'Oh, it's so unrealistic, no one just breaks into song in the middle of their day.' Yeah, they do- if they're me.