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165 Greatest Quotes About Dance


Our biological rhythms are the symphony of the cosmos, music embedded deep within us to which we dance, even when we can't name the tune. Deepak Chopra
Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire. George Bernard Shaw
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. Albert Einstein
Will you, won't you, will you, won't you, will you join the dance? Lewis Carroll
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. Wayne Dyer
Life is the dancer and you are the dance. Eckhart Tolle
Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. Robert Fulghum
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. Edgar Degas
Do it big, do it right, and do it with style. Fred Astaire
Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame! William Butler Yeats
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience. Diogenes
Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order. Samuel Beckett
There is a time to weep and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance. Solomon
I just put my feet in the air and move them around. Fred Astaire
I don't want people who want to dance; I want people who have to dance. George Balanchine
Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion. Martha Graham
Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Dave Barry
The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing. James Brown
Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body. Martha Graham
Whatever music you beat on your drum there is somebody who can dance to it. Chinua Achebe
Our arms start from the back because they were once wings. Martha Graham
I think hip-hop is really fun right now... and that's why people are using dance beats and singing more. Wiz Khalifa
Learn to dance, so when you get to heaven the angels know what to do with you. Saint Augustine
Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance. Oprah Winfrey
If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution. Emma Goldman
The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure. Dale Carnegie
I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom. Bob Hope
I have the feeling that a lot of poets writing now are - they sort of tap dance through it. Mary Oliver
Ballet: men wearing pants so tight that you can tell what religion they are. Robin Williams
Slippery stages were the terror of my life. Fred Astaire
The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul. Isadora Duncan
Work like you don't need the money. Dance like no one is watching. And love like you've never been hurt. Mark Twain
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
If God is the DJ, then Life is the dance floor; Love is the rhythm and You are the music. Pink
Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. Carl Sandburg
Movement never lies. It is a barometer telling the state of the soul's weather to all who can read it. Martha Graham
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance. e. e. cummings
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. Alexander Pope
I have no desire to prove anything by dancing ... I just dance. Fred Astaire
My muse must come to me on union time. George Balanchine
Culture is to know the best that has been said and thought in the world. Matthew Arnold
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world. Voltaire
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing. William James
Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays. George Balanchine
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. Friedrich Nietzsche
The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener. George Balanchine
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. Plato
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