Dance Quotes & Sayings - Page 2



Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.
Anonymous

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

Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected.
Anonymous

To dance is to give oneself up to the rhythms of all life.
Dr. Maya V. Patel

To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.
Hopi Indian Saying

Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery.
Martha Graham

Great dancers are not great because of their technique. They are great because of their passion.
Anonymous

Dancing is the world’s favorite metaphor.
Kristy Nilsson

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

When you do dance, I wish you
A wave o’ the sea, that you might ever do
Nothing but that.
William Shakespeare

If dancing were any easier it would be called football.
Anonymous

Dance to express, not to impress
Anonymous

Dance is the only art in which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.
Ted Shawn

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

He who cannot dance will say: “The drum is bad”
African Proverb

Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty.
Anonymous

We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.
Anonymous

Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.
Kurt Vonnegut

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

Dance is the mother of all arts.
Anonymous

For yesterday and for all tomorrows, we dance the best we know.
Kate Seredy

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?
Friedrich Nietzsche

Will you, won’t you, will you, won’t you, will you join the dance?
Lewis Carroll

You don’t stop dancing from growing old, you grow old from stopping to dance.
Anonymous

We should consider everyday lost in which we don’t dance.
Neitzsche

You know you’re dancing when tears of pain and happiness blend in with your sweat.
Anonymous

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

The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite…. Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no more translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
Havelock Ellis

Work like you don’t need the money, love like your heart has never been broken, and dance like no one is watching.
Aurora Greenway

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

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