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Top 150 Dance Quotes And Sayings

In this post you will find Top 150 Dance Quotes And Sayings.

 

Dance Quotes And Sayings

 

“Dancing is the poetry of the foot.” – John Dryden

 

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” – Martha Graham

 

“Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!” – Constanze

 

“You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart.” – Author Unknown

 

“Dancers are the messengers of the gods.” – Martha Graham

 

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

 

“Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.” – Charles Baudelaire

 

“The job of feet’s is walking, but their hobby is dancing.” – Amit Kalantri

 

“Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.” – Samuel Beckett

 

“Dance every performance as if it were your last.” – Erik Bruhn

 

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.” – Susan Polis Shutz

 

“Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.” – Martha Graham

 

“Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery.” – Martha Graham

 

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

 

“Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.” – Martha Graham

 

“Dance from your heart and let your passion shine through.” – The Dance Mum

 

“The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.” – Mata Hari

 

“Any kind of dancing is better than no dancing at all.” – Lynda Barr

 

“Next time you’re mad, try dancing out your anger.” – Sweetpea Tyler

 

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…” – Susan Polis Schutz

 

“Dancing is the world’s favorite metaphor.” – Kristy Nilsson

 

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

 

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

 

“Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking.” – John Wain

 

“Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty.” – Author Unknown

 

“Dance isn’t a form it’s a way of life.” – Anonymous

 

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

 

“Hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon.” – Edward Lear

 

“Dancing is the perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.” – Author Unknown

 

“When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.” – Paulo Coelho

 

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

 

“The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing.” – James Brown

 

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.” – Dave Barry

 

“Some of my happiest moments have been dancing.” – Claire Danes

 

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.” – Martha Graham

 

“Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.” – Author Unknown

 

“Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment.” – Erol Ozan

 

“How can we know the dancer from the dance?” – William Butler Yeats

 

“Dance is the poetic baring of the soul through motion.” – Scott Nilsson

 

“It is of course possible to dance a prayer.” – Glade Byron Addams

 

“Dancing is like bank robbery. It takes split-second timing.” – Twyla Tharp

 

“Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance.” – Mr. Miyagi

 

“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” – Eckhart Tolle

 

“It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer.” – Shanna LaFleur

 

“Dance is like wine; it matures with every performance.” – Alarmel Valli

 

“Do you think dyslexic people have difficulty dancing to “Y.M.C.A.”?” – Dave Sokolowski

 

“Dancing is silent poetry.” – Simonides

 

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

 

“If you’ve got nothing to dance about, find a reason to sing.” – Melody Carstairs

 

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

 

“Dance is like life, it exists as you’re flitting through it, and when it’s over, it’s done.” – Jerome Robbins

 

“Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.” – Author Unknown

 

“He who cannot dance puts the blame on the floor.” – Hindu Proverb

 

“The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.” – Mata Hari

 

“Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.” – Samuel Beckett

 

“Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.” – Charles Baudelaire

 

“Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.” – Steve Maraboli

 

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

 

“Quitters never win and winners never quit.” – Anonymous

 

“Try to be fearless, because fear can inhibit you and keep you from a life.” – Miranda Weese

 

“Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.” – George Balanchine

 

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

 

“I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

 

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

 

“Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.” – Sweetpea Tyler

 

“They dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.” – William Stafford

 

“We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.” – Japanese Proverb

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

“Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.” – George Balanchine

 

“Dancing is more than just moving body parts; it is a pathway of expressing your deepest inner thoughts.” – Normani Kordei

 

“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” – Satchel Paige

 

“The first dance is the worst dance; the last dance is the best dance! All the roads of persistent practice lead to the Land of Perfection!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

 

“Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.” – Charles Baudelaire

 

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

 

“A child sings before it speaks, dances almost before it walks. Music is in our hearts from the beginning.” – Pamela Brown

 

“We dance to seduce ourselves. To fall in love with ourselves. When we dance with another, we manifest the very thing we love about ourselves so that they may see it and love us too.” – Kamand Kojouri

 

“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” – Oprah Winfrey

 

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

 

“Dancing’s part of my soul. I enjoy it, it makes people happy, and it makes me happy.” – John Travolta

 

“This is why the idea of finding love across the dance floor endures – symbolizing that, when we know the true rhythm of our heart, we know the other.” – Alexandra Katehakis

 

“Dance for yourself, if someone understands good. If not then no matter, go right on doing what you love.” – Lois Hurst

 

“The dance: a minimum of explanation, a minimum of anecdotes, and a maximum of sensations.” – Maurice Bjart

 

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

 

“Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom.” – Henry Fielding

 

“Dance till the stars come down from the rafters Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.” – W.H. Auden

 

“To dance, put your hand on your heart and listen to the sound of your soul.” – Eugene Louis (Luigi) Faccuito

 

“In a dancer, there is a reverence for such forgotten things as the miracle of the small beautiful bones and their delicate strength.” – Martha Graham

 

“Someone need not be perfect to be a great dancer? Feeling a soul is more important than what the body can do.” – Marcia Hayde

 

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

 

“Dance for yourself. If someone understands, good. If not, no matter. Go right on doing what interests you, and do it until it stops interesting you.” – Louis Horst

 

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

 

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

 

“You can’t see a painter or a writer or a musician if you just look at them, but you can see a dancer in a child if they’ve studied ballet for a year.” – The Dancer and the Dance (Movie)

 

“Dancers work and live from the inside. They drive themselves constantly producing a glow that lights not only themselves but audience after audience.” – M. Louis

 

“If you look at a dancer in silence, his or her body will be the music. If you turn the music on, that body will become an extension of what you’re hearing.” – Judith Jamison

 

“Then come the lights shining on you from above. You are a performer. You forget all you learned, the process of technique, the fear, the pain, you even forget who you are you become one with the music, the lights, indeed one with the dance.” – Shirley Maclaine

 

“To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?” – Michael Jackson

 

“Dancing is surely the most basic and relevant of all forms of expression. Nothing else can so effectively give outward form to an inner experience.” – Lyall Watson

 

“Stars are always dancing. Sometimes they dance twinkling away with the rhythm of your joyful heart and sometimes they dance without movement to embrace your heartache as if frozen sculptures of open-armed sadness.” – Munia Khan

 

“Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance.” – Peter Saint James

 

“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

 

“Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected.” – Source Unknown

 

“It doesn’t matter if I’m off the beat. It doesn’t matter if I’m snapping to the rhythm. It doesn’t matter if I look like a complete goon when I dance. It is my dance. It is my moment. It is mine. And dance I will. Try and stop me. You’ll probably get kicked in the face.” – Dan Pearce

 

“Dancers are an admirable bunch of people. The way they work. The stress is extraordinary. It’s a difficult career. I think it’s hellish; the fact that they are over the hill as they’re emotionally maturing. That calls for a terrific strength of character.” – Lady D. MacMillan

 

“One step, two steps, three steps; like winds of time experience joy of centuries, when movements become revelations of the dance of destinies.” – Shah Asad Rizvi

 

“Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.” – William James

 

“You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive.” – Merce Cunningham

 

“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.” – Agnes De Mille

 

“In a society that worships love, freedom, and beauty, dance is sacred. It is a prayer for the future, a remembrance of the past and a joyful exclamation of thanks for the present.” – Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

 

“Consciousness expresses itself through creation. This world we live in is the dance of the creator. Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye but the dance lives on. On many an occasion when I am dancing, I have felt touched by something sacred. In those moments, I felt my spirit soar and become one with everything that exists.” – Michael Jackson

 

“We dance to seduce ourselves. To fall in love with ourselves. When we dance with another, we manifest the very thing we love about ourselves so that they may see it and love us too.” – Kamand Kojouri

 

“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 dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.” – Charles Baudelaire

 

“I feel that the essence of dance is the expression of man – the landscape of his soul. I hope that every dance I do reveals something of myself or some wonderful thing a human can be.” – Martha Graham

 

“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

 

“You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I’ll be very glad to be a song and dance man.” – Gene Kelly

 

“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

 

“The Dancer believes that his art has something to say which cannot be expressed in words or in any other way than by dancing… there are times when the simple dignity of movement can fulfill the function of a volume of words. There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with a strength that is incomparable, for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions, unique in itself. This is the dancer’s justification for being, and his reason for searching further for deeper aspects of his art.” – Doris Humphrey

 

“The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers.” – Rabindranath Tagore

 

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