Dance Quotes


"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


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"The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie."
 ~Agnes de Mille
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"We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance."
~Japanese Proverb
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"How can we know the dancer from the dance?"
~William Butler Yeats
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”'Let us read and let us dance -
two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.”
~Voltaire
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"You must have chaos within you to give rise to
a dancing star.”
~Friedrich Nietzsche
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“There are times when the simple dignity of movement
can fulfill the function of a volume of words.”
~Doris Humphrey
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“When you do dance, I wish you
A wave o' the sea, that you might ever do
Nothing but that.”
~ William Shakespeare
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“Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men.”
~ Martha Graham
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"I do not try to dance better than anyone else.
I only try to dance better than myself."
~Mikhail Baryshnikov
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“Great dancers are not great because of their technique,
they are great because of their passion.”
~Martha Graham
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“Some men have thousands of reasons why
they cannot do what they want to,
when all they need is one reason why they can.”
~ Martha Graham
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“You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled,
then something has been lost.”
~ Martha Graham
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“You see, when weaving a blanket,
an Indian woman leaves a flaw in the weaving of that blanket
to let the soul out.”
~Martha Graham
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“Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.”
~George Bernard Shaw
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"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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