Dancing Quotes - Page 2

“If a man doesn’t know how to dance he doesn’t know how to make love, there I said it!”

– Craig Ferguson

“People have asked me why I chose to be a dancer. I did not choose. I was chosen to be a dancer, and with that, you live all your life. ”

– Martha Graham

“I love zombies. If any monster could River dance, it would be zombies.”

– Craig Ferguson

“To understand what I am saying, you have to believe that dance is something other than technique. We forget where the movements come from. They are born from life. When you create a new work, the point of departure must be contemporary life — not existing forms of dance.”

“Pepperonis are like edible polkadots. I made you a pizza dress, but I’m ashamed to admit I burned it. I’m afraid you’ll have to dance naked.”

– Jarod Kintz

“I have a 12:34 representational time dance. I do it at 3:33 every other Tuesday (twice a day). If you’d like to participate in my choreographed dance routine, bring a football helmet and a half empty can of tuna (keeps the stray cats away, because I perform in a gritty, grimy downtown alley).?”

– Jarod Kintz

“CORALINE’S STORY
THERE WAS A GIRL HER NAME WAS APPLE. SHE USED TO DANCE A LOT. SHE DANCED AND DANCED UNTIL HER FEET TURND INTO SOSSAJES. THE END.”

– Neil Gaiman, Coraline

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself.”

– Mikhail Baryshnikov

“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

“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.”

– Rumi

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…”

– Susan Polis Schutz

“She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar.”

– Janet Fitch, White Oleander

“A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement”

– Jess C. Scott

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.”

– Martha Graham

“Faeries, come take me out of this dull world,
For I would ride with you upon the wind,
Run on the top of the dishevelled tide,
And dance upon the mountains like a flame.”

– W.B. Yeats, The Land of Heart’s Desire

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”

– Alan W. Watts

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”

– Voltaire

“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

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

– Friedrich Nietzsche

“And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand,
They danced by the light of the moon.”

– Edward Lear, The Owl and the Pussycat