Dancing Quotes - Page 4

Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.

– George Balanchine

Dancers are the messengers of the gods.

– Martha Graham

Dancing is the world’s favorite metaphor.

– Kristy Nilsson

I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.

– Friedrich Nietzsche

God match me with a good dancer.

– William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.

– Lord Byron

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.

– Agnes De Mille

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.

– Agnes De Mille

I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal.

– Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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

– George Balanchine

Movement never lies. It is a barometer telling the state of the soul’s weather to all who can read it.

– Martha Graham

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

– Mikhail Baryshnikov

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.

– Charles Baudelaire

The dance is over, the applause subsided, but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever.

– W.M. Tory

Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!

– Constanze

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

– Terri Guillemets

There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.

– Edwin Denby

Dance till the stars come down from the rafters
Dance, Dance, Dance ’till you drop.

– W.H. Auden

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 Birdcage”

Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery.

– Martha Graham