Dancing Quotes - Page 5

Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.

– George Balanchine

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

– Vicki Baum

Dance isn’t something that can be explained in words. It has to be danced.

– Paige Arden

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.

– Agnes de Mille

Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels.

– Faith Whittlesey

How can we know the dancer from the dance?

– William Butler Yeats

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

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.

– Mata Hari

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.

– John Dryden

Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.

– Martha Graham

Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.

– George Bernard Shaw

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, Kitty Foyle

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.

– Terri Guillemets

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

We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.

– Japanese Proverb

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.

– William Stafford

While I dance I can not judge, I can not hate, I can not separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole. This is why I dance.

– Hans Bos

Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance.

– Peter St. James

I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.

– Ruth St. Denis

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

– Mary Schmich