Dancing Quotes - Page 6

Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.

– Martha Graham

Dancing is silent poetry.

– Simonides

Dancers are the messengers of the gods.

– Martha Graham

Dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt.
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.

– William W. Purkey

To touch, to move, to inspire. This is the true gift of dance.

– Aubrey Lynch

I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly.

– Twyla Tharp

To dance is to reach for a word that doesn’t exist,
To sing the heart song of a thousand generations,
To feel the meaning of a moment in time.

– Beth Jones

I think Balanchine and Robbins talk to God and when I call, he’s out to lunch.

– Bob Fosse

Dance is like wine; it matures with every performance.

– Alarmel Valli

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.

– Terri Guillemets

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

– George Borodin

Almost nobody dances sober, unless they are insane.

– H.P. Lovecraft

When the music changes, so does the dance.

– African proverb

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.

– Jane Austen

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.

– George Bernard Shaw