Get up and dance, get up and smile, get up and drink to the days that are gone in the shortest while. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it. Whitney Scott The dance is over, the applause subsided, but the joy and feeling will stay with you forever. Those who are standing by are usually thinking of something very different.
He is his time; it is just that others are behind the times. ~ Martha Graham ~ To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak. I only try to dance better than myself. You forget all you learned, the process of technique, the fear, the pain, you even forget who you are you become one with the music, the lights, indeed one with the dance. Its the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy. If the dancer dances, which is not the same as having theories about dancing or wishing to dance or trying to dance, everything is there. They can never forget it, and it has changed them, though they may never know it.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~ If I can not dance, I shall die! ~Ted Shawn, Time, 25 July 1955 Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays. Too good to dance with beginners. ~ Unknown Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another. Enjoy these beautiful quotation and dance! ~Gregory Hines 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. In each it is the performance of a dedicated precise set of acts, physical or intellectual, from which comes shape of achievement, a sense of one's being, a satisfaction of spirit.
~ Unknown ~ But oh, she dances in such a way! ~ Aubrey Lynch ~ After I perform, I hope the audience is excited, inspired, and taken away from their everyday grind or work. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Goldwyn: I don't want her then, modern dancing is so old fashioned. I can only be joyful and whole. Some of these quotes are funny, some are serious, but they will all motivate you to be the best dang dancer you can be.
~Faith Whittlesey Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another. Nothing burns calories like powerful dancing. Bennis The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. For it is no mere translation or abstraction of life. When you are sixty, and still dancing, you become something of a curiosity. Auden In a dancer, there is a reverence for such forgotten things as the miracle of the small beautiful bones and their delicate strength.
Denis Dances without purpose have false starts and stops. ~ African Proverb ~ Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. ~Rabindranath Tagore To dance is to be out of yourself. ~George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage Nobody cares if you can't dance well. ~Vicki Baum To dance is to be out of yourself. That's probably because Ballet has such lore and legend and mystique about it, and everybody knows just how physically demanding it is, so there's not much explanation needed.
There was a back door to the place, and she arranged it so the young men could come up through the back way without being seen. Life is a freestyle jig. One can train themselves as dancer and can achieve so much in the field of dance, music and performing arts. Either of joy or pain. ~Friedrich Nietzsche Dance is the mother of all languages.
Those who are standing by are usually thinking of something very different. For the dance is his ideal. ~ Judith Jamison ~ You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost. No sun upon an Easter-day Is half so fine a sight --Sir John Suckling These sort of boobies think that people come to balls to do nothing but dance; whereas everyone knows that the real business of a ball is either to look out for a wife, to look after a wife, or to look after somebody else's wife. Oriah Mountain Dreamer When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. ~Friedrich Nietzsche Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.