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I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.
Dance is the mother of all languages.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance.
There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.
The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
Dancers are athletes of God.
Dance is music made visible.
I see dance as being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep, too fine for words.
~Ruth St. Denis
Someone once said that dancers work just as hard as policemen, always alert, always tense-- but see; policemen don't have to be beautiful at the same time.
We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.
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 saying
If I could tell you what it meant, there would be no point in dancing it.
Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance.
~Peter Saint James
I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.
Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.
It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.
In my dreams I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance.
I dance because it makes me want to explode.
Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle.
Every dance is a kind of fever chart, a graph of the heart.
~Martha Graham dance saying
Dance is bigger than the physical body. When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that; you're dancing spirit.
I very much like dance and dancers.
When people start dancing, they dance like they don't know they are doing it.
~Nusrat F. A. Khan
Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.
Dancing: the highest intelligence in the freest body.
~Ruth St. Denis
Dances without purpose have false starts and stops.
It is of course possible to dance a prayer.
~Glade Byron Addams
How can we know the dancer from the dance?
~William Butler Yeats
There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.
I don't remember not dancing. When I realized I was alive and these were my parents, and I could walk and talk, I could dance.
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.
When the music changes, so does the dance.
There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance - waiting for the bathroom.
Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!
~William Butler Yeats dance saying
Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing and dance, and write poems and suffer and understand, for all that is life.
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.
~Agnes De Mille
In a dancer, there is a reverence for such forgotten things as the miracle of the small beautiful bones and their delicate strength.
It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
While I dance I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole. That is why I dance.
~ Hans Bos
I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.
On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.
~ Lord Byron
Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.
Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.
Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!
When you do dance, I wish you a wave o' the sea, that you might ever do nothing but that.
If I can't dance - I don't want to be part of your revolution.
~ Emma Goldman
Get up and dance, get up and smile, get up and drink to the days that are gone in the shortest while.
When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It's to enjoy each step along the way.
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.
~Agnes de Mille
Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.
Dancers are the messengers of the gods.
Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.
~George Bernard Shaw
Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.
Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.
Dance till the stars come down from the rafters
Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.
Stifling an urge to dance is bad for your health - it rusts your spirit and your hips.
I am a dancer. I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living.... 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. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.
Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair...
~Susan Polis Shutz
Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
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.
Dance is the hidden language of the soul.
Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery.
Through dancing many maidens have been unmaidened, whereby I may say it is the storehouse and nursery of bastardy.
Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.
The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.
We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive... and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.
Next time you're mad, try dancing out your anger.
Dancing is the world's favorite metaphor.
~ Kristy Nilsson
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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
Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance.
Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking.
To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.
~Hopi Indian Saying
They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head.
So you can't dance? Not at all? Not even one step? . . . How can you say that you've taken any trouble to live when you won't even dance?
Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.
Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected.
Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty.
Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance.
Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.
You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart.
Great dancers aren't great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Go out in the world and work like money doesn't matter, Sing as if no one is listening, Love as if you have never been hurt, and Dance as if no one is watching.
You've got to dance like nobody's watching and love like it's never going to hurt.
The following dance slogans and dance sayings are perfect for creating your very own dance T-shirts and signs. They are also perfect for scrapbooking, making dance posters and so much more.
Go on, get your dance on
All the worlds a stage, so dance
Awake or asleep I dream of dancing
In case of emergency, break dance
Shut up and dance
Keep calm and dance on
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Dont want to be a dancer on the dance floor, but a dancer for LIFE...... ~Submitted by: DIMEJI SYDNEY OMOREGHA SOWANDE(Nigeria Dancer/Choreographer)
I Dance for the moment,
I Dance because it directs my soul,
I Dance because the angels in heaven can feel my heart,
but most importantly i Dance because my passion drives me,
I have found my calling
Have you found yours ~Submitted By DIMEJI SYDNEY OMOREGHA SOWANDE(Nigeria Dancer/Choreographer)
Dance does not ask for what you cannot give,it only ask for the purest of performance that can only come from the purest of heart. ~Submitted by: Anonymous
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Did You Know?
Break dancing originated in the Bronx area of New York City in the early 1970s.
The Tango started in the slums of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The cha-cha-cha as we know it was born in Cuba
The polka was originally a Czech peasant dance, developed in Eastern Bohemia.