Dance Sayings, Quotes and Slogans

Best Dance Sayings Ever:

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

Dance is the mother of all languages.
~R.G. Collingwood

True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those who move easiest have learned to dance.
~Alexander Pope

There are two ways of being creative. One can sing and dance. Or one can create an environment in which singers and dancers flourish.
~Warren G. Bennis

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.
~Charles Baudelaire

Dancers are athletes of God.
~Albert Einstein

Dance is music made visible.
~George Balanchine

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.
~George Balanchine

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

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.
~Isadora Duncan

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.
~Mihkail Baryshnikov

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

It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.
~Bette Midler

In my dreams I am not crippled. In my dreams, I dance.
~Louise Brooks

I dance because it makes me want to explode.
~Bill Evans

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.

~Martha Graham

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.
~Judith Jamison

I very much like dance and dancers.
~Issey Miyake

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.
~Dave Barry

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

Dancing: the highest intelligence in the freest body.
~Ruth St. Denis

Dances without purpose have false starts and stops.
~Hanya Holm

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.
~Edwin Denby

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.
~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.
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

When the music changes, so does the dance.
~African Proverb

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

I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance – waiting for the bathroom.
~Bob Hope

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.
~Margaret Mead

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.
~Jiddu Krishnamurti

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
~Rabindranath Tagore

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.
~Martha Graham

It takes an athlete to dance, but an artist to be a dancer.
~Shanna LaFleur

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

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.
~Walt Whitman

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

On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.
~ Lord Byron

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.
~Charles Baudelaire

Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.
~Samuel Beckett

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.
~William Shakespeare

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.
~Simon Fowler

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.
~Wayne Dyer

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.
~Terri Guillemets

Dancers are the messengers of the gods.
~Martha Graham

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.
~Ted Shawn

Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.
~George Balanchine

Dance till the stars come down from the rafters
Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.
~W.H. Auden

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

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.
~Martha Graham

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…
~Susan Polis Shutz

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
~John Dryden

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

Dance is the hidden language of the soul.
~Martha Graham

Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery.
~Martha Graham

Through dancing many maidens have been unmaidened, whereby I may say it is the storehouse and nursery of bastardy.
~John Northbrooke

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

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.
~Mata Hari

We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive… and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.
~D.H. Lawrence

Next time you’re mad, try dancing out your anger.
~Terri Guillemets

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.
~Ezra Pound

Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking.
~John Wain

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?
~Hermann Hesse

Dance Sayings and Quotes by Unknown Authors

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.
~ Unknown

Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected.
~ Unknown

Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty.
~ Unknown

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we’re here we should dance.
~ Unknown

Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.

You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart.
~ Unknown

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.

Dance Slogans

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

Life is a dance

Dance like no ones watching

Simon says… Dance

Without dance, what the point

Dancers do it better

To dance or not to dance? What a silly question

Dancers turn out better

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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