Dance Quotes

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.

Carl Sandburg

Happier of happy though I be, like them I cannot take possession of the sky, mount with a thoughtless impulse, and wheel there, one of a mighty multitude whose way and motion is a harmony and dance magnificent.

William Wordsworth

Everything is determined, the beginning as well as the end, by forces over which we have no control. It is determined for the insect, as well as for the star. Human beings, vegetables, or cosmic dust, we all dance to a mysterious tune, intoned in the distance by an invisible piper.

Albert Einstein

One who doesn't know how to dance says the floor is crooked.

Nepali proverb

We always thought the Tom Tom Club could change to anything, but it acquired this image, which was cartoon animation and this real light-hearted dance music.

Tina Weymouth

He who cannot dance says the stage is not ready

Tamil proverb

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

Kurt Vonnegut

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

Ruth St. Denis

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

Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.

Samuel Beckett

I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.

George Balanchine

A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart

Peggy Noonan

Human speech is like a cracked cauldron on which we bang out tunes that make bears dance, when what we want is to move the stars to pity

Gustave Flaubert

I like to dance, but it is not my weekend activity. I am not a clubber.

Ewan McGregor

The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken.

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