Dance Quotes

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a world.

Mata Hari

When the music changes, so does the dance

African Proverb

You've got to dance like nobody's watching and love like it's never going to hurt.


I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself.

Mikhail Baryshnikov

Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance.

Peter Saint James

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

D.H. Lawrence

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.

Mata Hari

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

Shanna LaFleur

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

The girl who can't dance says the band can't play

Yiddish Proverb

Dance as if no one were watching, Sing as if no one were listening, And live every day as if it were your last


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


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

Martha Graham

Dance is the hidden language of the soul.

Martha Graham

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.

Agnes De Mille

Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.

Ted Shawn

Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?

Friedrich Nietzsche

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


Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.

Dave Barry

We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.

Japanese Proverb

Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance.

Mr. Miyagi

You can't lie when you dance. It's so direct. You do what is in you. You can't dance out of the side of your mouth.

Shirley MacLaine

To dance is to give oneself up to the rhythms of all life

Dr. Maya V. Patel
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