Dance Quotes

He makes a swan-like end, fading in music.

William Shakespeare

He dances well to whom fortune pipes

Italian Proverb

Every dance is a kind of fever chart, a graph of the heart.

Martha Graham

He who is unable to dance says that the yard is stony

African Proverb

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.

John Dryden

The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul.

Isadora Duncan

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.

Agnes De Mille

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.

Sweetpea Tyler

Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.

Agnes De Mille

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

Mata Hari

It is of course possible to dance a prayer.

Glade Byron Addams

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

Dr. Maya V. Patel

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

Dancing is like bank robbery. It takes split-second timing.

Twyla Tharp

Every dancer lives on the threshold of chucking it.

Judith Jamison

When the music changes, so does the dance

African Proverb

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

Jane Austen

I would rather dance as a ballerina, though faultily, than as a flawless clown.

Margaret Eleanor Atwood

Either the camera will dance, or I will.

Fred Astaire

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

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

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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