Sensational Quotes for Smart People


Quotes about Dance, Dancing,

and Dancers 

First Top-10 List of Sensational

Quotes about Dancing

#1 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you
learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.
- Christopher Morley

#2 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about  Dancing

Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.
- H. P. Lovecraftife

#3 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.
- Mark Twain

#4 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

The girl who can't dance says the band can't play.
- Yiddish Proverb

#5 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

The greater the fool the better the dancer.
- Theodore Hook

#6 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we should dance.
- Unknown wise person

#7 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls.
- Gene Kelly

#8 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

I could dance with you 'til the cows come home. On second thought, I'd rather dance with the cows 'til you came home.
- Groucho Marx in the movie Duck Soup

#9 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

She said that she would dance with me if I brought her
red roses but in all my garden there is no red rose.
- Oscar Wilde

#10 of Top-10 Sensational Quotes about Dancing

A good education is ususally harmful to a dancer.
A good calf is better than a good head.
- Agnes de Mille

Second Top-10 List of Sensational

Quotes about Dancing

#1 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
- Marcus Aurelius

#2 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

No sane man will dance.
- Cicero

#3 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
- Unknown wise person

#4 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

Nothing is more revealing than movement.
- Martha Graham (1894-1991), U.S. dancer, choreographer.

#5 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

The real American type can never be a ballet dancer. The legs are too long, the body too supple and the spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking.
- Isadora Duncan

#6 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

The Twist was a guided missile, launched from the ghetto into the very heart of suburbia. The Twist succeeded, as politics, religion, and law could never do, in writing in the heart and soul what the Supreme Court could only write on the books.
- Eldridge Cleaver

#7 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

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

#8 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

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

#9 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

On with the dance! let joy be unconfined;
No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet
To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
- Lord Byron, English poet. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

#10 of Top-10 Sensational Dancing Quotes

Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man; therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be riiculous, though in a ridiculous act.
- Lord Chesterfield

 More Sensational Quotes about

 Dancing for Smart People 

Love teaches even asses to dance.
— French proverb

The only dance masters I could have were Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Walt Whitman and Nietzsche.
- Isadora Duncan

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

Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes.  But life is changing all the time.
— Miguel Angel Ruiz

Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom.
- Henry Fielding 

To shake your rump is to be environmentally aware.
- David Byrne

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

Dancing with abandon, turning a tango into a fertility rite.
- Marshall Pugh (b. 1925), British journalist, author, The Chancer

She [Pamela Anderson] is a great dancer considering she can't see her feet. 
- David Letterman

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, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his "divine service."
- Friedrich Nietzsche

How inimitably graceful children are in general before they learn to dance!
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

It may be possible to do without dancing entirely. Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind; but when a beginning is made- when the felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt- it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more.
- Jane Austen

On with the dance! let joy be unconfined;
No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet
To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
- Lord Byron 

There comes a pause, for human strength
Will not endure to dance without cessation;
And everyone must reach the point at length
Of absolute prostration.
- Lewis Carroll

Drink, and dance and laugh and lie,
Love the reeling midnight through,
For tomorrow we shall die!
(But, alas, we never do.)
- Dorothy Parker

They seldom looked happy. They passed one another without a word in the elevator, like silent shades in hell, hell-bent on their next look from a handsome stranger. Their next rush from a popper. The next song that turned their bones to jelly and left them all on the dance floor with heads back, eyes nearly closed, in the ecstasy of saints receiving the stigmata.
- Andrew Holleran (b. 1943), U.S. journalist, author. Dancer from the Dance, ch. 2 (1978), of club regulars.

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

Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!
-  Constanze

We look at the dance to impart the sensation of living in an affirmation of life, to energize the spectator into keener awareness of the vigor, the mystery, the humor, the variety, and the wonder of life. This is the function of the American dance.
- Martha Graham

When we were at school we were taught to sing the songs of the Europeans. How many of us were taught the songs of the Wanyamwezi or of the Wahehe? Many of us have learnt to dance the rumba, or the cha cha, to rock and roll and to twist and even to dance the waltz and foxtrot. But how many of us can dance, or have even heard of the gombe sugu, the mangala, nyang'umumi, kiduo, or lele mama?
- Julius K. Nyerere, Tanzanian president

Music and dancing (the more's the pity) have become so closely associated with ideas of riot and debauchery among the less cultivated classes, that a taste for them, for their own sakes, can hardly be said to exist, and before they can be recommended as innocent or safe amusements, a very great change of ideas must take place.
- Sir John Herschel

The author's conviction on this day of New Year is that music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance; that poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music; but this must not be taken as implying that all good music is dance music or all poetry lyric. Bach and Mozart are never too far from physical movement.
- Ezra Pound

And thus they give the time, that Nature meant
For peaceful sleep and meditative snores,
To ceaseless din and mindless merriment
And waste of shoes and floors.
- Lewis Carroll (1832-98), English author, mathematician. Four Riddles, no. 1 (first published 1869; rep

There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.
-Edwin Denby

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music.  Bodies never lie.
- Agnes de Mille

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

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

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