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Dance Quotes

Dance Quotes

Read this article to go through some of the most amazing dance quotes ever written. They will not only entertain you but also make you feel the magic that comes with dancing.
Shalu Bhatti
Dance isn't just moving your body with the beat of the music, dance is an art form that connects right to the soul. It not only creates a graceful magic in the dancer's mind, body and soul, but it equally mesmerizes the one watching the art form. Now, it wouldn't be possible to feel the same magic, the same soulfulness and the same aura of dancing, unless you do it yourself..., and if you need some motivation for the same, feel free to do so by reading some amazing dance sayings written by dance lovers and admirers from all over the world.

Famous Dance Quotes

This section consists of the quotes which are written by famous people, or in other words, people who made these quotes famous through their writing. These people admired the beauty of this art form all their life. Read through the following quotes and see how these writers saw the beauty that is beyond the movement and the music.

"When you do dance, I wish you A wave o' the sea, that you might ever do, Nothing but that." ~ William Shakespeare

"Dancers are athletes of God." ~ Albert Einstein

"Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world." ~ Voltaire

"There are times when the simple dignity of movement can fulfill the function of a volume of words." ~ Doris Humphrey

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

"Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!" ~ Constanze

"The dance is the mother of the arts. Music and poetry exist in time; painting and architecture in space. But the dance lives at once in time and space." ~ Curt Sachs

"I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep to find for words." ~ Ruth St. Denis

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

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

Dance Quotes About Life

This section on dance quotes about life will take you through some of the quotes that describe dance and its importance in relevance to life itself. Just read and see the amazing blend of thought and observation put into humble and effective words that will make you wonder that dance is just like life!

"To learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same." ~ Martha Graham

"Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts. For it is no mere translation or abstraction of life. It is life itself." ~ Henry Havelock Ellis

"While I dance I can not judge, I can not hate, I can not separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole. This is why I dance." ~ Hans Bos

"Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It's the rhythm of your life. It's the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy." ~ Jaques D'ambroise

"I get up, I walk, I fall down. Meanwhile I keep on dancing." ~ Author Unknown

"To dance is to reach for a word that doesn't exist, To sing the heartsong of a thousand generations, To feel the meaning of a moment in time." ~ Beth Jones

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

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

"Dancing is moving to the music without stepping on anyone's toes, pretty much the same as life." ~ Robert Brault

"We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams." ~ Author Unknown

"I praise the dance, for it frees people from the heaviness of matter and binds the isolated to community. I praise the dance, which demands everything: health and a clear spirit and a buoyant soul. Dance is a transformation of space, of time, of people, who are in constant danger of becoming all brain, will, or feeling. Dancing demands a whole person, one who is firmly anchored in the center of his life, who is not obsessed by lust for people and things and the demon of isolation in his own ego. Dancing demands a freed person, one who vibrates with the equipoise of all his powers. I praise the dance. O man, learn to dance, or else the angels in heaven will not know what to do with you." ~ Saint Augustine

Inspirational Dance Quotes

This section on inspirational dance quotes is for those who seek inspiration in constant improvement of their dance. No matter what we do, we all need some thoughtful and inspiring words to keep the drive in us alive and going forward. Read on and find these words providing you all the inspiration you seek.

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

"Then come the lights shining on you from above. You are a performer. You forget all you learned, the process of technique, the fear, the pain, you even forget who you are you become one with the music, the lights, indeed one with the dance." ~ Shirley Maclaine

"I hope you dance, I hope you never lose your sense of wonder, you get your fill to eat but you always keep that hunger. May you never take one single breath for granted, God forbid love ever keep you empty handed. I hope you still feel small when you stand by the ocean, whenever one door closes, I hope one more opens. Promise me you will give faith a fighting chance, and when you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance." ~ Lee Ann Womack

"Dancers work and live from the inside. They drive themselves constantly producing a glow that lights not only themselves but audience after audience." ~ M. Louis

"A child sings before it speaks, dances almost before it walks. Music is in our hearts from the beginning." ~ Pamela Brown

"Dancers are an admirable bunch of people. The way they work. The stress is extraordinary. It's a difficult career. I think it's hellish; the fact that they are over the hill as they're emotionally maturing. That calls for a terrific strength of character." ~ Lady D. Macmillan

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

"Work like you don't need the money, love like your heart has never been broken, and dance like no one is watching" ~ Aurora Greenway

"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to be over, it's about learning how to dance in the rain." ~ Author Unknown

"Dancing's not work. You can't call it work. A day I don't dance is a day I don't live." ~ from "Serpent of the Nile"

So, these were some of the most amazing quotes on dance ever written. If you have come across some more well written and inspiring sayings on dance, do post a comment regarding the same. Dance is the most beautiful movement in the human body, it reaches and connects to the soul, it makes you feel the rhythm and the flow of the rhythm right till the bottom of your heart, dancing truly can't be expressed in mere words, you have to dance to know and feel what it really is! So keep dancing, life is meaningless without it!
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