Dancing Quotes

Most popular dancing quotes

The poetry of the foot.
Dancing is silent poetry.
Dancing is a contact sport.
Dancing is the body made poetic.
Dancers are both athletes and artists.
I danced with passion to spite the music.
Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery.
I don't make love by kissing, I make love by dancing.
To learn to dance is the most austere of disciplines.
I would believe only in a God that knows how to Dance.


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


There are shortcuts to happiness and dancing is one of them!


There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.
The trouble with nude dancing is that not everything stops when the music stops.
Dancing is a primal urge coming to life at the first moment we need to express joy.
Let us read and let us dance—two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.


Dancing is a sweat job.  You can't just sit down and do it, you have to get up on your feet.


Dancing, if done consistently and as part of a measured regimen is a form of life insurance.
My dance is a sacred poem in which each movement is a word and whose every word is underlined by music.
Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness.  It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom.
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.
If everyone knew how physically cruel dancing really is, nobody would watch—only those people who enjoy bull fights.
We have to prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that it is talent and training, not color,
that makes a ballet dancer.
"Jumping for joy" is a very basic human reaction, and a child skipping down the street is simply an untrained dancer.
Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.

men and women

Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.


The universe lies before you on the floor, in the air, in the mysterious bodies of your dancers, in your mind. From this voyage no one returns poor or weary.
The philosopher's soul dwells in his head, the poet's soul is in his heart; the singer's soul lingers about his throat, but the soul of the dancer abides in all her body.
To relax is difficult for me. I know it is important to have a sensible schedule and not to exaggerate, but I am like a horse used to pulling a great load. I can't begin to think what would happen if I stopped dancing.