Quotations The Best Quotes About Dance And Dancing  

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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

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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

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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 ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act.

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

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

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On with dance, let joy be unconfined, is my motto; whether there's any dance to dance or any joy to unconfined. Mark Twain

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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

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And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Khalil Gibran

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We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once. Friedrich Nietzsche

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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. Havelock Ellis

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

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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

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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

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A perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire. George Bernard Shaw

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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