Dancing - Dance Quotes

To me, this acquirement of nervous, physical, and emotional concentration is the one element possessed to the highest degree by the truly great dancers of the world. Its acquirement is the result of discipline, of energy in the deep sense. That is why there are so few great dancers.

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

I would imagine if you understood Morse Code, a tap dancer would drive you crazy.

There are portions of the human anatomy which would keep swinging after the music had finished. (why nude dancing is a bad idea)

No pose, no movement, no gesture is beautiful in itself. Every movement is beautiful only when it is expressed truthfully and sincerely. The phrase ‘the beauty of line’ is – by itself – absurd. A line is beautiful only when it is directed toward a beautiful end.

Aren’t all ballets sexy? I think they should be. I can think of nothing more kinky than a prince chasing a swan around all night.

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.

Every time Gene Kelly starts dancing, Fred Astaire starts counting his money.

Dance is so important in the world. It needs no language. Our bodies speak a language of its own.

You got to dance with them what brung you.