Dancing - Dance Quotes

I’m just a hoofer with a spare set of tails.

“Will you walk a little faster?” said a whiting to a snail. “There’s a porpoise close behind us, and he’s treading on my tail. See how eagerly the lobsters and the turtles all advance! They are waiting on the shingle – will you come and join the dance?”

If I could tell you what it meant, there would be no point in dancing it.

The desires of the heart are as crooked as corkscrews Not to be born is the best for man The second best is a formal order The dance’s pattern, dance while you can. Dance, dance, for the figure is easy The tune is catching and will not stop Dance till the stars come down with […]

I danced on the morning when the world was begun; I danced on the moon and the stars and the sun; I came down from Heaven and I danced on the earth; At Bethlehem I had my birth. Dance, then, wherever you may be, For I am the Lord of the Dance said he. And […]

I see America dancing, beautiful, strong, with one foot poised on the highest point of the Rockies, her two hands stretched out from the Atlantic to the Pacific, her fine head tossed to the sky, her forehead shining with a crown of a million stars.

All the dancer’s gestures are signs of things, and the dance called rational, because it aptly signifies and displays something over and above the pleasure of the senses.

Classical dancing is like being a mother: if you’ve never done it, you can’t imagine how hard it is.

I don’t want people who want to dance; I want people who have to dance.

The ultimate effect of the great science of Fingerprints is this: that whereas a gentleman was expected to put on gloves to dance with a lady, he may now be expected to put on gloves in order to strangle her.