Dance Quotes (387)

Quotes and citations about dance


To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in thorough unison with the others in that particular group, and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament, rhythm or technique

By : Florenz Ziegfeld

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If the impulse to daring and bravery is too fierce and violent, stay it with guidance and instruction.

By : Xun Zi

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My parents sent me to a dance class, so it was a road chosen by them, not me. But I enjoyed it so much I knew I would become a performer.

By : Ziyi Zhang

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When I'm not at the keyboard, I'm generally reading, practicing tai chi or middle eastern dance, or cooking.

By : Sarah Zettel

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You just have to have the guidance to lead you in the direction until you can do it yourself.

By : Tina Yothers

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When entertainment was begun, during the Depression, it was supposed to take people's minds off reality. People could sing, dance, act or do anything. It was the type of entertainment that was available.

By : Tina Yothers

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I never danced a step in my life so naturally. My first motion picture was a musical, and Bob Fosse was the choreographer. I didn't exactly dance for Fosse, I just did the best that I could to do what he taught us to do.

By : Dick York

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How can we know the dancer from the dance?

By : William Butler Yeats

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Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!

By : William Butler Yeats

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Still, I believe it is only a passing phase and cricket will one day produce an abundance of great players.

By : Frank Woolley

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It comes from the likes of you! Take what you can get! Grab the chances as they come along! Act in hallways! Sing in doorways! Dance in cellars!

By : Alexander Woollcott

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Deep Throat did serve the public interest by providing the guidance and information to us.

By : Bob Woodward

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I met my wife, Doreen, who was a dancer in the show.

By : Ernie Wise

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I had to do a tango with Raft and I learned to dance in ballet shoes with my knees bent.

By : Marie Windsor

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The web of life is a beautiful and meaningless dance. The web of life is a process with a moving goal. The web of life is a perfectly finished work of art right where I am sitting now.

By : Robert Anton Wilson

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Offers for me to play dances, society parties, even churches, were now coming in regularly. For most dates I was paid the sum of one dollar per hour, and they always tipped me at the end of the night.

By : Mary Lou Williams

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Job's avoidance of rebellion against God has nothing to do with God being good or wise or anything like that

By : George C. Williams

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How I long to fall just a little bit, to dance out of the lines and stray from the light.

By : Dar Williams

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Sports nurtures dreams of achieving self confidence and masculine striving for the skinny kid watching a boxer dance around the ring with sublime ease.

By : Armstrong Williams

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All kids, when they go to school, are pretty good artists and dancers and singers and poets. All that gets buried, basically through being educated, or brainwashed.

By : William Wiley

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Actors fall into this trap if they missed being loved for who they really were and not for what they could do - sing, dance, joke about - then they take that as love.

By : Gene Wilder

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Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

By : Oscar Wilde

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I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.

By : Walt Whitman

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Unmarried couples should get married - that's an excellent tax avoidance measure, if a bit drastic.

By : John Whiting

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The river route is certainly preferable, as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water.

By : William Whipple

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Make it, not make it? What's the difference? Music is a language, it's a dance of life, and it can be a part of your life without being something that earns.

By : Tina Weymouth

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We always thought the Tom Tom Club could change to anything, but it acquired this image, which was cartoon animation and this real light-hearted dance music.

By : Tina Weymouth

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When Talking Heads started, we called ourselves Thinking Man's Dance Music.

By : Tina Weymouth

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I'm working on a screenplay right now for the BBC, but I hope to have the decks cleared soon so I can get into the studio with my pals and put down some more tracks, try to get a strong dance single together.

By : Irvine Welsh

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A judgment pronounced in accordance with the facts can therefore assign to it an historical place only within that movement of reformation which was brought to a victorious issue by King Josiah.

By : Julius Wellhausen

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Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

By : Orson Welles

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We have guidance counselors that have caseloads of 500 to 600 children. We don't have enough to help the children.

By : Randi Weingarten

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My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.

By : George Weah

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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

By : Alan Watts

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I believe I'm doing the right thing in trying to step away from that and to take chances and work on little independent films and do stuff like that wild dance scene.

By : Patrick Warburton

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When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great.

By : Vera Wang

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It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.

By : Alfred Russel Wallace

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Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved. You ever notice that trees do everything to git attention we do, except walk?

By : Alice Walker

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No, but way before that, I've been doing little dances in movies for years. Yeah, that was an amazing chance. You know, at my age to be able to do a music dance video, very unusual.

By : Christopher Walken

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Sundance is just a great place for your work to be seen. Not much more to say about it than that.

By : David Wain

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