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Remember that you are unique. If that is not fulfilled, then something wonderful has been lost.

Martha Graham
  • unique

The body can do amazing things in a situation when it is really called for.

Suzanne Farrell
  • amazing

Genius is another word for magic, and the whole point of magic is that it is inexplicable.

Margot Fonteyn
  • Genius

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure

Mikhail Baryshnikov
  • Art

I believe in prayer. It's the best way we have to draw strength from heaven.

Josephine Baker
  • believe


Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.

Martha Graham
  • act

I didn't have any doubts about my choice of career, but I had constant doubts about my ability, yes.

Suzanne Farrell
  • ability

Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.

Martha Graham
  • Dance

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.

Isadora Duncan
  • Marriage

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle.

Martha Graham
  • celebration

You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.

Martha Graham
  • fulfilled

The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet.

Isadora Duncan
  • Children

The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.

Agnes De Mille
  • Creativity

So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.

Isadora Duncan
  • Children

No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible.

George Chakiris
  • dark

There is pain and sacrifice in everyone's world. That's why, when I was dancing, I had no pain.

Suzanne Farrell
  • dancing

'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.

Martha Graham
  • acceptance

Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad?

Isadora Duncan
  • Madness

What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.

Isadora Duncan
  • Experience

A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet. I'm beginning to think that walls are very unhealthy things.

Twyla Tharp
  • ballet

We have the capacity to receive messages from the stars and the songs of the night winds.

Ruth St. Denis
  • capacity

Once I started dancing, I was not the spoiled brat or the rebellious child that I was as a child.

Suzanne Farrell
  • brat

Dance is the hidden language of the soul

Martha Graham
  • dance

It's not magic! It's physics. The speed of the turn is what keeps you upright. It's like a spinning top.

Deborah Bull
  • keeps

I believe that my whole creative life stemmed from this magic hour under the stars on that hilltop.

Ruth St. Denis
  • believe

I learned to love dance for its own sake.

Suzanne Farrell
  • dance

She was chronologically in luck. She corresponded to necessity.

Lincoln Kirstein
  • chronologically

I danced with passion to spite the music.

Gelsey Kirkland
  • danced

Dance is bigger than the physical body. When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that; you're dancing spirit.

Judith Jamison
  • arm

So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance.

Isadora Duncan
  • Marriage

If I only made dances about my own experience in dance, it would always be on my track, and I don't want that, I want to be on the track of where dance can take me.

Siobhan Davies
  • dance

Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.

Alvin Ailey
  • believe

Sometimes you don't know what you've got until you put it in front of an audience - and the enthusiasm for the show from the audience has been just incredible.

Matthew Bourne
  • audience

When you get on stage, you can be anything. You are removed from reality in a way, the real world.

Suzanne Farrell
  • anything

And I just thought, this is what I want to be. And I knew that dancing would be my chosen profession.

Suzanne Farrell
  • chosen

But what was my motivation was music, and the fact that I love to move around. I'm always moving around.

Suzanne Farrell
  • fact

As soon as I hear music, something in me starts to vibrate.

Suzanne Farrell
  • hear

All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.

Martha Graham
  • dance

I've had this reoccurring dream for the last ten to fifteen years.

Tommy Tune
  • dream

I copied my brother. He was a natural dancer. Graceful. People always asked did we study ballet. We never did.

Harold Nicholas
  • asked

Whenever I hear, 'It can't be done,' I know I'm close to success.

Michael Flatley
  • close

Technique is what you fall back on when you run out of inspiration.

Rudolf Nureyev
  • fall

Theater is a verb before it is a noun, an act before it is a place.

Martha Graham
  • act

I used to want the words "She tried" on my tombstone. Now I want "She did it."

Katherine Dunham
  • tombstone

Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love - to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved.

Isadora Duncan
  • art

Learn by practice.

Martha Graham
  • learn

The things we truly love stay with us always, locked in our hearts as long as life remains.

Josephine Baker
  • hearts

The body is a sacred garment.

Martha Graham
  • health

To me, a building - if it's beautiful - is the love of one man, he's made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that.

Martha Graham
  • architecture

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

Twyla Tharp
  • art

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