When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.
— Angelina Jolie

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 quote

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

Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. Then he'll escape.
— W. H. Auden

Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
— ballet quotation by Andy Rooney