quote by Sylvie Guillem

Technical perfection is insufficient. It is an orphan without the true soul of the dancer.

— Sylvie Guillem

Terrific Ballet Shoes quotations

Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!


Ballet shoes quote It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down. It's the pebble in you
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down. It's the pebble in your shoe.

I was a daughterless mother. I had nowhere to put the things a mother places on her daughter. The nail polish I used to paint our toenails hardened. Our favorite videos gathered dust. Her small apron was in a box in the attic. Her shoes - the sparkly ones, the leopard rain boots, the ballet slippers - stood in a corner.

Ballet shoes quote The shoe that fits one person, pinches another; there is no recipe for living th
The shoe that fits one person, pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

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

Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned in your letter, so that I might have something to press against my heart.

You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up.


Ballet shoes quote I pray that you all put your shoes way under the bed at night so that you gotta
I pray that you all put your shoes way under the bed at night so that you gotta get on your knees in the morning to find them. And while you're down there thank God for grace and mercy and understanding.

I have always loved fashion because it's a great way to express your mood.

And I'm definitely a shoe lover. The right pair of shoes can change the feel of an outfit, and even change how a woman feels about herself. A woman can wear confidence on her feet with a high stiletto, or slip into weekend comfort with a soft ballet flat.

I take class. I'm always ballet ready. I'm ready to go - got my tights and my shoes.

It takes a lot of money to be a part of the ballet world.

Both the training and the supplies are expensive, the shoes, the leotards and the tights.

Ballet shoes quote Truth walks bare foot. Lies keep switching shoes
Truth walks bare foot. Lies keep switching shoes

Ballet really lends itself to that because there's such a sense of ritual, with wrapping the shoes every day and preparing new shoes for every performance. It's such a process. It's almost religious, in nature.

The worst thing about me is my toes. I've thick joints from wearing pointe ballet shoes - I went to a dance school from the age of 11 and danced every day.


Dad worked in a warehouse when I was little and I didn't see him for three years as he was doing all the overtime God gave him to buy me new ballet shoes, or a new tutu.

Ballet shoes quote You have brains in your head. You have the feet in your shoes, You can steer you
You have brains in your head. You have the feet in your shoes, You can steer yourself, any direction you choose
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A brand-new pair of toe shoes presents itself to us as an enemy with a will of its own that must be tamed.

A toe shoe is as eccentric as the ballerina who wears it: their marriage is a commitment.