quote by Vicki Baum

There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.

— Vicki Baum

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Dance for yourself. If someone understands, good. If not, no matter.


I wrote... Neon Ballroom in that time where I hated music, really everything about it, I hated it.

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Dance till the stars come down from the rafters Dance, Dance, Dance 'till you drop.

For ballroom dancing, remember that your partners have their own distinctive styles also. Cultivate flexibility. Be able to adapt your style to that of your partner. In doing so, you are not surrendering your individuality, but blending it with that of your partner.

There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.


The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince.

When you do dance, I wish you a wave o' the sea, that you might ever do nothing but that.

One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country.

Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.

Ballroom dancing is a contact sport. Rugby is a collision sport.


Dance... enjoy each step along the way.

In real life, you can't get a job as an executive unless you have the educational background and the opportunity. Now the fact that you are not an executive is merely because of the social standing of life... Black people have a hard time getting anywhere. And those that do, are usually straight. In a ballroom, you can be anything you want.

Freedom to a dancer means discipline. That is what technique is for -- liberation.

...all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill in dancing.

Work like you don't need the money.


Nobody cares if you can't dance well.

Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.

I don't try to dance better than anybody but myself.

To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.

Many a woman will pass for elegant in a ballroom, or even at a court drawing room, whose want of true breeding would become evident in a chosen company.


As a former football player who has carried a football more than 4,000 times, trust me, I did not go into ballroom dancing with my body being 100 percent, with no aches or pains or ailments coming with me. When you're dancing, you're doing stuff that your body's not used to, and so you start to aggravate those old injuries.

Not only would I never want to belong to any club that would have me for a member--if elected I would wear street shoes onto the squash court and set fire to the ballroom curtains.

Invitation to Dance- It’s a Dance.

And sometimes they turn the lights off in this ballroom. But we’ll dance anyway, you and I. Even in the Dark. Especially in the Dark. May I have the pleasure?

Success, failure, pain, small furry animals, household products, freeways, Star Wars systems - all are interlinked in the dance of tantra, the disco of the mind, the ballroom of cosmic consciousness.

If you can walk, you can run.


When it came to the stylish and graceful art of ballroom dancing, my dad was a king of the clubs, a prowling tiger and a wonderfully natural mover.

Ballroom is two people dancing together to music, touching in perfect harmony.

It's very homely, this castle. It doesn't have huge ballrooms. I didn't want a cold, cavernous place.

I adore my apartment in New York. It was a ballroom that I remade, so it's like a loft but done by Louis the Fifteenth.

Crawley reached into the pocket of his fancy robe - a dinner jacket, I think it's called. The kind of thing Professer Plum would wear before killing Colonel Mustard in the ballroom with the candlestick.


Learn at least two classic ballroom dances, at least one of them Latin.

I also love Australian movies. I love Muriel's Wedding - I've seen in six times. Baz Luhrmann's best movie is strictly ballroom... without question.

My father made sure that I had lots of levels of education – from ballroom-dancing to painting, commando training, theatre and magic.

It's great that ballroom dancing is being recognised.

For many years ballroom dancers were misunderstood and other dance forms didn't want anything to do with us.