And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.— Khalil Gibran
Heartwarming Great Dance quotations
There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing.
Music is good when it makes you dance. Music is great when it makes you who you are
Choreography is simpler than you think.
Just go and do, and don't think so much about it. Just make something interesting.
Dance training can't be separate from life training.
Everything that comes into our lives is training. The qualities we admire in great dancing are the same qualities we admire in human beings: honesty, courage, fearlessness, generosity, wisdom, depth, compassion,and humanity.
Love like you'll never be hurt.
Nobody cares if you can't dance well.
Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.
Dance is communication, and so the great challenge is to speak clearly, beautifully and with inevitability.
I have had so many great moments, but I would have to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such a unique and passionate experience for me. It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age, that I would not want to try to replicate it again now.
A dancer, if she is great, can give to the people something that they can carry with them forever. They can never forget it, and it has changed them, though they may never know it.
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.
While we're young and beautiful, living free and easy.
Here without a worry, dancing in our bare feet because when the summer's done we might not be so young and beautiful.
Technical perfection is insufficient. It is an orphan without the true soul of the dancer.
The dance is the mother of the arts. Music and poetry exist in time; painting and architecture in space. But the dance lives at once in time and space.
Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!
Figure skating has been a great influence for me.
I took dance at the School of American Ballet, which helped my own skating. And whether you are a skater or a dancer, without sounding narcissistic, it is all about looking in the mirror.
Good choreography fuses eye, ear and mind.
People tend to look at dancers like we are these little jewels, little cardboard cut outs, and yet we have blood and guts and go through Hell.
Joan Crawford is doubtless the best example of the flapper, the girl you see in smart night clubs, gowned to the apex of sophistication, toying iced glasses with a remote, faintly bitter expression, dancing deliciously, laughing a great deal, with wide, hurt eyes. Young things with a talent for living.
Now you are seeing electronic dance music producers on TV, on talk shows.
It's so great to see the festivals growing bigger and bigger, it's like one big family that's all partying with each other. I love being a part of that.
Dancing appears glamorous, easy, delightful.
But the path to paradise of the achievement is not easier than any other. There is fatigue so great that the body cries, even in its sleep. There are times of complete frustration, there are daily small deaths.
Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.
I was born by the sea, and I have noticed that all the great events of my life have taken place by the sea. My first idea of movement, of the dance, certainly came from the rhythm of the waves.
Dance is communication, and so the great challenge is to speak clearly, beautifully, and with inevitability. Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!
What will happen to the spirit of this ancient dreaming land without the great mobs of kangaroos bounding across the song lines, energizing the land? Will the sunset and dawn mourn the passing of the creatures who danced in their light?
Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing.
It's the rhythm of your life. It's the expression in time and movement,in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.
I want to remember it all, the good times and the bad times, the late nights, the boozing, the dancing into dawns, and all the great and not-so-great people I met and loved in those years.
Ice dance should not be seen as a rigid conformist form of figure skating.
There is a great deal of freedom and originality to be had.
You remember that my great vision came to me when I was only nine years old, and you have seen that I was not much good for anything until after I had performed the horse dance near the mouth of the Tongue River during my eighteenth summer.
There's this Ryan Gosling quote that I steal all the time - I watched an interview with him in Cannes - and he said picking roles is like listening to songs on the radio: There can be a lot of really great songs in a row, but then one comes on that just makes you want to dance.
My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked a song that's spoke, I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.
That's a traditional Samoan dance. I was lucky that I was able to fly my cousins, who are professional dancers, up from Hawaii and they were able to be in the movie with me. We had a great time.
Surely all God's people, however serious or savage, great or small, like to play. Whales and elephants, dancing, humming gnats, and invisibly small mischievous microbes- all are warm with divine radium and must have lots of fun in them.