Roller-skating and ice-skating are two different things - I found that out the hard way.

— Todd Bridges

Romantic Ice Skating quotations

Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.

In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.

I started out Ice skating with Holiday On Ice and just got offered the part of R2 by chance.

Without strength and courage it's really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you're alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself.

Ice skating is very difficult. It takes a lot of discipline and a lot of hard work. It's fun, but you are there on the ice every morning freezing and trying to do these moves and these tricks.

I was just ice skating. I had no concept of that. In those days you couldn't see the judges. I was this little person on the ice and they were just people that would stand around the boards.

Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast.

Literally falling on the ice and having to pick yourself up in front of thousands of people is not an easy thing to do. The thing that you learn is to pick yourself back up, to learn from your mistakes.

It turns out that, at social gatherings, as a source of entertainment, conviviality, and good fun, I rank somewhere between a sprig of parsley and a single ice-skate.

Civilisation, the orderly world in which we live, is frail.

We are skating on thin ice. There is a fear of a collective disaster. Terrorism, genocide, flu, tsunamis.

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.

When I go out on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.

You cannot learn to skate without making yourself ridiculous - the ice of life is slippery.

My mother introduced me to many different things, and figure skating was one of them. I just thought that it was magical having to glide across the ice.

I love skating and sparkling and flying around the ice, and people clap for you.

It's an amazing feeling.

A hole in the ice is dangerous only to those who go skating.

Be YOU. Don't be someone else. YOU are a unique individual. Be proud... rock it loud.

Most kids start playing hockey at the age of five, I was an earlier bloomer.

My parents laced up my first pair of skates and put me on the ice at the young age of 2 ½, basically right after I mastered walking.

I asked my old man if I could go ice-skating on the lake. He told me, "Wait til it gets warmer."

I am almost a real girl the entire drive home.

I went to a diner. I drank hot chocolate and ate french fries. Talked to a guy for a while. Laughed a couple of times. A little like ice-skating for the first time, wobbly, but I did it.

What I love the most is getting on the ice and just popping in a fabulous CD and skating - all by myself, the rink completely empty, just me and the music.

If I'm on skates, I feel at home no matter what I'm doing.

If they wanted me to sing and dance I think I could do it just becauseI was on skates. When I'm not on skates, though, I feel very strange.

Goethe said that the worst thing in art is technical facility accompanied by triteness. Many an artist, like God, has never needed to think twice about anything. His works are the mad scene from Giselle , on ice skates: he weeps, pulls out his hair holding his wrists like Lifar and tells you what Life is, all at a gliding forty miles an hour.

Allure goes beyond appearances to the way they grace the world.

Some women propel themselves by means of an internal gyroscope. Others glide through life as if on ice skates. Some women convey their tortured lives through their eyes; others encircle you in the music of their laughter.

I love skating so much and I feel like every time I step out onto the ice, that's what I'm meant to do.

Classic music will always come across better on the ice because skating has such a rich history, rooted in tradition.

If you are a complete perfectionist, then the truth is that this ice skating business will drive you a little crazy!

I'll skate on concrete if I have to. I'm not worried about how fast the ice is. I'm worried about how fast I can go on the ice.

My dad had this thing - everyone in Canada wants to play hockey;

that's all they want to do. So when I was a kid, whenever we skated my dad would not let us on the ice without hockey sticks, because of this insane fear we would become figure skaters!

I don't really remember a time younger than 5 years old that I didn't have skates on because all I can remember is every day, tying up my skates and a big smile on my face, excited to go on the ice.

I skated in ice shows all over Europe and South Africa for 20 years. I love to ice skate.

I skate about 15 to 20 hours a week and also incorporate a lot of off-ice training. I take ballet and Pilates classes and lift weights with my physical therapist when I'm not on the ice.

And I'm not very coordinated, either. Only on ice skates, not in real life.