quote by Al Pacino

If you get all tangled up, just tango on.

— Al Pacino

Professional Tango quotations

The secret of tango is in this moment of improvisation that happens between step and step. It is to make the impossible thing possible: to dance silence.

A good dancer is one who listens to the musicWe dance the music not the steps.

Anyone who aspires to dance never thinks about what he is going to do. What he cares about is that he follows the music. You see, we are painters. We paint the music with our feet.

I think those who say that you can't tango if you are not Argentine are mistaken. Tango was an immigrant music... so it does not have a nationality. It's only passport is feeling.

When you dance with a partner you are close and the dance is very suggestive, but it is not personal … “Close is what the music inspire you to become. The embrace looks personal, but what we are actually embracing is the music.

The tango is really a combination of many cultures, though it eventually became the national music of Argentina.

The important thing is to know why we want to dance.

We dance a solitude that we have inside us and cannot occupy with anything. This gap, that emptiness to which we put movement is the TANGO.

Simplification is one of the most difficult things to do.

The tango is a direct expression of something that poets have often tried to state in words: the belief that a fight may be a celebration.

I started buying records in the 80s. I listened to everything new wave, disco, funk synth-pop, rock, but in my house we were listening to bossa nova, tango, and folk.

Tango is about feeling and sensitivity, otherwise you are just doing gymnastics.

You can do all the steps but it has to have the feeling and sensitivity of authentic tango.

In plain proletarian worker's language, it takes two to tango.

For me, tango was always for the ear rather than the feet.

I still can't believe that some pseudocritics continue to accuse me of having murdered tango. They have it backward. They should look at me as the saviour of tango. I performed plastic surgery on it.

The beginning and the end of the tango is the walk.

Tango is serious and takes discipline.

It must be studied hard to be done well. It is elegant, formal, passionate and intimate. It is about power and vulnerability. It is both dance and metaphor. And to its captives becomes a magnificent obsession

Niggas know my pussy taste like mango-tango so they put a couple karats in my ankle bangles

If you really want a woman to love you, then you have to dance.

And if you don’t want to dance, then you’re going to have to work extra hard to make a woman love you forever, and you will always run the risk that she will leave you at any second for a man who knows how to tango.

I love tango, and I used to dance when I was young.

You just can't take a crash course to be a tango dancer in a movie.

Dance tango and you are literally plastered up against somebody's body

It's entirely possible to function as a free-thinking individual without succumbing to narcissism. This can be tricky at times, I suppose, but then so can the tango - particularly if you're dancing alone.

The Argentine tango is very special to me because it's full of sensuality.

The chemistry between the man and woman is absolutely stunning.

We believe that we should come to an agreement with the Palestinians. But we need two to tango.

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

The tango is a very interior dance. It's not an exterior - it's not flashy and all over the floor. It's a very interior dance when you see the old guys dance in the clubs. I learned everything from the old guys in the clubs.

I am only interested in bad taste if I can enjoy a gruesome tango or watch a movie that makes me cry.

It takes two to tango! I need everybody to sing with me.

The Argentine tango isn't here to play nicely with the other children.

The Argentine tango is here to seduce your women, spill things on your rug, and sneak out your bedroom window in the middle of the night.

Daddy, What's the horizontal tango?

As a professional, as a person, and as a player, I think he's fantastic.

It's like he's dancing the tango. I just love how he plays football so elegantly. To me, Andres is Don Andres.

You cannot dance physically certain things.

But look at tango dancers or flamenco or Japanese classical theater. You can, if you're smart enough and you collaborate with the right choreographers, you could really dance your age.

Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it.

When you're 50, the best thing to do is dance the Argentinean tango.

I'm dancing tango, and I'm playing golf, and I'm quite active, you know, and for my age and everything, and what I've gone through, I'm very happy.

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