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"Health and fitness are totally a choice for a better quality of life." - Chris Powell

"Fitness begins with initiative and continues with consistency. The six pack abs is a byproduct of being healthy." - Hrithik Roshan

"Let's face the music and dance." - Irving Berlin

"Dance is movement, and movement is life." - Ludmilla Chiriaeff

"Forget the dancer, the center of the ego. Become the dance. Then the dancer disappears and only the dance remains. Then the dancer is the dance. There is no dancer separate from dance, no dance separate from the dancer." - Rajneesh

"First of all, let's get one thing straight: fitness and exercise aren't the same thing. You can exercise without getting fit, but you can't get fit without exercise." - Jaclyn Smith

"I run, therefore I am. And given the years improved fitness adds to our lives, if I did not run, maybe I would no longer be." - Hal Higdon

"Dance constitutes a true recapturing of... freedom and childish play." - Agnes De Mille

"And let the winds of the heavens dance between you." - Khalil Gibran

"In Dance and Music, Silence swims to reach our soul." - Nelly Mazloum

"If we can think, feel, and move, we can dance." - Margaret H'Doubler

"In the beginning, I didnt dance that much and stuff." - Namie Amuro

"Dance from here to the other world-and don't stop." - Rumi

"A woman's fitness comes by fits." - William Shakespeare

"I learned to act by watching Martha Graham dance, and I learned to dance by watching Charlie Chaplin act." - Louise Brooks

"When a sincere woman begins to dance, the seven heavens, the earth, and all creatures begin to dance." - Shams Tabrizi

"I think it's healthy when fitness experts encourage fitness rather than getting a certain body shape." - Sophia Bush

"If only the fit survive and if the fitter they are the longer they survive, then Volvox must have demonstrated its superb fitness more conclusively than any higher animal ever has." - Joseph Wood Krutch

"Education in the art of dance is education of the whole man ? his physical, mental and emotional natures are disciplined and nourished simultaneously in dance." - Ted Shawn

"Contrary to conventional wisdom, dance is not a universal 'language' but many languages and dialects. There are close to 6000 verbal languages, and probably that many dance languages." - Judith Lynne Hanna

"A divine dance appears in the soul and the body at the time of peace and union.Anyone can learn the dance, just listen to the music." - Rumi

"Dance, and make joyous the love around you. Dance, and your veils which hide the Light shall swirl in a heap at your feet." - Rumi

"So if the dance is five minutes long, make yourself run for perhaps eight minutes. That way, you over-train and the dance will seem easier..." - Deborah Bull

"If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it? But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it." - Rajneesh

"Dance in your dream. Go out into the street and hug everyone you meet. Tell them how beautiful they are. Dance together." - Yoko Ono

"Just sit and open your eyes and open your heart. It's dance theater." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"And the merry love the fiddle, and the merry love to dance." - William Butler Yeats

"Opera is everything rolled into one - music, theater, the dance, color and voices and theatrical illusions." - Sarah Caldwell

"The essentials of poetry are rhythm, dance, and the human voice." - Earle Birney

"Light quirks of music, broken and uneven,Make the soul dance upon a jig to Heav'n." - Alexander Pope

"Dance has been my medium, my metaphor, my message and my meditation." - Gabrielle Roth

"Dance where you can break yourself up to pieces and totally abandon your worldly passions." - Rumi

"For yesterday and for all tomorrows, we dance the best we know" - Kate Seredy

"The only dance masters I could have were Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Walt Whitman and Nietzsche." - Isadora Duncan

"Though talent is wonderful, dance is 80% work and 20% talent." - Tad Williams

"The Dance: A minimum of explanation, a minimum of anecdotes - and a maximum of sensations." - Maurice Bejart

"To dance, put your hand on your heart and listen to the sound of your soul." - Eugene Louis Faccuito

"Allow yourself to trust joy and embrace it. You will find you dance with everything." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"To succeed in any field, Our enthusiasm-eyes must sparkle and our enthusiasm-hearts Must dance." - Sri Chinmoy

"Show me how you dance and I will know where you are from..." - Claire Holt

"Life is the dance between what you desire most, and what you fear most" - Tony Robbins

"The Gods have meant That I should dance And by the Gods I will!" - Ruth St Denis

"I'll string a fiddle with your guts and make you play it while I dance." - Patrick Rothfuss

"When lovers of life get ready to dance, the earth shakes and the sky trembles." - Rumi

"My politics are short and sweet, like the old woman's dance." - Abraham Lincoln

"There's a dance of mutual destruction going on between the media and politicians." - Carmen Lawrence

"DNA neither cares nor knows. DNA just is. And we dance to its music." - Richard Dawkins

"If we seek the real source of the dance, if we go to nature, we find that the dance of the future is the dance of the past, the dance of eternity, and has been and always will be the same... The movement of waves, of winds, of the earth is ever the same lasting harmony." - Isadora Duncan

"Dance never really goes away; it just reforms and reinvents, and it's become more athletic with new connection to fitness and sport. Dance used to have this exclusivity, but not any more." - Bonnie Langford

"Sexy is attitude, but fitness for me is my dance. I dance two hours nearly every day. You break into good sweat, and it doesn't even feel like exercise. Apart from that, I enjoy Pilates." - Jiah Khan

"Churches are good for prayer, but so are garages and cars and mountains and showers and dance floors." - Anne Lamott

"Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience." - Diogenes

"When the music and dance create with accord...their magic captivates both the heart and the mind." - Jean-Georges Noverre

"I think if you can dance and be free and not embarrassed, you can rule the world." - Amy Poehler

"Simplify, slow down, be kind. And don't forget to have art in your life - music, paintings, theater, dance, and sunsets." - Eric Carle

"Wearable devices are here to stay, and they'll only get more sophisticated and effective as they evolve. Until now, most of us have made our health and fitness decisions based on what we think we know about ourselves. Advancements in technology - wearables and otherwise - will eventually take much of the guess work out of healthy living." - Michael Dell

"When I hear my teacher say, 'Line up with your partner,' I run to line up and grab my partner and I tell him to walk faster so we could dance faster. I love to dance." - Stephanie

"This is the bravo's dance, the water dance, swift and sudden. All men are made of water, do you know this? When you pierce them, the water leaks out and they die." - George R R Martin

"Revitalizing General Motors is like teaching an elephant to tap dance. You find the sensitive spot and start poking." - Ross Perot

"A silent figure is the dancer, true but still, words become dance, and all things there express'd." - Andre Bjerke

"It is one thing to do your dance on a beach and quite another to collaborate intimately with the sand." - Deborah Jowitt

"Dance gave me a focus so I could survive, and energy so I could have confidence in myself." - Edwaard Liang

"Most people live dejectedly in worldly joys or sorrows. They sit on the sidelines and do not join the dance." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious Psalm, The mystic lights of emblem, and the Word." - Emma Lazarus

"But it was like a dance across a field strewn with razors, and I bled with every step I took." - Ann Aguirre

"Lift me like an olive branch and be my homeward dove Dance me to the end of love.." - Leonard Cohen

"Though I soon became typecast in Hollywood as a gangster and hoodlum, I was originally a dancer, an Irish hoofer, trained in vaudeville tap dance. I always leapt at the opportunity to dance in films later on." - James Cagney

"I was born to be a ballerina - my physique, my spirit, my feeling for music. What I am can only be expressed in dance. I am an erotic woman and that's what dance is." - Natalia Makarova

"There is a sweet anguish springing up in our bosoms when a child's face brightens under the shadow of the waiting angel. There is an autumnal fitness when age gives up the ghost; and when the saint dies there is a tearful victory." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Nothing is arbitrary, nothing is insulated in beauty. It depends forever on the necessary and the useful. The plumage of the bird, the mimic plumage of the insect, has a reason for its rich colors in the constitution of the animal. Fitness is so inseparable an accompaniment of beauty, that it, has been taken for it." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Dancing is very important to people who play music with a beat. I think that people who don't dance, or who never did dance, don't really understand the beat... I know musicians who don't and never did dance, and they have difficulty communicating." - Duke Ellington

"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." - Robert Duvall

"Don't dance for the audience; dance for yourself." - Bob Fosse

"World is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance." - Amit Ray

"No player can represent Sri Lanka in future without good fitness levels" - Sanath Jayasuriya

"A private relationship of worshiping God is the greatest essential element of spiritual fitness." - Oswald Chambers

"Words should wander and meander. They should fly like owls and flicker like bats and slip like cats. They should murmur and scream and dance and sing." - David Almond

"All the dancer's gestures are signs of things, and the dance called rational, because it aptly signifies and displays something over and above the pleasure of the senses." - Saint Augustine

"In the dance, one finds the cinema, the comic strips, the Olympic hundred meters and swimming, and what's more, poetry, love and tenderness." - Maurice Bejart

"Rock 'n' roll is a participatory sport. It ain't passive. It ain't TV. Go out there and rock 'n' roll and dance and have fun." - Steven Van Zandt

"That is what they call being reconciled to die. They call it reconciled when pain has strummed a symphony of suffering back and forth across you, up and down, round and round you until each little fibre is worn tissue-thin with aching. And when you are lying beaten, and buffeted, battered and broken - pain goes out, joins hands with Death and comes back to dance, dance, dance, stamp, stamp, stamp down on you until you give up." - Marita Bonner

"I dance for freedom. I dance for people's reaction more than anything. I feel great and I feel like I can do anything, say anything while I'm dancing and nobody can care. I do have times when I'm angry and I literally do slam my bedroom door and dance all around my bedroom. It's a good way of getting energy out and it's a good way of doing things, but I do it purely just to entertain other people." - George Sampson

"In life some people trip and some fall but some take that trip and make a beautiful dance out of it." - Rob Dyrdek

"I have my diehard R&B fans on one side of the spectrum and my diehard pop and dance fans on the other side of the spectrum." - Ne-Yo

"How do you expect to learn to dance when you have not even learned to walk! And above the dancer is still the flyer and his bliss." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The music was thunder and joy. Lightning bolts of happiness and praise, foot-stomping, dance-shouting, good-feeling singing from the soul." - Etta James

"You can think and you can fight, but the world's always movin', and if you wanna stay ahead you gotta dance." - Terry Pratchett

"Bodybuilders and fitness people have been using, very extensively, chiropractors in order to stay healthy and fit. Whenever I had a little problem with my body, I always ran to one of my dear friends, Dr Franco Columbo, he was always right there with the adjustments. This is how I found out the best way of going, is to use chiropractors, not only after injuries , but also before injury." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless; Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is, But neither arrest nor movement. And do not all it fixity, Where past and future are gathered. Neither movement from nor towards, Neither ascent nor decline. Except for the point, the still point, There would be no dance, and there is only the dance." - T S Eliot

"Movement has the capacity to take us to the home of the soul, the world within for which we have no name. Movement reaches our deepest nature, and dance creatively expresses it. Through dance, we gain new insights into the mystery of our lives. When brought forth from the inside and forged by the desire to create personal change, dance has the profound power to heal the body, psyche and soul." - Anna Halprin

"When I started swimming again two years ago, it felt like I was starting from scratch. My mind-set was [to tell myself that] every time I swam, it was going to get easier-and it did. When you're working toward a fitness goal, you just need to start. It's not going to be pretty, your body is going to scream at you, but each time you'll get better." - Janet Evans

"When I dance, it's incredible. I can't describe it, there's no words. You just tap into your mojo and you just go." - Johnny Borrell

"The further off from England the nearer is to France- Then turn not pale, beloved snail, but come and join the dance." - Lewis Carroll

"She is your treasure, she must have a husband; I must dance bare-foot on her wedding day, And, for your love to her, lead apes in hell." - William Shakespeare

"I want to see people dance, and I would like to guess what kind of people they are. I don't want to know the recipe for their pasta." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"My goal in life is to give to the world what I was lucky to receive: the ecstasy of divine union through my music and my dance." - Michael Jackson

"Dance is about movement and can be an art, but it's also about communication - with yourself, as much as with other people." - Jan Murray

"...I loved to dance in studios, but not necessarily on stage. What I loved was to sweat and to feel every single pore open up" - Peter Martins

"There are three steps you have to complete to become a professional dancer: learn to dance, learn to perform, and learn how to cope with injuries." - David Gere

"I don't know, I just got a feeling about her. You know when a song comes on and you just gotta dance?" - Ryan Gosling

"May you always work like you don't need the money; May you always love like you've never been hurt; and May you always dance like there's nobody watching." - Jack Canfield

"I have two false hips, a wired-up right knee, two crushed discs and scoliosis. If I don't dance, I seize up." - Liza Minnelli

"I used to go play football matches in the morning, and Id go straight from me football game to a dance competition." - Tristan Macmanus

"I like very little to talk. There are many things I cannot say, I can only feel them and dance them." - Micaela Flores Amaya

"the old man dance, where I tense up, shuffle my feet intermittently, complain about the music volume, and sit down for a rest." - David Thorne

"Yet the companions of the Muses will keep their collective nose in my books And weary with historical data, they will turn to my dance tune." - Ezra Pound

"I'm the girl who trips on the dance floor and can't find her way to the exit. All eyes on me." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"Um,i'm going shopping for a dress for the Homecoming Dance with Miranda,Wyatt and Leif." Dank chuckled."So,Leif's wearing a dress?" - Abbi Glines

"We may consequently state the fundamental theorem of Natural Selection in the form: The rate of increase in fitness of any organism at any time is equal to its genetic variance in fitness at that time." - Ronald Fisher

"It is a strange world, a sad world, a world full of miseries, and woes, and troubles; and yet when King Laugh come he make them all dance to the tune he play. Bleeding hearts, and dry bones of the churchyard, and tears that burn as they fall - all dance together to the music that he make with that smileless mouth of him." - Bram Stoker

"Proofs are the last thing looked for by a truly religious mind which feels the imaginary fitness of its faith." - George Santayana

"The Gods have meant That I should dance And in some mystic hour I shall move to unheard rhythms Of the cosmic orchestra of heaven And you will know the language Of my wordless poems And will come to me For that is why I dance." - Ruth St Denis

"My name is Daniel Lugo, and I believe in fitness" - Daniel Lugo

"I try and maintain a little bit of fitness, man." - Frank Bruno

"You must also give mental and physical fitness priority." - Jim Otto

"Dance today is clearly in an unsettled state. Old forms and traditions are being given up. New ones are arising to take their place. A time of change presents a confused picture. That there is change is proof that dance is organically vital-and much more so than it has ever before been in this country." - Margaret H'Doubler

"When you have achieved a state of calmness and readiness, then you are ready to know, ready to understand in a deep way the dance between emptiness and appearance. Once you catch a glimpse of that dance, don't hang on to it. Just let it go, like your first glimpse of essence love." - Tsoknyi Rinpoche

"The wind? I am the wind. The sea and the moon? I am the sea and the moon. Tears, pain, love, bird-flights? I am all of them. I dance what I am. Sin, prayer, flight, the light that never was on land or sea? I dance what I am." - Isadora Duncan

"Any dance of celebration must weave both the sorrows and the blessings into a joyful step....To heal is to let the Holy Spirit call me to dance, to believe again, even amid my pain, that God will orchestrate and guide my life." - Henri Nouwen

"I could dance with you till the cows come home. Better still, I'll dance with the cows and you come home." Groucho Marx was never one to pass up an opportunity for a play on words and this occurs in his dialogue of the 1933 film Duck Soup:" - Groucho Marx

"Dance on the edge of mystery." - Alan Cohen

"Dance is the mathematics of the Soul" - Nelly Mazloum

"Dance in the fullness of time." - Ellen Gilchrist

"This dance is the joy of existence." - Rumi

"Why should your heart not dance?" - C S Lewis

"Dance... enjoy each step along the way." - Wayne Dyer

"Dance has become an exclusionary enterprise. To participate, one must be thinner than thin, of pleasing form, flexible, athletic and young. If you are not all these things, you will be allowed to dance in the privacy of your own living room. You just wouldn't dare to put yourself onstage." - Clive Barnes

"with respect to the distribution of your time the following is what I should approve. from 8. to 10 o'clock practise music. from 10. to 1. dance one day & draw another. from 1. to 2. draw on the day you dance, and write a letter next day. from 3. to 4. read French. from 4. to 5. exercise..." - Thomas Jefferson

"Because dancing is way more fun than the treadmill, I downloaded the video of Beyonces Single Ladies and started to learn her dance. Let me tell you, if I ever did that dance in a club, I would still be a single lady! But what a workout!" - Marissa Jaret Winokur

"I have ballet class every other day for two hours. And for "Six Feet Under", last week there was a sequence where I had to do a whole choreographed dance number, so I had four hours of dance practice every day." - Michelle Trachtenberg

"I was used to dancing, but only when someone told you what to do. So in the nightclub I was all over the place, I combined everything. Street dance, modern dance, a bit of jazz and ballet, I was Twyla Tharp, I was Alvin Ailey, I was Michael Jackson. I didn't care, I was free." - Madonna Ciccone

"I don't know video games.The last video game I played, apart from Dance Dance Revolution at Jeremy's house, which I was very good at - Scarlett [Johansson] and I will always have "Billie Jean" - was Super Mario Kart on the Super Nintendo. I'm from the Dark Ages." - Joss Whedon

"Oh, my stars! Think about Prince Kai! You could dance with Prince Kai!" This made Cinder pause and squint into Iko's blinding light. "Why would the prince dance with me?" Iko's fan hummed as she sought an answer. "Because you won't have grease on your face this time." - Marissa Meyer

"If the communication is perfect, the words have life, and that is all there is to good writing, putting down on the paper words which dance and weep and make love and fight and kiss and perform miracles." - Gertrude Stein

"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. The relationship between the soundness of the body and the activities of the mind is subtle and complex. Much is not yet understood. But we do know what the Greeks knew: that intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong; that hardy spirits and tough minds usually inhabit sound gods." - John F Kennedy

"The city (regardless which one it is) does provide a certain degree of sophistication and intellectualism. It offers the challenge of professional matters. It throws new and interesting people in one's path. There is a dynamic and an energy in cities which is diametric to the life-forces of the forest. Still the cabin is the wellspring, the source, the hub of my existence. It gives me tranquility, a closeness of nature and wildlife, good health and fitness, a sense of security, the opportunity for resourcefulness, reflection and creative thinking....." - Anne LaBastille

"I do a one-hour workout called Drenched, a cardio-boxing fitness routine, Monday through Friday. There are usually between twenty-five and fifty people there - everyone from stay-at-home moms and professional martial artists to teenagers and seniors. They play great dance music. When I can, I take two classes back-to-back." - Carrie Ann Inaba

"From music and dance to painting and sculpting, the arts allow us to explore new worlds and to view life from another perspective. They also encourage individuals to sharpen their skills and to nurture their imagination and intellect." - George W Bush

"When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance." - Lee Ann Womack

"I enjoy the freedom of modern dance as well as the constraints of classical dance." - Deborah Bull

"If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know." - Katherine Dunham

"Dance, like music, is the expression of the human spirit. Dance is 'visual music'." - S. Janaki

"To understand the culture, study the dance. To understand the dance, study the people." - Charles Davis

"I just have to express myself somehow, either through singing, dance or fitness. You get sick of it; you have days where you think you don't want to do it, but generally after I've done something, I feel better. That's why I do the exercise: to earn my bar of chocolate and cappuccino." - Bonnie Langford

"When you take dancing lessons, you learn steps and you learn steps and you learn steps. It can go on for a long time. And then one day, you just learn to dance, and it is so different." - Bill Austin

"My father would lift me high. And dance with my mother and me and then. Spin me around til I fell asleep. Then up the stairs he would carry me and I knew for sure I was loved." - Luther Vandross

"So what if nobody came? I'll have all the ice cream and tea, And I'll laugh with myself, And I'll dance with myself, And I'll sing, "Happy Birthday to me!" - Shel Silverstein

"Don't be daunted. Just do your job. Continue to show up for your piece of it, whatever that might be. If your job is to dance, do your dance. If the divine, cockeyed genius assigned to your case decides to let some sort of wonderment be glimpsed, for just one moment through your efforts, then 'Ole!' And if not, do your dance anyhow. And 'Ole!' to you, nonetheless. I believe this and I feel that we must teach it. 'Ole!' to you, nonetheless, just for having the sheer human love and stubbornness to keep showing up." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"I believe education in music, theater, dance, and the visual arts... is part of a well-rounded education and can provide so much joy, now and in the future." - Rudy Giuliani

"The dance grew into a colorful flower bouquet which caught and contained the glow of sun-happy summer days, the secret of star-studded nights, and the wistful sweetness of overcast and rainy hours." - Mary Wigman



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