Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Dance Life Quotes


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

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

"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

"Life calls the tune, we dance." - John Galsworthy

"Life is a dance... Enjoy every step." - Anthony D. Williams

"I can't dance to save my life." - Adele

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

"I urge you to be bold. Life isn't changed from the balcony. Get onto the floor and dance, dance, dance." - Jennifer Granholm

"Life is like an eternal dance. The movements of the dance are choreographed through your awareness." - Deepak Chopra

"Death had ruled my life till I met Lady Dance. Her dance had set me free." - Jackie French

"Dancing is my gift and my life... God gave me this gift to bring delight to others. I am haunted by the need to dance. It is the purest expression of every emotion, earthly and spiritual. It is happiness." - Anna Pavlova

"Life is too short to dance with ugly men" - Christina Dodd

"A longing for the dance stirs in the buried life." - Stanley Kunitz

"Those who miss meditation miss the whole dance of life." - Rajneesh

"The dance is the highest symbol of life itself." - Joseph Campbell

"Those who miss meditation miss the whole dance of life." - Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

"It's better to dance than to march through life." - Yoko Ono

"Life is the dancer and you are the dance." - Eckhart Tolle

"I've been doing African dance all my life." - Naima Adedapo

"The dance is strong magic. The body can fly without wings. It can sing without voice. The dance is strong magic. The dance is life." - Pearl Primus

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

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

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

"You dance because you have to. Dance is an essential part of life that has always been with me." - Katherine Dunham

"I shall dance all my life. . . . I would like to die, breathless, spent, at the end of a dance." - Josephine Baker

"It is sweet to dance to violins When love and life are fair: To dance to flutes, to dance to lutes Is delicate and rare: But it is not sweet with nimble feet To dance upon the air!" - Oscar Wilde

"It is sweet to dance to violins When Love and Life are fair: To dance to flutes, to dance to lutes Is delicate and rare: But it is not sweet with nimble feet To dance upon the air!" - Oscar Wilde

"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

"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

"There is no separate art of life. If you know how to allow poetry, if you know how to allow dance, if you know how to allow love - if you know how to ALLOW, then you know the art of life. In the allowing, in the let-go, in the surrender, is the art of life. How not to be and to let God be - that is the only art of life." - Rajneesh

"I want to be taken playfully, not seriously - not with a long British face, but with beautiful laughter. Your laughter, your playfulness is the recognition that you have understood me. Your seriousness shows that you have misunderstood me, you have missed it - because seriousness is nothing but sickness. It is another name of sadness; it is a shadow of death. And I am all for life. If it is needed for your laughter, your dance, even to reject me, then reject me - but don't reject the dance and the song and the life, because that is my teaching." - Rajneesh

"On with dance, let joy be unconfined, is my motto; whether there's any dance to dance or any joy to unconfined." - Mark Twain

"Dance, dance, dance till you drop." - W H Auden

"Everything that is of authentic value in life has arisen out of meditation. There is no other way. Meditation is the mother of art, music, poetry, dance, sculpture. All that is creative, all that is life-affirmative, is born out of meditation. All that is life-negative - hate, anger, jealousy, violence, war - is born out of the mind. Man has two possibilities: mind and meditation." - Rajneesh

"When I was sixteen, I danced before an audience without music. At the end someone suddenly cried 'its Death and the Maiden'. But that was not my intention; I was only endeavoring to express my first knowledge of the underlying tragedy in all seemingly joyous manifestation. The dance according with my comprehension, should have been called 'Life and the Maiden'." - Isadora Duncan

"Although we do come from a silent profession, it is important for us to verbalize what we want to say. (As I tell my students): you could love someone all your life, but if you never say it how are they going to know? There comes a point when you have to say what you mean, which makes you scream louder when you dance." - Suzanne Farrell

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

"Your life within God's arms, Your dance within God's arms, Is already Perfect!" - Hafez

"Don't wait for the storms of your life to pass. Learn to dance in the rain." - Steve Rizzo

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

"Home is where you dance with others, and dancing is life." - Stephen King

"Life is a sexy little dance and I like to take the lead." - Lisa Vanderpump

"It was time to move on, to dance with life again." - Jacqueline Winspear

"It was the best night of my life, getting to dance on stage with Madonna!" - Amy Schumer

"Life is' how you survive the thunderstorm, but how you dance in the rain." - Adam Young

"Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It's the rhythym of your life." - Jacques d'Amboise

"To dance is to live. What I want is a school of life." - Isadora Duncan

"She was the most painful, most glorious dance of his life" - Anne Bishop

"Life is extremely short and you cannot dance to current affairs." - Chris Cleave

"Life is found in the dance between your deepest desire and your greatest fear." - Tony Robbins

"The finer things I feel in me, the golden dance life could be." - Steve Winwood

"I think of dance as a constant transformation of life itself." - Merce Cunningham

"I found that dance was key to keeping depression out of my life." - Patrick Swayze

"My advice for life: dance and sing your song while the party is still on." - Rasheed Ogunlaru

"Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let's dance." - James Howe

"Life is a dance between making it happen and letting it happen." - Arianna Huffington

"The multiple choices of possibilities of daily life are the music we dance to." - Stephen King

"Life isn't how you survive the thunderstorm, but how you dance in the rain." - Adam Young

"Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance." - Anonymous

"If dance wasn't in my life, it wouldn't be worth living." - Paul Taylor

"Life isn't finding shelter in the storm. It's about learning to dance in the rain." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I learned how to dance. I got a free spray tan. My life is good!" - Carson Kressley

"I enjoy every climb - maybe it's because it's a literal dance between life and death." - Alain Robert

"Swing dance has been a part of my life since I was born." - Lacey Schwimmer

"The discovery of dance has changed my life in unimaginable ways." - Adam Shankman

"Dance has never been a particularly easy life, and everybody knows that." - Twyla Tharp

"I don't really think about dance except just before rehearsals start. I put it off. I don't live my life thinking about dance" - Paul Taylor

"I don't really think about dance except just before rehearsals start. I put it off. I don't live my life thinking about dance." - Paul Taylor

"Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia." - James Lovelock

"I wish I could dance like Michael Jackson. I'd love to be able to have my life exactly the way it is, but with his dance moves." - Donny Osmond

"Dance music was on its arse before we came along." - Sergio Pizzorno

"I don't try to dance better than anybody but myself." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"Dancers dance through their pain I shrink from mine." - Mason Cooley

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

"I always, somehow, knew that I was going to dance." - Twyla Tharp

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

"When you dance, you don't sweat. You glow." - Didi

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

"If you dance with your heart, your body will follow." - Mia Michaels

"Dance to the light that is your soul." - Jendayi Frazer

"When the circumstances are right, everything becomes a dance." - Lynette Fromme

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

"Life's a dance you learn as you go." - John Michael Montgomery

"There will be a rain dance Friday night, weather permitting!" - George Carlin

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

"Dance until the earth dance." - Hilda Doolittle

"Dance and I are synonymous, and nobody can take away dance from my life. Also, I cannot look at dance in an inert way; it's my passion, and I get keen on being part of any show or film that has dance!" - Malaika Arora Khan

"Many times I hear the phrase the dance of life. It is an expression that touches me deeply, for the instrument through which the dance speaks is also the instrument through which life is lived - the human body." - Martha Graham

"Life clearly does more than adapt to the Earth. It changes the Earth to its own purposes. Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia." - James Lovelock

"It's beautiful to dance alone, beautiful to dance with your children, beautiful to dance with your friends, beautiful to dance with your lover, or even collectively. But the ultimate dance is the one we do by ourselves, when we make ourselves known to God." - Gabrielle Roth

"The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul. The true dance is an expression of serenity; it is controlled by the profound rhythm of inner emotion. Emotion does not reach the moment of frenzy out of a spurt of action; it broods first, it sleeps like the life in the seed, and it unfolds with a gentle slowness. The Greeks understood the continuing beauty of a movement that mounted, that spread, that ended with a promise of rebirth." - Isadora Duncan

"I imagine a future where many of us will call ourselves dancers and collaborate to make an art which concerns itself with primary areas of life... for me, peace is a communal work process, a collective vision. The dance itself tries to exemplify a few of these methods in a truly grounded and practical way so that the people can say: yes, there are prospects of survival." - Anna Halprin

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

"Life is a dream even in its most painful moments, it's a dream that we can dance to." - Carly Simon

"The more you give, the more you will get. Then life will become a sheer dance of love." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Dance is like life. It exists as you are flitting through it, and when it's over, it's done." - Jerome Robbins

"If God is the DJ, then Life is the dance floor; Love is the rhythm and You are the music." - Pink

"Without music, life would be a mistake... I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I'm going to a dance." With Becky?" No, with Alexander." Who's Alexander?" The love of my life!" - Ellen Schreiber

"Dance is a life, everyday. don't miss it. You're in bodies, you can move... Where is your joy?" - Mary Anthony

"The Deadheads are doing the dance of life and this I would say is the answer to the atom bomb." - Joseph Campbell

"This life is a dance, not a battle. We are all part of this world, not masters of it." - Kate Constable

"Life will go on as long as there is someone to sing, to dance, to tell stories and to listen." - Oren Lyons

"Anyone who doesn't sing and dance at every opportunity is missing out on the joy of life." - Dick Van Dyke

"I love to dance so much. It's one of my guilty pleasures in life and my hobby." - Mia Maestro

"Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Celebrate life in all its glory - challenge yourself to let the routine sing, and the new dance." - Maximillian Degenerez

"I feel like the Internet has embraced the pizza dance. I feel appreciated for once in my life." - Gillian Jacobs

"Life is not logic, life is not philosophy. Life is a dance, a song, a celebration! It is more like love and less like logic." - Rajneesh

"O, Love's but a dance, Where Time plays the fiddle! See the couples advance - O, Love's but a dance! A whisper, a glance, "Shall we twirl down the middle?" O, Love's but a dance, Where Time plays the fiddle!" - Henry Austin Dobson

"So dance dance dance Teach us to be true Come dance dance dance 'Cause we love you" - Phil Ochs

"To dance, above all, is to enter into the motions of life. It is an action, a movement, a process. The dance of life is not so much a metaphor as a fact; to dance is to know oneself alone and to celebrate it." - Sherman Paul

"You can't lie when you dance. It's so direct. You do what is in you. It is impossible to dance out of the side of your mouth." - Shirley Maclaine

"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

"When movement becomes ecstatic, then this is dance. When the movement is so total there is no ego, then it is dance." - Rajneesh

"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

"Look, spaghetti arms. This is my dance space. This is your dance space. I don't go into yours, you don't go into mine. You gotta hold the frame." - Eleanor Bergstein

"I could dance with you until the cows come home. On second thought I'd rather dance with the cows until you come home." - Groucho Marx

"You don't pick dance. Dance picks you." - Martha Graham

"Come Dance with Me , come dance." - Hafez

"Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost." - Pina Bausch

"DNCE is "dance without the a." It's not a perfect word, and you don't always have to be a perfect dancer to dance. Life is just sometimes not perfect." - Joe Jonas

"Every dance is a kind of fever chart, a graph of the heart. The instrument through which the dance speaks is also the instrument through which life is lived ... the human body." - Martha Graham

"Swing is so much more than a dance, it's a way of life. The music gets stuck in your mind and the dance is in your heart and the whole scene is engraved on your soul. You can fly." - Nicholas Hope

"Both dance and dream are brought into being by the consciousness of a moment. They can never be repeated or successfully imitated. But you can dance and dream again. You must, if life is to continue." - Lyall Watson

"Life is a spiritual dance and that our unseen partner has steps to teach us if we will allow ourselves to be led. The next time you are restless, remind yourself it is the universe asking 'Shall we dance?" - Julia Cameron

"I am thankful to whatever I have got in my life, but one thing which is always at the back of my mind is my dance academy. I would love to see my dance academy growing." - Madhuri Dixit

"I came from a dance background, so that's what I did my whole teenage years. I was at the dance studio a lot. It just becomes your social scene and part of your life." - Felicia Day

"Reincarnation is a dance. It is a movement of life to the rhythm of the universe. Spirit and matter join together as one dancing partner. They dance and it goes on forever." - Frederick Lenz

"I think it's useful to experience other types of dance and other cultures, and the life of a classical dancer these days is certainly not all tutus! So experience of other dance forms is a good idea." - Deborah Bull

"Pina Bausch's motto was "Dance, otherwise we are lost." She really meant it, that dance was her answer to life and to the troubles and to the problems that can arise. That was her way to deal with everything, to dance." - Wim Wenders

"I found that dance was key to keeping depression out of my life. When you dance, things just go away, things don't seem so bad. There's no better way to take care of health than through something as joyous and beautiful as dance." - Patrick Swayze

"There are very few dance companies in the world and you have to be phenomenal. You have to not be injured. You have to have a really strong mind to deal with the dance world. People who can do it are amazing to me. You cannot have a life outside of dance." - Neve Campbell

"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

"Let that day be lost to us on which we did not dance once!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I should not believe in a God who does not dance." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The aesthetic pleasure of dance is a secondary reflection of the primary, vital joy of courtship." - Havelock Ellis

"How inimitably graceful children are in general-before they learn to dance." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"When I play on my fiddle in Dooney Folk dance like a wave on the sea." - William Butler Yeats

"You can't dance if you got too much muck in your head." - Yoko Ono



Dance Life, Music Dance and Life, Dance, Beautiful Dance, Belly Dance, Body and Dance, Christmas dance, Competition dance, Competition in dance, Competitive dance, Cultural dance, Dance and Expression, Dance and Fitness, Dance Battle, Dance Class, Dance Classes, Dance Clubs, Dance Community, Dance Floor, Dance Injury, Dance Love, Dance Music, Dance of Love, Dance of Shadows, Dance Partner, Dance Performance, Dance Practice, Dance Studio, Dance Teacher,