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"Words his soul danced to." - David Malouf

"Women, as well as men, in all ages and in all places, have danced on the earth, danced the life dance, danced joy, danced grief, danced despair, and danced hope. Literally and metaphorically, by their very lives." - Margaret Laurence

"Who hasn't danced in their underwear?" - Tom Cruise

"I explained it when I danced it." - Margot Fonteyn

"I could have danced all night!" - Alan Jay Lerner

"One you have danced, you always dance." - Judith Jamison

"I danced through chemo and radiation cycles." - Ananda Shankar Jayant

"My mother danced; she loved the ballet." - Stefanie Powers

"I like the way he danced. And then I like the way we danced together." - Anita Diament

"Glory glory alleluia I'm the luckiest of females For I've danced with a man Who's danced with a girl Who's danced with the Prince of Wales." - Herbert Farjeon

"I danced from the moment I could stand." - Anna Pavlova

"As long as my ballets are danced, I will live" - Rudolf Nureyev

"Everyone danced - sweaty bodies packed tight, drunk with sound." - Holly Black

"I smiled, danced and cried my way out." - Adrien Broner

"Moods should be heard but never danced to." - Hugh Prather

"They danced by the light of the moon." - Edward Lear

"Rhythm is the life of space of time danced through." - Cecil Taylor

"When Fred Astaire danced, everything in this world was perfect." - Stanley Donen

"I haven't danced since 1973; I'm too old." - Len Goodman

"I danced with passion to spite the music." - Gelsey Kirkland

"I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously." - Maureen O'Hara

"I've always danced. I've always been around it." - Lacey Schwimmer

"I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously." - Maureen Ohara

"She danced the dance of flames and fire, and the dance of swords and spears; she danced the dance of stars and the dance of space, and then she danced the dance of flowers in the wind." - Khalil Gibran

"I danced in the morning When the world was begun, And I danced in the moon And the stars and the sun, And I came down from heaven And I danced on the earth, At Bethlehem I had my birth." - Sydney Carter

"Grandma told me all about it, Told me so I couldn't doubt it, How she danced, my grandma danced; long ago...." - Mary Mapes Dodge

"I liked those ladies! They were helpers, and they danced.' These are the words I want on my gravestone: that I was a helper, and that I danced." - Anne Lamott

"Good luck befriend thee, Son; for at thy birth The fairy ladies danced upon the hearth." - John Milton

"I studied the way I danced- to the point of dropping." - Agnes De Mille

"I have danced with the spider. I have cut a caper with the dancing mad god." - China Mieville

"Last night I danced with a stranger, but she just reminded me you were the one." - Bob Dylan

"I slipped myself some pink Xannies/And danced around the house in all-over print panties." - Tyler The Creator

"A person can be danced. In all continents the dancers carry little children on their shoulders." - Curt Sachs

"I danced along a colored wind/ Dangled from a rope of sand" - Tom Waits

"Once you've danced, you always dance. You can't deny the gifts that God sends your way" - Judith Jamison

"His heart danced upon her movement like a cork upon a tide." - James Joyce

"She laughed and danced with the thought of death in her heart." - Hans Christian Andersen

"There was a star danced, and under that was I born." - William Shakespeare

"There was something in her movements that made you think she never walked but always danced." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"?This I know... That often when I sang, and drummed, and danced, I found my eternity." - Rabindranath Tagore

"The books leapt and danced like roasted birds, their wings ablaze with red and yellow feathers." - Ray Bradbury

"Since the hour when Christ despoiled Hades, men have danced in triumph over death." - Gregory Thaumaturgus

"About, about, in reel and rout the death fires danced at night." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Nothing smelled so good or danced so well as a birch fire." - Katherine Paterson

"When I danced, I felt I was entering the temple of Art." - Taheyya Kariokka

"The ultimate aim of dancing is to be able to move without thinking, to be danced." - John Blacking

"Hunchbacks danced at my wedding for luck. It's a thing you don't see nowadays." - Neil Gaiman

"Have you ever danced with the Devil in the pale moonlight?" - Jack Nicholson

"Moses probably danced a little, right? You don't part the Red Sea without having some moves." - Dick Van Dyke

"I can write better plays than any living danced, and dance better than any living playwright." - George M Cohan

"She was our queen, our rose, our star; And then she danced-O Heaven, her dancing!" - Winthrop Mackworth Praed

"In general, my children refused to eat anything that hadn't danced on TV." - Erma Bombeck

"Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain." - Anonymous

"As a man danced so the drums were beaten for him." - Chinua Achebe

"I warrant you, if he danced till doomsday, he thought I was to pay the piper." - William Congreve

"This I know... That often when I sang, and drummed, and danced, I found my eternity." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Once you've danced, you always dance. You can't deny the gifts that God sends your way." - Judith Jamison

"But we danced, under wigs and between unfinished walls, through broken promises and around empty cupboards." - Sherman Alexie

"they danced as though they'd been waiting all their lives for each song." - Amy Bloom

"She danced a jig, she sung a song that took my heart away." - William Allingham

"Well, I never danced with the 'Pips' - they didn't let me dance!" - Gladys Knight

"I'm glad I am a woman who once danced naked in the Mediterranean Sea at midnight." - Mercedes Mccambridge

"In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced in television." - Erma Bombeck

"I've danced one time in my life. It was the most mortifying experience I ever had." - Billy Bob Thornton

"Shiva danced the world into existence... that's a very nice thought." - Michael Tippett

"I danced for 15 years of my life. Which was my love and my passion." - Heidi Klum

"I got a Walkman, I had the 'Footloose' soundtrack and I danced to it constantly." - Craig Brewer

"I danced out my pain...It felt like praying, like flying." - Christie Watson

"We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The nobility danced for the sake of social grace, to exhibit their finery...peasants danced to make themselves happy, to escape the routine of their life, and to meet their future wives and husbands." - Jamake Highwater

"And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon, The moon, The moon, They danced by the light of the moon." - Edward Lear

"To urgent unknown music she danced for them, danced against them. Her strong small body became a force: the sequence of leaps, back falls, contractions, spun from her endlessly, like magic scarves." - Maureen Howard

"Dancers have always been a kind of background image, we've always danced behind an artist or we've danced in a movie behind the actors. We've always been very secondary." - Lacey Schwimmer

"I still can't believe I danced with Gene Kelly. How lucky am I that I've been in movies where I've danced with two of the greatest dancers of all time - with Gene Kelly and John Travolta." - Olivia Newtonjohn

"We danced with one body, one soul... For me, Margot is my family. She is all I have, only her." - Rudolf Nureyev

"There was a saying in Umuofia that as a man danced so the drums were beaten for him." - Chinua Achebe

"And we danced, on the brink of an unknown future, to an echo from a vanished past." - John Wyndham

"The children were nestled all snug in their beds,while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads." - Clement Clarke Moore

"The shadow of my mother danced around the room to a tune that my own shadow sang." - Jamaica Kincaid

"Life songs of ages, throbbing in my blood, have danced the rhythm of the tide and flood." - Michael Jackson

"Last Friday night; Yeah we danced on tabletops. And we took too many shots. Think we kissed, but I forgot?" - Katy Perry

"I was exhausted from fake partying. I was like, "I just danced for nine hours. Goodnight, ladies!"" - Mila Kunis

"Well, every one for himself, and Providence for us all-as the elephant said when he danced among the chickens." - Charles Reade

"Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings." - John G. Magee, Jr.

"Percy wouldn't notice a joke if it danced naked in front of him wearing one of Dobby's hats." - J K Rowling

"Fred Astaire was a more formal, trained dancer who loved waltzing and only danced with the girls." - Leslie Caron

"I had to keep from laughing when a male relative of mine became concerned about how often I danced." - Cesar Romero

"I did work in a strip club, but I didn't strip. I danced, and I became very popular." - Maya Angelou

"It's very real, the narrow line between a night danced away and the potential of death around the corner." - Wolfgang Tillmans

"I started dancing before I could talk. Other babies learn to stand and then walk - I just danced." - Bruno Tonioli

"I have only danced my life. As a child I danced the spontaneous joy of growing things. As an adolescent, I danced with joy turning to apprehension of the first realisation of tragic undercurrents; apprehension of the pitiless brutality and crushing progress of life." - Isadora Duncan

"And then he danced,-all foreigners excel the serious Angels in the eloquence of pantomime;-he danced, I say, right well, with emphasis, and a'so with good sense-a thing in footing indispensable: he danced without theatrical pretence, not like a ballet-master in the van of his drill'd nymphs, but like a gentleman." - Lord Byron

"I sat there and forgot and forgot, until what remained was the river that went by and I who watched. On the river the heat mirages danced with each other and then they danced through each other and then they joined hands and danced around each other. Eventually the water joined the river, and there was only one of us. I believe it was the river." - Norman Maclean

"I never taught people where to step on '2', because when I learned how to dance there was no '2'. We just danced to the music." - Frankie Manning

"When I first moved to New York I wanted to be a dancer, I danced professionally for years, living a hand-to-mouth existence." - Madonna Ciccone

"She laughed when there was no joke. She danced when there was no music. She had no friends, yet she was the friendliest person in school." - Jerry Spinelli

"Sebastian sighed an exaggerated sigh and swung the door shut. Clary stared at Jace. "What the f-" "Language, Fray." Jace's eyes danced. "Relax." - Cassandra Clare

"So, just for one more merry day To the great Tree the leaflets clung, Frolicked and danced and had their way, Upon the autumn breezes swung." - Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

"anyone lived in a pretty how town (with up so floating many bells down) spring summer autumn winter he sang his didn't he danced his did." - E E Cummings

"Singin' in the Rain' was the one for me. Yeah. I mean, Gene Kelly could just sway and never fall. He'd just sway and sway as he danced." - Vanessa Paradis

"Over there, in Europe, all was shame and anger. Here it was exile or solitude, among these languid and agitated madmen who danced in order to die." - Albert Camus

"I felt that my views and philosophies had been changed overnight. The philosophies that i had gladly carved in stone, recited and danced upon." - Cecelia Ahern

"He danced on the knife's edge between awareness and sleep. When he dreamt like this, he was a king. The world was his to bend. His to burn." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Ay, tear her tattered ensign down! Long has it waved on high, And many an eye has danced to see That banner in the sky." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Ay, here her tattered ensign down! Long has it waved on high, And many an eye has danced to see That banner in the sky." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Within the woods, Whose young and half transparent leaves scarce cast A shade, gray circles of anemones Danced on their stalks." - William Cullen Bryant

"We rode on the winds of the rising storm, We ran to the sounds of the thunder. We danced among the lightning bolts, and tore the world asunder." - Robert Jordan

"It got so that when he closed his eyes, letters and words danced in his mind. He thought of little else during that time." - Christopher Paolini

"That party last night was awfully crazy I wish we taped it I danced my ass off and had this one girl completely..." - Asher Roth

"While they danced they came over them the weariness with the world, the melancholy, the pity one for the other, which is the exultation of love." - William Butler Yeats

"I'll be back 'round again, yes, I'll walk in time with you, old friend. And we'll find that place that we had danced in so long ago." - Dave Matthews

"The nature of my compulsion was such that I danced in my sleep. The entire household was sometimes awakened by loud thumping sounds coming from my room." - Gelsey Kirkland

"September morn Do you remember how we danced that night away Two lovers playing scenes from some romantic play September morning still can make me feel this way." - Neil Diamond

"[The dancing] was a challenge. It was fun, though. I was nervous, at first, because I danced so long ago that it was weird picking it back up." - Evan Rachel Wood

"I loved her not for the way she danced with my angels, but for the way the sound of her name could silence my demons." - Christopher Poindexter

"The stag at eve had drunk his fill, Where danced the moon on Monan's rill, And deep his midnight lair had made In lone Glenartney's hazel shade." - Walter Scott

"One only leaf upon the top of a tree - the sole remaining leaf - danced round and round like a rag blown by the wind." - Dorothy Wordsworth

"I could have danced all night! And still have begged for more. I could have spread my wings And done a thousand things I've never done before." - Alan Jay Lerner

"I have a strong dance background. I danced from age five till 18, and that helps a lot. Doing a fight routine is like doing a dance routine." - Yvonne Strahovski

"Mary kept the belt of love, and oh, but she was gay! She danced a jig, she sung a song that took my heart away." - William Allingham

"He danced on the knife's edge between awareness and sleep. When he dreamt like this, he was a king. The world was his to bend. His to burn." - Maggie Stiefvater

"The waves beside them danced; but they Out-did the sparkling waves in glee: A poet could not but be gay, In such a jocund company." - William Wordsworth

"Then take me on your knee, mother; And listen, mother of mine. A hundred fairies danced last night, And the harpers they were nine." - Mary Howitt

"...her queen danced like a flame in the wind, and the mercurial king like the weight at the center of the earth..." - Megan Whalen Turner

"I've danced all over the world, and people are people. We cannot cut off from each other in life. In order to lead, you can't do that." - Judith Jamison

"I've never danced professionally as a ballet dancer, but all of my training is ballet, and I am a Fosse dancer." - Bebe Neuwirth

"'Singin' in the Rain' was the one for me. Yeah. I mean, Gene Kelly could just sway and never fall. He'd just sway and sway as he danced." - Vanessa Paradis

"You wouldn't know a clue if it danced in front of you with a T-Shirt that read 'I'm a clue" - Eoin Colfer

"I was in the movies. I danced, I sang, I learned to work in front of a camera. It was like being in a repertory company." - Robert Wagner

"I danced growing up. I had two friends of mine that, actually, one of them wound up dancing with Alvin Ailey." - Lisa Ann Walter

"I've always danced and exercised. I can't imagine not doing it. I'll be Martha Graham in my 90s doing contractions on the floor." - Madonna Ciccone

"I got into a Broadway show before I ever sang and danced. I learned how after I got in the show." - Dick Van Dyke

"When Ginger Rogers danced with Astaire, it was the only time in the movies when you looked at the man, not the woman." - Gene Kelly

"Playing President Clinton (in Primary Colors) was risky and challenging. Some people thought Saturday Night Fever was risky, because no one had danced in movies for years." - John Travolta

"When break dancing was out, I break danced. When rapping was the thing, I freestyled rap on the street and battled and all that kind of stuff." - Mekhi Phifer

"I danced with the London Festival at Covent Garden. I'm a ballerina by trade; I'm a ballerina who sings by the way." - Jane Seymour

"I have a strong dance background. I danced from age five until 18, and that helps a lot. Doing a fight routine is like doing a dance routine." - Yvonne Strahovski

"When I was young, my mom realized I could dance and hold a beat, and I really danced just for fun. It was good exercise." - Tom Holland

"The Indian danced on alone. The crowd clapped up the beat. The Indian danced with a chair. The crowd went crazy. The band faded. The crowd cheered. The Indian held up his hands for silence as if to make a speech. Looking at the band and then the crowd, the Indian said, "Well, what're you waiting for? Let's DANCE." - Robert Fulghum

"I have performed for thousands when they found me exotic, the vogue, daring, but I have danced, at any given time, for about ten people... They were the ones that left the theater forever different from the way they were when they came in. All of my long, long life, I have danced for those ten." - Ruth St Denis

"We are writers. We danced with words, as children, in what became familiar patterns. The words became our friends and our companions, and without even saying it aloud, a thought danced with them: I can do this. This is who I am." - Anna Quindlen

"Just as the ancients danced to call upon the spirits in nature, we too can dance to find the spirits within ourselves that have been long buried and forgotten." - Anna Halprin

"Clouds of insects danced and buzzed in the golden autumn light, and the air was full of the piping of the song-birds. Long, glinting dragonflies shot across the path, or hung tremulous with gauzy wings and gleaming bodies." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Many of the shows I danced in don't exist on film, but they do exist in the memories of those who were in the theater for that single moment in time. And nothing can replace that." - Chita Rivera

"Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings.... And, while with lifting mind I've trod The high, untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my hand and touched the face of God." - John Gillespie Magee, Jr.

"Like anybody else of my era, I listened to a whole lot of Michael Jackson. I guess I was probably inspired by the way he danced, and the way he sang, and his image." - Ketch Secor

"For we have thought the longer thoughts And gone the shorter way. And we have danced to devils' tunes, Shivering home to pray; To serve one master in the night, Another in the day." - Ernest Hemingway

"Spring came late, but when it came it was hand-in-hand with summer, and almost at once everything was baking and warm, and in the villages the people danced every night on concrete dancing floors under the plane trees..." - Nancy Mitford

"We danced. Remember? I was so proud to have you there, in my arms,in front of other people. Even if you did look like you were having a seizure." - Kiera Cass

"For we have thought the longer thoughts And gone the shorter way. And we have danced to devil's tunes Shivering home to pray; I take you now and for always, For always is always now." - Philip Larkin



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