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Dancing In The Church Quotes


"Growing up in Jamaica, the Pentecostal church wasn't that fiery thing you might think. It was very British, very proper. Hymns. No dancing. Very quiet. Very fundamental." - Grace Jones

"Fluttering and dancing in the breeze." - William Wordsworth

"We're all dancing in the darkness." - Traci Lords

"Dancing is the last word in life. In dancing one draws nearer to oneself." - Jean Dubuffet

"I was reared in the church, in the Presbyterian Church." - Billy Graham

"The emperor is in the Church, not about the Church." - Ambrose

"The emperor is in the Church, not above the Church." - Saint Ambrose

"I believe in dancing." - Robert Fulghum

"The Church in England is the Church of England." - Joseph Barber Lightfoot

"In singing and dancing is the voice of the Law." - Hakuin Ekaku

"Dancing: The Highest Intelligence in the Freest Body." - Isadora Duncan

"We are all shitty little snowflakes dancing in the universe." - Lewis Black

"I'm a slave for you. Dancing in the dark." - Britney Spears

"Dancing in the strip club, Not the dancing, but the being naked was excruciatingly scary for me." - Mary Steenburgen

"I started dancing when I was 3 in Toledo, Ohio, and started hip-hop dancing at the age of 7." - Alyson Stoner

"The church is in the hope business." - John Ortberg

"The Christian church was born in song." - Ralph P. Martin

"I was raised in the church." - Kenny Rogers

"Hey, I was raised in the church." - Cheech Marin

"If the church is what it should be, young people will be there. But they will not just 'be there' - they will be there with the blowing of horns and the clashing of high-sounding cymbals, and they will come dancing with flowers in their hair." - Francis Schaeffer

"Somewhere, the zebra is dancing." - Garth Stein

"Interpreting the dance: young women in white dancing in a ring can only be virgins; old women in black dancing in a ring can only be witches; but middle-aged women in colors, square dancing...?" - Mason Cooley

"Let there be dancing in the streets, drinking in the saloons, and necking in the parlor." - Groucho Marx

"I can see lights in the distance trembling in the dark cloak of night Candles and lanterns are dancing, dancing a waltz on All Souls Night." - Loreena McKennitt

"I can see lights in the distance Trembling in the dark cloak of night Candles and lanterns are dancing, dancing A waltz on All Souls Night." - Loreena McKennitt

"I grew up in the church. I was raised in the church." - Quinton Aaron

"Paris is the happiest city in the world tonight. All Paris is dancing in the streets." - Larry LeSueur

"In fact, my parents were church people; my father was a deacon in the church." - Tina Turner

"You don't go dancing in the day. You don't go golfing in the night." - Mark Mckinney

"Where Christ erecteth his church, the divell in the same church-yarde will have his chappell." - Richard Bancroft

"Growing up in Boston and dancing in the streets, you see a lot of things." - Danny Wood

"Though you see a Church-man ill, yet continue in the Church still." - George Herbert

"I'm happiest in an empty church. I love the smell of a church." - Michael Patrick King

"Anne came dancing home in the purple winter twilight across the snowy places." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Be fully in the moment,open yourself to the powerful energies dancing around you." - Ernest Hemingway

"Will the dancing Hitlers please wait in the wings, we are only seeing singing Hitlers." - Mel Brooks

"The people on the train with me don't know it, but in my head I'm dancing." - Wendy Mass

"Is the Church of England an Anglican church? The church did not start in Canterbury, the church did not start in Rome. Whether Canterbury is Anglican or not is immaterial. We are Anglicans. They are the Church of England." - Peter Akinola

"We are dancing in the hollow of nothingness. We are one flesh, but separated like stars." - Henry Miller

"Dancing is the only activity in which almost all ages and both sexes participate." - Margaret Mead

"Singing and dancing alone will not advance one in the world." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Intoxication is calculated to put heart into the elderly and give them delight in dancing." - Michel De Montaigne

"To many a youth and many a maid, dancing in the chequer'd shade." - John Milton

"She'll make you take your clothes off and go dancing in the rain." - Ricky Martin

"I want to see peace dancing in the heart of every human being." - Prem Rawat

"In this court the parties changed positions as nimbly as if dancing a quadrille." - Robert H. Jackson

"Thinking has to be learned in the way dancing has to be learned." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Jamaica is so musical, diverse and so extreme, from people singing in the streets to dancing." - Kreesha Turner

"Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail." - Clive James

"But in reality we are accompanied by the whole dancing universe." - Ruth St Denis

"It's hard thinking about Iraq at night when I'm dancing with transvestites in the afternoon." - Jerry Springer

"The first rule to living in America is 'Stop tap dancing, you fool!'." - Ryan Stiles

"I love dancing. It's one of my favorite things in the whole world." - Allison Williams

"In dancing with the enemy one follows his steps even if counting under one's breath." - Breyten Breytenbach

"I was a clubber in the Nineties. I went dancing every week." - Grant Morrison

"If we admit instrumental musick in the worship of God, how can we resist the imposition of all the instruments used among the ancient Jews?-yea, dancing as well as playing, and several other Judaic actions? or, how can we decline a whole rabble of church-officers, necessary to be introduced for instrumental musick, whereof our Lord Jesus Christ hath left us no manner of direction?" - Cotton Mather

"If we admit instrumental musick in the worship of God, how can we resist the imposition of all the instruments used among the ancient Jews?-yea, dancing as well as playing, and several other Judaic actions? or, how can we decline a whole rabble of church-officers, necessary to be introduced for instrumental musick, whereof our Lord Jesus Christ hath left us no manner of direction?" - Cotton Mather

"The church is in Christ, as Eve was in Adam." - Richard Hooker

"No talent lies in my dancing." - Emilia Clarke

"In the visible church the true Christians are invisible." - Proverbs

"Dancing is the poetry of the foot." - John Dryden

"If the presence of God is in the church, the church will draw the world in. If the presence of God is not in the church, the world will draw the church out." - Charles Grandison Finney

"Leadership in church is one of the biggest challenges that the Church is facing because without strong leadership, the church rarely lives out its redemptive potentials." - Bill Hybels

"There's nobody who doesn't have problems with the church, because there's sin in the church. But there's no other place to be a Christian except the church." - Eugene H Peterson

"Maybe you are the key to revival in your church." - Leonard Ravenhill

"That's so cute! They have birdbaths in the church!" - Hilary Duff

"Art in the Church fundamentally exists for evangelization" - Pope Francis

"You will find God in the church of your choice." - Bob Dylan

"Any opportunity to serve in the Church is a blessing." - Lance B. Wickman

"Integrating in the Church doesn't mean receiving communion." - Pope Francis

"I believe in the separation of church and planet." - Eric Idle

"Dancing is the body made poetic." - Ernst Bacon

"Dancing is the normal prelude to intercourse." - Sylvia Plath

"Dancing well is the best revenge" - Allegra Kent

"Dancing is the world's favorite metaphor." - Kristy Nilsson

"I came out of the womb dancing." - Rutina Wesley

"I came out the womb dancing." - Michael K Williams

"'Dancing with the Stars' is awesome." - Sabrina Bryan

"I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church." - Thomas Paine

"The high ideals and promises you once dressed the future in are dancing in the embers with the wind." - Jackson Browne

"I'm not denouncing the church, and I'm not interested in people who want me to denounce the church. It's not a church worthy of denouncing." - Barack Obama

"It is better to think of church in the ale-house than to think of the ale-house in church." - Martin Luther

"In all cases, the Church is to be judged by the Scripture, not the Scripture by the Church." - John Wesley

"The National Catholic Register's coverage of the Church universal, and the Church in our own country, is splendid." - Timothy M. Dolan

"The Church of England is the only church in the world that interferes neither with your politics nor your religion" - Anthony Trollope

"Dancing brings an endlessness in which nothing matters but to go on dancing - in a room, till the walls disappear - in the open, till the sky, moving as you dance, seems to cleave and let you through." - Dorothy Richardson

"One thing and one thing alone keeps us from complete decay in this hour - the church, the true Church." - Leonard Ravenhill

"A missional church is a church that must live the dialectic. It must stay in the journey." - Alan Hirsch

"I do object to the sensationalism or even the voyeurism of doing things in church or out of church." - Pierre Trudeau

"By the time we get to church, I need church cuz I've been yelled at by everyone in the family." - Jeff Foxworthy

"When a church is faithless to its duties, the real church is outside its walls, in the community." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Beating Newt Gingrich in a popularity contest is like beating Stephen Hawking in 'Dancing with the Stars.'" - Bill Maher

"Good-breeding is as necessary a quality in conversation, to accomplish all the rest, as grace in motion and dancing." - William Temple

"A nation with their freezers full are dancing in their seats, while outside another nation is sleeping in the streets." - Billy Bragg

"I heard the spring light whisper Above the dancing stream, The world is made forever in likeness of a dream." - Bliss Carman

"I work in between the cracks, where the voice starts dancing, where the body starts singing, where theater becomes cinema." - Meredith Monk

"One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet's curtain calls is the Royal Ballet's dancing." - Clive Barnes

"Magic birds were dancing in the mystic marsh. The grass swayed with them, and the shallow waters, and the earth fluttered under them. The earth was dancing with the cranes, and the low sun, and the wind and sky." - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

"I love dancing; I adore salsa dancing and wish I could be in a Broadway chorus." - Mary Gordon

"A Church that has lost its voice for justice is a Church that has lost its relevance in the world." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"I did not grow up in the church. I'm not a church-goer now. I'm a very spiritual person." - Malcolm D Lee

"I grew up in the United Methodist Church, and church was always a very big part of my growing up." - Hilarie Burton

"Everything in dancing is style, allusion, the essence of many thoughts and feelings. The abstraction of many moments." - Alvin Ailey

"...all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill in dancing." - Moliere

"I was always the one leading the way in terms of wanting to do acting, singing and dancing." - Gugu Mbatha-Raw

"All dancing is now is standing in place and letting the devil of the music enter you." - John Updike

"Happy, happy, happy for all that God hath done, Glad of all the little leaves dancing in the sun." - Alfred Noyes

"Bright colours in the west, giant butterflies dancing as night crept like a cripple toward the east." - Roberto Bolano

"Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another." - Anonymous

"That is what war is and dancing it is forward and back, when one is out walking one wants not to go back the way they came but in dancing and in war it is forward and back." - Gertrude Stein

"I was in Rent, for Gods sake. The closest we came to stunts was dancing on a table." - Jesse L Martin

"Sold my soul long ago, nothing left to choose. I will follow Satan. Dancing in the dark." - Lana Del Rey

"Every child, everywhere; in the whole world there was not one child who was not gravely, sweetly dancing." - Nathanael West

"Without dancing you can never attain a perfectly graceful carriage, which is of the highest importance in life." - Benjamin Disraeli

"My energy just couldn't stop dancing. I was caught up in the music of struggle, and i wanted to dance." - Assata Shakur

"My energy just could' stop dancing. I was caught up in the music of struggle, and i wanted to dance." - Assata Shakur

"We granted certiorari, and in this Court the parties changed positions as nimbly as if dancing a quadrille." - Robert Jackson

"I was a breakdancer as a kid. I was on one of the top break dancing teams in Australia." - Manu Bennett

"I spend at least a couple hours a day in the studio, every day, whether I'm dancing or not." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"I was in 'Rent,' for God's sake. The closest we came to stunts was dancing on a table." - Jesse L Martin

"My energy just couldn't stop dancing. I was caught up in the music of struggle, and i wanted to dance." - Assata Shakur

"From my opinion, 'geisha' means a woman skilled in the arts, like dancing, singing and playing musical instruments,." - Zhang Ziyi

"When I did 'Dancing With the Stars,' everyone in Hollywood was saying I had too much muscle." - Hope Solo

"I still feel like the 10-year-old dancing in front of her mirror, mostly to 'No Strings Attached.'" - Betty Who

"Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The only time I've ever danced every day was during 'Dancing with the Stars' and in the two-week rehearsal for 'Dirty Dancing,' and that was only to do a particular dance." - Jennifer Grey

"He never sleeps, the judge. He is dancing, dancing. He says that he will never die." - Cormac Mccarthy

"The secret to dancing is that it is about everything except dancing." - Martha Graham

"I love to dance and I'd love to be saying goodbye to my friends while the band was playing and they were dancing...I want them to remember I was a dancing man in my day." - Benjamin Spock

"I think 'Tap Dogs' has lasted so long because people have a natural interest in tap dancing. This form of dancing can't be dated, it's such an intriguing form of dance because the feet are also an an instrument." - Adam Garcia

"Man, Coach Brown, he's so relaxed. We've seen that guy dancing this week at practice and he's dancing in the locker room. It brings tears to guys' eyes and brings happiness to everybody." - Vince Young

"When it comes to acting, you really have to create movement which in some ways is dancing. And dancing, I feel is very important to act as well. I wouldn't put one over the other." - Harry Shum Jr

"On Saturday night, I would see men lusting after half-naked girls dancing at the carnival, and on Sunday morning when I was playing organ for tent-show evangelists at the other end of the carnival lot, I would see these same men sitting in the pews with their wives and children, asking God to forgive them and purge them of carnal desires. And the next Saturday they'd be back at the carnival or some other place of indulgence. I knew then that the Christian church thrives on hypocrisy, and that man's carnal nature will out no matter how much it is purged or scoured by any white-light religion." - Anton Szandor LaVey

"My friends they were dancing here in the streets of Huntsville when our first satellite orbited the Earth. They were dancing again when the first Americans landed on the Moon. I'd like to ask you, don't hang up your dancing slippers." - Wernher Von Braun

"[M]an has been accustomed, ever since he was a boy, to having a dozen incompatible philosophies dancing about together inside his head. He doesn't think of doctrines as primarily "true" or "false," but as "academic" or "practical," "outworn" or "contemporary," "conventional" or "ruthless." Jargon, not argument, is your best ally in keeping him from the Church. Don't waste time trying to make him think that materialism is true! Make him think it is strong or stark or courageous-that it is the philosophy of the future. That's the sort of thing he cares about." - C S Lewis

"Obviously, there's the seedy side of the strip club world and pole dancing. But, pole dancing, as an art form, is really beautiful. It's been hyper-sexualized because it's associated with strippers, but if you think about it, just in terms of other kinds of dancing, they're using an instrument to create these amazing dance forms." - Megalyn Echikunwoke

"When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I'd sing in the church." - Enya

"Music originally had a social function. You were in church, in a concert hall, a marching band; you were dancing. I'm concerned that music could be too separated from its roots and just become a pleasure-giving experience, like a drug." - Oliver Sacks

"No service in the Church or in the community transcends that given in the home." - Boyd K. Packer

"We knowingly chose to protest in the Christ the Savior Cathedral, the most important church in the country, to denounce the connection between the church and Putin." - Yekaterina Samutsevich

"All Church power arises from the indwelling of the Spirit; therefore those in whom the Spirit dwells are the seat of Church power. But the Spirit dwells in the whole Church, and therefore the whole Church is the seat of Church power." - Charles Hodge

"Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church; by means of that prayer the Church prays, since it is the Holy Spirit living in the Church, Who in every single soul 'prays in us with unspeakable groanings'." - Edith Stein

"I know I always say my occupation is not dancing, but dancing is in my heart, dancing makes me feel good." - Lil' Kim

"The local church is the outcrop of the church universal." - Peter T. Forsyth

"The local church is the outcrop of the church universal." - Peter Forsyth

"It's time for a new Reformation in the Church-to call the Church back to the authority of the Word of God, beginning in Genesis." - Ken Ham

"I looked for the church and I found it in the world; I looked for the world and I found it in the church." - Horatius Bonar

"We must reinstate Jesus in the rightful place which belongs to Him in the church; or the church will soon be driven into the wilderness." - Thomas March Clark

"It appears likely that there was no normative pattern of church government in the apostolic age, and that the organizational structure of the church is no essential element in the theology of the church." - George Eldon Ladd

"The Church in the colonies is the white people's Church, the foreigner's Church. She does not call the native to God's ways but to the ways of the white man, of the master, of the oppressor." - Frantz Fanon



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