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When I was 12 years old, someone took me to see Martha Graham. It was nothing like what I thought of as serious dancing and even then I knew I was having a great experience. It was as if somebody was moving through space like no one ever did before.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


The Dancer believes that his art has something to say which cannot be expressed in words or in any other way than by dancing.
~By Doris Humphrey ~


When you're dancing, you're dancing for people to see.
~By Pharrell Williams ~


I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while.
~By Blair Underwood ~


One of my favorite stories was Black Orchid, because it was so different from all the others. I especially enjoyed dancing the Charleston. I have always been keen on dancing.
~By Sarah Sutton ~


You get a show where people are jumping up and dancing, but it's not a critical event in the sense of profound catharsis. Essentially it's celebratory.
~By Archie Shepp ~


I went to dance classes from 9 in the morning until 1, then to school from 3 to 10 at night, always under the threat that if I failed a single course I could forget about dancing.
~By Victoria Abril ~


Every act I see, their whole act is choreographed. I'm sick of seeing these dancers. The only reason they have them is they don't have enough talent to get people dancing themselves.
~By Ronnie Spector ~


Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother.
~By Barry Humphries ~


Dancing was always part of my culture growing up in Barbados. When I shot my 1st video I worked really hard with my choreographer to perfect the routines.
~By Rihanna ~


Finally, you get the job, and you think you'll be dancing on the ceiling, but I just wanted to go take a nap. It was just like a weight had been lifted off or something.
~By Josh Duhamel ~


But in reality we are accompanied by the whole dancing universe.
~By Ruth St. Denis ~


You have to be aware. Like, I'm not going to do any downhill skiing. It looks like a whole lot of fun, but I'm not going to risk breaking a leg. I want to be dancing the way I'm dancing now for 30 more years.
~By Bebe Neuwirth ~


Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing, dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality; and for one ray of sun shining on the hut, the rest of the village remains in the dark.
~By Simone Schwarz-Bart ~


Once you are dancing with the devil, the prettiest capers won't help you.
~By E. T. A. Hoffmann ~


The interesting thing is that I found scenes which I put together which could appeal to almost every woman, or apply to almost every woman after the war. Falling in love, dancing, marrying.
~By Maximilian Schell ~


In my 50s I'll be dancing at my children's weddings.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


Well, I was going to school in Germany. And in my free time I was dancing.
~By Heidi Klum ~


I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls.
~By Gene Kelly ~


What I remember most about junior homecoming was my date getting sick afterwards. That kinda sucked. Then, senior year, someone got gum in her hair when we were dancing. She had to get one of the chaperones to take her to the office and cut up her hair. I felt really bad for her, but it worked out fine.
~By James Lafferty ~


I get amazed, I can't look at it but about 10 seconds, at these politicians dancing around this, dancing around this, I'm trying to find a correct name for it, this utter absolute, asinine, idiotic stupidity of men marrying men.
~By Jimmy Swaggart ~


I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain; it was enough to say and imagine what was in the script. It was very easy for me.
~By Victoria Abril ~


I commissioned this artist to make these silver tomahawks by hand. Larry Sellers, who plays Cloud Dancing on the show, blessed and cleansed them and all.
~By Joe Lando ~


As an actor, I've grown considerably. It's taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I've really opened up a lot.
~By Sanjay Dutt ~


I did my homework and didn't go out much, and had a very highly developed kitsch fantasy life where I dreamed of being a dancing girl.
~By Emily Mortimer ~


Dancing came easy to me.
~By Hedda Hopper ~


Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time.
~By Ginger Rogers ~


It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved.
~By Linda Lavin ~


Some people come in and really freak. There's movement everywhere, even a dancing housekeeper!
~By Tom Bergeron ~


All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can't design anything without thinking of how a woman's body will look and move when she's wearing it.
~By Vera Wang ~


Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
~By Steve Martin ~


I would have to challenge the term, modern dance. I don't really use that term in relation to my work. I simply think of it as dancing. I think of it as moving.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


Dancing on 'Dancing With The Stars' really broadened my fan base. I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, 'You're so brave. I can't believe you put yourself out there like that'. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren't the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too.
~By Monique Coleman ~


I was out dancing with one actress or another. And that got press. Even when it didn't, the whole town knew I was a dancing fool, and since I couldn't very well dance with a man, they saw me dancing with a lady, and they assumed the rest.
~By Cesar Romero ~


The user's going to pick dancing pigs over security every time.
~By Bruce Schneier ~


Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry.
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


It wasn't so much destroying my dancing, it was destroying me.
~By Tracey Emin ~


To achieve some depth in your field requires a lot of sacrifices. Want to or not, you're thinking about what you're doing in life-in my case, dancing.
~By Mikhail Baryshnikov ~


Dance is bigger than the physical body. When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that; you're dancing spirit.
~By Judith Jamison ~


We were doing the dance routine and I dislocated my knee. I've been doing stunts for a long time and it's kind of weird that I'd dislocate my knee just dancing.
~By Verne Troyer ~


Dancing, apart to music with a beat, is my legacy.
~By Chubby Checker ~


It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
~By Rod Serling ~


Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
~By John Dryden ~


The rewards of dancing are very different from choreographing.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic.
~By John James Audubon ~


In point of substantial merit the law school belongs in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


I got too fed up with films that didn't make you think. I liked the idea of one that you'd have to be dancing around with. I like my mind to be engaged when I watch a film.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
~By Matt Groening ~


Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it's really difficult.
~By Robert Palmer ~


Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
~By Henny Youngman ~


Scriptures and creeds may come to seem incredible, but faith will still go dancing on.
~By Sydney Carter ~


Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems and will probably phase out to some extent.
~By Kenneth H. Cooper ~


My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it.
~By Dan Fogelberg ~


On my fifth film, it was then that I stopped dancing.
~By Victoria Abril ~


Ever since I was a little kid, whenever my parents would have company over, I would put on shows, whether they would be magic shows, singing shows, dancing shows, little skits.
~By Ellen Muth ~


Dancing is a tough career, but I'm glad I spent it at the Royal Ballet.
~By Deborah Bull ~


If you look at my eyes when I'm dancing, you'll see that glazed look.
~By Ben Stiller ~


A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
~By Hal Borland ~


And we had a DJ - my childhood friend from Chicago came to be the DJ at our party out in LA. It was a party, rockin' and rolling, and it was dancing and fun. For me it was different; just to have family with us.
~By Jami Gertz ~


I started formal piano training when I was 4. From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it, folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of dancing seemed a good way to have it.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


Dancing is my obsession. My life.
~By Mikhail Baryshnikov ~


I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
~By William James ~


The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing.
~By Norman Granz ~


I'm more into beats than rhymes. I'm a huge fan of anything touched by the Neptunes. Dancing is kind of my thing. I go out with my friends as often as I can on the weekends, and I'm always drawn to girls with rhythm.
~By David Gallagher ~


Dancing's not always stressful, but I always make sure that I'm prepared as I can be, both physically, mentally, and practically.
~By Deborah Bull ~


The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


I've had a few arguments with people, but I never carry a grudge. You know why? While you're carrying a grudge, they're out dancing.
~By Buddy Hackett ~


I have not wanted to intimidate audiences. I have not wanted my dancing to be an elitist form. That doesn't mean I haven't wanted it to be excellent.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


I'm proud of my Irish heritage and culture and this show will feature a lot of Irish dancing.
~By Michael Flatley ~


I've learned one thing about life. We're a good deal like that ball, dancing on the fountain. We know as little about the forces that move us, and move the world around us, as that empty ball does.
~By Ardel Wray ~


I don't see my dancing or acting as two separate things. I don't define them separately, so I can't say one has helped the other, It's all the same thing. More than anything I love being on stage and performing.
~By Bebe Neuwirth ~


I've always believed that the facts about dancing are more interesting than the myths, and this was a great chance for me to explore how the human body does such incredible things.
~By Deborah Bull ~


Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.
~By Christopher Morley ~


At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


So many dancers paint. I used to paint. I started again recently. While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career. Start something else that makes use of your creative ability because if you don't you will die inside as a person.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


Exactly the same with dancing, you can't dance until you've learnt steps, the things your feet can do.
~By Ninette de Valois ~


Once I started dancing, I was not the spoiled brat or the rebellious child that I was as a child.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life.
~By Paul A. Volcker ~


They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head.
~By Terence ~


I knew I was happy when I was dancing.
~By Ajay Naidu ~


Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness.
~By Henry Fielding ~


One out of forty American men wears women's clothing. We've had more than forty presidents. One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress.
~By Allison Janney ~


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


Around 7 years old, we girls took dancing lessons, joined the Brownies, the Girl Scouts, the 4H Club.
~By Ruth Buzzi ~


I think probably the only thing that is around in these songs is that I was really lonely when I wrote a lot of them. But it was really by my own choosing because I was devoting myself to songwriting and dancing and I wasn't really going out and seeing people.
~By Kate Bush ~


Modern dancing is old fashioned.
~By Samuel Goldwyn ~


And I just thought, this is what I want to be. And I knew that dancing would be my chosen profession.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God.
~By Martha Graham ~


I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule.
~By Horace Walpole ~


David Lee Roth had the idea that if you covered a successful song, you were half way home. C'mon - Van Halen doing 'Dancing in the Streets'? It was stupid. I started feeling like I would rather bomb playing my own songs than be successful playing someone else's music.
~By Eddie Van Halen ~


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.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


What in heaven's name is strange about a grandmother dancing nude? I'll bet lots of grandmothers do it.
~By Sally Rand ~


I have had so many great moments, but I would have to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such a unique and passionate experience for me. It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age, that I would not want to try to replicate it again now.
~By William Kempe ~


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


The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers.
~By Louise Brown ~

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