Dance Quotes

Some of the dance quotes we have collected over the years.
Please feel free to send in your favourite quotes about dance or anything else you really love.

  • “Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.” - Voltaire
  • “It may be possible to do without dancing entirely. Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind.” - Jane Austen (Emma)
  • “While I dance I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole. That is why I dance.” - Hans Bos
  • “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution.” - Emma Goldman
  • “Life is too short too dance with ugly men!”Fridge Magnet
  • “How can we know the dancer from the dance?” - William Butler Yeats
  • “There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.” - Edwin Denby
  • “Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned in your letter, so that I might have something to press against my heart.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • “I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.” - Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance.” - Mr. Miyagi The Next Karate Kid, 1994
  • “We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.” - Japanese Proverb
  • “On with the dance! let joy be unconfined;
    No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet
    To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.” - George Gordon, Lord Byron Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
  • “Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.” - Dave Barry
  • “Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!” - Constanze
  • “The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.” - Agnes de Mille
  • “Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.” - Sweetpea Tyler
  • “Dancers are the messengers of the gods.” - Martha Graham
  • “Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.” - Christopher Morley Kitty Foyle
  • “You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart.” - Unknown
  • “Dancing is the perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.” - Unknown

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