Quotations on Dancing

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Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: Fitness, Dancing, Exercise, Forget, Fun)

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.
- Victoria Abril
(Keywords: Dance, Dancing, Forget, Night, School)

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.
- Victoria Abril
(Keywords: Work, Dancing, Pain)

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
- Laurie Anderson
(Keywords: Architecture, Music, Dancing, Writing)

I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around.
- Fred Astaire
(Keywords: Dance, Dancing, Desire, Feet)

Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic.
- John James Audubon
(Keywords: Work, Dancing, Geography, Mathematics)

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Art, Dancing, Living, Wrestling)

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.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Keywords: Life, Dancing, Thinking, Want)

Dancing is my obsession. My life.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Keywords: Life, Dancing, Obsession)

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.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Poetry, Music, Dance, Being, Dancing, Merit)

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.
- Jean Baudrillard
(Keywords: Women, Dancing, Faces)

I could name a few songs and say exactly what summer they came out and what boy I thought I was in love with when I was fourteen years old, but I think that music used to be really more a part of the culture when people went out dancing in a different way than they do now.
- Ann Beattie
(Keywords: Love, Music, Thought, People, Culture, Dancing, Name, Now, Old, Songs, Summer, Years)

Every band had their own distinctive sound, but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models.
- Ruben Blades
(Keywords: Music, Dancing, Pretty, Sound)

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.
- Hal Borland
(Keywords: Heart, Dancing, Fire, Tongue)

It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print.
- Louise Brown
(Keywords: Belief, Dancing, Girls)

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.
- Deborah Bull
(Keywords: Body, Chance, Dancing, Facts, Myths)

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.
- Kate Bush
(Keywords: People, Dancing, Lonely, Songs)

If you're in a company, you're dancing from 9 a.m. till 7 in the evening, and then you go home and get in a hot tub and get some Epsom salts and try to get your body goin' again. There's no social life, no anything.
- Neve Campbell
(Keywords: Home, Life, Body, Company, Dancing, Evening)

There's no dancing girls. We're kinda like secondary to the thing. It's a story about these two guys that are in love with this one girl and how it unfolds and what happens.
- Eric Carr
(Keywords: Love, Dancing, Girls)

Scriptures and creeds may come to seem incredible, but faith will still go dancing on.
- Sydney Carter
(Keywords: Faith, Dancing, May, Will)

Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man; therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Act, Custom, Dancing, Man, May, Mind)

There was just this amazing individuality. It's just a whole different world of optimism and fearlessness, women taking off their bras and dancing around naked, and a political hopefulness and involvement.
- Jill Clayburgh
(Keywords: Women, Optimism, Dancing, Individuality, World)

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.
- Monique Coleman
(Keywords: Women, Boys, Dancing, Fun, Now, Stars)

I sat in at every club in New York City, jamming with musicians, because it felt right - and because it felt right and we were having fun - the people dancing and sipping their drinks in the clubs felt it too and it made them smile.
- Ray Conniff
(Keywords: People, Dancing, Drinks, Fun, Musicians, Right, Smile)

Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.
- Mason Cooley
(Keywords: Happiness, Dancing, Running)

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.
- Katherine Dunham
(Keywords: Change, People, Dance, Dancing, Limitations)

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.
- Katherine Dunham
(Keywords: Ability, Career, Dancing, Will)

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.
- Sanjay Dutt
(Keywords: Actor, Dancing, Romantic, Years)

Oh, well, my first love is comedy or singing and dancing.
- Dick Van Dyke
(Keywords: Love, Comedy, Dancing, First, First love, Singing)

I grew up being into sports and I wasn't trained to move my body in the right way for dancing. I'm the last one to get any moves correct. In rehearsals it's always, 'OK, one more take for Zac.'
- Zac Efron
(Keywords: Sports, Being, Body, Dancing, Right)

Dancing is my number one love. That was my first goal as a child. I would love to do stage, maybe do Chicago. I love being in front of an audience. It's so stimulating. I also love to barbecue.
- Carmen Electra
(Keywords: Love, Goal, Being, Chicago, Dancing, First)

I looked about me once again, and suddenly the dancing horses without number changed into animals of every kind and into all the fowls that are, and these fled back to the four quarters of the world from whence the horses came, and vanished.
- Black Elk
(Keywords: Animals, Dancing, Horses, World)

The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite.
- Henry Ellis
(Keywords: Art, Architecture, Lie, Beginning, Building, Dancing, End, First)

The first Matrix genius, the second one, what's up with the dancing? I haven't even seen the third one.
- Ethan Embry
(Keywords: Genius, Dancing, First)

That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Work, People, Opportunity, Commitment, Dancing, Famous)

The particular ballet was not so important as the fact that I was physically healthy, and capable of getting out there and dancing as often as possible.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Ballet, Dancing, Fact)

There is pain and sacrifice in everyone's world. That's why, when I was dancing, I had no pain.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Dancing, Pain, World)

And I just thought, this is what I want to be. And I knew that dancing would be my chosen profession.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Thought, Dancing, Profession, Want)

I could work out a lot of my emotions by going to class and dancing.
- Suzanne Farrell
(Keywords: Work, Class, Dancing, Emotions)

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.
- Leslie Fiedler
(Keywords: Experience, Thought, Dancing, Nothing, Old, Space, Years)

I'm proud of my Irish heritage and culture and this show will feature a lot of Irish dancing.
- Michael Flatley
(Keywords: Culture, Dancing, Irish, Will)

In my 50s I'll be dancing at my children's weddings.
- Michael J. Fox
(Keywords: Children, Dancing, Weddings)

We get these overzealous young men and their girlfriends. It's happened occasionally where one of them will lean up against the front of the stage and the guy is behind her, and it starts off as just dancing and then it gets into something more.
- Chris Frantz
(Keywords: Men, Dancing, Girlfriends, Will)

I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.
- Morgan Freeman
(Keywords: People, Dancing, Feet, Kids, Will)

If God creates a world of particles and waves, dancing in obedience to mathematical and physical laws, who are we to say that he cannot make use of those laws to cover the surface of a small planet with living creatures?
- Martin Gardner
(Keywords: God, Dancing, Laws, Living, Obedience, World)

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.
- Jami Gertz
(Keywords: Family, Friend, Chicago, Childhood, Dancing, Fun, Party)

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.
- Martha Graham
(Keywords: God, Dance, Dancing, Living, Practice, Principles)

The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing.
- Norman Granz
(Keywords: History, Dancing, First, Jazz, Singing)

Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
- Matt Groening
(Keywords: Love, Dancing, Machine)

I don't remember not dancing. When I realized I was alive and these were my parents, and I could walk and talk, I could dance.
- Gregory Hines
(Keywords: Dance, Dancing, Parents, Talk)

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