General Dance Discussion > Your favorite dance quote...

Discussion in 'General Dance Discussion' started by balletblueyes, Nov 1, 2004.

  1. balletblueyes

    balletblueyes New Member

    :?: What is your favorite dance quote(s)?
     
  2. Hank

    Hank Member

    "Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music."
    - George Bernard Shaw
     
  3. Vince A

    Vince A Active Member

    Any competitor that says: "I compete just for the fun of it!"
     
  4. peachexploration

    peachexploration New Member

    Hello Balletblueyes. Welcome to the DF. :D

    My favorite: Never see Salsa as what you can be, but rather what you are. See it with the soul, not the mind. -Borikensalsero

    :)
     
  5. Danoo

    Danoo New Member

    i like that :)
     
  6. motardmom

    motardmom New Member

    My favorite is one I have read many times here at DF:

    "Dance is not the answer. Dance is the question. Yes is the answer."

    I love it!!!
     
  7. delamusica

    delamusica Active Member

    I don't remember who said it, but:

    "Those who danced were thought insane by those who could not hear the music."
     
  8. Auzzie_Dancer

    Auzzie_Dancer New Member

    "Comparing yourself to another dancer is like comparing apples and oranges because if you both try to be like each other you won't get anywhere"


    Steven Garner.
     
  9. DWise1

    DWise1 Well-Known Member

    How's about a dance quote from a movie?

    Geraldine Chaplin at the end of Hable con Ella ("Talk To Her"):
    "Soy maestra de baile. Nada es sencillo."
    ("I'm a dance teacher [so I know that] nothing is simple.")
     
  10. DancePoet

    DancePoet Well-Known Member

    Can I count my signature quote? ;)
     
  11. Joe

    Joe Well-Known Member

    "Shut up and dance!"
     
  12. Purr

    Purr Well-Known Member

    "Look, spaghetti arms. This is my dance space. This is your dance space. I don't go into yours, you don't go into mine. You gotta hold the frame."

    and

    "Nobody puts Baby in a corner."

    Johnny Castle from the movie Dirty Dancing
     
  13. MacMoto

    MacMoto Active Member

    This is also my favourite!

    Not a quote as such but I also like Sagitta's description of dance as trinity.
     
  14. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    That's coming on this weekend. Bravo, I think. 8)
     
  15. MacMoto

    MacMoto Active Member

    I confess I still haven't seen Dirty Dancing... :oops:
     
  16. squirrel

    squirrel New Member

    You haven't missed much, if you ask me!
     
  17. iluvballroom

    iluvballroom New Member

    I have a favorite quote that was on a shirt I saw. It is.....

    Remember everything that Fred Astair did, Ginger Rodgers did backwards and in high heels.

    I love that quote!!
     
  18. Spitfire

    Spitfire Well-Known Member

    I use it for my sig.
     
  19. Kate

    Kate New Member

    "Dance is Music made Visible."

    "I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance."

    "Why walk, when you can Dance?"
     
  20. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    Hi Kate!!! Nice to see you around. :D
     

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