General Dance Discussion > Your favorite dance quote...

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

  1. Keith & Rita

    Keith & Rita Member

  2. Ms_Sunlight

    Ms_Sunlight New Member

    I'd like to quote the late Mr. Zappa...

    I don't know much about dancin'
    That's why I got this song
    One of my legs is shorter than the other
    And both of my feet's too long
    'Course now right along with 'em
    I got no natural rythem
    But I go dancing every night
    Hoping one day I might get it right!

    --Elena (definitely a dancin' fool!)
  3. Sagitta

    Sagitta Well-Known Member

    I remember writing some poetry about being a dancin' fool... I think... I like it. Welcome to df Ms_Sunlight. :D
  4. Flat Shoes

    Flat Shoes New Member

    It is said that in certain puritan parts of the country, sex while standing is forbidden. It could lead to dancing!
  5. Rosa

    Rosa New Member

    "Do you, do you, do you, do you wanna dance?" John Lennon

    "I have no desire to prove anything by dancing, I just dance, I just put my feet in the air and move them around." Fred Astaire

    Rosa :)
  6. Ms_Sunlight

    Ms_Sunlight New Member

    "Get up offa that thing, and dance till you feel better" James Brown
  7. newbie

    newbie Well-Known Member

    Tango was born one day when sailors tried to dance valz during a storm.
  8. Gumby

    Gumby New Member

    Ballroom Competitors Prayer

    God, grant me the credit to pay for the dance events I cannot afford, the courage to limit myself to the ones I can, and the wisdom to stash money away to make up the difference.
  9. dancersdreamland

    dancersdreamland New Member

    Oooh...there are too many favorites to put them all here. I guess if I can only pick one it will be:

    "Whatever you feel, just dance it!"

    Attributed to "Charlie" in "Center Stage."

    For other great dance quotes, check out
  10. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    :lol: :lol:
  11. limperatrice

    limperatrice New Member

    "Dance is the hidden language of the soul."
    -Martha Graham

    "I have performed for thousands when they found me exotic, the vogue, daring, but I have danced, at any given time, for about ten people.... They were the ones that left the theater forever different from the way they were when they came in. All of my long, long life, I have danced for those ten."
    -Ruth St. Denis

    and then a funny one.....

    "The trouble with nude dancing is that not everything stops when the music stops."
    -Robert Helpmann
  12. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    I wonder why the song lyrics, "Wiggle it just a little bit" keep running through my head. :roll: :lol:
  13. dancemom

    dancemom New Member

    It's my signature line.....
  14. BritishBlackDancer

    BritishBlackDancer New Member

    Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.
    - Martha Graham

    I love this quote :lol:
  15. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    That's a good one. No. A great one. 8) :D
  16. dancersdreamland

    dancersdreamland New Member

    I was at a leadership camp this past week and we stopped in at a local gift shop. One of the ladies with me found a beautiful wall hanging (which I had to purchase, of course), and here's what is said...

    "Where a dancer stands, that spot is holy ground; and where she walks, there are sequins."

    Made me immediately think of belly dance!
  17. Phil Owl

    Phil Owl Well-Known Member

    Let the dance begin and let joy be unconfined--Mark Twain
  18. LucyDiamond

    LucyDiamond Active Member

    This is my first post here. I hope you enjoy my favorite quote as much as I do...

    We don't stop dancing because we grow old...
    We grow old because we stop dancing!

  19. Sagitta

    Sagitta Well-Known Member

    Nice oen Lucy! And welcome to df. :D
  20. yola

    yola New Member

    i actually got tears in my eyes reading this one. Thank you limperatrice!

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