Best Dance Quotes

Tango Bohemia's most favorite dance quoteAs you might know from the site header, this is my most favorite dance quote. To be exact, it is the first part of it, the full line isĀ  “Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.” Other expressions (below) are also great:

Movement never lies.
~ Martha Graham

Dancers are the athletes of God.
~Albert Einstein

A day I don’t dance is a day I don’t live.
~ Anonymous Tunisian dancer

Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!
~ Constanze

Only the wise can dance the rhythm of life.
~ Unknown

Nothing is more revealing than movement.
~ Martha Graham

Dancing is a relatively safe form of intoxication.
~ from Copeland & Cohen

Don’t dance for the audience; dance for yourself.
~ Bob Fosse

Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance.
~ Peter Saint James

Everyday I count wasted in which there has been no dancing.
~ Nitzsche

We’re fools whether we dance or not, so might as well dance.
~Japanese Proverb

There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
~ Vicki Baum

Will you, won’te you, will you, won’t you, will you join the dance?
~ Lewis Caroll

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.
~ Epictetus

There are many, many more wonderful quotes about dance and movement. Should you have Your favorites, do send them to me via email or a message from the ‘Contact’ page, and I’ll be happy to include them here (with an attribution, if you wish). I am sure that all dancers of Tango in Atlanta will find them very true. In fact, that reminded me that Jim Bird, our local Tango (and not only) dancer posted a couple of his favorites on the Yahoo Group. Here they are:

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

I’m in heaven
And my heart beats so that
I can hardly speak,
And I seem to find
The happiness I seek
When we’re out together dancing
Cheek to cheek.

~ Irving Berlin

Would be a fun project to write a blog post for every one of these quotes, wouldn’t it? Let’s see if I can master it one day…