Quotes of Dancing

“ Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom. ”

- Henry Fielding

“ Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport. ”

- Duffy Daugherty

“ 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. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Come and trip it as ye go, On the light fantastic toe. ”

- John Milton

“ My mother had gotten a job as a receptionist at a dancing school and had the idea that we should open our own dancing school; we did, and it prospered. ”

- Gene Kelly

“ Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music. ”

- Angela Monet

“ Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun. ”

- Matt Groening

“ Dancing is like dreaming with your feet! ”

- Constanze

“ Men grow tired of sleep, love, singing and dancing, sooner than war. ”

- Homer

“ Dancing is a 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

“ Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself. ”

- Havelock Ellis

“ Dancing with abandon; turning a tango into a fertility rite. ”

- Marshall Pugh

“ I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up. ”

- Lee Trevino

“ The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing; the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love. ”

- Jane Austen

“ 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

“ I tried to reconstruct just how and why I had stopped dancing years earlier. The turning point for that decision was a six-month sojourn teaching dance in Cuba back in 1970. ”

- Alma Guillermoprieto

“ To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother. ”

- Barry Humphries

“ Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail. ”

- Clive James

“ How can you practice dancing in an airplane? There's a law against it. ”

- George Murphy

“ I was really into dancing, taking six classes a week, and my real dream was to be in a Broadway show. ”

- Natalie Portman

“ Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time. ”

- Don Miguel Ruiz

“ Dancing is a sweat job. ”

- Fred Astaire

“ Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels. ”

- Faith Whittlesey

“ The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word. ”

- Mata Hari

“ The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music… Bodies never lie. ”

- Agnes de Mille

“ Come, knit hands, and beat the ground In a light fantastic round. ”

- John Milton

“ Dancing in the chequer'd shade. ”

- John Milton

“ Those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music. ”

- John Milton

“ Dear creature! — you'd swear When her delicate feet in the dance twinkle round, That her steps are of light, that her home is the air, And she only par complaisance touches the ground. ”

- Thomas Moore
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