1. “To touch, to move, to inspire. This is the true gift of dance.”
  2. “I’d rather dance…”
  3. “How others see you is not important…how you see yourself means everything”
  4. “Dancing is the poetry of the feet…”
  5. “Dancing with your feet is one thing…dancing with your heart is another.”
  6. “Don’t miss your chance to dance!”
  7. “Never miss a chance to dance…”
  8. “No standing….only dancing!”
  9. “There are shortcuts to happiness…and dancing is one of them.”
  10. “In dancing one draws nearer to one’s self.”
  11. “To touch, to move, to inspire…this is the true gift of dance.”
  12. “Dancing is like dreaming with our feet.”
  13. “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
  14. “Love like you’ll never be hurt,
    Sing like there’s nobody listening,
    And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
  15. “Dance is the hidden language of the soul”
    Martha Graham
  16. “We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”
    ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  18. “Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.”
  19. “To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking”
    ~Agnes De Mille
  20. “The human body is the best work of art.”
    ~Jess C. Scott
  21. “The body says what words cannot.”
  22. “Dancing is flying without wings.”
  23. “A dancer is like an instrument that is playing a song with their body.”
  24. “A dancer is an instrument that plays a song with their body.”
  25. “Courage is grace under pressure.”
    ~Ernest Hemingway
  26. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
    ~Theodore Roosevelt
  27. “It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. ”
    ~Erma Bombeck
  28. “I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.”
    ~Maya Angelou
  29. “Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”
    ~C. JoyBell C.
  30. “It takes courage…to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives.”
    ~Marianne Williamson, Return to Love
  31. “Dancing is the poetry of the foot.”
    ~John Dryden
  32. “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.”
    ~Martha Graham
  33. “To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.”
    ~Agnes De Mille
  34. “Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.”
    ~Ted Shawn, Time, 25 July 1955
  35. “You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart.”
    ~Author Unknown
  36. “Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.”
    ~William Stafford
  37. “How can we know the dancer from the dance?”
    ~William Butler Yeats
  38. “There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.”
    ~Edwin Denby
  39. “Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned in your letter, so that I might have something to press against my heart.”
    ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  40. “I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.”
    ~Friedrich Nietzsche
  41. “We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.”
    ~Japanese Proverb
  42. “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.”
    ~George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage
  43. “Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.”
    ~Dave Barry
  44. “Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!”
  45. “The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.”
    ~Agnes de Mille
  46. “Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.”
    ~Terri Guillemets
  47. “Dancers are the messengers of the gods.”
    ~~Martha Graham
  48. “Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!”
  49. “The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.”
  50. “Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.”
    ~Kurt Vonnegut
  51. “To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.”
    ~Hopi Indian Saying
  52. “I hope you still feel small when you stand beside the ocean
    Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens
    Promise me that you’ll give faith a fighting chance
    And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance I hope you dance.”
  53. “I believe that 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. In each, it is the performance of a dedicated precise set of acts, physical or intellectual, from which comes shape of achievement, a sense of one’s being, a satisfaction of spirit. One becomes, in some area, an athlete of God. Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.”
    ~Martha Graham
  54. If you dance with your heart…your body will follow.