Favorite Quotations ~  Dance, 2 No Intermissions: Life of Agnes De Mille

"Dancing is a sweat job." ~ Fred Astaire

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

Every tree and plant in the meadow seemed to be dancing, those which average eyes would see as fixed and still. ~ Jalal al-Din Rumi

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and its music. ~ Agnes De Mille

Let the children use it, let the children lose it, let all the children boogie. ~ David Bowie

Dance is a transient mode of expression, performed in a given form and style by the human body moving through space. Dance occurs through purposefully selected and controlled rhythmic movments. ~ Joann Keali'inohomoku

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, Dance of Life, 1973

Will you, won'te you, will you, won't you, will you join the dance? ~ Lewis Caroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

You can't dance if you got too much muck in your head. ~ Yoko Ono

At the still point of the turning world… Neither from nor towards, at the still point there the dance is… Except for the point, the still point, there would be no dance, and there is only the dance. ~ T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

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