"Dancers aren't made of their technique, but their passion."
"I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself." ~ Mikhail Baryshnikov
"We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams."
"The audiences' ears hear the music & their eyes see you being that music. Dance is the music made visible. You are the music! " George Balanchine
"Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays." ~George Balanchine
"Dance for yourself. If someone else understands, good. If not, no matter. Go right on doing what interests you, and do it until it stops interesting you." *Louis Horst*
"Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another." ~anonymous
"Do it big, do it right, and do it with style." ~ Fred Astaire
"Dancing is just discovery, discovery, discovery." ~Martha Graham
"Dance like nobody's looking. "
"There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them." ~ Vicki Baum
"When you take dancing lessons, you learn steps and you learn steps and you learn steps. It can go on for a long time.
And then one day, you just learn to dance, and it is so different." ~ Bill Austin
"A violinist had a violin, a painter his palette. All I had was myself. I was the instrument that I must care for." ~ Josephine Baker
"There are three steps you have to complete to become a professional dancer: learn to dance, learn to perform, and learn how to cope with injuries." *D. Gere*
"God respects us when we work, but he loves us when we dance." ~ Les Blanc
"Dance every performance as if it were your last." ~ Erik Bruhn