Quotes and Sayings about Dancing



"Find fitness with fun dancing. It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Fitness, Dancing, Exercise, Forget, Fun)

"On my fifth film, it was then that I stopped dancing."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Dancing, Film)

"I went to dance classes from 9 in the morning until 1, then to school from 3 to 10 at night, always under the threat that if I failed a single course I could forget about dancing."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Forget, Night, School)

"Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain; it was enough to say and imagine what was in the script. It was very easy for me."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Work, Dancing, Pain)

"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Architecture, Music, Dancing, Writing)

"One of them would definitely be the Nelson Mandela gig, when I played the tribute song for him. He was up and dancing, and he really enjoyed it. It was a really lovely occasion."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Dancing, Song, Tribute)

"Dancing is a sweat job."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Dancing, Job)

"I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Desire, Feet)

"I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Dancing, Man, Old, Want)

"Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Work, Dancing, Geography, Mathematics)

"The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Art, Dancing, Living, Wrestling)

"To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Love, Dancing)

"You can't fool television viewers with dancing girls and flashing lights."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Dancing, Fool, Girls, Television)

"One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet's curtain calls is the Royal Ballet's dancing."
- Clive Barnes
(Related: Dance, Ballet, Dancing)

"To achieve some depth in your field requires a lot of sacrifices. Want to or not, you're thinking about what you're doing in life-in my case, dancing."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Life, Dancing, Thinking, Want)

"Dancing is my obsession. My life."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Life, Dancing, Obsession)

"The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Poetry, Music, Dance, Being, Dancing, Merit)

"At male strip shows, it is still the women that we watch, the audience of women and their eager faces. They are more obscene than if they were dancing naked themselves."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Women, Dancing, Faces)

"I can not remember even thinking that I was deaf when I was dancing."
- Stephanie Beacham
(Related: Dancing, Thinking)

"I could name a few songs and say exactly what summer they came out and what boy I thought I was in love with when I was fourteen years old, but I think that music used to be really more a part of the culture when people went out dancing in a different way than they do now."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Love, Music, Thought, People, Culture, Dancing, Name, Now, Old, Songs, Summer, Years)

"Some people come in and really freak. There's movement everywhere, even a dancing housekeeper!"
- Tom Bergeron
(Related: People, Dancing)

"Every band had their own distinctive sound, but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Music, Dancing, Pretty, Sound)

"A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Heart, Dancing, Fire, Tongue)

"In dancing with the enemy one follows his steps even if counting under one's breath."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: Dancing, Enemy)

"The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing."
- James Brown
(Related: Dancing, Problems)

"It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Belief, Dancing, Girls)

"The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Dancing, Girls, Will)

"I've always believed that the facts about dancing are more interesting than the myths, and this was a great chance for me to explore how the human body does such incredible things."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Body, Chance, Dancing, Facts, Myths)

"It's another myth that dancing distorts or destroys your feet. If you have the right shaped foot to start and a good, strong technique, your feet should be fine."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Dancing, Feet, Myth, Right)

"I have lots of interests, but it's true that dancing is a very full-time job."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Dancing, Job)

"Dancing's not always stressful, but I always make sure that I'm prepared as I can be, both physically, mentally, and practically."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Dancing)

"Dancing is a tough career, but I'm glad I spent it at the Royal Ballet."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Ballet, Career, Dancing)

"I think probably the only thing that is around in these songs is that I was really lonely when I wrote a lot of them. But it was really by my own choosing because I was devoting myself to songwriting and dancing and I wasn't really going out and seeing people."
- Kate Bush
(Related: People, Dancing, Lonely, Songs)

"Around 7 years old, we girls took dancing lessons, joined the Brownies, the Girl Scouts, the 4H Club."
- Ruth Buzzi
(Related: Dancing, Girls, Old, Years)

"If you're in a company, you're dancing from 9 a.m. till 7 in the evening, and then you go home and get in a hot tub and get some Epsom salts and try to get your body goin' again. There's no social life, no anything."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Home, Life, Body, Company, Dancing, Evening)

"I did not stop dancing; I did take two years off to get myself together."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Dancing, Years)

"There's no dancing girls. We're kinda like secondary to the thing. It's a story about these two guys that are in love with this one girl and how it unfolds and what happens."
- Eric Carr
(Related: Love, Dancing, Girls)

"Scriptures and creeds may come to seem incredible, but faith will still go dancing on."
- Sydney Carter
(Related: Faith, Dancing, May, Will)

"I use dancing to embellish, extend or enlarge upon an existing emotion."
- Gower Champion
(Related: Dancing, Emotion)

"Dancing, apart to music with a beat, is my legacy."
- Chubby Checker
(Related: Music, Dancing)

"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
(Related: Act, Custom, Dancing, Man, May, Mind)

"There was just this amazing individuality. It's just a whole different world of optimism and fearlessness, women taking off their bras and dancing around naked, and a political hopefulness and involvement."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Women, Optimism, Dancing, Individuality, World)

"Dancing on 'Dancing With The Stars' really broadened my fan base. I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, 'You're so brave. I can't believe you put yourself out there like that'. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren't the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Women, Boys, Dancing, Fun, Now, Stars)

"I sat in at every club in New York City, jamming with musicians, because it felt right - and because it felt right and we were having fun - the people dancing and sipping their drinks in the clubs felt it too and it made them smile."
- Ray Conniff
(Related: People, Dancing, Drinks, Fun, Musicians, Right, Smile)

"I think English people were a lot better at breakdancing than they were at making records."
- Norman Cook
(Related: People, English)

"Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Happiness, Dancing, Running)

"Aerobic dancing is already adjusting to injury problems and will probably phase out to some extent."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Dancing, Injury, Problems, Will)

"Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport."
- Duffy Daugherty
(Related: Dancing, Football)

"But in reality we are accompanied by the whole dancing universe."
- Ruth St. Denis
(Related: Dancing, Reality, Universe)

"Dancing is the poetry of the foot."
- John Dryden
(Related: Poetry, Dancing)

"Finally, you get the job, and you think you'll be dancing on the ceiling, but I just wanted to go take a nap. It was just like a weight had been lifted off or something."
- Josh Duhamel
(Related: Dancing, Job, Weight)

"I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Change, People, Dance, Dancing, Limitations)

"So many dancers paint. I used to paint. I started again recently. While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career. Start something else that makes use of your creative ability because if you don't you will die inside as a person."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Ability, Career, Dancing, Will)

"As an actor, I've grown considerably. It's taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I've really opened up a lot."
- Sanjay Dutt
(Related: Actor, Dancing, Romantic, Years)

"Oh, well, my first love is comedy or singing and dancing."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Love, Comedy, Dancing, First, First love, Singing)

"I grew up being into sports and I wasn't trained to move my body in the right way for dancing. I'm the last one to get any moves correct. In rehearsals it's always, 'OK, one more take for Zac.'"
- Zac Efron
(Related: Sports, Being, Body, Dancing, Right)

"Dancing is my number one love. That was my first goal as a child. I would love to do stage, maybe do Chicago. I love being in front of an audience. It's so stimulating. I also love to barbecue."
- Carmen Electra
(Related: Love, Goal, Being, Chicago, Dancing, First)

"I looked about me once again, and suddenly the dancing horses without number changed into animals of every kind and into all the fowls that are, and these fled back to the four quarters of the world from whence the horses came, and vanished."
- Black Elk
(Related: Animals, Dancing, Horses, World)

"The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Art, Architecture, Lie, Beginning, Building, Dancing, End, First)

"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."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Life, Dancing)

"The first Matrix genius, the second one, what's up with the dancing? I haven't even seen the third one."
- Ethan Embry
(Related: Genius, Dancing, First)

"It wasn't so much destroying my dancing, it was destroying me."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: Dancing)

"So dancing was not something I had a great desire to do."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Dancing, Desire)

"That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Commitment, Dancing, Famous)

"The particular ballet was not so important as the fact that I was physically healthy, and capable of getting out there and dancing as often as possible."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Ballet, Dancing, Fact)

"There is pain and sacrifice in everyone's world. That's why, when I was dancing, I had no pain."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Sacrifice, Dancing, Pain, World)

"Once I started dancing, I was not the spoiled brat or the rebellious child that I was as a child."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Dancing)

"And I just thought, this is what I want to be. And I knew that dancing would be my chosen profession."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Thought, Dancing, Profession, Want)

"I could work out a lot of my emotions by going to class and dancing."
- Suzanne Farrell
(Related: Work, Class, Dancing, Emotions)

"When I was 12 years old, someone took me to see Martha Graham. It was nothing like what I thought of as serious dancing and even then I knew I was having a great experience. It was as if somebody was moving through space like no one ever did before."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Experience, Thought, Dancing, Nothing, Old, Space, Years)

"Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: Dancing)

"I'm proud of my Irish heritage and culture and this show will feature a lot of Irish dancing."
- Michael Flatley
(Related: Culture, Dancing, Irish, Will)

"My grandfather gave me my first guitar, an old acoustic with palm trees and dancing girls painted on it."
- Dan Fogelberg
(Related: Dancing, First, Girls, Guitar, Old, Trees)

"In my 50s I'll be dancing at my children's weddings."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: Children, Dancing, Weddings)

"I remember going for the first time to a place called The Roxy in New York because you can see people breakdancing there. That's the only reason I went! It's amazing, kids are still doing that."
- Chris Frantz
(Related: Time, People, First, Kids, Reason)

"We get these overzealous young men and their girlfriends. It's happened occasionally where one of them will lean up against the front of the stage and the guy is behind her, and it starts off as just dancing and then it gets into something more."
- Chris Frantz
(Related: Men, Dancing, Girlfriends, Will)

"I always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: People, Dancing, Feet, Kids, Will)

"I'm more into beats than rhymes. I'm a huge fan of anything touched by the Neptunes. Dancing is kind of my thing. I go out with my friends as often as I can on the weekends, and I'm always drawn to girls with rhythm."
- David Gallagher
(Related: Dancing, Friends, Girls)

"If God creates a world of particles and waves, dancing in obedience to mathematical and physical laws, who are we to say that he cannot make use of those laws to cover the surface of a small planet with living creatures?"
- Martin Gardner
(Related: God, Dancing, Laws, Living, Obedience, World)

"And we had a DJ - my childhood friend from Chicago came to be the DJ at our party out in LA. It was a party, rockin' and rolling, and it was dancing and fun. For me it was different; just to have family with us."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Family, Friend, Chicago, Childhood, Dancing, Fun, Party)

"I never really did any disco dancing."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Dancing)

"Modern dancing is old fashioned."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Dancing, Old)

"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. One becomes in some area an athlete of God."
- Martha Graham
(Related: God, Dance, Dancing, Living, Practice, Principles)

"The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing."
- Norman Granz
(Related: History, Dancing, First, Jazz, Singing)

"Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Love, Dancing, Machine)

"I've had a few arguments with people, but I never carry a grudge. You know why? While you're carrying a grudge, they're out dancing."
- Buddy Hackett
(Related: People, Arguments, Dancing)

"David Lee Roth had the idea that if you covered a successful song, you were half way home. C'mon - Van Halen doing 'Dancing in the Streets'? It was stupid. I started feeling like I would rather bomb playing my own songs than be successful playing someone else's music."
- Eddie Van Halen
(Related: Music, Home, Idea, Successful, Feeling, Song, Songs)

"I just finished a film with Michael Radford called Dancing at the Blue Iguana."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Dancing, Film)

"I don't remember not dancing. When I realized I was alive and these were my parents, and I could walk and talk, I could dance."
- Gregory Hines
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Parents, Talk)

"Once you are dancing with the devil, the prettiest capers won't help you."
- E. T. A. Hoffmann
(Related: Dancing, Devil, Help)

"Well, number one I like dancing. Number two I knew it would be challenging because I had never done this type of dance before. I always wanted to and I happened to have the courage to go out there and give it my best shot."
- Evander Holyfield
(Related: Dance, Courage, Dancing)

"Well, of course a boxing match is hard because boxing isn't set for you to do good. You have to force your will upon someone, but dancing you don't have to force your will. It should be a lot easier because if I make a mistake I don't get hit."
- Evander Holyfield
(Related: Mistake, Boxing, Dancing, Force, Will)

"Dancing came easy to me."
- Hedda Hopper
(Related: Dancing)

"The Dancer believes that his art has something to say which cannot be expressed in words or in any other way than by dancing."
- Doris Humphrey
(Related: Art, Dancing, Words)

"To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother."
- Barry Humphries
(Related: Mother, Dancing, Night, Party)

"My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has."
- William Hung
(Related: Consistency, Dancing, Silly, Singing)

"I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: Character, Dancing, Film, Singing, Style)

"When we did Top of the Pops for the third time, we decided to do it as a television program here called Come Dancing, which is not as rude as it sounds."
- Neil Innes
(Related: Time, Dancing, Television)

"Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail."
- Clive James
(Related: Dancing)

"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."
- William James
(Related: Humor, Common sense, Dancing)

"Dance is bigger than the physical body. When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that; you're dancing spirit."
- Judith Jamison
(Related: Dance, Body, Dancing, End, Spirit)

"Dancing is bigger than the physical body. Think bigger than that. When you extend your arm, it doesn't stop at the end of your fingers, because you're dancing bigger than that. You're dancing spirit."
- Judith Jamison
(Related: Body, Dancing, End, Spirit)

"One out of forty American men wears women's clothing. We've had more than forty presidents. One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress."
- Allison Janney
(Related: Men, Women, American, Dancing, Dress, Office)

"I'd love to do a musical. I've been known to have a good step or two. I'm half Samoan, you know, and part of our culture is singing and dancing daily."
- Dwayne Johnson
(Related: Love, Culture, Dancing, Singing)

"I got started dancing because I knew it was one way to meet girls."
- Gene Kelly
(Related: Dancing, Girls)

"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
(Related: Mother, Idea, Dancing, Job, Open, School)

"I have had so many great moments, but I would have to say that dancing the Swan in 'Swan Lake' was such a unique and passionate experience for me. It was such bloody hard work, even at that very early age, that I would not want to try to replicate it again now."
- William Kempe
(Related: Experience, Age, Work, Dancing, Hard work, Moments, Now, Want)

"When people start dancing, they dance like they don't know they are doing it."
- Nusrat F. A. Khan
(Related: People, Dance, Dancing)

"We didn't have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Mom, Movies, People, Dancing, Singing)

"Well, I was going to school in Germany. And in my free time I was dancing."
- Heidi Klum
(Related: Time, Dancing, Germany, School)

"What I remember most about junior homecoming was my date getting sick afterwards. That kinda sucked. Then, senior year, someone got gum in her hair when we were dancing. She had to get one of the chaperones to take her to the office and cut up her hair. I felt really bad for her, but it worked out fine."
- James Lafferty
(Related: Dancing, Hair, Office)

"I commissioned this artist to make these silver tomahawks by hand. Larry Sellers, who plays Cloud Dancing on the show, blessed and cleansed them and all."
- Joe Lando
(Related: Artist, Dancing)

"It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved."
- Linda Lavin
(Related: Acting, Dancing, Singing)

"Their way of Dancing, is nothing but a sort of stamping Motion, much like the treading upon Founders Bellows."
- John Lawson
(Related: Dancing, Nothing)

"I loved fencing and dancing and elocution."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Dancing)

"I adore dancing."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Dancing)

"I'm the hardest working person I know. I'm 20 years old - is it a crime to want to go out dancing with my friends?"
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Crime, Dancing, Friends, Old, Want, Years)

"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture."
- Steve Martin
(Related: Architecture, Music, Dancing, Talking)

"And, of course, they've always condemned dancing. You know, you might touch a member of the opposite sex. And you might get excited and you might do something natural."
- Frank McCourt
(Related: Sex, Dancing)

"You don't go dancing in the day. You don't go golfing in the night."
- Mark McKinney
(Related: Dancing, Day, Night)

"I was always singing and dancing for my mother when I wasn't glued to the television watching I Love Lucy or the Carol Burnett Show."
- Debra Messing
(Related: Love, Mother, Dancing, Singing, Television)

"West Side Story was terribly important because of the style of the dancing and the gangs of New York."
- Vincente Minnelli
(Related: Dancing, Style)

"All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing."
- Moliere
(Related: History, Books, Dancing, Leaders, Mankind, Skill)

"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
(Related: Dancing, First, Girls, Man, Training)

"Disco is music for dancing, and people will always want to dance."
- Giorgio Moroder
(Related: Music, People, Dance, Dancing, Want, Will)

"I think it would be stupid for us to try and tell people who are dancing in a discotheque about the problems of the world. That is the very thing they have come away to avoid."
- Giorgio Moroder
(Related: People, Dancing, Problems, World)

"I did my homework and didn't go out much, and had a very highly developed kitsch fantasy life where I dreamed of being a dancing girl."
- Emily Mortimer
(Related: Life, Being, Dancing, Fantasy)

"How can you practice dancing in an airplane? There's a law against it."
- George Murphy
(Related: Dancing, Law, Practice)

"Ever since I was a little kid, whenever my parents would have company over, I would put on shows, whether they would be magic shows, singing shows, dancing shows, little skits."
- Ellen Muth
(Related: Company, Dancing, Magic, Parents, Singing)

"I knew I was happy when I was dancing."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Dancing)

"I don't see my dancing or acting as two separate things. I don't define them separately, so I can't say one has helped the other, It's all the same thing. More than anything I love being on stage and performing."
- Bebe Neuwirth
(Related: Love, Acting, Being, Dancing)

"You have to be aware. Like, I'm not going to do any downhill skiing. It looks like a whole lot of fun, but I'm not going to risk breaking a leg. I want to be dancing the way I'm dancing now for 30 more years."
- Bebe Neuwirth
(Related: Dancing, Fun, Now, Risk, Want, Years)

"One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Chaos, Dancing)

"You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Chaos, Dancing)

"Trying to describe something musical is like dancing to architecture, it's really difficult."
- Robert Palmer
(Related: Architecture, Dancing, Trying)

"I was really into dancing, taking six classes a week, and my real dream was to be in a Broadway show."
- Natalie Portman
(Related: Dream, Dancing)

"What in heaven's name is strange about a grandmother dancing nude? I'll bet lots of grandmothers do it."
- Sally Rand
(Related: Dancing, Heaven, Name)

"All the gestures of children are graceful; the reign of distortion and unnatural attitudes commences with the introduction of the dancing master."
- Joshua Reynolds
(Related: Children, Dancing)

"Dancing was always part of my culture growing up in Barbados. When I shot my 1st video I worked really hard with my choreographer to perfect the routines."
- Rihanna
(Related: Culture, Dancing, Growing up)

"I got too fed up with films that didn't make you think. I liked the idea of one that you'd have to be dancing around with. I like my mind to be engaged when I watch a film."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Idea, Dancing, Film, Mind)

"My mother told me I was dancing before I was born. She could feel my toes tapping wildly inside her for months."
- Ginger Rogers
(Related: Mother, Dancing, Months)

"Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time."
- Ginger Rogers
(Related: Men, Time, Dance, Conversation, Dancing, Joy, Talk, Trouble)

"I was out dancing with one actress or another. And that got press. Even when it didn't, the whole town knew I was a dancing fool, and since I couldn't very well dance with a man, they saw me dancing with a lady, and they assumed the rest."
- Cesar Romero
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Fool, Lady, Man, Press, Rest)

"Dancing with Kate Beckinsale made me very excited."
- Richard Roxburgh
(Related: Dancing)

"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."
- Miguel Angel Ruiz
(Related: Life, Time, People, Dance, Dancing, Will)

"The interesting thing is that I found scenes which I put together which could appeal to almost every woman, or apply to almost every woman after the war. Falling in love, dancing, marrying."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Love, War, Dancing, Woman)

"The user's going to pick dancing pigs over security every time."
- Bruce Schneier
(Related: Time, Dancing, Security)

"Every music - except dance music, which is for dancing, I suppose - is for the spirit of the human being, and not for the body."
- Klaus Schulze
(Related: Music, Dance, Being, Body, Dancing, Spirit)

"Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing, dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality; and for one ray of sun shining on the hut, the rest of the village remains in the dark."
- Simone Schwarz-Bart
(Related: Dancing, Reality, Rest, Singing, Sun)

"It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper."
- Rod Serling
(Related: Dancing, Singing, Television)

"Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Dancing, Desire, Expression)

"You get a show where people are jumping up and dancing, but it's not a critical event in the sense of profound catharsis. Essentially it's celebratory."
- Archie Shepp
(Related: People, Dancing, Sense)

"My grandmother had a Miss Margaret's School of Dance to teach tap and ballet to kids, but I never studied it. I was raised a Mormon and they're dancing fools. It's the only vice they have - dancing."
- Michelle Shocked
(Related: Dance, Ballet, Dancing, Fools, Kids, Mormon, School, Vice)

"Every act I see, their whole act is choreographed. I'm sick of seeing these dancers. The only reason they have them is they don't have enough talent to get people dancing themselves."
- Ronnie Spector
(Related: Talent, People, Act, Dancing, Reason)

"That is what war is and dancing it is forward and back, when one is out walking one wants not to go back the way they came but in dancing and in war it is forward and back."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: War, Dancing, Walking)

"I used to a lot. I used to go dancing."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Dancing)

"The first rule to living in America is 'Stop tap dancing, you fool!'."
- Ryan Stiles
(Related: America, Dancing, First, Living)

"If you look at my eyes when I'm dancing, you'll see that glazed look."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Dancing, Eyes)

"One of my favorite stories was Black Orchid, because it was so different from all the others. I especially enjoyed dancing the Charleston. I have always been keen on dancing."
- Sarah Sutton
(Related: Dancing, Favorite)

"I get amazed, I can't look at it but about 10 seconds, at these politicians dancing around this, dancing around this, I'm trying to find a correct name for it, this utter absolute, asinine, idiotic stupidity of men marrying men."
- Jimmy Swaggart
(Related: Men, Dancing, Name, Politicians, Stupidity, Trying)

"They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head."
- Terence
(Related: Love, Dancing, Feet)

"I have not wanted to intimidate audiences. I have not wanted my dancing to be an elitist form. That doesn't mean I haven't wanted it to be excellent."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Audiences, Dancing)

"I would have to challenge the term, modern dance. I don't really use that term in relation to my work. I simply think of it as dancing. I think of it as moving."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Work, Dance, Challenge, Dancing)

"The rewards of dancing are very different from choreographing."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Dancing)

"I started formal piano training when I was 4. From there I had little violas, and I had dancing lessons of every sort and description, and painting lessons. I had German. And shorthand."
- Twyla Tharp
(Related: Dancing, Painting, Training)

"I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up."
- Lee Trevino
(Related: Time, Dancing)

"We were doing the dance routine and I dislocated my knee. I've been doing stunts for a long time and it's kind of weird that I'd dislocate my knee just dancing."
- Verne Troyer
(Related: Time, Dance, Dancing, Routine)

"I think one of the most difficult challenges in show business is the challenge of longevity and to constantly realize and reveal what's already been there - like doing stage and singing and dancing in New York. I haven't been that far out of my comfort zone in a while."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Business, Challenge, Comfort, Dancing, Longevity, Singing, Zone)

"Exactly the same with dancing, you can't dance until you've learnt steps, the things your feet can do."
- Ninette de Valois
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Feet)

"The same people who are murdered slowly in the mechanized slaughterhouses of work are also arguing, singing, drinking, dancing, making love, holding the streets, picking up weapons and inventing a new poetry."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Poetry, Work, Love, People, Dancing, Drinking, Singing, Weapons)

"In point of substantial merit the law school belongs in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing."
- Thorstein Veblen
(Related: Dancing, Law, Merit, School, University)

"I am taking belly dancing now. My hips are double-jointed, so I can do it really easily."
- Alexa Vega
(Related: Dancing, Now)

"When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers."
- Bobby Vinton
(Related: Dancing, Girls, Production, Singing, Theater)

"What's the subject of life - to get rich? All of those fellows out there getting rich could be dancing around the real subject of life."
- Paul A. Volcker
(Related: Life, Dancing)

"I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Age, Dancing, Day, Old, Ridicule, Talking, Tongue, Youth)

"All those years of skating and dancing have carried over. I can't design anything without thinking of how a woman's body will look and move when she's wearing it."
- Vera Wang
(Related: Design, Body, Dancing, Thinking, Will, Woman, Years)

"In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it, folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of dancing seemed a good way to have it."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Time, Dancing, Depression, Evening)

"When you're dancing, you're dancing for people to see."
- Pharrell Williams
(Related: People, Dancing)

"I've learned one thing about life. We're a good deal like that ball, dancing on the fountain. We know as little about the forces that move us, and move the world around us, as that empty ball does."
- Ardel Wray
(Related: Life, Dancing, World)

"Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays."
- Henny Youngman
(Related: Music, Time, Marriage, People, Dancing)

"I wish I was born in that era: dancing with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, going to work at the studio dressed in beautiful pants, head scarves, and sunglasses."
- Catherine Zeta-Jones
(Related: Work, Dancing)

"To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in thorough unison with the others in that particular group, and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament, rhythm or technique; she may phrase, accentuate or actually interpret differently."
- Florenz Ziegfeld
(Related: Time, Dancing, Difference, May, Temperament)