Quotes about dance and ballet

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„Those who dance appear insane to those who cannot hear the music.“

—  Friedrich Nietzsche German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist 1844 - 1900

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„Everything went like a dance.“

—  Roald Amundsen Norwegian polar researcher, who was the first to reach the South Pole 1872 - 1928

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„I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.“

—  George Balanchine Georgian choreographer, dancer and ballet master (1904-1983) 1904 - 1983

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„The congress of Vienna does not walk, but it dances.“

—  Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne Prince of Ligne 1735 - 1814
Reported in the Edinburgh Review, July 1890, p. 244, which praised it as part of "[o]ne of the Prince de Ligne's speeches that will last forever".

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„Get on the floor and dance with me,
I love the way you shake your thing especially.“

—  Michael Jackson American singer, songwriter and dancer 1958 - 2009
Get on the Floor (co-written with Louis Johnson)

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„Dancing appears glamorous, easy, delightful. But the path to paradise of the achievement is not easier than any other.“

—  Martha Graham American dancer and choreographer 1894 - 1991
Context: Dancing appears glamorous, easy, delightful. But the path to paradise of the achievement is not easier than any other. There is fatigue so great that the body cries, even in its sleep. There are times of complete frustration, there are daily small deaths. Then I need all the comfort that practice has stored in my memory, a tenacity of faith.

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