74 Dance Quotes for Dancers of All Types

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Here are the most memorable and most relatable dance quotes you can use on a daily to inspire, motivate and make someone smile.

If music, art and dance are your life, you also need to take a look at these music quotes and these quotes on art.

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Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!

“Dancing is like dreaming with your feet!” – Constanze Mozart

Dance is the timeless interpretation of life.

“Dance is the timeless interpretation of life.” – Shah Asad Rizvi

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.

“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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We dance to seduce ourselves. To fall in love with ourselves. When we dance with another, we manifest the very thing we love about ourselves so that they may see it and love us too.

“We dance to seduce ourselves. To fall in love with ourselves. When we dance with another, we manifest the very thing we love about ourselves so that they may see it and love us too.” – Kamand Kojouri

I don’t want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.

“I don’t want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.” – George Balanchine

Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.

“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” – Satchel Paige

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I dance. A lot. I work grief and sadness out of my body when I dance, and I bring in joy and rhythm.

“I dance. A lot. I work grief and sadness out of my body when I dance, and I bring in joy and rhythm.” – Inga Muscio

Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.” – Martha Graham

If a man doesn’t know how to dance he doesn’t know how to make love, there I said it!

“If a man doesn’t know how to dance he doesn’t know how to make love, there I said it!” – Craig Ferguson

You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that fleeting moment when you feel alive. It is not for unsteady souls.

“You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that fleeting moment when you feel alive. It is not for unsteady souls.” – Merce Cunningham

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.

“Dancing is the poetry of the foot.” – John Dryden

Dancing – however you do it, even if it’s in your living room – is a great workout.

“Dancing – however you do it, even if it’s in your living room – is a great workout.” – Ciara

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.

“To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.” – Jane Austen

Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.” – Dave Barry

Dancing is silent poetry.

“Dancing is silent poetry.” – Simonides

Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” – Voltaire

Release stress, be not tense, in movements of dance find healing for yourself.

“Release stress, be not tense, in movements of dance find healing for yourself.” – Shah Asad Rizvi

Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom.

“Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom.” – Henry Fielding

A dancer must dance every day.

“A dancer must dance every day.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.

“When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.” – Paulo Coelho

I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.

“I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.” – Ruth St. Denis

Dance is the hidden language of the soul

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul” – Martha Graham

Even if you are not that good, dancing frees the body to float along with the music, and to cast off stress.

“Even if you are not that good, dancing frees the body to float along with the music, and to cast off stress.” – Byron Pulsifer

Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It’s the rhythm of your life. It’s the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.

“Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It’s the rhythm of your life. It’s the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.” – Jaques D’Ambroise

Someone need not be perfect to be a great dancer? Feeling a soul is more important than what the body can do.

“Someone need not be perfect to be a great dancer? Feeling a soul is more important than what the body can do.” – Marcia Hayde

Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.

“Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.” – Martha Graham

Every dance is a kind of fever chart, a graph of the heart.

“Every dance is a kind of fever chart, a graph of the heart.” – Martha Graham

Elevate the dance, evolve with its stance, execute it with all that you feel within, each movement as though a synergy with heartbeats.

“Elevate the dance, evolve with its stance, execute it with all that you feel within, each movement as though a synergy with heartbeats.” – Shah Asad Rizvi

Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.

“Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.” – Susan Polis Schutz

To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.

“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” – Osho

The ultimate goal in life is to dance to the songs you used to cry on.

“The ultimate goal in life is to dance to the songs you used to cry on.” – Apoorv Sharma

Daily dance uplifts the soul to spiritual realms.

“Daily dance uplifts the soul to spiritual realms.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

I don’t want to hide. I want to slow dance with you again. I want to dance with you forever.

“I don’t want to hide. I want to slow dance with you again. I want to dance with you forever.” – Sarah Black

Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye, but the dance lives on.

“Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye, but the dance lives on.” – Michael Jackson

If you want to release your aggression, get up and dance. That’s what rock and roll is all about.

“If you want to release your aggression, get up and dance. That’s what rock and roll is all about.” – Chuck Berry

Life is the dancer and you are the dance.

“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” – Eckhart Tolle

When I have bad days, I just eat lots of chocolate ice cream and dance to the ‘Lion King’ soundtrack. It’s really odd, but it’s true.

“When I have bad days, I just eat lots of chocolate ice cream and dance to the ‘Lion King’ soundtrack. It’s really odd, but it’s true.” – Blake Lively

The first dance is the worst dance; the last dance is the best dance! All the roads of persistent practice lead to the Land of Perfection!

“The first dance is the worst dance; the last dance is the best dance! All the roads of persistent practice lead to the Land of Perfection!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment.

“Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment.” – Erol Ozan

My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.

“My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” – Martin Luther

Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.

“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” – Rumi

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene

When you can be still and still dance, you are a great dancer. When you can move and still be still, you are a greater dancer.

“When you can be still and still dance, you are a great dancer. When you can move and still be still, you are a greater dancer.” – Donna Goddard

Taking dance lessons creates the opportunity for you to showcase class on occasions such as marriages or parties.

“Taking dance lessons creates the opportunity for you to showcase class on occasions such as marriages or parties.” – Claire Robin, Intimacy in Marriage

Life is a dance of consciousness with the music of emotions to enjoy the ecstasy of existence.

“Life is a dance of consciousness with the music of emotions to enjoy the ecstasy of existence.” – Debasish Mridha

The most essential thing in dance discipline is devotion.

“The most essential thing in dance discipline is devotion.” – Merce Cunningham

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.

“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

When I dance, I forget everything else and just feel completely happy.

“When I dance, I forget everything else and just feel completely happy.” – Katherine Jenkins

We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

Before dance came into my life, I don’t really remember having any major goals or dreams of wanting to be anything.

“Before dance came into my life, I don’t really remember having any major goals or dreams of wanting to be anything.” – Misty Copeland

The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.

“The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.” – Amit Kalantri

I finally found my rhythm when I realized that even the steps backward were part of the dance.

“I finally found my rhythm when I realized that even the steps backward were part of the dance.” – Melody Godfred

Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.

“Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.” – Mason Cooley

Dancing is surely the most basic and relevant of all forms of expression. Nothing else can so effectively give outward form to an inner experience.

“Dancing is surely the most basic and relevant of all forms of expression. Nothing else can so effectively give outward form to an inner experience.” – Lyall Watson

Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.

“Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.” – Steve Maraboli

Our biological rhythms are the symphony of the cosmos, music embedded deep within us to which we dance, even when we can’t name the tune.

“Our biological rhythms are the symphony of the cosmos, music embedded deep within us to which we dance, even when we can’t name the tune.” – Deepak Chopra

He who cannot dance puts the blame on the floor.

“He who cannot dance puts the blame on the floor.” – Hindu Proverb

To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?

“To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?” – Michael Jackson

Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.

“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” – Oprah Winfrey

Dance for yourself. If someone understands, good. If not, no matter. Go right on doing what interests you, and do it until it stops interesting you.

“Dance for yourself. If someone 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 a spinal cord injury is a challenge like no other, but I aspired to prove to myself that I could still be phenomenal dancer even with an SCI

“Dancing with a spinal cord injury is a challenge like no other, but I aspired to prove to myself that I could still be phenomenal dancer even with an SCI” – Sarah Todd Hammer

Do not be frightened, friend. Let us dance our way to God.

“Do not be frightened, friend. Let us dance our way to God.” – Kamand Kojouri

Dancing’s part of my soul. I enjoy it, it makes people happy, and it makes me happy.

“Dancing’s part of my soul. I enjoy it, it makes people happy, and it makes me happy.” – John Travolta

When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” – Wayne Dyer

I learned to appreciate repetition. That’s why I can dance. It’s how I learned to act. I have a high tolerance for repetition.

“I learned to appreciate repetition. That’s why I can dance. It’s how I learned to act. I have a high tolerance for repetition.” – Channing Tatum

To dance is to create poetry with your feet.

“To dance is to create poetry with your feet.” – Avijeet Das

Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.

“Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.” – James Howe

It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.

“It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.” – Xiaolu Guo

Life is sweet when you pay attention. When it doesn’t seem sweet, put a sticker on your nose and do a funky dance.

“Life is sweet when you pay attention. When it doesn’t seem sweet, put a sticker on your nose and do a funky dance.” – Whitney Scott

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” – Alan W. Watts

People have asked me why I chose to be a dancer. I did not choose. I was chosen to be a dancer, and with that, you live all your life.

“People have asked me why I chose to be a dancer. I did not choose. I was chosen to be a dancer, and with that, you live all your life.” – Martha Graham

Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.

“Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.” – Howard Phillips Lovecraft

The truest expression of a people is in its dance and its music. Bodies never lie.

“The truest expression of a people is in its dance and its music. Bodies never lie.” – Agnes de Mille

Just dance your feminine creative form.. It’s all about finding your radiance, flow and sensuality.. Just pure bliss and truest self.

“Just dance your feminine creative form.. It’s all about finding your radiance, flow and sensuality.. Just pure bliss and truest self.” – Marina G. Roussou

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