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- I would not know what the spirit of a philosopher might wish more to be than a good dancer.
- Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900), The Gay Science, section 381
- If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
- George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
- Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.
- H. P. Lovecraft (1890 - 1937)
- Dance is the hidden language of the soul.
- Martha Graham (1894 - 1991)
- The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.
- Mata Hari (1876 - 1917)
- Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.
- Oprah Winfrey (1954 - ), O Magazine, February 2003
- A sympathetic Scot summed it all up very neatly in the remark, "You should make a point of trying every experience once, excepting incest and folk dancing."
- Sir Arnold Bax (1883 - 1953), Farewell my Youth (1943)