Top 802 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Dancers

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Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits.
Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.
Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion. — © Martha Graham
Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.
I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.
No one person can change the world, but one and one and one add up.
Life is short, so go for things you enjoy.
I'm still growing, still learning. I'm still open and vulnerable enough to know there's much more to be taught to me and learned by me. I hope I don't reach my pinnacle on this earth where I think I know it all.
You have to embrace your body, whether it's curvy or whatever you may be. You have to embrace who you are. Beauty comes from the inside not out.
Sex is a must topic. Even every Bollywood movies has such highlighted content.
It's important to remember that life is hectic and unpredictable.
Some things are best left to memories.
If you're gonna do a job, do it properly.
I think the most important mantra in my life has been and will continue to be - patience, hard work and will power. — © Shakti Mohan
I think the most important mantra in my life has been and will continue to be - patience, hard work and will power.
My favorite room in my house is my bedroom; my private space where I can go to do my reading or listen to music.
There can be dramas in your life and you can get over them and become someone. You don't have to wallow in self-pity; you can actually use the experiences in your life to push yourself further and help others.
To accomplish something yourself is one thing, but to be able to guide someone else to that moment is even better.
You were once wild here. Don't let them tame you.
Do your job. Do it the best you can. Do it right, because somebody, sometimes your best friend, is waiting for you to screw up so she can take your place.
My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe.
I don't watch cricket very much, but of course I enjoy whenever I see the sport, especially live, because of the energy in the stadium with the fans going crazy.
Finding ways to unwind and switch off is just as important as working very hard.
I was Boots The Monkey in 'Dora The Explorer Live Dora's Pirate Adventure,' and it was the greatest!
Being natural is incredibly empowering for women because it's just who you are. You're embracing all the beautiful things about you from your head to your toes. Because when you mask so much of your natural beauty, people don't get to see that.
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.
I'm not a very good dancer. My feet don't point far enough; my extension is embarrassing. Dance, for me, has been hard because it's a strive for perfection.
I wasn't really naked. I simply didn't have any clothes on.
'ABCD - AnyBody Can Dance' and 'ABCD 2' has succeeded not merely because of dance, but mainly because of its good script. Viewers have loved the story, and that's why my movies have done well at the box office.
I didn't care too much for ballet, because you had to be more disciplined, and you sort of looked like everyone else. It required a certain kind of conformity that I didn't feel like I wanted to do.
I'm so thankful for dance because if I had grown up with just the bitterness of the very hard childhood we had, and I'd never 'experienced the love of the dance world, then I probably would have been a very sad person.
On a scale of one to 10, I feel I'm at a nine because there's definitely room for improvement. I know I could go further.
Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!
I don't let the haters get their way.
I've always been excited by the strangeness of ballet, but I can't bear it when people just come forward and do a turn in the air for no reason.
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.
The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.
The use of chance operations opened out my way of working. The body tends to be habitual. The use of chance allowed us to find new ways to move and to put movements together that would not otherwise have been available to us. It revealed possibilities that were always there except that my mind hadn't seen them.
The goal of Sunday is to leave my home as little as possible.
If you want to do something, just do it. No one is going to do it for you. — © Jaime Pressly
If you want to do something, just do it. No one is going to do it for you.
I always want to be the best at what I do. That doesn't mean compared to other people, but just in what you do.
I used to want the words 'She tried' on my tombstone. Now I want 'She did it.'
I love contemporary art, although I wouldn't want a pickled shark in my house.
I'm just feeling that... would I be more nervous having a boy? 100 percent. Because American culture and sports is massive.
Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.
I couldn't ask for anything else. I am super, super happy.
I am a little bit of a softie, yes. Actually I don't think it's softness, I think it's kindness.
I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty... pretty British in our entertainment leads.
I'm not one who goes to a lot of fashion shows or tries to infiltrate that world, really.
The moment is everything. Don't think about tomorrow; don't think about yesterday: think about exactly what you're doing right now and live it and dance it and breath it and be it.
I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words. — © Ruth St. Denis
I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.
Well, I mean, we are developing the other parts, and we can't give quite all our attention to the upper part, but soon the lower parts will be developed, and the upper part and the lower part will become partners, that will be wonderful.
It's a hard life... but if I could, I would do it all again.
Patience pays off.
We say arts education is good for general education, but that's not the point. The arts are what great nations are remembered for. They are a mirror.
To follow, without halt, one aim: that's the secret of success.
Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon intimidated us all because she walked in and was going to be the dance captain. She was a great star, but she loved that kind of work as his assistant.
One of the best gifts you can give to an animal is a donation of a blanket to your local animal shelter during the winter months.
Treasure the things about you that make you different and unique.
Body language is a very powerful tool. We had body language before we had speech, and apparently, 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words.
Take your work seriously, but never yourself.
I am just so thankful that my mom was a fantastic mom. She wasn't a stage mother; she didn't push me. She was happy if I was happy. We are so different. I was very shy; my mom did all the talking. She was my strength. She never expected that I would be this ballerina.
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