Ballet

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"Everything is beautiful at the ballet." A_Chorus_Line

"I would rather dance as a ballerina, though faultily, than as a flawless clown."Margaret_Atwood

"In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell…. we can’t dance synonyms." George_Balanchine

"What's so wonderful about ballet is that it's mind-driven physicality. It's almost a Greek ideal of body, mind, and form." Edward_Viellella

I am absorbed in the magic of movement and light. Movement never lies. It is the magic of what I call the outer space of the imagination. There is a great deal of outer space, distant from our daily lives, where I feel our imagination wanders sometimes. It will find a planet or it will not find a planet, and that is what a dancer does. Martha_Graham

"If ballet were easy, they'd call it football"

"Dancers are the athletes of God" Albert_Einstein

“We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.”

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

"If I could tell you, then I wouldn't have to dance it" Isadora_Duncan

"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

"Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain”

"While I dance I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life. I can only be joyful and whole. This is why I dance." Hans_Bos

"Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts. For it is no mere translation or abstraction of life. It is life itself." Henry_Ellis

"Dancing is the world's favorite metaphor." Kristy_Nilsson

"They move most easily through life, who have learned to dance." Ann Dirkson

"Dance is an art that imprints on the soul. It is with you every moment, it expresses itself in every thing you do." Shirley_Maclaine

"How can we know the dancer from the dance?" William Butler Yeats

"I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance." Friedrich Nietzsche

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

"Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?" Friedrich Nietzsche

"Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance." Ezra Pound

"Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room." Kurt Vonnegut

"I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal." Friedrich Nietzsche Media:Example.ogg