Dancing Sayings and Quotes

Dancing is art in motion, performance art if you prefer. It doesn’t require any equipment, just yourself and tune of choice. Cut a rug with the collection of insightful and humorous dancing quotes below.

He who cannot dance puts the blame on the floor.     

Hindu Proverb

Those who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music.     

George Carlin

To dance, put your hand on your heart and listen to the sound of your soul.     

Eugene Louis Faccuito

I'm not so interested in how they move as in what moves them.     

Pina Bausch

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

Marcia Hayde

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.     

Albert Einstein

I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself.     

Mikhail Baryshnikov

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

Henry Fielding

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

Jane Austen

There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.     

Edwin Denby

Dance till the stars come down from the rafters Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.     

W.H. Auden

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

Kurt Vonnegut

Dancing is like bank robbery. It takes split-second timing.     

Twyla Tharp

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

Dave Barry

How can we know the dancer from the dance?     

William Butler Yeats

Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.     


Dancing is the world's favorite metaphor.     

Kristy Nilsson

Dancing is silent poetry.     


Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.     

Samuel Beckett

Dance every performance as if it were your last.     

Erik Bruhn