100+ Best Dance Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational dance quotes will challenge the way you think, fire up your brain and encourage you to look at life differently.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous Dance Quotes

If you hit a wall, climb over it, crawl under it, or dance on top of it. – Unknown

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame. – William Butler Yeats

The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness. – James Gates Percival

Hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon. – Edward Lear

Dance is the hidden language of the soul. – Martha Graham

The best thing about being a DJ is making people happy. There is nothing like seeing people get up from a table to dance or the expression on their face when they hear a song they love. I also love to educate people on music they have never heard. – Chelsea Leyland

Years of drought and famine come and years of flood and famine come, and the climate is not changed with dance, libation or prayer. – John Wesley Powell

What’s the most fetching thing that provokes people? A volcano? Fountains that dance? A pirate ship that sinks? Some other animated device or presentation? Is that as strong as mystery? Allure, intrigue, is much more powerful. It taunts you. – Steve Wynn

Consciousness expresses itself through creation. This world we live in is the dance of the creator. Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye but the dance lives on. On many an occasion when I am dancing, I have felt touched by something sacred. In those moments, I felt my spirit soar and become one with everything that exists. – Michael Jackson

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

When I design a wedding dress with a bustle, it has to be one the bride can dance in. I love the idea that something is practical and still looks great. – Vera Wang

Dance has always been the center of who I am. It has given me the inspiration to help other people find a hobby, passion, and activity that fulfills them. It also taught me some of the many skills I need as an entrepreneur: a hard work ethic that takes practice to master and the confidence to persevere through any challenges. – Payal Kadakia

Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn’t burn up any fossil fuel, doesn’t pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance. – Margaret Mead

Dancing – that’s really what I do at parties. I dance and I hang out with friends. That’s my partying. – Rebecca Black

Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time. – Don Miguel Ruiz

Not many skeletons left in my closet because I invite them to dance all over the front room. – John Schneider

From the beginning I thought about working with the body in movement, the space between the body and clothes. I wanted the clothes to move when people moved. The clothes are also for people to dance or laugh. – Issey Miyake

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

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire. – George Bernard Shaw

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

The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word. – Mata Hari

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. – Carl Sandburg

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

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

Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. […] Dance when you’re perfectly free. – Jalaluddin Rumi

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

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf. – Rabindranath Tagore

Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body. – Martha Graham

But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. – Khalil Gibran

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

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

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

This is why the idea of finding love across the dance floor endures – symbolizing that, when we know the true rhythm of our heart, we know the other. – Alexandra Katehakis

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 single fleeting moment when you feel alive. – Merce Cunningham

In a society that worships love, freedom, and beauty, dance is sacred. It is a prayer for the future, a remembrance of the past and a joyful exclamation of thanks for the present. – Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

I feel that the essence of dance is the expression of man – the landscape of his soul. I hope that every dance I do reveals something of myself or some wonderful thing a human can be. – Martha Graham

Any kind of dancing is better than no dancing at all. – Lynda Barr

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

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

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

You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I’ll be very glad to be a song and dance man. – Gene Kelly

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

If you’ve got nothing to dance about, find a reason to sing. – Melody Carstairs

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

If you look at a dancer in silence, his or her body will be the music. If you turn the music on, that body will become an extension of what you’re hearing. – Judith Jamison

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

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

Stars are always dancing. Sometimes they dance twinkling away with the rhythm of your joyful heart and sometimes they dance without movement to embrace your heartache as if frozen sculptures of open-armed sadness. – Munia Khan

Every song has it’s own heartbeat. […] The pulse in music is what makes it alive. – J.R. Rim

There was still no likelihood that we could make a living from dance. We were doing it because we loved it… We realized how full we felt; we were surrounded by music and dancing and joy. – Alvin Ailey

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

It doesn’t matter if I’m off the beat. It doesn’t matter if I’m snapping to the rhythm. It doesn’t matter if I look like a complete goon when I dance. It is my dance. It is my moment. It is mine. And dance I will. Try and stop me. You’ll probably get kicked in the face. – Dan Pearce

Where words leave off, music begins. – Heinrich Heine

For I have trained myself and am training myself always to be able to dance lightly in the service of thought – Søren Kierkegaard

One step, two steps, three steps; like winds of time experience joy of centuries, when movements become revelations of the dance of destinies. – Shah Asad Rizvi

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

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

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

Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance. – Amit Ray

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. – Xiaolu Guo

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

Sometimes in life confusion tends to arise and only dialogue of dance seems to make sense. – Shah Asad Rizvi

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

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

Disco’s are tricky. You look a total wally if you dance too early but after one crucial song tips the disco over, you look a sad saddo if you don’t. – David Mitchell

She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar. – Janet Fitch

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 same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. – Rabindranath Tagore

We think to dance, and dance in thought. But to hibernate in the mind, is to bring upon us an apocalypse of the Soul. – Ilyas Kassam

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

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

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

Caution not spirit, let it roam wild; for in that natural state dance embraces divine frequency. – Shah Asad Rizvi

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

The musician has the most brothers, and the dancer the most sisters. – Alexandra Chauran

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. – Confucius

Somebody just gave me a shower radio. Thanks a lot. Do you really want music in the shower? I guess there’s no better place to dance than a slick surface next to a glass door. – Jerry Seinfeld

They twirled and rocked, intertwined and separated, nearly leaning onto one another but barely touching, their movements sometimes tender, sometimes almost violent…Moments passed while the dancers held tight to each other, as though their bodies were melting together. The expression on their features as they lifted their faces to the sky was one of unimaginable joy. – Hannah Fielding

The moon rose above the canopy and a dreamy mist swirled around our knees as we danced, fingers entwined and hearts in sync with the universe; just a prince and his princess, a boy and a girl, learning to love in a beautiful world. – Aishabella Sheikh

Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. – Kahlil Gibran

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

Music is an outburst of the soul. – Frederick Delius

Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common. – Sarah Dessen

I skipped between the dancers, twirling my skirts. The seated, masked musicians didn’t look up at me as I leaped before them, dancing in place. No chains, no boundaries – just me and the music, dancing, and dancing. – Sarah J. Maas

Through synergy of intellect, artistry and grace came into existence the blessing of a dancer. – Shah Asad Rizvi

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. – Johann Sebastian Bach

Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t. – Johnny Depp

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

Every dance you make belongs to you. It is part of your collection. When you think of it like that, you’ll want to make your next routine the best you’ve ever made! – Torron-Lee Dewar

Dance from your heart and let your passion shine through – The Dance Mum

Passion drove her deeper, into the abyss beneath his skin where she mapped his soul to the dance of his heartbeat… – Virginia Alison

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

Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music. – George Eliot

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

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 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

Music is the universal language of mankind. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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