Dancing Proverbs

Sayings about Dancers & Dancing

There’s more to dancing than a pair of dancing shoes. ~ Dutch Proverbs

I dance to the tune that is played. ~ Spanish Proverbs

When the music changes, so does the dance. ~ Nigerian Proverbs

Do not choose your wife at a dance, but in the field among the harvesters. ~ Czech Proverb

A woman who dances too much gets ill from little work. ~ French Proverb

A smart witch can also dance without a broomstick. ~ German Proverbs

Who dances at the wedding, weeps at the funeral. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

A poor dancer will be disturbed even by the hem of her skirt. ~ Polish Proverbs

Life is like a ballet performance — danced only once. ~ Malian Proverb

He who has no shoes dances in his socks. ~ German Proverbs

Dance to the tune that is played. ~ Spanish Proverb

Those who cant dance blame it on the music. ~ Jamaican Proverbs

The rich man never dances badly. ~ Rwandan Proverb

If everyone is going to dance, then who will watch? ~ Cameroon Proverb

The man who can’t dance thinks the band is no good. ~ Polish Proverbs

A bad dancer always has trouble with his balls. ~ Russian Proverb

To sing to the deaf, to talk with the dumb, and to dance for the blind are three foolish things. ~ Indian Proverbs

You dance better with a full belly than with a new dress. ~ French Proverb

All are not merry that dance lightly. ~ English Proverbs

The cripple is always the one to open the dancing. ~ Austrian Proverbs

It is good to dance on another man’s floor. ~ French Proverb

He who is unable to dance blames it in the stony yard. ~ Kenyan Proverbs

With time even a bear can learn to dance. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

The soul of a fool is always dancing on the tip of his tongue. ~ Arabian Proverb

It is always the fat ones who lead the dance. ~ Swiss Proverb

Don’t dance on a volcano. ~ French Proverb

Even the fall of a dancer is a somersault. ~ Senegalese Proverbs

The hunt is like a dance for men, for the women the dance is the hunt. ~ Austrian Proverbs

We’re fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. ~ Japanese Proverbs

The girl who can’t dance says the band can’t play. ~ Yiddish Proverb

If you can walk you can dance. If you can talk you can sing. ~ Zimbabwean Proverb

Dancing at the carnival, baptizing on All Saints Day. ~ Catalonian Proverb

He who has an egg in his pocket does not dance. ~ Gabonese Proverb

If you are dancing with your rivals, don’t close your eyes. ~ Burundi Proverb

To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak. ~ Indian Proverbs

When the ass is too happy he begins dancing on the ice. ~ Dutch Proverb

If you can’t dance well, you’d better not get up. ~ Nigerien Proverb

Money makes even dogs dance. ~ French Proverb

The devil dances in empty pockets. ~ English Proverbs

Only chained bears dance. ~ Russian Proverb

You cannot dance well on only one leg. ~ Mozambican Proverb

If the bride can’t dance, she blames the musicians. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Of what use is the veil if you are going to dance. ~ Hindu Proverbs

Eggs have no business dancing with stones. ~ Haitian Proverbs

If you’ve enjoyed the dance, pay the musicians. ~ German Proverb

The bear dances but the tamer collects the money. ~ Russian Proverb

An old cat will never learn to dance. ~ Moroccan Proverbs

Love teaches even asses to dance. ~ French Proverb

Dancing Proverb

Quotations about Dancing

If you’re on thin ice, you might as well dance. ~ Author Unknown

Dance is a delicate balance between perfection and beauty. ~ Author Unknown

The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing. ~ James Brown

The dance is four-dimensional art in that it moves concretely in both space and time. ~ Baker Brownell

I would rather dance as a ballerina, though faultily, than as a flawless clown. ~ Margaret Atwood

Dance light, for my heart it lies under your feet, love. ~ John Francis Waller,

Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man. Therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. ~ Kahlil Gibran

Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people. ~ Alvin Ailey

Dancing is an active motion of the body, which proceedeth from the lightness of the heart. ~ A. Fandango

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

The Dance is love, it is only love, it alone, and that is enough. ~ Isadora Duncan

Dancing is the world’s favorite metaphor. ~ Kristy Nilsson

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. ~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Dancing [is] the poetry of the foot. ~ John Dryden

Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire. ~ Oscar Wilde

In a dancer, there is a reverence for such forgotten things as the miracle of the small beautiful bones and their delicate strength. ~ Martha Graham

There are those who dance to the rhythm that is played to them, those who only dance to their own rhythm, and those who don’t dance at all. ~ Jose Bergamin

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

When you are on the dance floor, there is nothing to do but dance. ~ Umberto Eco

You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart. ~ Author Unknown

Always let them think of you as singing and dancing. ~ Anita Brookner

The body is your instrument in dance, but your art is outside that creature, the body. ~ Martha Graham

The modern dance is no dance in the first place, and when you’ve finally learned it, it’s not modern any more. ~ Evan Esar

I have no desire to prove anything by it. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. ~ Fred Astaire

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

They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than their head, and think to play the fool with reason. ~ Terence

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

Those move easiest who have learn’d to dance. ~ Alexander Pope

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we’re here we should dance. ~ Author Unknown

I would like to dance. Not professionally, just when everyone else does. ~ Stephen Fry

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

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

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music. ~ William Stafford

They love dancing over-much who will dance among thorns. ~ Capacelli

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. ~ William James

Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain. ~ Author Unknown

I actually grew up break-dancing. When you break-dance you listen to hip-hop and rap, so I’ve been listening to that music since I was a kid. ~ Matthew Morrison

Dancing: the vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Wives are people who feel they don’t dance enough. ~ Groucho Marx

Dancing for the young is dangerous; for the old it is ridiculous. ~ Bussy-Rabutin

I’m an excellent dancer. I keep up with whatever’s hot. I’ve been break-dancing and pop-locking since back in the day.~ Michael Strahan

Many children appear graceful enough until they begin to learn to dance. ~ S. T. Coleridge

Don’t sing for me, dance for me. ~ Author Unknown

Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it’s the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it. ~ Christopher Morley

A perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire. ~ George Bernard Shaw

Fairy Variations – Sleeping Beauty – Bolshoi Ballet

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