Quotations About / On: DANCE

  • 41.
    Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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  • 42.
    Morality measured in centimeters: all mothers believe that only their daughters dance decently.
    (José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 41, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).)
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  • 43.
    At the extreme north, the voyagers are obliged to dance and act plays for employment.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Chesuncook" (1858) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 172, Houghton Mifflin (1906). Thoreau uses the term "employment" in the sense of "in order to have something to do.")
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  • 44.
    You and I are past our dancing days.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Capulet, in Romeo and Juliet, act 1, sc. 5, l. 31. Old Capulet talks with his cousin while watching the dance.)
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  • 45.
    They teach the morals of a whore, and the manners of a dancing master.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, 1754 entry (1791). Referring to Lord Chesterfield's Letters to His Son. Of Chesterfield—Johnson's erratic patron—he remarked, "This man I thought had been a Lord among wits; but, I find, he is only a wit among Lords.")
    More quotations from: Samuel Johnson
  • 46.
    How inimitably graceful children are in general before they learn to dance!
    (Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834), British poet, critic. repr. In Collected Works, vol. 14, ed. Kathleen Coburn (1990). Table Talk, "1 Jan. 1832," Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. Henry Nelson Coleridge (1835).)
  • 47.
    Gain the truth and dance with love! Based on positive morals.
    (Wisdom)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 48.
    My friend, I'm sorry you would die and I will dance. Do so- yourself.
    (A Traveller)
    More quotations from: Adeosun Olamide
  • 49.
    “These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination.”
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    More quotations from: Rabindranath Tagore
  • 50.
    “My day is done, and I am like a boat drawn on the beach, listening to the dance-music of the tide in the evening.”
    (― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds)
    More quotations from: Rabindranath Tagore
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