What are some quotes about dance?


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���Dance is the hidden language of the soul,��� said Martha Graham, one of the most famous modern dancers and choreographers. Even Friedrich Nietzsche mentioned, ���We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once.���

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What are some quotes about dance?
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Many dancers, writers and philosophers spoke about dance, especially referring to its benefits. The French writer and philosopher Voltaire wrote, "Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world." Confucius once said about dancing, "Never give a sword to a man who can't dance."

In "Pride and Prejudice," Jane Austen wrote, "To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love." Friedrich Nietzsche, a German philosopher, was enthusiastic about dancing, saying, "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."

A lot of dancing quotes also refer to insanity in dancing. A Japanese proverb says, "We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance." Edwin Denby, an American writer and poet, also said, "There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good."

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