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.
Dancing is a sweat job.
I kind of lost interest in the classical dance. I was very much interested in the modern choreography.
And then you have the classical ballerinas, they're like sopranos. Applied to the dance.
The real American type can never be a ballet dancer. The legs are too long, the body too supple and the spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking.
Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there.
I would rather be having a burger and beers with my mates but I can't do that when I know I've got to dance.
The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.
Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet,with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
No sane man will dance.
Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.
A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
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.
There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration.
Exactly the same with dancing, you can't dance until you've learnt steps, the things your feet can do.
I used to dance when I was younger - ballet and modern dance.
Dancing is my obsession. My life.
I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
I have been very lucky to work in so many new ballets, but that is what a dancer's work is.
Human speech is a cracked cauldron on which we knock out tunes for dancing bears, when we wish to conjure pity from the stars.
That was the idea behind glam clubs like Seven and The New Eve. You could eat and dance to live music. To enter you had to descend a grand staircase.
I would love to do more music, definitely. That is my true passion. Dance is first and then music.