Quotes of the Day for 6 March 2004 – Dance
The weekend is here, and though I seem to have a lot of work to do I think you're supposed to party a bit. And I happen to have a request here from an avid square- and round-dancer that wanted quotes on Dance. I firmly believe in the Satchel Paige quote below; if I dance at all, I dance as if nobody's watching. Give the right music and sufficient decibels I'm energetic but rather uncoordinated, I only dance if I can convince myself that nobody's watching or that it's too dark for them to see me.
If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution.
- Emma Goldman, 1869 - 1940
I don't want people who want to dance. I want people who have to dance.
- George Balanchine
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore, 1861 - 1941
There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
- Vicki Baum, 1888 - 1960
And because I am happy and dance and sing, they think they have done me no injury.
- William Blake, 1757 - 1827
Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.
- Leroy "Satchel" Paige, 1906 - 1982
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