Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Dancing:- world's most famous metaphor !!

This is my compilation, collected from various sources, hope you will love reading it and watching the two beautiful video.

Eddie Uehara created two, short inspirational Dance Quotes videos,
and chose two of Kristy's quotes. MTV's DanceLife requested
permission to use Eddie's video. Eddie Uehara's Dance Quote:

Dance is the world's most famous metaphor.
~ Kristy Nilsson © 1999

Dance is a song of the body.
Either of joy or pain.

Dance is communication, and so the great challenge
is to speak clearly, beautifully, and with inevitability.

Dance is the hidden language of the soul.
~ Martha Graham

Humans are measured not through their words but their deeds.
The abstraction of deeds is dance itself.
~ Chinvat – the Ninth Bridge

Dancers are the athletes of God.
~ Albert Einstein

Dance is music made visible.
~ George Balanchine

Put a man and a girl on stage and there is already a story;
a man and two girls, there's already a plot.
~ George Balanchine

You haven't got anything to dance about
until you're over thirty-five anyway.
~ Bert Balladine

Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.
~ Mikhail Baryshnikov

There are short-cuts to happiness,
and dancing is one of them.
~ Vicki Baum

Dance first. Think later.
It's the natural order.
~ Samuel Beckett

The dance:
a minimum of explanation,
a minimum of anecdotes,
and a maximum of sensations.
~ Maurice Béjart

While I dance, I cannot judge,
I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life.
I can only be joyful and whole.
That is why I dance.
~ Hans Bos

Dance can give the inarticulate a voice.
~ Pamela Brown

Body language is a very powerful tool...
80% of what you understand in a conversation
is read through the body, not the words.
~ Deborah Bull

I use dancing to embellish, extend or enlarge upon an existing emotion.
~ Gower Champion

Until you're ready to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
~ Cher

Amazing Dance
Twenty-one dancers perform the exquisite
Thousand-Hand Guanyin for Spring Festival in Beijing.

The rest of the story: these dancers of the
Chinese Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe
are profoundly deaf, relying on signals
from conductors at the four corners of the stage.

Dance is movement, and movement is life.
~ Ludmilla Chiriaeff

The dance is the mother of all languages.
~ R. G. Collingwood

Good choreography fuses eye, ear and mind.
~ Arlene Croce

Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing.
It's the rhythm of your life.
It’s the expression in time and movement,
in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.
~ Jacques d'Amboise

The truest expression of a people
is in its dance and in its music.
Bodies never lie.
~ Agnes de Mille

When you perform you are out of your self
larger and more potent, more beautiful.
You are for minutes heroic.
This is power.
This is is glory on earth.
And it is yours for the taking.
~ Agnes de Mille

Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
~ John Dryden

Dancing is the last word in life.
In dancing, one draws nearer to oneself.
~ Jean Dubuffet

Dancing: the highest intelligence in the freest body.
~ Isadora Duncan

To dance is to live. What I want is a school of life.
~ Isadora Duncan

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