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Life is like dancing

If you like this quote and enjoy my blog please consider supporting me by buying my recent book ‘The Joy of Dance’. It includes many other inspirational quotes about and by dancers along… Continue reading

Making sense of change

Alan Wilson Watts was a philosopher, writer and teacher who was most famous for the way he Westernised Eastern philosophies. I chose his quote; “The only way to make sense out of change… Continue reading

Poetry of the foot, #JohnDryden #dancequote #quote #flamenco

While “Dancing is the poetry of the foot” sounds great, as far as I can tell it is a simplification. John Dryden’s play, The Rival Ladies, Act III reads; “Man Tis well, desire… Continue reading

“Make the moment important” #dancequote #MarthaGraham #flamenco #image

Martha Graham once said; “All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.” It is… Continue reading

Dance is a measured pace #dancequote #francisbacon #speech

Today the dance quote comes from Francis Bacon’s philosophical works of 1733. In ‘The Advancement of Learning’ as he discusses words, grammar and the way that words sound, Francis Bacon says; “yet in… Continue reading

Fond of dancing as a step towards love #GBShaw #flamenco #dancequote #saying

The dance quote I chose for today, by Jane Austen is; “To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.” From Pride and Prejudince the phrase leads to hopes… Continue reading