note: my comments in red
Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man; therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act. – Lord Chesterfield
Jack Adams somehow knew this at an early age, he does it so well.
And, of course, they’ve always condemned dancing. You know, you might touch a member of the opposite sex. And you might get excited and you might do something natural. –Frank McCourt
From a woman who gave up on enforcing the “no grinding” rule at private school dances. “I just look at it as safe sex.”
Jan Davis, woman headmaster of Wichita Collegiate who was pulled out of retirement from the Wichita Public School System to serve at my daughter’s private high school.
But in reality we are accompanied by the whole dancing universe. –Ruth St. Denis.
Mildred Evelyn Lee Ward is my Grandmother. She taught school with her Master’s in English to help put my Grandfather Paul Ward through law school during the Depression. But she found time to teach dance on the side, living this motto “life is a dance.”
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. –William James.
aahhh…..so that’s why I admire these qualities…hmmmm….
All the ills of mankind, all the tragic misfortunes that fill the history books, all the political blunders, all the failures of the great leaders have arisen merely from a lack of skill at dancing. -Molière
what an idea! we must find more time for this….
Dance is bigger than the physical body. When you extend your arm, it doesn’t stop at the end of your fingers, because you’re dancing bigger than that; you’re dancing spirit. –Judith Jamison.
as with all creativity, in painting, business, people…..
Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness. –Mason Cooley.
and I do both, to both rein it in and put it out…
Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. –Henry Fielding.
keep it in check….
Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire. –George Bernard Shaw.
so that is what it is?
Dancing is a sweat job. –Fred Astaire.
among other satisfying things in life…
Dancing is a wonderful training for girls, it’s the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.
–Christopher Morley.so that is what we’re supposed to do….have not yet mastered….
and….some of the best dancing partners are women….
Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail. -Clive James.
I just thought this was funny.
Dance while you can
In whatever you do
Even when you don’t know what you should do…