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Art is the objectification of feeling, and the subjectification of nature.

- Susanne K. Langer

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Print The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious, the source of all art and science.
- Albert Einstein
Print We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Dance
Print Master technique and then forget about it and be natural.
- Anna Pavlova
Dance
Print Adventure can be an end in itself. Self-discovery is the secret ingredient that fuels daring.
- Grace Lichtenstein
Dance
Print Dancing is silent poetry.
- Simonides
Dance
Print Strong and convincing art has never risen from theories.
- Mary Wigman
Dance
Print When I dance, I cannot judge, I cannot hate, I cannot separate myself from life.
- Hans Bos
Dance
Print Dance can give the inarticulate a voice.
- Pamela Brown
Dance
Print Dance first. Think later. It's the natural order.
- Samuel Beckett
Dance
Print There are shortcuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.
- Viki Baum
Dance
Print Ladanse,c'est le mouvement,et le mouvement, c'est la vie.
Dance is movement, and movement is life.
- Ludmilla Chiriaeff
Dance
Print How inimitably graceful children are in general -- before they learn to dance.
- S.T. Coleridge
Dance
Print On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.
- Lord Byron
Dance
Print Dance every performance as if it were your last.
- Erik Bruhn
Dance
Print Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did, backwards and on high heels.
- Anonymous
Dance
Print Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain.
- Anonymous
Dance
Print Dance isn't something that can be explained in words; it has to be danced.
- Paige Arden
Dance
Print In life as in the dance: Grace glides on blistered feet.
- Alice Abrams
Dance
Print Everything in the universe has rhythm. Everything dances.
- Maya Angelou
Dance
Print First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you're very lucky and have said your prayers.
- George Balanchine
Dance
Print I don't want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.
- George Balanchine
Dance
Print Dance is music made visible.
- George Balanchine
Dance
Print Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.
- Charles Baudelaire
Dance
Print Dance till the stars come down from the rafters. Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.
- W.H. Auden
Dance
Print I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around.
- Fred Astaire
Dance
Print Dancing is like dreaming with your feet.
- Constanze
Dance
Print Dance is the hidden language of the soul.
- Martha Graham
Dance
Print Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
- Martha Graham
Dance
Print The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.
- Agnes De Mille
Dance
Print The only way to do it is to do it.
- Merce Cunningham
Dance
Print Good choreography fuses eye, ear, and mind.
- Arlene Croce
Dance
Print Dance is so important in the world. It needs no language. Our bodies speak a language of its own.
- Ibrahim Farrah
Dance
Print Move your neck according to the music.
- Ethiopian Proverb
Dance
Print Dancing is the poetry of the foot.
- John Dryden
Dance
Print Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.
- Og Mandino
Literary Arts
Print Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
- Rudyard Kipling
Literary Arts
Print Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau
Literary Arts
Print You can't depend on your eyes if your imagination is out of focus.
- Mark Twain
Literary Arts
Print Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
- Simonides
Literary Arts
Print All mankind's inner feelings eventually manifest themselves as an outer reality.
- Stuart Wilde
Literary Arts
Print The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
- Émile Zola
Literary Arts
Print Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
- Dame Rebecca West
Literary Arts
Print Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
- Simone Weil
Literary Arts
Print No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.
- Oscar Wilde
Literary Arts
Print Patience is an integral part of talent.
- Vicki Baum
Literary Arts
Print Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Literary Arts
Print Nothing you write, if you hope to be any good, will ever come out as you first hoped.
- Lillian Hellman
Literary Arts
Print This is a world of action, and not for moping and droning in.
- Charles Dickens
Literary Arts
Print If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it.
- Albert Einstein
Literary Arts
Print Great ideas originate in the muscles.
- Thomas Edison
Literary Arts
Print It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
- Walt Disney
Media Arts
Print All anybody needs to know about prizes is that Mozart never won one.
- Henry Mitchell
Music
Print Folk music is the original melody of man; it is the musical mirror of the world.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Music
Print If it weren't for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song.
- Carl Perkins
Music
Print O great creator of being, grant us one more hour to perform our art and perfect our lives.
- Jim Morrison
Music
Print After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible, is music.
- Aldous Huxley
Music
Print Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.
- Victor Hugo
Music
Print The history of a people is found in its songs.
- George Jellinek
Music
Print We all have idols. Play like anyone you care about but try to be yourself while you're doing so.
- B.B. King
Music
Print A painter paints pictures on canvas, but musicians paint their pictures on silence.
- Leopold Stokowski
Music
Print Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.
- Oscar Wilde
Music
Print Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
- Frank Zappa
Music
Print Music, to create harmony, must investigate discord.
- Plutarch
Music
Print There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres.
- Pythagoras
Music
Print To sing well and to dance well is to be well-educated.
- Plato
Music
Print Music contains a whole gamut of experience, from sensuous elements to ultimate intellectual harmonies.
- George Santayana
Music
Print Music rearranges your molecular structure.
- Carlos Santana
Music
Print To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
- Robert Schumann
Music
Print Music goes deeper than emotion into the energies that animate our psychic life.
- Roger Sessions
Music
Print There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
- Albert Schweitzer
Music
Print Study Bach. There you will find everything.
- Johannes Brahms
Music
Print Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
- Leonard Bernstein
Music
Print A child sings before it speaks, dances almost before it walks, music is with us from the beginning.
- Pamela Brown
Music
Print Composing is like driving down a foggy road...
- Benjamin Britten
Music
Print If you really believe music is dangerous, you should let it go in one ear and out the other.
- José Bergamín
Music
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