25 Inspirational Quotes About Dancing, Self Expression And Moving Your Body

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Everyone loves to experience dance. Perhaps you like to perform in front of people and show the skills you have honed and trained for years. Perhaps you like to dance with other people, holding them close and moving in synch together.

Or perhaps you like to dance alone, putting on music in your room, relieving stress and releasing endorphins as a way to appreciate music.

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Dance can take up a lot of space, spanning all of types square feet for a free ballet class. Or dance can be small, just swaying in your chair to your favorite song. It can be graceful, clumsy, beautiful or crazy. Sometimes dance is structured, while other times its off the cuff.

No matter who you are, or what kind of music you listen to, you can experience the rhythm and move. That’s why dancing is so universal. Everyone can understand it. The urge to dance is something we have all experienced.

So let’s celebrate the art form that brings us all together to break it down! Here is a list of the best, most inspirational dance quotes that celebrate our love of dancing.

1. We are born with dance inside us.

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” — Martha Graham

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2. Is a day worthwhile if you haven’t danced?

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” — ​Friedrich Nietzsche

3. For when you’re easy going and easy grooving.

“I go with the flow. Whatever music you play for me, I'll dance.” — Gael Garcia Bernal

4. They go from 1-2-3-4 in the day to 5-6-7-8 at night.

“The job of feet’s is walking, but their hobby is dancing.” — Amit Kalantri

5. You are born with music inside of you!

“I believe it is in my nature to dance by virtue of the beat of my heart, the pulse of my blood and the music in my mind.” — Robert Fulghum

6. Get your feet on the floor and your mind out of the gutter!

“Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.” — George Bernard Shaw

7. Dance is power!

“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful… This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking” —​ Agnes De Mille

8. You are the art that life expresses.

“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” — Eckhart Tolle

9. Do you think God is more of a tapper or a backpack kid?

“I would believe only in a God that knows how to Dance.” — ​Friedrich Nietzsche

10. Tomorrow is a great opportunity to dance.

“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” —​ Oprah Winfrey

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11. Just tap your toes, girl you got this.

“Any kind of dancing is better than no dancing at all.” — ​Lynda Barr

12. Dancing is otherworldly.

“Our feet are planted in the real world, but we dance with angels and ghosts.” — John Cameron Mitchell

13. We should all be proud to be song and dance men and women.

“You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I’ll be very glad to be a song and dance man.” —​ Gene Kelly

14. You can’t dance as anyone else.

“When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.” — Paulo Coelho

15. You dance from the inside out!

“To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?” — ​Michael Jackson

16. We are the music the stars are dancing to.

“Our biological rhythms are the symphony of the cosmos, music embedded deep within us to which we dance, even when we can’t name the tune.” — ​Deepak Chopra

17. It’s okay to put your problems aside and just dance.

“Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.” — ​James Howe

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18. Dance is wasted on the cautious.

“It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.” —​ Xiaolu Guo

19. Dance opens up the brain for other forms of art.

“True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.” — Alexander Pope

20. Never stop dancing.

“You live as long as you dance.” — Rudolf Nureyev

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21. Dance is a reminder that you are here and you’re doing something.

“Every time I dance, I'm trying to prove myself to myself.— Misty Copeland

22. Dance DOES make you feel sexy.

“I also dance to music that makes me feel sexy in front of a mirror.” —​ Alannah Myles

23. Dance can be the world’s calculator.

“The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing.” — James Brown

24. Dance over your obstacles.

“If you hit a wall, climb over it, crawl under it, or dance on top of it.— Unknown

25. Dance, dance always dance!

“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting... Dance when you’re perfectly free.” —​ Jalaluddin Rumi

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Kaitlin Kaiser is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture and relationship topics.