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dancing Quotes

18 of the best book quotes about dancing
  1. #1
    “A time for every occupation under heaven. A time for giving birth, a time for dying; a time for planting, a time for uprooting what has been planted; a time for tears, a time for laughter; a time for mourning, a time for dancing; a time for searching, a time for losing; a time for loving, a time for hating...”
  2. #2
    “Frodo gave a cry, and there was, fallen upon his knees at the chasm’s edge. But Gollum, dancing like a mad thing, held aloft the ring, a finger still thrust within its circle.”
  3. #3
    “To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.”
  4. #4
    “Though we tremble before uncertain futures may we meet illness, death and adversity with strength may we dance in the face of our fears.”
  5. #5
    “Jellicle Cats are white and black,
    Jellicle Cats are of moderate size;
    Jellicles jump like a jumping-jack,
    Jellicle Cats have moonlit eyes.
    They’re quiet enough in the morning hours,
    They’re quiet enough in the afternoon,
    Reserving their terpsichorean powers
    To dance by the light of the Jellicle Moon.”
  6. #6
    “Lift up your hearts, my brethren, high, higher! And do not forget your legs! Lift up also your legs, ye good dancers, and better still if ye stand upon your heads!”
  7. #7
    “It is said that the Devil has all the best tunes.
    This is broadly true. But Heaven has the best choreographers.”
  8. #8
    “I am satisfied ... I see, dance, laugh, sing.”
  9. #9
    “Dance, when you’re broken open.
    Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off.
    Dance in the middle of the fighting.
    Dance in your blood.
    Dance, when you’re perfectly free.”
  1. #10
    “Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning. Once it does, it becomes the kind of thing that makes you grab your wife around the waist and dance a jig.”
  2. #11
    “He never sleeps, the judge. He is dancing, dancing. He says that he will never die.”
  3. #12
    “I didn’t know he could dance.”
    “Dance?” Mary Alice sniffed. “He can barely walk. What do you think I’ve been doing all week? I’ve been giving him ballroom dancing lessons. And the big clodhopper tramped all over my feet. I’m crippled for life.”
  4. #13
    “There was a star danced, and under that was I born.”
  5. #14
    “As I hopped up and down, hunched and raising my arms and feet to the music, I thought about being thrown in the ocean, about how difficult it would be to know that death was inevitable.”
  6. #15
    “He went through life with his hands firmly shoved into his pockets. She danced.”
  7. #16
    “He closed his eyes as she put her head on his shoulder, and in that instant, nothing else mattered. Not the song, not the place, not the other couples around him. Only this, only her. He gave himself over to the feel of her body as it pressed against him, and they moved slowly in small circles on the sawdust-strewn floor, lost in a world that felt as though it had been created for just the two of them.”
  8. #17
    “Dancing is sometimes more important than listening to the music.”
  9. #18
    “He loved the way she put her entire self behind whatever she was doing, even if she had no
    idea what she was doing and was getting it all wrong. He loved the way she danced as if she was
    connected to the clouds and the sun and the rainbows.”

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