Quotes by ballet-dancers

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  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Civil servants and priests, soldiers and ballet-dancers, schoolmasters and police constables, Greek museums and Gothic steeples, civil list and services list - the common seed within which all these fabulous beings slumber in embryo is taxation.
  • Benjamin Millepied
    Benjamin Millepied
    French dancer and choreographer 1977-
    Benjamin Millepied
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    'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
    W. H. Auden
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    Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. Then he'll escape.
  • Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
    American novelist 1922-
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr
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    Artists use frauds to make human beings seem more wonderful than they really are. Dancers show us human beings who move much more gracefully than human beings really move. Films and books and plays show us people talking much more entertainingly than people.
  • Cab Calloway
    Cab Calloway
    American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor 1907-1994
    Cab Calloway
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    Bubbles was a very good dancer. Tremendous dancer. He was one of our leading dancers of the country at that time. And, of course, he didn't have much of a voice.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Cincinnatians support a symphony, an opera, a ballet, museums, many galleries and theater groups.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
    C. L. R. James
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    Cricket is first and foremost a dramatic spectacle. It belongs with theatre, ballet, opera and the dance.
    Source: Beyond a Boundary
  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney
    American radio and television writer 1919-2011
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    Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television. It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet. A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
  • Martha Graham
    Martha Graham
    American modern dancer and choreographer 1894-1991
    Martha Graham
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    Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
    Walt Whitman
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    I am for those who believe in loose delights, I share the midnight orgies of young men, I dance with the dancers and drink with the drinkers.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
    Anton Chekhov
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    I don't understand anything about the ballet; all I know is that during the intervals the ballerinas stink like horses.
  • Bebe Neuwirth
    Bebe Neuwirth
    American actress, singer and dancer 1958-
    Bebe Neuwirth
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    I've never danced professionally as a ballet dancer, but all of my training is ballet, and I am a Fosse dancer.
  • Carine Roitfeld
    Carine Roitfeld
    French fashion editor 1954-
    Carine Roitfeld
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    Maybe people have no idea how much work is behind a picture. It can seem very effortless, but there is a lot of work. It's exactly like doing ballet. It's hours and hours, but when you go onstage, it's just the pleasure of dancing.
  • Agnes de Mille
    Agnes de Mille
    American dancer and choreographer 1905-1993
    Agnes de Mille
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    Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
  • Benjamin Millepied
    Benjamin Millepied
    French dancer and choreographer 1977-
    Benjamin Millepied
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    Most dancers have no awareness of how they look; half of them think they're fat. There is anorexia in the ballet world; there are those things.
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