Quotes by ballet

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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.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
    Bill Dedman
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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bar Paly
    Bar Paly
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    My parents have always given me whatever I wanted. Took me to the ballet, the opera, museum exhibitions. I was always surrounded by art. It's their fault I've become an actress.
  • Claiborne Pell
    Claiborne Pell
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    People who leave Washington do so by way of the box... ballet or coffin.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
    Isadora Duncan
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    The real American type can never be a ballet dancer. The legs are too long, the body too supple and the spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking.
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