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Work like you don't need the money. Dance like no one is watching. And love like you've never been hurt. - Mark Twain

But would you sing, and rival Orpheus' strain. The wond'ring forests soon should dance again; The moving mountains hear the powerful call. And headlong streams hand listening in their fall! - Alexander Pope

Ambivalence is a wonderful tune to dance to. It has a rhythm all its own. - Erica Mann Jong

Life's a dance you learn as you go, Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow, Don't worry 'bout what you don't know, Life's a dance you learn as you go. - John Michael Montgomery

Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars. - Gustave Flaubert

An artificial style of dance confected for 18th-century kings evolved into a popular American art form, an astonishing development for what until recently had been considered manna for aesthetes only, the quiche of the performing arts. - Shana Alexander

A child must feel the flush of victory and the heart-sinking of disappointment before he takes with a will to the tasks distasteful to him and resolves to dance his way through a dull routine of textbooks. - Helen Keller

We look at the dance to impart the sensation of living in an affirmation of life, to energize the spectator into keener awareness of the vigour, the mystery, the humour, the variety, and the wonder of life. This is the function of the American dance. - Martha Graham