Ballet Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Agnes De Mille” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet technique is arbitrary and very difficult. It never becomes easy; it becomes possible.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alexander Pushkin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is a dance executed by the human soul.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anna Paskevska” float=”none” width=”100%”]Learning ballet is wonderful for children even if they never become dancers. It is wonderful because it teaches discipline, grace, and manners.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arlene Croce” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is only good when it is great.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Carine Roitfeld” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is good, because it makes you stand up tall.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edwin Denby” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is the one form of theater where nobody speaks a foolish word all evening, nobody on the stage at least.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Edwin Denby” float=”none” width=”100%”]You don’t have to know about ballet to enjoy it, all you have to do is look at it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Balanchine” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is important and significant – yes. But first of all it is a pleasure.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Balanchine” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet will speak for itself. About itself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Balanchine” float=”none” width=”100%”]In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell… we can’t dance synonyms.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Balanchine” float=”none” width=”100%”]The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”George Borodin” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is not technique but a way of expression that comes more closely to the inner language of man than any other.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Greg Ray” float=”none” width=”100%”]You go to the ballet and you see girls dancing on their tiptoes. Why don’t they just get taller girls?[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jean-Georges Noverre” float=”none” width=”100%”]A fine picture is but the image of nature; a finished ballet is nature herself.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jennifer Ellison” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is such a disciplined craft and it has given me a good grounding.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jennifer Homans” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is purifying, every movement physically honed and essential, with no superfluity or excess.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Joanne H. Morscher” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet class is like Life Lessons 101. You learn some of life’s most important lessons here that you will carry with you forever.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Kevin Mckenzie” float=”none” width=”100%”]I think most dancers would agree that the art of ballet chooses the dancer, not the other way around.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Lincoln Kirstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]The domain of the ballet dancer is not earth but air.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin Fridmann” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is created on beautiful lines and shapes. If what you hear and what you see mesh, there’s a very thrilling experience.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nan Keating” float=”none” width=”100%”]Most people think of ballet as children in little tutus. They don’t know it is sweat, blood and tears as well![/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Neve Campbell” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is completely unnatural to the body, just being turned-out… it’s not the way your body is supposed to function, so you actually train your body to be a different structure than you were born with.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Oscar Levant” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is the fairies’ baseball.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Caro” float=”none” width=”100%”]At the ballet, you really feel like you’re in the presence of something outside the rest of your life. Higher than the rest of your life.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Caro” float=”none” width=”100%”]The ballet embodies the notes of music. And sometimes you almost feel like you can see the notes dance up there on the stage.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Robert Gottlieb” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is like any other art form in that we all start out knowing nothing about it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sutton Foster” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is an incredibly difficult, beautiful art form that takes a lot of training, a lot of time, and a lot of hard work.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Trudy Garfunkel” float=”none” width=”100%”]Ballet is a universe of the imagination, a place of magic and enchantment, beauty and romance. Its many worlds vibrate with graceful dancers, glorious music, and sumptuous costumes.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Twyla Tharp” float=”none” width=”100%”]The ballet needs to tell its own story in such a way it can be received without having to be translated into language.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”unknown” float=”none” width=”100%”]If ballet was easy, then everyone would be doing it.[/wpsm_quote]