72 Total Quotes

Ballet Quotes

People who leave Washington do so by way of the box... ballet or coffin.
Claiborne Pell
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Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.
Martha Graham
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Angelina Jolie
When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.
Angelina Jolie
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Rita Rudner
I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine.
Rita Rudner
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Robin Williams
Men wearing pants so tight that you can tell what religion they are.
Robin Williams
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To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other
Jack Handy
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Elle Macpherson
I wanted so badly to study ballet, but it was really all about wearing the tutu.
Elle Macpherson
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Judo is like a ballet, except there's no music,and the dancers knock each other down."
Paulette Sedgwick
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The ballet is a purely female thing; it is a woman, a garden of beautiful flowers, and man is the gardener.
George Balanchine
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Isadora Duncan
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.
Isadora Duncan
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Jacques Chirac
Now it is the last party to share the friendship Ballet Company of Opera de Paris is the last bouquet we present to China. Because of the company's high reputation of its artistic style and professionalism in the world as well as its long history and powerful artistic vitality, it is the ideal representative to bring down the curtain of Year of France,
Jacques Chirac
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I actually quit ballet when I was 14,
American Theatre
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Jeremy Irons of ballet.
American Theatre
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I had been wanting to do a short ballet to Schumann's work for so long and we were finally able to get a great pianist, everything seemed to fall into place.
Amy Wolfe
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Angela Davis
We had to get up at 6 a.m. and never had a problem. She was doing ballet and gymnastics, then dropped gymnastics,
Angela Davis
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To have this full story unfold onstage at the Keith-Albee by the Tchaikovsky Ballet Company is going to be a great spectacle for those who are dance lovers, from kids to adults. The really amazing part is that this group traveling with a 50-piece orchestra, and seeing the show with this great music will really be a treat.
Angela Jones
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Miller has had the Russian National Ballet perform several ballets over the years. They are an outstanding company of dancers.
Thom Cooper
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The ballet was a turning point for the company when it premiered in 1972 and I am happy to be able to celebrate this landmark work as we open in our new home.
Karen Kain
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I think it's Harris Ferris who made the difference. His vision is that what makes a successful ballet company is the cohesion of music and dance.
Cynthia Anderson
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I'd never heard of a ballet company that didn't have dancers and didn't have performances. It was one of the most difficult decisions I've ever made. But I was determined that this company was not going down on my watch.
Karen Brown
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I took ballet for a while and it wasn't like, jumpy enough for me.
Anna Hill
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People think girls need to do ballet.
Caitlin Tanner
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Shana Alexander
Ballet's image of perfection is fashioned amid a milieu of wracked bodies, fevered imaginations, Balkan intrigue and sulfurous hatreds where anything is likely, and dancers know it.
Shana Alexander
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She has the personality and physical makeup for Broadway. In ballet, there are standards that must be met if you want a career in it. You should be small boned and have a 180 degree rotation in your hips.
Carolyn Clark
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Karl Marx
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.
Karl Marx
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Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
George Balanchine
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In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
George Balanchine
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The stage for ballet will be, probably, the best in the state. It's the size of a real opera house. That's an exciting aspect.
Robert Weiss
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Shaun Alexander
We play football. It's not ballet.
Shaun Alexander
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My Mom is a ballet director, so I had this idea in me that classical training is the best foundation for anything you do, so I wanted to get a classical background and voice.
Shuler Hensley
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