Technique, bodily control, must be mastered only be cause the body must not stand in the way of the soul's expression.
La Meri (1899-1988)
USA dancer and writer
We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive...and part of the living, incarnate cosmos.
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)
English author
They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon;
And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand,
They danced by the light of the moon.
Edward Lear (1812-1888)
English author
Nothing appears to me to give children so much confidence, and so to raise them to the conversation of those above their age, as dancing.
John Locke (1632-1704)
English philosopher
Football isn't a contact sport; it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.
Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)
USA football coach
I call myself a craftsman. My dances are like a good cabinet: the seams are tight, it stands up, it has balance, it has function. Artistry is something beyond one's own understanding.
Lar Lubovitch (1943-)
USA choreographer founded his own dance company, the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company in 1968. Based in New York City New York Times pg AR9, 9 May 2004