Master technique and then forget about it and be natural.
Anna Pavlova (1881-1931)
Russian ballerina

Anna Pavlova

Lavery, Sir John
Painting, oil on canvas, 1910, 198.1 x 144.8 cm,
U.K, Glasgow, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, 44

Hence it is from the representation of things spoken by means of posture and gesture that the whole of the art of dance has been elaborated.
Plato (428-347 BC)
Greek philosopher
To sing well and to dance is to be well educated.
Plato (428-347 BC)
Greek philosopher
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learned to dance.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
English poet Essay on Criticism
And men must walk at least before they dance.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
English poet
Music begins to atrophy when it parts too far from the dance;... poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.
Ezra Pound (1885-1972)
USA poet ABC of Reading
A cathedral, a wave of a storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped.
Marcel Proust (1871-1922)
French novelist
Ballet is a dance executed by the human soul.
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837)
Russian writer