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Martha Graham Quotes

Martha Graham Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Martha Graham
Type:
Dancer
Nationality:
American
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    Censorship is the height of vanity. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
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    Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
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    Dance is the hidden language of the soul. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 4
    Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 5
    First we have to believe, and then we believe. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 6
    Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
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    I did not want to be a tree, a flower or a wave. In a dancer's body, we as audience must see ourselves, not the imitated behavior of everyday actions, not the phenomenon of nature, not exotic creatures from another planet, but something of the miracle that is a human being. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 8
    Learn by practice. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 9
    Misery is a communicable disease. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 10
    Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
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    The body is a sacred garment. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 12
    The body is your instrument in dance, but your art is outside that creature, the body. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
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    The body never lies. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 14
    The body says what words cannot. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 15
    The only sin is mediocrity. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 16
    There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 17
    Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small, upon which your whole weight rests. It's a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 18
    To me, a building - if it's beautiful - is the love of one man, he's made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
  • 19
    We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham
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    You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost. Martha_GrahamMartha Graham