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We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.

A perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

On with dance, let joy be unconfined, is my motto; whether there's any dance to dance or any joy to unconfined.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his ''divine service.''

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.

There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration.

Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) English mathematician and novelist.

Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man; therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act.

Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British statesman.

How inimitably graceful children are in general before they learn to dance!

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) British poet, critic, and philosopher.

Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom.

Henry Fielding (1707-1754) English novelist and dramatist.