International Dance Day is celebrated every year on 29 April, which is the anniversary of the birth of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet.

Read the full article to know more about the theme, history, significance & other details about this day. Here is more information about it, read on. According to media portal dashamlav.com, the International Dance Day 2021 theme was: ‘Purpose of dance’.

The International Dance Day aims to celebrate dance, revel in the universality of this art form, and cross all political, cultural, and ethnic barriers. This day aims to bring people together with a common language- dance & music.

International Dance Day Quotes

You can stay mentally & physically fit by Dancing. Even more so, dancing regularly can improve your general well-being, boosts your self-esteem and it is also found that improves your social skills. No matter if you’re a professional dancer or enjoy dancing as a recreational activity just dance. Here are the best collections of International Dance Day quotes which can inspire you to do more Dance.

“Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.” – Samuel Beckett

international dance day quotes

“Dance is just like film in that it allows for thoughts in movement”. –  Twyla Tharp

“I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep to find for words”. – Ruth St Denis

“Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.” –  James Howe

International Dance Day Quotes

I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep to find for words. –Ruth St Denis

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” -Martha Graham

“To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?” -Michael Jackson

“Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” -Amit Ray

“Life is sweet when you pay attention. When it doesn’t seem sweet, put a sticker on your nose and do a funky dance.” -Whitney Scott

“Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” -Voltaire“

“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” -Kahlil Gibran“

“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” -Johnny Depp

“Music once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.” -Edward Bulwer-Lytton

International Dance Day Images quotes by Edward Bulwer Lytton

“My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” -Martin Luther

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” -Confucius

If a man doesn’t know how to dance he doesn’t know how to make love, there I said it!” -Craig Ferguson

Music is an outburst of the soul.” -Frederick Delius

Hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon.” -Edward Lear

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion” -Martha Graham


Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” -Friedrich Nietzsche

“Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.” -George Bernard Shaw

“If you’ve got nothing to dance about, find a reason to sing.” -Melody Carstairs


“Daily dance uplifts the soul to spiritual realms.” -Lailah Gifty Akita

“Any kind of dancing is better than no dancing at all.” -Lynda Barr


“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” -Oprah Winfrey

“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf.” — Rabindranath Tagore

“Never dance to impress but always dance to express and you will impress everyone. Happy International Dance Day”

“Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.”
Martha Graham

“The job of feet is walking, but their hobby is dancing.”

Amit Kalantri

Motivational & Inspirational Quotes about Dance

These inspirational & motivational dance quotes can impact one’s life and inspire them to dance. As Dancing is therapy, just like if your mood is off, switch on the music and start dancing, at least for a while everything will be fine. Using inspirational Dance phrases to motivate and uplift dancers will give them the confidence they need to master skills and the self-worth that they are good enough.

“Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” -Johann Sebastian Bach“

Passion drove her deeper, into the abyss beneath his skin where she mapped his soul to the dance of his heartbeat…” -Virginia Alison

“Dance is a timeless interpretation of life.” -Shah Asad Rizvi

She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar.” -Janet Fitch

“Disco’s are tricky. You look a total wally if you dance too early but after one crucial song tips the disco over, you look a sad saddo if you don’t.” -David Mitchell

“Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.” -Steve Maraboli

“I don’t want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.” -George Balanchine

“Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” -George Eliot

“The first dance is the worst dance; the last dance is the best dance! All the roads of persistent practice lead to the Land of Perfection!” -Mehmet Murat ildan

“Music is the universal language of mankind.” -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Dance from your heart and let your passion shine through” -The Dance Mum

The musician has the most brothers, and the dancer the most sisters.”

-Alexandra Chauran

“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” -Mikhail Baryshnikov“

“We think to dance, and dance in thought. But to hibernate in the mind is to bring upon us an apocalypse of the Soul.” -Ilyas Kassam

“Do not be frightened, friend. Let us dance our way to God.” -Kamand Kojouri“

‘For I have trained myself and am training myself always to be able to dance lightly in the service of thought”-Søren Kierkegaard

“Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” -Eckhart Tolle

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” -Friedrich Nietzsche

“It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.” -Xiaolu Guo

Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.” -James Howe

“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” -Friedrich Nietzsche

“It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.” -Xiaolu Guo

“Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.” -James Howe

Dance has always been my passion, and I love it. Madhuri Dixit

“I’d rather learn from one bird how to sing than teach 10,000 stars how not to dance.” e. e. cummings

Short Dance Slogans

Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.


Dance is the joy of movement and the heart of life.

Dance first. Think later.


When in doubt, turn the music up!

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain.


Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, “I’m possible.”

Dance accepts me.
I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.


Dance is music made visible.

I dance because there’s no greater feeling in the world than moving a piece of music and letting the rest of the world disappear.


And when you get the chance to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.


Believe in yourself and the world will believe in you too.

Gratitude turns what we have into enough.


Dance, dance wherever you may be.

If you stumble, make it part of the dance.


Dancing with the feet is one thing. Dancing with the heart is another.

Great dancers are great because of their passion.


Just because you can’t dance, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.

Learn from yesterday. Live for today. I hope for tomorrow.


You can start late, look different, be uncertain and still succeed.

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.


You’ve got what it takes, but it will take everything you’ve got.

In life as in dance: Grace glides on blistered feet.


It never gets easier. It just gets better.

Dancers don’t need wings to fly.


Don’t forget to be awesome.


Don’t let anyone ever dull your sparkle.


Mistakes are proof that you are trying.


When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.


Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong.


Turn your cant’s into cans and her dreams into plans.


If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it.

No one is born a dancer.


Dance enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time.

If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.


Life is like dancing – it’s not about getting from one place to another. It’s about enjoying each step.

Do not count the days; make the days count.


Life is better when you dance.

It will cost you nothing to dream and everything not to.


Never let fear decide your future.

Close your eyes, breathe and just dance.


Practice like you’re in last. Perform as you’ve already won.


It’s not about the shoes. It’s about what you do in them.


Don’t let people discourage you… just fluff out your tutu and dance away.

Do it with passion or not at all.

Dance to the beat of your dreams.


Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success.

Let your dreams be bigger than your fears.

Dance Day Wishes

“On the occasion of International Dance Day, my wish for you is that you always dance to the tunes you love and live life at your own terms.”

There are only two kinds of people in this world- those who can dance and those who can not…. Happy International Dance Day to all of you.”

“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting.Dance when you’re perfectly free.”Jalaluddin Rumi Happy International Dance Day

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.….Happy International Dance Day

Indian classical dance is sustained by a profound philosophy. The form seeks to merge with the formless, motions seek to become a part of the motionless, and the dancing individual seeks to become one with the eternal dance of the cosmos. Nita Ambani

Live like you’ll die tomorrow, work like you don’t need the money, and dance like nobody’s watching. Bob Fosse

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By Sadaf

Sadaf is a Social Media Blogger. She writes about inspirational and educative quotes.

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