10 Dance-Related Quotes to Decorate Your Grad Cap

May 23, 2021

Congrats, soon-to-be graduate! You’ve finished your exams, conquered your final papers, and taken your bows for your end-of-year performances. All that you have left to do is dance across the stage and accept your diploma.

Here are 10 quotes and sayings to adorn your grad cap. Not allowed to decorate your cap? These quotes also make *excellent* Insta captions.

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

― Voltaire

“After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.”

― Ann Richards

“The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.”

― Mata Hari

“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.”

― Agnes de Mille

“Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.”

― Alvin Ailey

“Don’t think about tomorrow; don’t think about yesterday: think about exactly what you’re doing right now and live it and dance it and breath it and be it.”

― Wendy Whelan

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

― Mikhail Baryshnikov

“Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.”

― Ted Shawn

“Be strong, be fearless, be beautiful. And believe that anything is possible when you have the right people there to support you.”

― Misty Copeland

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.”

― Martha Graham