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- The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken.
- Homer (800 BC - 700 BC), The Odyssey
- History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.
- Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC), Pro Publio Sestio
- Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.
- H. P. Lovecraft (1890 - 1937)
- Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)
- Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.
- Heraclitus (540 BC - 480 BC)
- The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)
- The more rapidly a civilization progresses, the sooner it dies for another to rise in its place.
- Havelock Ellis (1859 - 1939), The Dance of Life
- I would not know what the spirit of a philosopher might wish more to be than a good dancer.
- Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900), The Gay Science, section 381
- The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.
- Mata Hari (1876 - 1917)
- I could dance with you until the cows come home. On second thought I'd rather dance with the cows until you come home.
- Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977)
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