Martha Graham Quotes

Who is Martha Graham?

Martha Graham was an American modern dancer and choreographer. Her style, the Graham technique, reshaped American dance and is still taught worldwide.

Born May 11, 1894
Died April 01, 1991

Best 10 Quotes by Martha Graham

“Discipline is liberation.”

“Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.”

“I believe that 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.”

“In the end, it all comes down to the art of breathing.”

“Our arms start from the back because they were once wings.”

“The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor.”

“The body says what words cannot.”

“The secret to dancing is that it is about everything except dancing.”

“We are all of us, unique - each a unique pattern of creativity and if we do not fulfill it, it is lost for all time.”

“What people in the world think of you is really none of your business.”

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