Suzanne Farrell Quotes


40 Suzanne Farrell quotes:



"I didn't have any doubts about my choice of career, but I had constant doubts about my ability, yes."
"I had two sisters, and we would love to get dressed up and pretend that we were chic, sophisticated ladies. And I think that was a great sort of preparation, in a way."
"But what was my motivation was music, and the fact that I love to move around. I'm always moving around."
"I'm thought of as a cool, unemotional dancer, but inside I'm not."
"When you are on stage, you don't see faces. The lights are in your eyes and you see just this black void out in front of you. And yet you know there is life out there, and you have to get your message across."
"I liked tap, because I liked hearing the results of my movements."
"It's ungrateful to be wishing you were doing something else at the moment you are living. You haven't lived in the moment that you are really living, you are wishing you were somewhere else."
"There is pain and sacrifice in everyone's world. That's why, when I was dancing, I had no pain."
"I could work out a lot of my emotions by going to class and dancing."
"That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing."
"And I just thought, this is what I want to be. And I knew that dancing would be my chosen profession."
"And I think it was important that I learned to love to dance eventually for its own sake, as opposed to wanting to be a ballerina."
"Of course, in the art class, I was the model."
"I liked Latin, I like languages, I liked all the myths, and the Roman tales that we were required to translate in Latin, and all these interesting people who were never quite what they thought they would be or seemed to be."
Author: Farrell Quotes Category: American Dancer Quotes Myths Quotes
"The wonderful thing about life it that there will always be variables. You have to see them and be aware of them to know how to react to them."
"As soon as I hear music, something in me starts to vibrate."
"Even though I am a professional, and I know what the steps are, I don't quite know how I'm going to do them, because I haven't lived that moment yet. I always feel very insecure and I get very excited."
"When you get on stage, you can be anything. You are removed from reality in a way, the real world."
"I learned to love dance for its own sake."
"It brought out in me the person whom I had the potential to become. I think that's why I loved it for its own sake, not to be a ballerina."



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