Dr. Seuss Quotes for Dancers

Dr. Seuss is synonymous with childhood.  But who knew, those books so many of us enjoyed as children and perhaps even continue to share with our own children, could prove to be so insightful.  Listed below are a few Dr. Seuss quotes that could also apply to dancers.

For the End of the Dance Year:
“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”  – Dr. Seuss

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”  ―   Dr. Seuss  Oh, The Places You Will Go!

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!”  ―   Dr. Seuss  – Oh, the Places You Will Go

The Performer In You:
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”  ―    Dr. Seuss

“Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun But you have to know how.”  ―    Dr. Seuss    The Cat in the Hat (Deluxe Edition)

“You are you and that is true, there’s no one in the world who’s you-er than you.”  ―    Dr. Seuss
Being Part of a Team:
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”  ―    Dr. Seuss

The Rehearsal Process:
“Everything stinks till it’s finished.”  ―    Dr. Seuss

What your dance teacher is thinking:
“Don’t give up. I believe in you all. A person’s a person no matter how small.”  ―    Dr. Seuss

The Audition Process:
“You will come to a place where the streets are not marked. Some windows are lighted. but mostly they’re darked. But mostly they’re darked. A place you could sprain both your elbow and chin! Do you dare to stay out? Do you dare to go in? How much can you lose? How much can you win?”  ―    Dr. Seuss    Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

“Will you succeed yes indeed yes indeed i am 93 and three quarters guaranteed”  ―    Dr. Seuss
Which Dr. Seuss quote is your favorite?

1 COMMENT

  1. Mr.Shuffles/Scott Nicholls

    My Favorite–> Everything Stinks, Until It’s Finished..!

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