Favorite Quotes

"The fact that children make beautiful music is less significant than the fact that music makes children beautiful."--Cheryl Lavender

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent.” –Victor Hugo

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” —Scott Adams

“Music is the universal language of mankind.”
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Where words fail, music speaks.”
—Hans Christian Andersen

“Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.”  —Bill Cosby

“Teaching music is not my main purpose. I want to make good citizens. If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart.”—Shinichi Suzuki

“Dancing is the poetry of the foot.”—John Dryden
“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.”—Agnes De Mille

“Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.”—Charles Baudelaire

"Let us first teach little children to breathe, to vibrate, to feel, and to become one with the general harmony and movement of nature. Let us first produce a beautiful human being, a dancing child."--Isadora Duncan

"If you can walk you can dance, if you can talk you can sing"--Zimbabwe Proverb

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