Anton du Beke quotes

  • My perfect morning is spent drinking coffee, eating porridge and reading the paper at a local cafe.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Morning #Reading #Drinking

  • Since being involved in 'Strictly Come Dancing,' my life has changed completely. I can't walk down the street without women throwing themselves at me, I usually wouldn't mind, but they are of a certain age. Hopefully, after this series, they will bring their daughters!
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Mother Daughter #Dancing #Mind

  • Being fit is the easiest part of being a dance professional. I used to just throw on a backpack full of rocks and run up a hill. You don't even have to go to a gym.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Running #Rocks #Hills

  • I don't like the Samba; it's nonsense. With a lot of these Latin dances I can't really understand what they're all about. I like the Rumba and the Paso Doble but the others I could take or leave.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Latin #Nonsense #Rumba

  • I like to get up and get out. Otherwise you end up kicking about, and it's easy to flick the telly on; then before you know it, it is 11 A.M. and you haven't done anything.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Kicking #Done #Easy

  • I'm a bit of a traditionalist; the ballroom is all about tails and I never mess about with that. But for the Latin you can have a bit fun: tight trousers, gold shirt open to my waist, be a bit ridiculous.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Fun #Latin #Gold

  • It's great that ballroom dancing is being recognised. For many years ballroom dancers were misunderstood and other dance forms didn't want anything to do with us.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Years #Dancing #Dancer

  • My goal is to be the best TV presenter, the best entertainer, the best singer. I still want to be the best dancer. I want to be the best at everything I do.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Goal #Dancer #Tvs

  • Too many multi-vitamins are packaged as one size fits all, but you should be more specific about what you need. When I was competing as a dancer, I took zinc for healthy skin and immune system.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Zinc #Dancer #Healthy

  • Ballroom dancing: it's a wonderful thing at so many levels because you've got to follow the rules. They used to call those rules etiquette once upon a time, but you don't really have that any more.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Dancing #Once Upon A Time #Levels

  • When I'm dancing with any woman, I immediately get rid of intimacy barriers. I just give her a big hug and crack on.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Giving #Dancing #Hug

  • My only drive was to be the best dancer in the world, but I never won the world championship.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Dancer #World #Championship

  • My favourite dance is the Foxtrot. It's a proper dance with proper music. It has class.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Class #Favourite

  • I've been playing golf as long as I've been dancing, since I was 13 or 14. I play off six. I like to get out on a golf course as often as I can.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Golf #Play #Long

  • I'm busier than ever and it's led to new opportunities. But I've never worried about being rich or famous - for me, it's all about the dancing.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Opportunity #Dancing #Rich

  • Ballroom is two people dancing together to music, touching in perfect harmony.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Two #People #Dancing

  • Give up smoking. Don't get so fat. So much illness is self-induced - which I can't stand. And I'm not a good nursemaid. Don't call me if you're ill.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Giving Up #Self #Nurse

  • Sadly, it has often been said that my rear is better than my front, so thank you very much indeed.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Said

  • If things don't go fantastically, you just have to deal with it.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Deals

  • With the media how it is these days, people expect to know everything. I don't talk about my girlfriend because essentially she doesn't want to be talked about.
    -- Anton du Beke

    #Girlfriend #Media #People

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