S. Janaki quotes

  • Oh, 'tis jesting, dancing, drinking Spins the heavy world around.

  • During 'Saturday Night Fever' at the end of the first act dance number I tried to perform a split-jump, only I can't do them so I ended up on my ***** followed by the most unsightly backward roll out of it, followed by the cast falling over in laughter and a good portion of the audience too.

  • To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.

  • A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.

  • Ballet technique never becomes easy, it becomes possible

  • Traveling is one expression of the desire to cross boundaries.

  • It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.

  • Expression and communication in the peak–experiences tend often to become poetic, mythical, and rhapsodic, as if this were the natural kind of language to express such states of being.

  • Idealism does not represent a superfluous expression of emotion, but in truth it has been, is, and will be, the premise for what we designate as human culture...Without his idealistic attitude all, even the most dazzling faculties of the intellect, would remain mere intellect just like outward appearance without inner value, and never creative force....The purest idealism is unconsciously equivalent to the deepest knowledge...

  • One of the special marks of the Holy Ghost in the Apostolic Church was the spirit of boldness.

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