Best Quotes by Judith Jamison (Top 9)

  1. If you look at a dancer in silence, his or her body will be the music. If you turn the music on, that body will become an extension of what you're hearing.
  2. You don't enter a dance studio and say "I can't do that." If you do, then why are you in the studio in the first place?
  3. Learn the craft of knowing how to open your heart and to turn on your creativity. There's a light inside of you.
  4. The first time I started choreographing was in the dark, in my living room, with the lights completely out, to some popular music on the radio. I put the radio on full blast and I started moving. I didn't know what it looked like. I didn't want to see it... I had to start in the dark.
  5. Dance is about never-ending aspiration.
  6. We can go on talking about racism and who treated whom badly, but what are you going to do about it? Are you going to wallow in that or are you going to create your own agenda?
  7. People come to see beauty, and I dance to give it to them.
  8. I felt the naivete of a child in my dancing. I cherished that feeling. I had what I call a knowledgeable naivete, and it worked for me.
  9. Once you've danced, you always dance. You can't deny the gifts that God sends your way