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Katherine Dunham Quotes

5 Jun , 2015  

The 10 best Katherine Dunham Quotes :

1)”I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people.”

2)”I used to want the words “She tried” on my tombstone. Now I want “She did it.” ”

3)”If you dance, you dance because you have to. Every dancer hurts, you know.”

4)”Go within every day and find the inner strengthso that the world will not blow your candle out.”

5)”My work has been much more Caribbean and eclectic. I am interested in people, and where they come from happens to have fallen within an area of Africa.”

These are the 10 best Katherine Dunham Quotes !

6)”I really think that aside from admiring my talent you really admire me as a person and as a woman.”

7)”So many dancers paint. I used to paint. I started again recently. While I was dancing, I was very busy with my career. Start something else that makes use of your creative ability because if you don’t you will die inside as a person.”

8)”Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets, some of the mountains, rivers, streams, etc. were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti. Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony, a real ceremony.”

9)”Sometimes I have given my husband a manuscript to read that has turned out to have fantastic rave reviews and he’ll tell me it is no good. Well, if I didn’t know him as well as I know him I would be terribly depressed.”

10)”I am happy to know that my husband regards me as a woman and a person.”

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