Isadora Duncan - Quotes

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My motto - sans limites.

My motto - sans limites.

The dancer's body is simply the luminous manifestation of the soul. ---->>>

You were once wild here. Don't let them tame you. ---->>>

With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.

With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood.

What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.

What one has not experienced, one will never understand in print.

We may not all break the Ten Commandments, but we are certainly all capable of it. Within us lurks the breaker of all laws, ready to spring out at the first real opportunity. ---->>>

The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet. ---->>>

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.

Any intelligent woman who reads the marriage contract, and then goes into it, deserves all the consequences.

Perhaps he was a bit different from other people, but what really sympathetic person is not a little mad? ---->>>

Most human beings today waste some 25 to 30 years of their lives before they break through the actual and conventional lies which surround them. ---->>>

So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world. ---->>>

Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love - to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved. ---->>>

It seems to me monstrous that anyone should believe that the jazz rhythm expresses America. Jazz rhythm expresses the primitive savage. ---->>>

It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence. ---->>>

The first essential in writing about anything is that the writer should have no experience of the matter. ---->>>

People don't live nowadays: they get about ten percent out of life. ---->>>

The real American type can never be a ballet dancer. The legs are too long, the body too supple and the spirit too free for this school of affected grace and toe walking. ---->>>

So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: May 26, 1877
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Die: 09-19, 1927
Occupation: Dancer
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Angela Isadora Duncan (May 26, 1877 or May 27, 1878 – September 14, 1927) was an American dancer who performed to acclaim throughout Europe. Born in California, she lived in Western Europe and the Soviet Union from the age of 22 until her death at age 49 or 50, when her scarf became entangled in the wheels and axle of the car in which she was riding (wikipedia)