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Fred Astaire Quotes





Dancing is a sweat job.
 

Disco is just jitterbug.
 

I am not sending messages with my feet. All I ever wanted was not to come up empty. I did it for the dough, and the old applause.
[Goals]
 

I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there.
 

I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around.
 

I just put my feet in the air and move them around.
 

Old age is like everything else, to make a success of it you got to start young.
 

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
[Children]
 

The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style.
 

This search for what you want is like tracking something that doesn't want to be tracked. It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable.