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Quotations: Prom Night
Being in Love
They may talk of a comet, or a burning mountain, or some such bagatelle; but to me a modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation. ~Oliver Goldsmith
On with the dance! let joy be unconfined;
No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet
To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
~George Gordon, Lord Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet. ~Judith Martin
Just around the corner in every woman's mind - is a lovely dress, a wonderful suit, or entire costume which will make an enchanting new creature of her. ~Wilhela Cushman
The invention of the teenager was a mistake. Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way. ~Judith Martin
Dance till the stars come down from the rafters
Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.
Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" ~Robin Williams
I climbed up the door and opened the stairs,
Said my pajamas and put on my prayers,
Then I turned off the bed and crawled into the light
All because you kissed me goodnight!
Teenagers complain there's nothing to do, then stay out all night doing it. ~Bob Phillips, unverified
There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good. ~Edwin Denby
Where's the man could ease a heart
Like a satin gown?
~Dorothy Parker, "The Satin Dress"
Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of twelve and seventeen, for example, a parent ages as much as twenty years. ~Henny Youngman, c. 1960s
Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath. ~Arnold H. Glasow
We're fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance. ~Japanese Proverb
You can tell a child is growing up when he stops asking where he came from and starts refusing to tell where he is going. ~Author unknown, c. 1970s
Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. ~Dave Barry
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it's the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it. ~Christopher Morley, Kitty Foyle
There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them. ~Vicki Baum
Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another. ~Author Unknown
My father told me all about the birds and the bees, the liar - I went steady with a woodpecker till I was twenty-one. ~Bob Hope
Men are those creatures with two legs and eight hands. ~Jayne Mansfield
Never let the little head do the thinking for the big head. ~Author unknown, advice to teenage boys, quoted in Friendly Advice compiled by Jon Winokur
It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. ~Marlene Dietrich
The best rule of friendship is to keep your heart a little softer than your head. ~Author Unknown
Friends are relatives you make for yourself. ~Eustache Deschamps
The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends. ~Gwyneth Paltrow
Ah me! love can not be cured by herbs. ~Ovid
The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of. ~Blaise Pascal
You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well. ~Author Unknown
Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. ~Author Unknown
Most glorious night!
Thou wert not sent for slumber!
~Lord Byron, Childe Harold
Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience - unless they are still up. ~Ellen Goodman
Budget: a mathematical confirmation of your suspicions. ~A.A. Latimer
I am having an out-of-money experience. ~Author unknown
And the night shall be filled with music,
And the cares that infest the day
Shall fold their tents like the Arabs
And as silently steal away.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Day Is Done
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~Berthold Auerbach
You are the music while the music lasts. ~T.S. Eliot
That money talks
I'll not deny,
I heard it once:
It said, "Goodbye."
To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak. ~Hopi Indian Saying
It's spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you've got it, you want — oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! ~Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer, Detective
April dress'd in all his trim
Hath put a spirit of youth in every thing...
[M]emory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you wish to never lose. ~Bob Brush
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop to look around once in a while you could miss it. ~From the movie Ferris Bueller's Day Off
We do not remember days; we remember moments. ~Cesare Pavese, The Burning Brand
Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. ~John Lennon
There are big ships and small ships. But the best ship of all is friendship. ~Author Unknown
It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days. ~Isabel Waxman
Dancing is the perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire. ~Author Unknown
It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't. ~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams
Beauty... when you look into a woman's eyes and see what is in her heart. ~Nate Dircks
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt. ~Thomas Carlyle
A good snapshot stops a moment from running away. ~Eudora Welty
Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly. ~Author Unknown
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