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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.
~W.H. Auden


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!
~Author Unknown


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."
~Richard Armour


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...
~William Shakespeare


[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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