Please send me your last pair of

Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned in your letter, so that I might have something to press against my heart.  ~Johann Wolfgang von GoetheOPV

I do not know what the spirit

I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer.  For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art; finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his "divine service.".  ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Dancing is wonderful training for girls its

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, ch.11; BMC

On with the dance let joy be

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, canto III, stanza 45; BMC