"'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Martha Graham on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Martha Graham on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Martha Graham on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Martha Graham on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Martha Graham on Robert Frost
"To me, a building - if it's beautiful - is the love of one man, he's made it out of his love for space, materials, things like that."
"The body is your instrument in dance, but your art is outside that creature, the body."
"Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired."
"We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. One becomes in some area an athlete of God."
"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion."