"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."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Martha Graham on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Martha Graham on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Martha Graham on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Martha Graham on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Martha Graham on Mahatma Gandhi
"'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years."
"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."
"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."