"The body is a sacred garment."
"To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."Martha Graham on Buddha
"The wish for healing has always been half of health."Martha Graham on Lucius Annaeus Seneca
"A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier."Martha Graham on Tom Stoppard
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."Martha Graham on John Muir
"'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes."Martha Graham on Henry David Thoreau
"'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."
"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."