"There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Martha Graham on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Martha Graham on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Martha Graham on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Martha Graham on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Martha Graham on George Bernard Shaw
"'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."