"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."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Martha Graham on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Martha Graham on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Martha Graham on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Martha Graham on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Martha Graham on C. S. Lewis
"'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."