"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."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Martha Graham on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Martha Graham on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Martha Graham on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Martha Graham on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Martha Graham on Lawrence Welk
"'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."
"Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion."