"I like to go to anybody else's birthday, and if I'm invited I'm a good guest. But I never celebrate my birthdays. I really don't care."
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Mikhail Baryshnikov on Brian Tracy
"Your body actually reminds you about your age and your injuries - the body has a stronger memory than your mind."
"People dance at any age."
"When I'm alone, I work sometimes with music, sometimes without and sometimes just listening to NPR."
"I think art education, especially in this country, which government pretty much ignores, is so important for young people."
"People of art should never get married and have children, because it's a selfish experience."