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Fred Astaire

Read through the most famous quotes from Fred Astaire

Why didn't you tell me i was in love with you?

— Fred Astaire


And that love that wrinkles your nose touches my foolish heart.

— Fred Astaire


Disco is just jitterbug.

— Fred Astaire


Dancing is a sweat job.

— Fred Astaire

#job #sweat

I have no desire to prove anything by dancing. I have never used it as an outlet or a means of expressing myself. I just dance. I just put my feet in the air and move them around.

— Fred Astaire

#anything #around #dance #dancing #desire

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.

— Fred Astaire

#face #good #good manners #hardest #job

This search for what you want is like tracking something that doesn't want to be tracked. It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable.

— Fred Astaire

#dance #get #like #memorable #right

I don't want to be the oldest performer in captivity... I don't want to look like a little old man dancing out there.

— Fred Astaire

#dancing #i #like #little #look

I just put my feet in the air and move them around.

— Fred Astaire

#around #feet #i #just #move

The higher up you go, the more mistakes you are allowed. Right at the top, if you make enough of them, it's considered to be your style.

— Fred Astaire

#considered #enough #go #higher #make

About Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire Quotes

Did you know about Fred Astaire?

His dance partner was Petula Clark who portrayed his skeptical daughter. The end of the partnership was traumatic for Astaire but stimulated him to expand his range. During 1952 Astaire recorded The Astaire Story a four-volume album with a quintet led by Oscar Peterson.

Beyond film and television many classical dancers and choreographers Rudolf Nureyev Sammy Davis Jr. Gene Kelly another major innovator in filmed dance said that "the history of dance on film begins with Astaire". Michael Jackson Gregory Hines Mikhail Baryshnikov George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins among them also acknowledged his importance and influence.

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