Ruth St. Denis
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Ruth St. Denis
I believe that my whole creative life stemmed from this magic hour under the stars on that hilltop.
As we rise higher in the understanding of ourselves, the national and racial dissonances will be forgotten in the universal rhythms of Truth and Love.
We can scale the heights of mountains and see the world rayed out before us, but we fail to recognize that which is before us.
Our bodies are at once the receiving and transmitting stations for life itself. It is the highest wisdom to recognize this fact and train our…
We should realize in a vivid and revolutionary sense that we are not in our bodies but our bodies are in us.
But in reality we are accompanied by the whole dancing universe.
We have the capacity to receive messages from the stars and the songs of the night winds.
You and I are but specks of that rhythmic urge which is Brahma, which is Allah, which is God.
We can hear the silent voice of the spiritual universe within our own hearts.
Remembering that man is indeed the microcosm, the universe in miniature, the Divine Dance of the future should be able to convey with its slightest…
The real message of the Dance opens up the vistas of life to all who have the urge to express beauty with no other instrument…
It is not a question of who dances but of who or what does not dance.
I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.
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