65 Waltz Quotes On Success In Life

These waltz quotes will inspire you. Waltz to move or walk in a lively and confident manner or a dance in triple time performed by a couple, who as a pair turn rhythmically around and around as they progress around the dance floor.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging waltz quotes, waltz sayings, and waltz proverbs.

Best Waltz Quotes

  1. “My kitchen linoleum is so black and shiny that I waltz while I wait for the kettle to boil. This pleasure is for the old who live alone.” ~ Florida Scott-Maxwell
  2. “The waltz can be sad and at the same time uplifting. You have to see life from both sides, and the waltz encapsulates that. If you’re in my audience you give yourself to me and the waltz will grab you.” ~ Andre Rieu
  3. “The truth is, I’ve been lucky. But just like the waltz, life has its own rhythm of rise and fall.” ~ Len Goodman
  4. “Why waltz with a guy for 10 rounds if you can knock him out in one?” ~ Rocky Marciano

  5. “And the dancing has begun now, And the Dancings whirl round gaily In the waltz’s giddy mazes, And the ground beneath them trembles.” ~ Heinrich Heine
  6. “You can either waltz boldly onto the stage of life and live the way you know your spirit is nudging you to, or you can sit quietly by the wall, receding into the shadows of fear and self doubt.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  7. “You cannot imagine the wild enthusiasm that these two men created in Vienna. Newspapers went into raptures over each new waltz, and innumerable articles appeared about Lanner and Strauss.” ~ Eduard Hanslick
  8. “It is a real piece of art if you can make a waltz sound like it is the easiest piece of music to play, because it’s really not.” ~ Andre Rieu

  9. “Among the numerous pleasures of Vienna the hotel evenings are famous. During supper Strauss or Lanner play waltzes…After every waltz they get huge applause; and if they play a Quodlibet, or jumble of opera, song and dance, the hearers are so overjoyed that they don’t know what to do with themselves. It shows the corrupt taste of the Viennese public.” ~ Frederic Chopin
  10. “After all, this is how you learned how to walk. You didn’t just jump up from your crib one day and waltz gracefully across the room. You stumbled and fell on your face and got up and tried again. At what age are you suddenly expected to know everything and never make any more mistakes? If you can love and respect yourself in failure, worlds of adventure and new experiences will open up before you, and your fears will vanish.” ~ David D. Burns
  11. “I can see lights in the distance trembling in the dark cloak of night Candles and lanterns are dancing, dancing a waltz on All Souls Night.” ~ Loreena McKennitt
  12. “My most difficult thing so far, to be brutally honest, has been to waltz as if I knew what I was doing.” ~ Richard Roxburgh

  13. “The waltz is a very important part of my life. It’s a very important way for me to express my positiveness, bringing humor to the world.” ~ Andre Rieu
  14. “Even though the National Guard and Army Reserve see combat today, it rankles me that people assume it was some kind of waltz in the park back then.” ~ Larry David
  15. “The doctor used to tell me that every person about to die becomes a music box playing the melody that best describes his life, his character, and his hopes. For some, it’s a popular waltz; for others, a march.” ~ Patrick Modiano
  16. “Outside the street’s on fire in a real death waltz between what’s flesh and what’s fantasy.” ~ Bruce Springsteen

  17. “I was exceedingly delighted with the waltz, and also with the polka. These differ in name, but there the difference ceases” ~ Mark Twain
  18. “He who esteems the Virginia reel A bait to draw saints from their spiritual weal, And regards the quadrille as a far greater knavery Than crushing His African children with slavery, Since all who take part in a waltz or cotillon Are mounted for hell on the devil’s own pillion, Who, as every true orthodox Christian well knows, Approaches the heart through the door of the toes.” ~ James Russell Lowell
  19. “I don’t give a damn about “The Missouri Waltz” but I can’t say it out loud because it’s the song of Missouri. It’s as bad as “The Star-Spangled Banner” so far as music is concerned.” ~ Harry S. Truman
  20. “I began to write a kind of waltz and in a little more than an hour I had the theme written.” ~ Maurice Jarre

  21. “My dream is to show the fire which comes out of the horses’ nostrils; the dust which rises from their hooves. I want this to be an infernal waltz.” ~ Rosa Bonheur
  22. “You just have to work with your discomfort. … It’s challenging, but you have to dance the dance that the band’s playing. You can’t say: “I came here to Cha Cha and they’re playing a Waltz, goddammit!”” ~ Jeff Bridges , Waltz quotes dance
  23. “I have had, and may have still, a thousand friends, as they are called, in life, who are like one’s partners in the waltz of this world -not much remembered when the ball is over.” ~ Lord Byron
  24. “It is my personality alone that has brought back the waltz and made it a global craze.” ~ Andre Rieu

  25. “Umm, correct me if I’m wrong, but aren’t you suppose to be dead? Currently being chased by two Cabals? You’re waltzing around Vancouver, eating in restaurants?” (Ash)”Hell no,” Corey said. “I never waltz. I do the fox-trot sometimes though.” ~ Kelley Armstrong
  26. “William Waltz will take me through ‘the buzz and clamor in a forest of hearts.’ Adventures in the Lost Interiors of America is an adventure, I will go on this adventure with Waltz as a skillful, faithful, compass-true guide. I love this book.” ~ James Tate
  27. “The Russians were all really accommodating, and that made it really special. To be allowed in Catherine’s Summer Palace…Lily [James] and I have this scene where we fall in love and we waltz up and down this enormous gold hall with thousands of candles and a live orchestra and 300 Russian extras. To do those scenes in situ really meant it was a once-in-a-lifetime job.” ~ James Norton
  28. “I wrote and directed a movie called Two-Bit Waltz.” ~ Clara Mamet

  29. “When we were at school we were taught to sing the songs of the Europeans. How many of us were taught the songs of the Wanyamwezi or of the Wahehe? Many of us have learnt to dance the rumba, or the cha cha, to rock and roll and to twist and even to dance the waltz and foxtrot. But how many of us can dance, or have even heard of the gombe sugu, the mangala, nyang umumi, kiduo, or lele mama?” ~ Julius Nyerere
  30. “My mother played the piano and my father the violin, I can remember my dad teaching me how to waltz; I had my feet on his, my mother playing the piano, and my husband will tell you the lessons weren’t very successful.” ~ Quentin Bryce
  31. “String theory has the potential to show that all of the wondrous happenings in the universe – from the frantic dance of subatomic quarks to the stately waltz of orbiting binary stars; from the primordial fireball of the big bang to the majestic swirl of heavenly galaxies – are reflections of one, grand physical principle, one master equation.” ~ Brian Greene
  32. “Working on ‘The Last Waltz’ introduced me to Martin Scorsese, and I had been a movie bug since I was a young kid.” ~ Robbie Robertson

  33. “Country music is the combination of African and European folk songs coming together and doing a little waltz right here in the American south. They came together at some cotillion, and somebody snuck a black person into the room, and he danced with a white lady, and music was born.” ~ Ketch Secor
  34. “And, my brothers, it was real satisfaction to me to waltz-left two three, right two three-and carve left cheeky and right cheeky, so that like two curtains of blood seemed to pour out at the same time, one on either side of his fat filthy oily snout in the winter starlight.” ~ Anthony Burgess
  35. “See it was like this when we waltz into this place. A couple of papish cats is doing an Aztec two-step And I says Dad let’s cut but then this dame comes up behind me see and says you and me could really exist Wow I says Only the next day she has bad teeth and really hates poetry.” ~ Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  36. “-‘I don’t see what good it’s going to do for you to waltz back in there and–‘ -‘Can I tango back in there, instead? So much sexier than the waltz.” ~ Kiersten White

  37. “My Papa’s Waltz: The whiskey on your breath Could make a small boy dizzy; But I hung on like death: Such waltzing was not easy. We romped until the pans Slid from the kitchen shelf; My mother’s countenance Could not unfrown itself. The hand that held my wrist Was battered on one knuckle; At every step you missed My right ear scraped a buckle. You beat time on my head With a palm caked hard by dirt, Then waltzed me off to bed Still clinging to your shirt.” ~ Theodore Roethke
  38. “Time again for the waltz of smiles. Amazing how you sometimes make resolutions, tell yourself everything will be a certain way from now on, and then all it takes is a tiny movement of the lips to shatter your confidence in a certainty that seemed eternal.” ~ David Foenkinos
  39. “It didn’t make any more sense to me then than it does now, how life can pile troubles up on a man what don’t deserve them, while letting some of the biggest jackasses and scoundrels alive waltz their way through long, untroubled existences.” ~ Caleb Carr
  40. “By the time The Band did The Last Waltz, the chemistry had changed, and it wasn’t a thrill anymore to live that studio kind of life.” ~ Levon Helm

  41. “Marching onward, marching onward
    Marching to that lovely tune
    Marching onward, marching onward
    Happy as a bird in JuneSliding onward, sliding onward
    Listen to that rag
    Hop and skip now do that slow, oh
    Do that slow dragDance slowly, prance slowly
    Now you hear that pretty rag
    Dance slowly, prance slowly
    Now you do the real slow dragWaltz slowly, waltz slowly
    Listen to the ragtime
    Hop and skip
    Now do the slow, oh, do the slow drag” ~ Scott Joplin
  42. “Marching onward, marching onward
    Marching to that lovely tune
    Marching onward, marching onward
    Happy as a bird in JuneSliding onward, sliding onward
    Listen to that rag
    Hop and skip now do that slow, oh
    Do that slow dragDance slowly, prance slowly
    Now you hear that pretty rag
    Dance slowly, prance slowly
    Now you do the real slow dragWaltz slowly, waltz slowly
    Listen to the ragtime
    Hop and skip
    Now do the slow, oh, do the slow drag” ~ Scott Joplin
  43. “You have all this stuff going on in your head, like, ‘I can’t believe seven years has gone by, and I’m going to miss all these people.’ And I’m like, ‘Oh, by the way, Mick Jagger is to my right, and I just danced a waltz with him.’ So there’s that.” ~ Kristen Wiig
  44. “Tap dancing all started with the old clog waltz.” ~ Sammy Davis, Jr.

  45. “For years after ‘The Last Waltz,’ I got all kinds of silly movie offers – or, maybe, not silly, but parts that are not my calling lots of offers to play some wonderful boyfriend.” ~ Robbie Robertson
  46. “When I did the video for “Piledriver Waltz,” I was thinking about rodeo clowns, and how they’re risking their lives just to keep an entire arena laughing. They’re in danger!” ~ Caitlin Rose
  47. “There are so many different versions of “Tennessee Waltz” and they’re all so good.” ~ Valerie June
  48. “You are not going to waltz in here and distract me with a clever phrase and a beguiling smile.” “You think my smile is beguiling?” ~ Julia Quinn

  49. “I cut the scene out, but there was a moment where Christoph Waltz plays the piano in ‘Django [Unchained]’ – Jamie [Foxx] is a magnificent piano player but there’s never a moment where Django plays the piano.” ~ Quentin Tarantino
  50. “Christoph Waltz is stunning, an insanely nice guy. He is not only a ridiculously good actor, he’s also funny, helpful & a good colleague. I like his work ethic. I mean, the guy has won an Oscar and despite that he is receptive, open-minded & not the least bit snooty. Reese Witherspoon is the same. It may be the nicest cast that I have worked with yet.” ~ Robert Pattinson
  51. “Even Christoph Waltz’s character, Colonel Landa in ‘Inglourious Basterds’, I never judged him.” ~ Quentin Tarantino

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