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Alvin Ailey

American,  Dancer
Total Quotes : 21
Music Studio Getting

Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music.

- Alvin Ailey

Head Attracted Arms

I'm attracted to long-legged girls with long arms and a little head.

- Alvin Ailey

Back Always Everybody

Dance is for everybody. I believe that the dance came from the people and that it should always be delivered back to the people.

- Alvin Ailey

Work Color Show

I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.

- Alvin Ailey

Always More Dancers

I always want to have more dancers in my company.

- Alvin Ailey

Money Problem Never-Ending

Money is a never-ending problem.

- Alvin Ailey

Break Processes Your

One of the processes of your life is to constantly break down that inferiority, to constantly reaffirm that I Am Somebody.

- Alvin Ailey

Racism Young People Young

One of the worst things about racism is what it does to young people.

- Alvin Ailey

Process Turn Controlled

The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time.

- Alvin Ailey

Myself Been About

My feelings about myself have been terrible.

- Alvin Ailey

Racism Face Elite

If you live in the elite world of dance, you find yourself in a world rife with racism. Let's face it.

- Alvin Ailey

Want Always More

I always want more.

- Alvin Ailey

Life Business Fund-Raising

In this business, life is one long fund-raising effort.

- Alvin Ailey

Nothing Personal Over

Nothing personal; I just don't have people over.

- Alvin Ailey

Enough Feel Choreograph

No matter what you write or choreograph, you feel it's not enough.

- Alvin Ailey

Woman World Most

Lena Horne is the sweetest and most adorable woman in the world.

- Alvin Ailey

Aim Sophisticated Very

It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.

- Alvin Ailey

Sometimes Reason Bad

Sometimes you feel bad about yourself when there's no reason to.

- Alvin Ailey

Sad Impression Capote

My lasting impression of Truman Capote is that he was a terribly gentle, terribly sensitive, and terribly sad man.

- Alvin Ailey

More Studio Still

We still spend more time chasing funds than we do in the studio in creative work.

- Alvin Ailey