Fred Astaire quotes

Born
May 10, 1899 Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

Died
June 22, 1987.

Occupation
Dancer, singer, actor.

Fred Astaire was an American dancer, singer and actor.

Why didn’t you tell me i was in love with you?
– Fred Astaire
Dancing is a sweat job.
– Fred Astaire
Be yourself-but don’t be conspicuous.
– Fred Astaire
It takes time to get a dance right, to create something memorable.
– Fred Astaire
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
If it doesn’t look easy it is that we have not tried hard enough yet.
– Fred Astaire
People think I was born in top hat and tails.
– Fred Astaire
I just put my feet in the air and move them around.
– Fred Astaire
Some people seem to think that good dancers are born, but all the good dancers I have known are taught or trained..
– Fred Astaire
Either the camera will dance, or I will.
– Fred Astaire
I just put my feet in the ground and move them around.
– Fred Astaire
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
– Fred Astaire
Do it big, do it right and do it with style.
– Fred Astaire
I don’t make love by kissing, I make love by dancing.
– Fred Astaire
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
Can’t act. Can’t sing. Slightly bald. Can dance a little.
– Fred Astaire
Dancing is a vertical interpretation of a horizontal intention.
– Fred Astaire