The job of the dancer is to contribute to the betterment of mankind. The greatest study of “man,” is man – this era of automation is the flight of man from himself. 

 

The creative spirit is in the production of an idea, springing from human consciousness – not from repetition and imitation. 

So much time and space separates us, but these words are still so honest and valuable.


historic philosophies of Ruth St. Denis from No Fixed Points: Dance in the Twentieth Century 

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