Definitions for: Trip The Light Fantastic


[v] move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"



Synonyms: dance, trip the light fantastic toe

See Also: bebop, belly dance, bop, break, break dance, break-dance, bump, cakewalk, clog, conga, contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country-dance, folk dance, foxtrot, grind, heel, hoof, jig, jitterbug, jive, kick, mosh, move, quickstep, rhumba, samba, shag, shimmy, slam, slam dance, square dance, tango, tap, tap dance, tapdance, thrash, twist, waltz, waltz around




Famous Quotes Containing Trip The Light Fantastic:


You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in.

-- Arlo Guthrie (American Musician)

I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.

-- Bette Midler (American Actress)

My dreams were at once more fantastic and agreeable than my writings.

-- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (English Author)

Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others.

-- John Mason Brown (American Critic)

Many hands make light work.

-- John Heywood (English Dramatist)

Nothing. We're all friends and friendly. So when the cameras go down, depending on the mood or the nature of the material we're dealing with, there's usually a kind of a prevailing light attitude that's floating around.

-- Richard Dean Anderson (American Actor)

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

-- Buddha (Indian Leader)

No, I'm at full height, I'm in the studio, I can actually catch actors by the eye, it's fantastic.

-- John Leeson (British Actor)

But the idea of a man making his living by writing seemed, in that hardy environment, so fantastic that even today I am sometimes myself assailed by a feeling of unreality.

-- Robert E. Howard (American Writer)

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.

-- Ben Sweetland ( Author)

It's a trip to have a Greatest Hits record. It's a trip.

-- Lenny Kravitz (American Musician)

The song Dakota was first written in Paris. I was doing a promo trip. It was snowing and the hotel room was really cold and boring and for some reason I just had a go of the guitar and the song came pretty quick.

-- Kelly Jones (Welsh Musician)

Which is why I felt I was truly blessed this year, with leads in two nice films, and also the luxury of being able to do a studio film and an independent afterwards was fantastic.

-- Rachel True (American Actress)

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.

-- Marianne Williamson (American Author)

There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic, the fantastic.

-- Aisha Tyler (American Actress)

People who light up like Roman candles come down in the dark very quickly.

-- Irwin Shaw (American Novelist)

Mick's not good on his own problems, but he's very good at other people's. He's been wonderful over the years. I don't mean I ring him up every week, but he's fantastic.

-- Charlie Watts (British Musician)

We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the light of every passing ship.

-- Omar N. Bradley (American Soldier)

The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion.

-- Matthew Arnold (English Poet)

It's a fantastic responsibility and a wonderful moment.

-- Daniel Libeskind (Polish Architect)

I saw a bank of white light, and then I saw all my beloved animals. For a moment I stepped out of my body.

-- Roy Horn (German Entertainer)

They were keen for me still to play the piano, which I was going to, but 45 minutes of piano would be extremely boring. I like a bit of light and shade.

-- Keith Emerson (British Musician)

The weather was turning cold and I remember that Dante was using nothing but natural light as his electric department was away, prepping the scene in the cave. We stayed on that rock for the whole day.

-- Madeleine Stowe (American Actress)

When the human mind exists in the light of reason and no more than reason, we may say with absolute certainty that Man and all that made him will be in that instant gone.

-- Loren Eiseley (American Scientist)

The doctors have given me a green light. They have said that my heart is significantly more efficient today than it was four months ago. And I am anxious to be the next president of the United States.

-- Bob Graham (American Politician)

Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.

-- James Russell Lowell (American Poet)

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.

-- Warren Buffett (American Businessman)

Since Sven Goran Eriksson took over, England have been fantastic.

-- Franz Beckenbauer (German Athlete)

There might've been wires, but I have this ability to make myself light. Well you know what, in ballet, when you kind of lift yourself here, it's all up in the head.

-- Albert Finney (British Actor)

He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.

-- William Blake (English Poet)

Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?

-- Max Muller (German Educator)

Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear to be bright until you hear them speak.

-- Brian Williams (American Journalist)

When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.

-- Tecumseh (American Leader)

To your friends house the trip is never long.

-- J. Wallace Day ( -)

It is strange how your understanding of a play changes. It normally happens after a performance and you suddenly think, 'So that's what that line really means' - it's like a light going on.

-- Richard McCabe ( -)


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