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:


I think we both have some darkness in us. But when we are together, we tend to concentrate more on the light.

-- Bobby Farrelly (American Director)

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.

-- Mother Teresa ( Leader)

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.

-- Meister Eckhart (German Philosopher)

In the light of the actual fighting that is now in progress, we have reached the point where the military considerations clearly outweigh the fiscal considerations.

-- Louis A. Johnson (American Public Servant)

Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.

-- James Russell Lowell (American Poet)

My wife was afraid of the dark... then she saw me naked and now she's afraid of the light.

-- Rodney Dangerfield (American Comedian)

I think anybody would have to be with out common sense to think there weren't aliens. There are billions of planets, and I am convinced Earth is not the only one that's inhabited. It would be quite an ego trip to think that. I think about it all the time.

-- Sabrina Lloyd (American Actress)

Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.

-- Francis Bacon (English Philosopher)

Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.

-- Abraham Joshua Heschel (Polish Educator)

The speed of light sucks.

-- John Carmack (American Scientist)

The years I raced in were fantastic. There was so much change in the cars. We went from treaded tyres to no wings right through to slicks to enormous wings.

-- Jackie Stewart (Scottish Athlete)

And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead.

-- Andre Braugher (American Actor)

What I'm trying to do is to at least raise a flag to the blinding light of technology.

-- Godfrey Reggio (American Director)

The time to enjoy a European trip is about three weeks after unpacking.

-- George Ade (American Playwright)

Religion brings to man an inner strength, spiritual light, and ineffable peace.

-- Alexis Carrel (French Scientist)

Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them.

-- Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Roman Statesman)

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.

-- Elizabeth Cady Stanton (American Activist)

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.

-- C. Day Lewis ( Poet)

To this light, then, would I recommend all, with mine own soul, - to this sure way of salvation.

-- Elias Hicks (American Clergyman)

Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.

-- James Joyce (Irish Novelist)

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.

-- Francis Bacon (English Philosopher)

A lost but happy dream may shed its light upon our waking hours, and the whole day may be infected with the gloom of a dreary or sorrowful one; yet of neither may we be able to recover a trace.

-- Walter de La Mare (English Poet)

Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man.

-- David Bowie (English Musician)

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

-- Edith Wharton (American Author)

What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.

-- Robert Green Ingersoll (American Lawyer)

Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.

-- Lord Chesterfield (British Statesman)

His last 2 shows in the U.S. were in Chicago and St. Louis. I don't know what made me go on the trip with him, but I'm so very glad I did. They were two of the finest concerts I've ever seen.

-- Nancy Sinatra (American Musician)

People of all countries have the right to choose their own social system and road to development in the light of their national conditions and characteristics.

-- Li Peng (Chinese Public Servant)

We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.

-- Dietrich Bonhoeffer (German Theologian)

I remember how being young and black and gay and lonely felt. A lot of it was fine, feeling I had the truth and the light and the key, but a lot of it was purely hell.

-- Audre Lorde (American Poet)

Even if I hadn't have been nominated for an Oscar, to have won the Golden Glove was just fantastic.

-- Brenda Blethyn (English Actress)

If you are in a spaceship that is traveling at the speed of light, and you turn on the headlights, does anything happen?

-- Steven Wright (American Comedian)

If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out.

-- Ross Perot (American Businessman)

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)

I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do my job it'll even see the light of air, if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by.

-- Christiane Amanpour (English Journalist)


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