“We dance a solitude that we have inside us and cannot occupy with anything.

This gap, that emptiness to which we put movement is the tango.”

Carlos Gavito

“In the dance...to not be the one that moves more and does more steps but to be

the one that gives more”
Carlos Gavito

“I think those who say that you can’t tango if you are not Argentine are mistaken.

Tango was an immigrant music... so it does not have a nationality.

It’s only passport is feeling..”

Carlos Gavito

“There will never be a step, sequence, or trick in tango that will come close to

matching the power of the embrace.”

Ney Melo

“You can decide that your embrace will conform to the steps you do or you can tailor the steps to enable the embrace. For me, it is the embrace that comes first”

“Tango is very,very simple in its structure, that is why it can be so complex.”

Andreas Wichter

“Bottomless wonders spring from simple rules, which are repeated without end”

Benoit Mandelbrot

“My advice is - walk, walk with your toe first and always in the music, walk and practise to be yourself and not a copy of anybody else”

Ricardo Vidort

“Other music exists to heal wounds but the tango when sung and played is for

the purpose of opening them.”



Tango Quotes

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