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I used to dance but then when I was ice skating I chipped my spine and I had to stop. I was sad but I found new things in life to love. You should never give up trying things because you never know what you might like if you only stick to one thing.

Please send me your last pair of shoes, worn out with dancing as you mentioned in your letter, so that I might have something to press against my heart. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The grave of ballerina Marie Tagioni at the Montmartre cemetery in Paris, where young dancers still leave their dancing shoes and flowers. Marie Taglioni pioneered the en pointe style of dance which characterises ballet today.