"If you are going to walk on thin ice, you might as well dance” is an inspirational saying that has been printed on many images. Authorship is unknown.
“If you’re treading on thin ice, you might as well dance” was cited in print in 1974. “If You’re Skating on Thin Ice, You Might As Well Dance” was found on a bumper sticker in 1986.
1 December 1974, Educational Theatre Journal “Theatre in Review” by Gordon M. Wickstrom, pg. 526:
“If you’re treading on thin ice, you might as well dance.”
1 March 1984, Childhood Education, “Promoting Thinking in Your Classroom II: Inconsistencies Between Means and Ends” by Selma Wassermann, pg. 232:
To list them may be to court professional excommunication but, if you’re skating on thin ice, you might as well dance.
2 March 1986, Albuquerque (NM) Journal, “State Lines,” pg. C1, col. 1:
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If you have to walk on thin ice,
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