Maria Callas Quotes


25 Maria Callas quotes:



"When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point"
Author: Callas Quotes Category: Heart Quotes
"That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends."
Author: Callas Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Teachers Quotes
"I cannot switch my voice. My voice is not like an elevator going up and down."
"I don't know what happens to me on stage. Something else seems to take over."
Author: Callas Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Singers And Singing Quotes
"First I lost my voice, then I lost my figure and then I lost Onassis."
"Good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends."
"I don't need the money, dear. I work for art."
"he said, ''but in her face and eyes you can see what the character she is portraying is wearing, where she is, the setting, the other people who are present, and what her relationship to them is -- not to mention her emotional state."
"I was always too mature for my age - and not very happy. I had no young friends. I wish I could go back to those days. If I could only live it all again, how I would play and enjoy other girls. What a fool I was."
"Don't talk to me about rules, dear. Wherever I stay I make the goddam rules."
"Love is so much better when you're not married."
"Women are not pals enough with men, so we must make ourselves indispensable. After all, we have the greatest weapon in our hands by just being women."
"Don't talk to me about rules, dear. Wherever I stay I make the god dam rules."
Author: Callas Quotes Category: God Quotes
"When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed its point."
"An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house."
Author: Callas Quotes Category: American Musician Quotes Opera Quotes
"I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage."
"I am not an angel and do not pretend to be. That is not one of my roles. But I am not the devil either. I am a woman and a serious artist, and I would like so to be judged."
"You are born an artist or you are not. And you stay an artist, dear, even if your voice is less of a fireworks. The artist is always there."
"Real friends are very special, but you have to be careful because sometimes you have a friend and you think they are made of rock, then suddenly you realise they're only made of sand."
Author: Callas Quotes Category: Friends Or Friendship Quotes Musicians Quotes
"If I have stepped on some people at times because I am at the top, it couldn't be helped. What should I do if someone gets hurt... retire?"



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