Maria Callas Quotes



Best 7 Quotes by Maria Callas

“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.”

“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 cannot switch my voice. My voice is not like an elevator going up and down.”

“Love is so much better when you're not married.”

“When my enemies stop hissing, I shall know I'm slipping.”

“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.”

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“Write as you like, use the rhythms that come out, try different instruments, sit at the piano, destroy the metric, shout instead of singing, blow your guitar and ring the horn. Hate mathematics, and love eddies. Creation is a bird without a flight plan, that will never fly in a straight line.”


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