Maria Callas Quotes

Maria Callas Quotes: Don't come to me with your troubles. I have to work for my money and you are young enough to work too. If you can't make enough money to live on you can jump out of the window or drown yourself.
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Maria Callas Quote: I admire Tebaldi's tone; it's beautiful - also some beautiful phrasing. Sometimes, I actually wish I had her voice.
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Quotes about Maria Callas: Some say I have a beautiful voice, some say I have not. It is a matter of opinion. All I can say, those who don't like it shouldn't come to hear me.
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Quote about 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.
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Maria Callas Sayings: I belong to the givers. I want to give a little happiness even if I haven't had much for myself. Music has enriched my life and, hopefully - through me, a little - the public's. If anyone left an opera house feeling more happy and at peace, I achieved my purpose.
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Maria Callas Saying: I am not an angel and do not pretend to be. That is not one of my roles. But I am not a devil, either. I am a woman and a serious artist, and I would like so to be judged.
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Sayings about Maria Callas: What [Tulio Serafin] said that impressed me was:
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Saying about Maria Callas: 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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Maria Callas Quotes: It takes a little more time to get into the role, but not very much more. In making a record you don't have the sense of projection over a distance as in an opera house. We have thismicrophone and this magnifies all details of a performance, all exaggerations. In the theater, you can get away with a very large, very grand phrase. For the microphone, you have to tone itdown. It's the same as making a film, your gestures will be seen in close-up, so they cannot be exaggerated as they would be in a theater.
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Maria Callas Quote: 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.
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Quotes about Maria Callas: My poor sight gives me an advantage. I can't see the people in the audience who are scratching their heads while I am lost in my role and giving everything I have to the drama.
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