Maria Callas

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Maria Callas

Maria Callas

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.More Maria Callas [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I would not kill my enemies, but I will make them get down on their knees. I will, I can, I must.More Maria Callas [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Maria Callas [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility.More Maria Callas [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Maria Callas [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point.More Maria Callas [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:01]
Don't talk to me about rules, dear. Wherever I stay I make the goddam rules.
More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:07]
Good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:23]
I cannot switch my voice. My voice is not like an elevator going up and down.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:34]
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.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:54]
I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who demands that I carry myself with her dignity.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:59]
Love is so much better when you're not married.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:17]
On stage, I am in the dark.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:22]
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.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:28]
When my enemies stop hissing, I shall know I'm slipping.More Maria Callas [09/25/2011 02:09:46]
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.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it had missed the point.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the curtain rises, the only thing that speaks is courage.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't talk to me about rules, dear. Wherever I stay I make the goddam rules.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.More Maria Callas [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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