Maria Callas Quotes

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Maria Callas Quotes

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 Ive left the opera house.
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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.

— Maria Callas

I don't need the money, dear. I work for art.

— Maria Callas

Good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends.

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Don't talk to me about rules, dear. Wherever I stay I make the goddam rules.

— Maria Callas

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.

— Maria Callas

First I lost my voice, then I lost my figure and then I lost Onassis.

— Maria Callas

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.

— Maria Callas

Only my dogs will not betray me.

— Maria Callas

I will not be sued! I have the voice of an angel!

— Maria Callas

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