Joan Sutherland Famous Quotes & Sayings

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13 Joan Sutherland Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: One is just given a talent, and it's one's duty to make the most of One is just given a talent, and it's one's duty to make the most of it. — Joan Sutherland
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Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: Technique is the basis of every pursuit. If you're a sportsman or you're a singer Technique is the basis of every pursuit. If you're a sportsman or you're a singer or a swimmer, well that comes under sport but you have to develop a basic technique to know what you're doing at any given time. — Joan Sutherland
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Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: I'm somewhat horrified because I don't think the young people today even know what history I'm somewhat horrified because I don't think the young people today even know what history is. Some of them don't' even study History at school anymore or Geography and they don't know where one place is from another. — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: All singers must be crazy. But we're a nice family of crazy people All singers must be crazy. But we're a nice family of crazy people — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: The world we are born into-this complicated, difficult, hauntingly touching world-is the one whole thing. The world we are born into-this complicated, difficult, hauntingly touching world-is the one whole thing. It is the world we awaken in, and awaken to. — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: You can listen to what everybody says, but the fact remains that you've got to You can listen to what everybody says, but the fact remains that you've got to get out there and do the thing yourself. — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: I'm very happy to sing whatever I'm singing. I've always enjoyed any role I've been I'm very happy to sing whatever I'm singing. I've always enjoyed any role I've been given at a certain time. They've all been favourites, they've all been wonderful pieces to play. — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: If I weren't reasonably placid, I don't think I could cope with this sort of If I weren't reasonably placid, I don't think I could cope with this sort of life. To be a diva, you've got to be absolutely like a horse. — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: I wasn't actually trained by my mother, she said she never taught me but she I wasn't actually trained by my mother, she said she never taught me but she was a great singer herself and I can't remember when I didn't listen to her sing and imitate her. — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: I know I'm not exactly a bombshell, but one has to make the best of I know I'm not exactly a bombshell, but one has to make the best of what one's got. — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Helen Macdonald: Everything about the hawk is tuned and turned to hunt and kill. Yesterday I discovered Everything about the hawk is tuned and turned to hunt and kill. Yesterday I discovered that when I suck air through my teeth and make a squeaking noise like an injured rabbit, all the tendons in her toes instantaneously contract, driving her talons into the glove with terrible, crushing force. This killing grip is an old, deep pattern in her brain, an innate response that hasn't yet found the stimulus meant to release it. Because other sounds provoke it: door hinges, squealing breaks, bicycles with unoiled wheels - and on the second afternoon, Joan Sutherland singing an aria on the radio. Ow. I laughed out loud at that. Stimulus: opera. Response: kill. — Helen Macdonald
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: I don't sing for anybody. I wouldn't sing for the Queen dear. I don't sing for anybody. I wouldn't sing for the Queen dear. — Joan Sutherland
Joan Sutherland Sayings By Joan Sutherland: My voice was obviously God given and I have tried to give of myself honestly. My voice was obviously God given and I have tried to give of myself honestly. — Joan Sutherland