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Alfredo Kraus Quotes and Sayings

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Singing is a form of admitting that I'm alive.
- Alfredo Kraus

I don't have the will for singing but I must do it.
- Alfredo Kraus

You have to make a choice when you start to sing and
decide whether you want to service the music,
and be at the top of your art, or if you want to be a very popular tenor.
- Alfredo Kraus

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

 

If I keep a green bough in my heart the singing bird will come.
- Chinese proverb

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

Drop guilt! - because to be guilty is to live in hell.
Not being guilty, you will have the freshness
of dewdrops in the early morning sun,
you will have the freshness of lotus petals in the lake,
you will have the freshness of the stars in the night.
Once guilt disappears you will have
a totally different kind of life, luminous and radiant.
You will have a dance to your feet
and your heart will be singing a thousand and one songs.
- Osho

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There are choirs singing in your head.
If you listen, you will hear the music.
It is the song of angels.
Pay no attention to the sounds of the world.
They are just noises, and even when
added up all together
they have no value, make no sense.
Strain to hear the song of angels.
Listen to the melody within your soul.
- Neale Donald Walsch

The only thing better than singing is more singing.
- Ella Fitzgerald

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation.
It gets the hurt out in the open into the light,
out of the darkness.
- Reba McEntire

I remember when the candle shop burned down.
Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
- Steven Wright

Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh,
how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
- Rudyard Kipling

Singing is my dream and, while it may have not been a commercial success,
critically I was thrilled with the reception my first album got.
- Minnie Driver

I grew up thinking that singing was my security.
- Nana Mouskouri

They look for the top note to end every song.
They don't know what they are singing about.
There is no style.
- Frankie Avalon

I had been singing all my life, but I started acting in high school.
- Kevin Richardson

I'd rather be dead than singing "Satisfaction" when I'm forty-five.
- Mick Jagger

I disliked singing in English and neither liked the
story nor the character of Cressida.
- Walter Legge

Sinatra was the biggest influence on my life,
my singing career.
And rightly so.
I mean he was the best singer ever.
- James Darren

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses,
row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky,
The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
- John McCrae

It's nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting,
my singing and the band that I have.
- Mick Taylor

Love, I find, is like singing.
Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves,
though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
- Zora Neale Hurston

This nation loves singing and loves acting.
- Kate Smith

I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams,
but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy's actual singing voice.
That was my way into that character.
- Jessica Lange

When I'm singing I try not be a singer with a capital
S. I just try to get it out so I feel comfortable with it.
- Robert Wyatt

When I sing, I pick out people in the audience and pinpoint on them.
So if you feel that I am singing just for you,
you may be right!
- Glenn Hughes

Boy bands should be exploded from a great height.
They're just pretty people singing music written by others.
- Eddie Izzard

The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials,
has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.
- Marshall McLuhan

If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing,
a lot of people would be drowning.
- Simon Cowell

It happens to the best of them.
You lay off singing and your throat gets out of practice.
No excuses.
I blew it.
- Bobby Darin

I looked in the audience.
There were no strangers.
Everybody was singing and cheering and hugging.
That was a beautiful picture to look at.
- Celine Dion

I don't want the giant ego.
I don't want to become Kevin Costner,
singing on the soundtrack to The Postman.
- Joss Whedon

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

Music is the greatest communication in the world.
Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in,
they still know good music when they hear it.
- Lou Rawls

Ever since I was a little kid, whenever my parents would have company over,
I would put on shows, whether they would be magic shows,
singing shows, dancing shows, little skits.
- Ellen Muth

The colored folks been singing it and playing it just like I'm doin' now,
man, for more years than I know.
I got it from them.
- Elvis Presley

My other advice is to start writing songs and singing right away.
- Jerry Harrison

My singing is my hobby.
It's me and my brother.
We just enjoy writing music.
- Taryn Manning

I have done so much: modeling, acting,
singing, the calendar, the lingerie line,
and there have been times where I have wanted to give up but I went for it.
- Caprice Bourret

I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought
that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard.
- Lesley Garrett

There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises.
- P. J. Harvey

Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.
- James Galway

I must work hard to make my singing above reproach;
there must be no faults which hard work would take care of.
- Kate Smith

You always will be singing a song or humming a line or a melody.
- Dennis Brown

Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons,
I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
- Christina Milian

I always thought I was singing American folk music.
- Lonnie Donegan

It is difficult to produce a television documentary
that is both incisive and probing when every twelve
minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits
singing about toilet paper.
- Rod Serling

You put a song on the record or on tape and you stop singing it.
You just don't sit around and sing it anymore unless you're performing.
That's kind of sad.
- Rick Danko

Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
- Mahalia Jackson

People ask me where I got my singing style.
I didn't copy my style from anybody.
- Elvis Presley

I wanted to do Playboy to get across the same ideas
I'm singing and writing about these days.
It's all about proving that a woman can defy stereotypes.
- Jody Watley

I was like Gene Kelly, it was called singing in the rain.
No seriously, I wasn't really born with a singing voice,
but my friends Joe and John taught me how to sing.
- Chris Burke

Now I'm more sure and I feel myself more comfortable singing.
- Andrea Bocelli

I also wanted to make a record that was about other things than romance,
yeah, after two years on the road singing all the songs from the first album,
I got kind of tired of that.
- Duncan Sheik

I am working on my nightclub act, definitely want to do more singing.
- Keith David

I was always singing the way I felt,
and maybe I didn't exactly know it,
but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi.
- Muddy Waters

You know, Neil Young is singing Rock n' roll will never die,
and Neil never rocked and rolled in his life.
I mean, he rocked, but he didn't roll.
He has got no swing in him.
- Joni Mitchell

Time is important to me because I want to sing long
enough to leave a message.
I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would
dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
- Mahalia Jackson

I will be singing primarily all the songs from the
musicals that I have been in from over the years.
- Elaine Paige

I hate straight singing.
I have to change a tune to my own way of doing it.
That's all I know.
- Billie Holiday

Unless you're singing something that's kind of in rhythm with the bass,
the melodies, it's just difficult.
- Kim Gordon

An album is such a personal thing.
It's something I always wanted to do.
It's me doing me, singing as me.
- Danny Aiello

I miss my singing career very much.
- Elvis Presley

You don't have to be singing about love all the time
in order to give love to the people.
You don't have to keep flashing those words all the time.
- Jimi Hendrix

When you find yourself on stage singing and you are
embarrassed about what you are singing in front of your peers,
then you have to think about your priorities.
- Alison Moyet

I've been doing a lot of studying singing,
and I'm thinking of recording an album containing all
my old war horses and putting out a songbook at the same time.
- David Friedman

There is nothing like singing a song that 20,000 people
know and are singing back to you.
- Gary Cherone

Singing as a full-time job was not something I had
given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion
of the money to be made in it.
- Charley Pride

Basically, I started singing when I started talking.
Music has just been my saving grace my whole life.
- Mariah Carey

I really liked the Mariachi singing in Westerns.
- Harry Dean Stanton

I really enjoy singing and I really enjoy acting,
but singing I've been doing since I was really young.
- Lindsay Lohan


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