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Maureen Forrester Quotes and Sayings

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If somebody asks me to recommend a young,
good singer, I always do.
- Maureen Forrester

Singing beautiful melodies is one thing,
but to deliver the text so that the people understand it,
even in a foreign language, has to be worked at very hard.
- Maureen Forrester

My book has a lot of parts of my life that people don't know about.
- Maureen Forrester

I had a wonderful childhood, but I was a wanderer from year one.
- Maureen Forrester

 

I was born in Montreal and came from a lower-middle-class family.
- Maureen Forrester

After Bruno Walter, my career went in leaps and bounds.
I have had 35 years of a career that is just incredible,
and a wonderful time all over the world.
- Maureen Forrester

It makes one a better person to have had hardships
and to have overcome hardships and not to blame anybody else for your mistakes.
- Maureen Forrester

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Making a living in the arts, though,
creates so many jobs for other people.
- Maureen Forrester

I have three grandchildren and am hoping for 20.
- Maureen Forrester

Another turn in my life happened when I took on the Canada Council.
- Maureen Forrester

I have been all over the world.
I have met some wonderful people, lots of them very simple,
whom nobody will ever hear about, but who have been fabulous to me.
- Maureen Forrester

I have had five phenomenal children,
a great husband and,
even though we are separated, we are good friends.
- Maureen Forrester

Perhaps, once I am gone, the one thing I might be remembered
for is having sung a great deal of Mahler with a great
many phenomenal conductors.
It is wonderful music, very spiritual.
- Maureen Forrester

That is what I always tell service clubs:
If you hear of somebody who is very young and talented,
pick them up and give them that little assistance to
make sure that they get to the professional stage.
- Maureen Forrester

Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked
on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable.
It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future,
but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses.
- Maureen Forrester

By the time I was four, I would walk around the corner
and wait at a local streetcar stop,
get on the streetcar with somebody who looked like
they could be my mother and go to the end of the line.
- Maureen Forrester

When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged
to perform at the Women's Christian Temperance Union
national or annual meetings.
I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing.
- Maureen Forrester

My mother was a wonderful, wonderful woman with a lovely
voice who hated housework,
hated cooking even more and loved her children.
She was always arranging church activities such as a bazaar.
- Maureen Forrester

I thought I should go to New York because it was the place to go to study.
I went and tried to get an application from the Juilliard
School but they wouldn't even give me one because I
didn't have my high school graduation.
- Maureen Forrester

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland PHOTO

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

The secret of success is to find a need and fill it,
to find a hurt and heal it,
to find somebody with a problem
and offer to help solve it.
- Robert H. Schuller

A man can fail many times,
but he isn't a failure until
he begins to blame somebody else.
- John Burroughs

When I hear somebody sigh, "Life is hard,"
I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
- Sydney Harris

Give somebody a gold star - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth cannot be defined,
although it can certainly be experienced.
But experience is not a definition.
A definition is made by the mind,
experience comes through participating.
If somebody asks, "What is a dance?" how can you define it?
But you can dance and you can know the inner feel of it.
God is the ultimate dance.
- Osho

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

The person who you're with most in life is yourself
and if you don't like yourself,
you're always with somebody you don't like.
- Marc S. Lewis

Immortality is a long shot, I admit.
But somebody has to be first.
- Bill Cosby

The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate.
Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
- Bill Vaughan

A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money.
- Carter Glass

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself.
Everybody should try it.
- Barbara Pym

The most difficult thing in the world
is to know how to do a thing
and to watch somebody else doing it wrong,
without comment.
- Theodore. H. White

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

Some guys say beauty is only skin deep.
But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain.
The initial contact has to be the sniffing.
- James Caan

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're
playing by somebody else's rules,
while quietly playing by your own.
- Michael Korda

It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.
- Jeff Goldblum

Law of Contrariness:
Our chief want in life is somebody
who shall make us do what we can.
Having found them, we shall then hate them for it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I
should have been more specific.
- Lily Tomlin

Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back.
Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while.
- Charles Barkley

Every known fact in natural science was divined
by the presentiment of somebody,
before it was actually verified.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Make yourself necessary to somebody.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

About the time we can make the ends meet,
somebody moves the ends.
- Herbert Hoover

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll
show you somebody who has never achieved much.
- Joan Collins

I would never have done what I'd done if I'd considered
my father as somebody I wanted to please.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Love is what you've been through with somebody.
- James Thurber

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

The hardest thing to believe about The Fan is not that
Robert De Niro is stalking somebody again but that
anyone cares that much about a baseball player.
- Bernie Lincicome

The seaweed is always greener in somebody else's lake.
- the movie The Little Mermaid (1989)

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays,
including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
- Ellen Glasgow

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
- George S. Patton

If somebody invented cigarettes today,
the government would not legalize them.
- Loni Anderson

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

Do something for somebody everyday
for which you do not get paid.
- Albert Schweitzer

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
- Andy Warhol

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image.
Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
- Richard M. Nixon

There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less
intelligence and more sense than we have.
- Don Herold

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

But, the truth is that everyone is somebody already.
- Herbie Hancock

Sometimes I wish I didn't have somebody in my family who's in the business.
- Scott Caan

If there's such a thing as somebody having nine lives,
I guess I'm somewhat in that category.
- Ron Rice

If there's one thing I can't stand, it's somebody doing
something because I pushed them in that direction.
- Leslie Fiedler

It's important to bring things back from the Space Station because,
unlike somebody living at the house where the garbage
truck comes by twice a week,
they don't have that in space.
- Mark Kelly

I wouldn't know how to handle serenity if somebody
handed it to me on a plate.
- Dusty Springfield

It's the same old story you've heard a thousand times.
Somebody's trust gets broken.
Somebody's left behind.
- Travis Tritt

I don't care about how many times somebody recognizes my face.
- Suge Knight

The problem to me is violence.
It's not cool to kill somebody or hurt people.
- Mark Ruffalo

In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody.
One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force.
A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine


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