Opera Quotes

How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.

Eating, loving, singing and digesting are, in truth, the four acts of the comic opera known as life, and they pass like bubbles of a bottle of champagne. Whoever lets them break without having enjoyed them is a complete fool.

That’s the wonderful thing about grand opera: you can do anything you want as long as you sing it!

I haven’t heard anything like that since the orphanage burned down. (when asked what he thought of an opera he’d just attended)

I wouldn’t mind seeing opera die. Ever since I was a boy, I regarded opera as a ponderous anarchronism, almost the equivalent of smoking.

Millions of dollars are spent on the opera which could be used in abolishing it.

Even the music was nice. (After attending an opera, Yogi mentioned that he liked it)

Opera, n. A play representing life in another world, whose inhabitants have no speech but song, no motions but gestures and no postures but attitudes.

When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance.

Whenever I go to an opera, I leave my sense and reason at the door with my half guinea, and deliver myself up to my eyes and my ears.