Quotation Explorer - 'Opera'

No opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible. - W. H. Auden
Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian. - H. L. Mencken
The idea is to make the ingredients sing, not a grand opera, but a jolly chanson. - Marie-Pierre Moine
Chris enjoys spending quality time while cooking, wine tasting, attending opera, playing golf, and practicing martial arts JiuJitsu. - Chris Salamone
Science fiction is for real, space opera is for fun. - Brian W. Aldiss
Poetry, Shakespeare and opera, are like mumps and should be caught when young. In the unhappy event that there is a postponement to mature years, the results may be devastating. - Dimitris Mita
Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it. - Hannah More
When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance. - Victor Borge
How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.
Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it, and that a very severe one.
donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to education and leadership development as Chairman of the LeadAmerica Foundation. With his passion in studying and singing opera, he is trained in the martial arts of Jyu Ryu and Miyama Ryu Combat Jujitsu. - Chris Salamone
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. - Ambrose Bierce
People are wrong when they say that the opera isn't what it used to be. It is what it used to be. That's what's wrong with it. - Noel Coward
(Referring to the piano's natural shape) Isn't it a shame when those big fat opera singers lean against the pianos and bend them? - Victor Borge
You're just being cryptic again. It's like soap opera sex. Lots of boring dialogue and when they finally do go to bed, everything's dark and covered by blankets. - Ragnar Tørnquist
There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva - Josh Groban
I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand. - Sir Edward Appleton
It's in my genes. My mother was an opera singer. I'm clearly dramatic. - Mariah Carey
You can learn more by going to the opera than you ever can by reading Emerson. Like that there are two sexes. - David Markson
Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings. - Robert Benchley
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