I want to be famous everywhere.

— Luciano Pavarotti

The most genuine Luciano Pavarotti quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.

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The rivalry is with ourself. I try to be better than is possible. I fight against myself, not against the other.

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Music making is the most joyful activity possible, the most perfect expression of any emotion.

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Luciano Pavarotti quote People think I'm disciplined. It is not

People think I'm disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference.

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You don't need any brains to listen to music.

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Horse riding is a perfect comparison with singing.You must know where the double fences are.

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It is a very honest world, our work. I think you cannot fake anything.

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In opera, as with any performing art, to be in great demand and to command high fees you must be good of course, but you must also be famous. The two are different things.

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I want to reach as many people as possible with the message of music, of wonderful opera.

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Nothing that has happened has made me feel gloomy or remain depressed. I love my life.

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I'm a perfectionist, and I always think that I can do better what I have done, even if it's good.

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The reason fat people are happy is that the nerves are well protected.

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You never know what little bundle of encouragements artists carry around with them, what little pats on the back from what hands, what newspaper clipping, what word of hope from what teacher. I suppose the so-called faith in ourselves is the foundation of our talent, but I am sure these encouragements are the mortar that holds it together.

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About Luciano Pavarotti

Quotes 47 sayings
Nationality Italian
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

There is no prodigy in our profession.

If you see all the great singer of the past, none of them are.

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I am a very superstitious person.

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I am a very simple person. In spite of all that has happened to me, I have tried to remain the simple person I started out.

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Opera is a beautiful and important diversion for me.

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Opera is one of the most important art forms. It should be listened to and appreciated by everyone.

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It is so important for people at a young age to be invited to embrace classical music and opera.

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Some say the word 'pop' is a derogatory word to say 'not important' - I do not accept that. If the word 'classic' is the word to say 'boring,' I do not accept. There is good and bad music.

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I am a tenor buff. I hear myself.

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It is not always a matter of wild ovations and legendary performances.

Sometimes you are just happy to get through an opera without trouble.

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Above all, I am an opera singer. This is how people will remember me.

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The music itself could never take the place of my own passion in life.

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Sometime to be called Pavarotti is not always an advantage.

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People have a right to criticize.

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For all three of us, the Caracalla concert was a major event in our lives.

I hope I am not immodest to think it was also unforgettable for most of the people who were present.

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I received a beautiful welcome to the world of music.

I want to give something back to the younger generation.

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If you know why you fall in love, you aren't in love

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I remember quite well that 10,000 audience sang with us three on the spot, and ever since then, I always thought the Chinese audience are the greatest audience.

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As an art form, opera is a rare and remarkable creation.

For me, it expresses aspects of the human drama that cannot be expressed in any other way, or certainly not as beautifully.

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If your body is not in shape to sing [from the diaphragm] you will push and push but keep falling back on your throat to make the sound. This will ruin your voice.

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Children should be given the chance to play instruments, to sing.

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The better voice doesn't mean being a better singer.

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I think a life in music is a life beautifully spent, and this is what I have devoted my life to.

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I am open to everything.

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I think an important quality that I have is that if you turn on the radio and hear somebody sing, you know it's me. You don't confuse my voice with another voice.

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On the day I'm performing, I don't hear anything anyone says to me.

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People think I'm disciplined. It is not discipline. It is devotion. There is a great difference.

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If you see me once, you cannot confuse me with another.

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I've been buying the same lambrusco from Correggio [a town between Reggio-Emilia and Modena] since 1965.

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Some singers want the audience to love them. I love the audience.

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I'm not a politician, I'm a musician.

I care about giving people a place where they can go to enjoy themselves and to begin to live again. To the man you have to give the spirit, and when you give him the spirit, you have done everything.

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I think Beijing deserves the Olympics in order to be with all the rest of the world recognized.

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When I'm about to train a new opera, I first listen to how Jussi Björling did it. His voice was unique and it's his path that I want to follow. I would more than anything else wish that people compared me with Jussi Björling. It's like so I'm striving to sing.

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If I could live my life over again, there is one thing I would change.

I would want to be able to eat less.

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If I go three days without vocalizing, the voice is gone.

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