Most Powerful Porgy quotations
Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck.
Porgy is...an interesting example of what can be done by talent in spite of a bad setup. With a libretto that should never have been accepted on a subject that should never have been chosen, a man who should never have attempted it has written a work that has a considerable power.
That's what George wrote! He wrote it.
Why change it? There was this European company that I was speaking about awhile ago - course, didn't nobody know what Porgy was.
I was a dancer for many years. I was a premier dancer with 'Porgy and Bess,' the opera. And I taught dance some, in different places.
Georgie Porgie, he might buy the whole league, but he doesn't have enough money to buy fear to put in my heart.