The best Quotes by Jessye Norman

The best Quotes by Jessye Norman

Jessye Mae Norman (September 15, 1945 – September 30, 2019) was an American opera singer and recitalist.

A person has the right, and I think the responsibility, to develop all of their talents.
One has to draw upon one's own musical thoughts and one's own musical acumen, and not to be afraid to let that come into one's work. Perhaps that comes with more experience, but perhaps it also comes with daring, and believing that you should.
Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself.
We singers have a different level of responsibility from other musicians. We have words that we must convey; we have meanings that we must convey through these lyrics.
I want to keep learning, keep exploring, keep doing more.

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No wonder the city never sleeps, it's too busy trying to get laid.
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There are eight million people in this city. And those teeming masses exist for the sole purpose of lifting the few exceptional people onto their shoulders.
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If I can make it there
I'll make it anywhere
It's up to you
New York, New York
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Manhattan, for millions of our forefathers, the gateway to hope, opportunity and happiness beyond their wildest dreams. Today, that hope is still alive, it's called "The First Date". On Saturday nights, every restaurant in Lower Manhattan resembles its own little Ellis Island.
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I want to wake up in that city
That doesn't sleep
And find I'm king of the hill
Top of the heap
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
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In a city that moves so fast, you get the Sunday paper on Saturday - how did any of us know how much time we had left?
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We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are.
Regardless of our differences, this was still New York. A melting pot crammed onto an island, then pushed into a subway car with a rat eating pizza. You're not left or right. You're a New f*cking Yorker and we're in this together.
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Do you know how bad that coffee has to be to to be considered a health risk in New York? This is the same city where pizza gets delivered by a rat!
I don't wanna f*ck it up because one of us didn't prepare for the slim possibility of New York City traffic!
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I remember Hell's Kitchen when you couldn't walk west of Ninth Avenue without getting knifed. Now it's Chelsea with better gays.
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Most people come to New York to be discovered. The rest of us come here to hide.
It's fascinating to see how versatile New York City is. It lends itself to being so many different places!
The crime problem in New York is getting really serious. The other day the Statue of Liberty had both hands up.
I love New York; I love the city. It's impossible. It's a theme park of a city.
Being a single girl in New York... it's what you should be doing in your twenties!
People say New Yorkers can't get along. Not true. I saw two New Yorkers, complete strangers, sharing a cab. One guy took the tires and the radio; the other guy took the engine.
No place epitomizes the American experience and the American spirit more than New York City.
In New York City, a lot of people think 'the great outdoors' is the area between your front door and a taxi cab.
A real New Yorker likes the sound of a garbage truck in the morning.
New York is my favorite city in the world.
Coming from a small town it was tough to dream big. When I grew up in a small town in Georgia, my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta.
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You really cannot set a standard, because Georgia is my home state, my home team. No other team can match what Georgia can offer. Schools cannot really match that, so that is an edge for Georgia.
The ridiculousness of thinking that some sort of global Illuminati wrote down their plot for killing of 95 % of humanity on a giant granit post-it note and left their secret plan somewhere no conservative would ever find it: rural Georgia.
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In Texas, it's football. In Georgia, football. There's an appreciation from the average person about football more than anywhere else. And we have that for basketball in New York. And we'll always have that in New York.
I ask all Americans with a conscience to shun anything and everything to do with the murderous state of Georgia.
Georgia girls - the kind of girl you can take home to meet your mom, but can outdrink your dad.
For one, the 'countryness' is pretty much in my blood. I'm from Georgia, down south. That voice just lives in me.
Home is where the heart is and the heart is in Georgia.
Poor tree. Even you're sad to be stuck in the boonies of Columbus, Georgia.
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They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Georgia - and that's pretty much the same thing.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
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The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.

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