Best Quotes by Beverly Sills (Top 10)

  1. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
  2. Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality.
  3. A happy woman is one who has no cares at all; a cheerful woman is one who has cares but doesn't let them get her down.
  4. A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
  5. Art is the signature of civilizations.
  6. I lived through the garbage. I might as well dine on the caviar.
  7. There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.
  8. Attachment to spiritual things is... just as much an attachment as inordinate love of anything else.
  9. Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light.
  10. There is a growing strength in women, but it is in the forehead, not in the forearm.

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