State Opera Chorus

Famous quotes containing the words state, opera and/or chorus:

    The State never intentionally confronts a man’s sense, intellectual or moral, but only his body, his senses. It is not armed with superior wit or honesty, but with superior physical strength.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    To survive there, you need the ambition of a Latin-American revolutionary, the ego of a grand opera tenor, and the physical stamina of a cow pony.
    Billie Burke (1885–1970)

    Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do not believe as individuals.
    Abba Eban (b. 1915)