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Jose Carreras Quotes





At first we got along real well. Now... it's pretty much just a professional relationship.
 

Everybody, even me, sometimes had to compromise on something, doing things we know to be wrong, and this happens doing whatever job in the world. But a singer must have the courage of saying no.
 

I am always living very good moments.
 

I am extraordinarily lucky, I was born in a family of strong moral values, and in my life I was able to do what I liked best: debuts, great theatres, but above all, inner and deep satisfaction.
 

I can't see why we can't toss in a Junior Walker or Wilson Pickett number in every once in a while.
 

I love good food but I follow strict rules the days I perform.
 

I've always been a big fan of the American soul sound.
 

I've always said that music is like literature.
 

It's logical for us to sing, but not necessarily operatic pieces.
 

Italians have no sense of the dramatic.
 

Music isn't only a profession.
 

The happiest moment in my life? When my doctor told me I was completely cured of leukaemia.
 

When you arrive at a certain level it's very easy to say yes: that is the moment to learn to say no.
 

Yes, thanks to God... my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities, that is the struggle against Leukemia.
[Activities]
 

Yes, you must have the courage of being free.