Betty Buckley quotes

  • Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Art #Musical #Actors

  • As you get older, your voice changes, as well. Your voice should be able to last as long as you last.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Voice #Long #Able

  • Usually, I fly in the day before a concert so your voice can acclimate to the new environment.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Voice #Environment #Concerts

  • Everything good that I know was taught to me by great teachers and I feel like giving back and sharing the technique is the thing to do.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Teacher #Giving #Technique

  • If we're for one another, we're feminists. The rest is semantics.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Feminist

  • There's a lot of maintenance that goes into being a professional singer.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Maintenance #Singers #Corny

  • The work that must be done for each woman to reconnect with her psyche and to give herself a chance to live her own life is essentially the same. The realization of the equality of all races, the equality of all beings is essential.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Equality #Race #Giving

  • So, when the discussion about not using the term feminist came up at a conference workshop, I couldn't believe it. The more I listened, the more I felt the need to express my passion about my identity as a feminist.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Believe #Passion #Feminist

  • When there's an opportunity to do more, we must.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Opportunity

  • We cant compare stories. We can only know in our hearts that we are the same. That may be the best we can do.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Heart #Stories #May

  • My two great loves are music and horses.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Horse #Two #Great Love

  • I love Mary Chapin Carpenter songs. I love her songs 'Come On, Come On' and 'I Am A Town', they're two of my favorite songs.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Song #Two #Towns

  • I was hugely relieved to discover there was a purpose for girls with loud voices.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Girl #Voice #Purpose

  • I have never experienced racism in the feminist movement, so it concerned me to think that I was unable to see the subject clearly because I came from white, middle-class privilege.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Thinking #Class #White

  • For one thing, I teach my students what my teacher for twenty years, Paul Gavert, told me, 'The voice follows... the voice follows everything about you... who you are.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Teacher #Voice #Years

  • Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Focus #Capacity #Performances

  • The word, and the concept of feminism, was a gift because it gave me a sense of identity and a way of defining how I wished to live my life.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Feminism #Identity #Way

  • It was critical to finding a way out. I had assumed young women knew the history of feminism and must have felt gratitude to the movement for the opportunities that the work we have done has afforded them.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Gratitude #Opportunity #Feminism

  • Feminism - the word - can give us a handle, a rallying point, a common ground, and help us build a bridge. Why not claim the gift of the word as a place to begin?
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Bridges #Giving #Feminism

  • The pure connecting factor is that those of us who describe ourselves as feminists want equal rights for all people.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Rights #People #Feminist

  • It's just a little ranch. Thirty-five acres. In Texas, if it's not a thousand acres, it's considered a ranchette.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Texas #Acres #Littles

  • Well, the teacher I studied with for nineteen and a half years was a man named Paul Gavert. He was a great lieder singer, so basically Im a trained lieder singer because of that teacher. The teacher I currently study with - since 1995 - is Joan Lader, who also studied with Gavert.
    -- Betty Buckley

    #Teacher #Men #Years