Prima Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Prima Quotes from famous persons: Jerry Leiber, William Wyler, Nigel Cole, George S. Patton, Bob Crane. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Prima Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

Elvis was incredibly cooperative. He would try anything

Elvis was incredibly cooperative. He would try anything. He wasn’t a diva, no prima donna. When it came to work, he was a workhorse.
Jerry Leiber
There’s only one prima donna in my pictures, and that’s me!
The popular image that Hollywood is ruined by difficult prima donna actors is nonsense. They’re certainly very nice to directors. I can’t say the same about producers, who I found difficult, paranoid, and certifiably insane, mostly.
Nigel Cole
All very successful commanders are prima donnas and must be so treated.
I had this fantasy. I would be at the Paramount Theater in New York and Louis Prima’s drummer falls sick. The theater manager asks, ‘Is there a drummer in the house?’ I run up on stage and bang instant fame!
The dream was to be a prima ballerina.
Stephanie Corneliussen
In retrospect, I’m really shocked at how far I put my heart out there on the line with ‘Prima Donna’. I seem to have this knack for being able to accomplish that.
I really like Pat Parker. I really like Audre Lorde. I read a lot of the Beats when I was younger, so Diane di Prima, Gary Snyder. I’ve been discovering a lot more modern poems as well.
I once dealt with a prima donna on a movie set. I won‘t say who, but his first name is a country. A communist country. Run by Fidel Castro.
We used to be such prima donnas.
I will never give up my dream of being a prima ballerina and backup dancer for Justin Timberlake!
Haley Webb
My dad had these great Benny Goodman albums that I was obsessed with, and Louis Prima’s another guy I loved, and Peter Niro the jazz pianist. I loved international music: Irish music, Mexican music. I love the different colours that they all have.
I was a very extrovert kid. It felt normal to me to act. I always went to regular schools. I’ve never been catty or a prima donna, so I never had problems. I always had my seat at the cafeteria when I came back from acting.
One thing that I’ve learned is that you don’t have to be a prima donna or think you are better than other people in order to succeed.
I used to work over a bar. That was – there was no stage. I stood over a tiny bar. Louis Prima, rest his soul, he worked there. I was the guy that filled in when he was off the stage.
I love Glenn Gould. Max Steiner. John Williams. Louis Prima. Benny Goodman. Miles Davis. John Philip Sousa.
Looking back at it now, I really feel like it was a gift because I don’t know if I have the talent to become a prima ballerina. It’s such a hard job to have. I don’t have any regrets about it.
Beauty ought to look a little surprised: it is the emotion that best suits her face. The beauty who does not look surprised, who accepts her position as her dueshe reminds us too much of a prima donna.
I am not a prima donna. It’s just that I feel cold on the bench.
A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. There are no prima donnas in engineering.
The prima ballerinas who taught me were far more scary than Gordon Ramsay. They’d scream at me and pull my legs and arms, so after them Gordon was a piece of cake.
In the end, playing for England means very little if you don’t see the rest of the world around you. It is why I hate prima donnas and arrogance.
At a young age, I wanted to be a prima ballerina and had these grand ideas that I would go study at Juilliard. It’s something I laugh about now.
If you put on the military uniform, you’re a prima facie hero. Generals are the epitome of that. They’re the ones who have been most successful at the soldier‘s trade.
I guess I could‘ve been a prima ballerina. Or a nurse. Aretha Nightingale!
‘Prima Donna’ is my kind of love song to opera but it’s not the full experience.
The point here is that I enjoyed singing. I enjoyed the rhythm of it. I grew up listening to Louis Prima, who was also rhythmic.
Dissenting analysts passionate about their positions are not unusual in the American intelligence community. Their presence – or even the rejection – of their favored positions is not prima face evidence of politicization.
I don’t like a lot of drama on the road – I don’t like prima donnas.
Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna – or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out.