"I really believe I've been a good person. Not perfect - forget about perfect - but just learning by what I was taught and living by my own values. I might have stepped on a few ants - and a few other things as well - but I've never hurt anybody."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Kiri Te Kanawa on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Kiri Te Kanawa on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Kiri Te Kanawa on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Kiri Te Kanawa on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Kiri Te Kanawa on Earl Nightingale
"I tell students, 'If you are learning from YouTube I almost don't want to teach you because what you learn from YouTube it takes 10 times as long to unlearn.' They do an approximation of the centre of the note, an approximation of the interpretation, a cloned version."