Quotation by Kathleen Battle

The question is not ... if art is enough to fulfill my life, but if I am true to the path I have set for myself, if I am the best I can be in the things I do. Am I living up to the reasons I became a singer in the first place?
Kathleen Battle (b. 1948), U.S. opera singer. As quoted in New York magazine, p. 44-45 (July 12, 1993).

At the time, Battle was one of the world's greatest opera singers. She was known for her perfectionism.
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