Top 33 Maria Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Maria Quotes from famous people such as Donna Strickland, Adam Sandler, Natalia Lafourcade, Kenneth Cole, Edgardo Osorio, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

For her PhD, Maria Goeppert Mayer, a theoretical physic

For her PhD, Maria Goeppert Mayer, a theoretical physicist, came up with the idea of multi-photon physics. That means an atom absorbs two or more photons simultaneously.
Donna Strickland
I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing ‘Maria’ from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
Adam Sandler
I wanted to make ‘Mexicana Hermosa.’ It’s a love song, but it isn’t. It’s more like a song as if Mexico was the Maria, the beautiful woman that I love.
Natalia Lafourcade
When I first fell in love with Maria, it was because she really cares about things.
Kenneth Cole
I got a New York designer to build my dream store here, which is a little bit of Florence in New York. It’s like the Duomo on Madison. I got inspired by Santa Maria Novella and all the Renaissance architecture.
Edgardo Osorio
Growing up, I had one very specific idea of what a wedding should be, and that was the wedding of Fraeulein Maria and Captain von Trapp in ‘The Sound of Music.’
Ellie Kemper
It’s a very terrible thing to be Maria Callas, because it’s a question of trying to understand something you can never really understand.
Maria Callas
Let me just say this, Dolce Maria Garcia Rivas: You are not ‘sexy,’ you are not a ‘star,’ and you are certainly not a professional wrestler.
Eric Bischoff
My Maria on stage definitely is a real natural part of who I am, but obviously I can’t walk around as that girl. You know what I mean? It’s definitely an alter ego, but it is part of who I am, it is who I am, it is my life.
Maria Brink
Julie Andrews is so iconic, and I grew up watching ‘The Sound of Music’ – it’s every girl’s dream to play Maria, in a way, I think. That music!
Laura Osnes
The fame of Maria Foote’s beauty and charm of manner had reached London, and in May 1814, she made her first appearance at Covent Garden Theatre and personated Amanthis in ‘The Child of Nature’ with such grace and effect that the manager complimented her with an immediate engagement.
Sabine Baring-Gould
So that between the Cape of St. Maria and Japan we were four months and twenty-two days; at which time there were no more than six besides myself that could stand upon his feet.
William Adams
I want to make movies like ‘The Upside of Anger,’ ‘Maria Full of Grace,’ old-school films like ‘Some Kind of Wonderful’ or ‘Vision Quest’: movies you remember songs and lines from.
Reggie Miller
I often visit Maria Tatar’s ‘The Grimm Reader’ for a cold dose of courage. Her translations come from the Brothers Grimm, whose now-famous collection of ‘Kinder- und Hausmarchen’ (‘Children’s and Household Tales’) was first published in 1812. The book was not intended for young readers.
Kate Bernheimer
My first big role was when I was 17 and I got the part playing Maria in ‘West Side Story’ in my school production.
Olivia Cooke
I would like to be Maria, but there is La Callas who demands that I carry myself with her dignity.
Maria Callas
Maria is the best reason to come home.
Arnold Schwarzenegger
There are some fabulous treasures of photos of me during the early days of my career; there are these pin-up photos that make me laugh: I look like the poor man’s Maria Montez. But there are some I look at, and I didn’t realize how sexy I looked back then.
Rita Moreno
I love to sing, and I warm up to Maria Callas.
Cybill Shepherd
Maria Goeppert-Mayer, you know, she didn’t even get paid to be a scientist. And yet, she was doing Nobel Prize-winning work. How ridiculous is that?
Donna Strickland
I mean I certainly tell the Maria Goeppert-Mayer story and I’m happy that life isn’t like that. I’m glad there were trailblazers like her and Marie Curie.
Donna Strickland
Maria did teach us a lot. It taught us to value what we have: our friends, our neighbors, and those who helped us. I know my people in PR are active. It took us by surprise, but we are warriors, and we are ready for any adversity.
Rainer Maria Rilke was admittedly not a Dockers tagger, but a sort of European equivalent: a German poet – in many respects, a charlatan masquerading as a genius who turned out to be a genius.
Richard Flanagan
A good friend of mine, Maria Menounos, she’s kind of like a mentor to me. She dabbled in WWE and pro wrestling, and she said ‘This is the perfect opportunity for you.’ Once I started doing my research about the competition and the company, I fell in love with WWE even more.
Sonya Deville
I’m wildly different than Maria Bamford or Sarah Silverman, and might be more similar to some male comics.
Jen Kirkman
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria each caused billions of dollars in damage, claimed the lives of many Americans, and disrupted millions more. They also reminded us how important communications networks can be during emergencies – and that the FCC has a role to play in helping keep people safe.
Ajit Pai
My mother worked for a woman, Maria Ley-Piscator, who with her husband founded the Dramatic Workshop, which was connected to the New School. My mother did proofreading and typing and stuff or her, and as part of her payment, I was able to take acting classes there on Saturdays when I was 10.
Robert De Niro
I always dreamed of being Maria in The Sound of Music.
Victoria Jackson
The Maria Mayer shell model suggestion in 1949 was a great triumph and fitted my belief that a nuclear shell model should represent a proper approach to understanding nuclear structure.
James Rainwater
I have some role models. In Brazil, they are mostly writers. A writer named Afonso Henriques de Lima Barreto is my favorite. Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis is also a very important figure for me.
Joaquim Barbosa
Upon graduating from my acting program at The Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts in Santa Maria, CA, I went to my first tap audition. It was for the 1st national equity tour of ’42nd Street.’
Vincent Rodriguez III
I was born December 21, 1917, in Cologne, on the Rhine,

I was born December 21, 1917, in Cologne, on the Rhine, the son of the sculptor and cabinet-maker, Viktor Boell, and his wife, Maria, nee Hermanns.
Heinrich Boll
Work by Maria Blasco, Calvin Harley, Michael Fossel, Woodring Wright and Shay and Ronald Depinho in particular are of interest but there are literally thousands of articles relating to telomerase, telomeres and the biology behind it.
Liz Parrish