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There's so much crap talked about acting.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


Acting is not that far from mental disease: An actor works on splitting his character into others. It is like a kind of schizophrenia.
~By Vittorio Gassman ~


I was studying acting, going to UCLA, selling real estate on the weekends.
~By Burt Ward ~


I think acting can bring you closer to yourself and help you understand other people.
~By William Hurt ~


Acting gave me the opportunity to do outrageous things. It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry and lustful even if it was just vicariously.
~By Joan Allen ~


Usually in a battle sequence when a bomb is going off, you forget you're acting.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


I'm very serious about acting.
~By Victor Garber ~


This whole acting thing was always just for me and was always an absolute shot in the dark. If it didn't pan out, I had my hammer and tool belt, banging nails again tomorrow if I had to.
~By Matt LeBlanc ~


I think it's because it was an emotional story, and emotions come through much stronger in black and white. Colour is distracting in a way, it pleases the eye but it doesn't necessarily reach the heart.
~By Kim Hunter ~


This city can be kind of brutal, so you see your dreams from every different angle, but ultimately it's about acting and if you enjoy acting, you will always enjoy acting.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


People who think radio acting is easy are wrong, because you got nothing to work with but your voice.
~By Melanie Griffith ~


The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


I'm not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing.
~By Steve McQueen ~


There's lots of interesting jobs in the profession besides acting, and I like to try and keep an eye on and understand other people's jobs, rather than just my own.
~By Sarah Sutton ~


It's interesting to play a role where you don't really have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince yourself that you're not acting.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


I don't like acting things; I like feeling things.
~By Dougray Scott ~


You can be in an acting class all you want, but you don't fully learn until you get off that stage and in front of a camera.
~By Nicholas Lea ~


I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
~By Fay Weldon ~


Acting is great. You spend your whole life trying to get it right.
~By Stuart Townsend ~


I had never done any serious acting before, but I decided that it was a chance that I should take.
~By Helena Christensen ~


I stumbled into acting and just loved it. I deferred law school-and I'm still deferred.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


America is always attracting people, from all over the earth.
~By John Hickenlooper ~


I wanted to act; that was my one goal. I wanted to devote all my time to acting and not waitressing or anything else.
~By Edie Falco ~


While making Genevieve, I learned there could be a lot more to a film than just acting in it.
~By Dinah Sheridan ~


Acting is fun for me and it doesn't really matter how, whether it's hard work or easy work, it's always fun.
~By Tommy Lee Jones ~


I became an actor, and because I had success as an actor, I became famous. I was acting for quite a while before I got famous; television made me famous. I guess that it's television that is responsible for everybody's desire to be famous.
~By Kelsey Grammer ~


Well I was eight years old, and I have an older cousin who is three years older than me and she was doing acting, commercials, and modeling at the time and... to see my cousin doing that was really inspiring and I wanted to do it. So I went to my mom and I asked her if I could do it, and for the acting part of it, she made me study for a year.
~By Hailee Steinfeld ~


No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
~By Euripides ~


Finally I had a place where I could express my pain and I felt safe because I didn't have to put my name on it. I think acting kept me alive back then.
~By Lindsay Wagner ~


Because of my background in theater and radio acting, I knew that I could make a living as an actor.
~By Casey Kasem ~


In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man, depends on the opinion of his fellow men. He is constantly acting a studied part.
~By Jeremy Collier ~


I've always held to the belief, though, that people who do too much acting training always look like they're acting, you know?
~By Noah Taylor ~


Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
~By Aristotle ~


To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


I was going to buy a van and move to LA so I could secretly pursue acting without any of my friends knowing.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


My advice is to make acting your second career choice.
~By Amber Tamblyn ~


I love acting and making your own luck. You have to recreate yourself, I guess. Although, I don't know how.
~By Dennis Quaid ~


Sincerity and the correct use of the voice are the greatest things in the art of acting.
~By Alla Nazimova ~


I love the stage, I love the process of acting in theatre, but unfortunately, it doesn't pay the bills.
~By Kabir Bedi ~


The essential meaning of perestroika for Gorbachev and his supporters was creating and acting on alternatives to failed and dangerous policies at home and abroad.
~By Stephen Cohen ~


Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven.
~By Salma Hayek ~


Coming back to a television series puts you back in the limelight and gives you a platform for your ideas. If you're not acting on a series, you don't get the ability to communicate to people.
~By Dennis Weaver ~


Because modeling is lucrative, I'm able to save up and be more particular about the acting roles I take.
~By Kathy Ireland ~


All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.
~By Anna C. Brackett ~


We had the boy's name picked out, but we didn't have a girl's. When he turned out to be a boy, we were so relieved. Literally, in the middle of contracting and pushing, and with my wife being drugged - out and half - lucid, we were still coming up with names.
~By Paul Reiser ~


The big secret in acting is listening to people.
~By Eli Wallach ~


The real joy is in constructing a sentence. But I see myself as an actor first because writing is what you do when you are ready and acting is what you do when someone else is ready.
~By Steve Martin ~


I like to act. I work for scale. I don't have an acting agent. I'm in the book.
~By John Sayles ~


I'm sure acting is a deeply neurotic thing to do.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for.
~By Washington Irving ~


I need to decide whether to apply for college or delay it for a couple of years while I pursue some more acting projects. Right now I'm trying to sort things out, so I can make the right choices.
~By Lacey Chabert ~


I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.
~By Morris Chestnut ~


I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit.
~By John Hurt ~


Acting is the only thing I ever really wanted to do, and I'm really ill-prepared to do anything else.
~By Nikki Cox ~


I used to be a dancer, and for me it was a really good combination of dance and acting.
~By Patricia Velasquez ~


I kind of fell into acting.I was very lucky.
~By Mark Goddard ~


It wasn't until my senior year in high school that I started acting.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


I believe the challenge the city faces is attracting continued development into the inner and western part of Jersey City. Nobody should be left behind as Jersey City continues to prosper and grow.
~By Vincent Frank ~


Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


While it is challenging working with a kid, because they're so of the moment all the time. My acting style is to try to take something from my life that the character can relate to and that I can relate the character to.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


I've got the best of all worlds. It's every actor's dream to wake up in New York City and go to an acting job rather than to a restaurant to wash dirty dishes. And I live so close to the studios that I ride my bike to work.
~By Christopher Meloni ~


When I'm acting, I'm two beings. There's the one monitoring the distance between myself and the camera, making sure I hit my marks, and there is the one driven by this inner fire, this delicious fear.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool. I like the business. I like to do different parts and diverse characters. I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!
~By Robert Duvall ~


To choose ways of not acting was ever the concern and scruple of my life.
~By Fernando Pessoa ~


I love acting but I don't like all of the other stuff associated with it. The interest in celebrities, the press, the Internet, when your identity becomes mixed up in the way people are preceving you.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


France turned a deaf ear to the demands, but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


I surrendered to a world of my imagination, reenacting all those wonderful tales my father would read aloud to me. I became a very active reader, especially history and Shakespeare.
~By Andrew Wyeth ~


Seeing The English Patient is wonderfully draining, but imagine acting in it for six months.
~By Kristin Scott Thomas ~


Acting is very immediate.
~By Val Kilmer ~


I'm disappointed in acting as a craft. I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake noses and changing your voice. It's become so much about personality.
~By Spencer Tracy ~


Movie magic is movie magic and acting magic is acting magic.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


Well, what is acting but the study of human behavior? And that's so fascinating to me.
~By Amy Smart ~


Acting is a tough business, and the percentage of people who make it is very low - it's about 1 percent.
~By Lee Majors ~


Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
~By Horace Walpole ~


I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher, and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character and realizing that character.
~By Vin Diesel ~


I have a four year old and I'm telling you we did Nickelodeon last night and he embarrassed me. It was like one of those moments when I couldn't believe my kid is acting like this. I just had to just like walk away from him because he was really pushing my buttons.
~By Nia Long ~


I didn't want to get into acting. I was very happy doing MTV, it took up my time, I was content.
~By Nafisa Joseph ~


You'd be surprised at how undemanding acting is.
~By Martin Mull ~


Writing a novel is not method acting and I find it easy to step out of it at cocktail hour.
~By Bret Easton Ellis ~


I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors.
~By Sean Penn ~


Acting is all about big hair and funny props... All the great actors knew it. Olivier knew it, Brando knew it.
~By Harold Ramis ~


His acting remains forever fixed in a time that never dates.
~By Vincent Canby ~


My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer.
~By Robert Guillaume ~


A large part of acting is just pretending. You get to work with these other great make-believers, all making believe as hard as they can.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


People often argue about this. Obviously one of the skills in performance is acting, and you can't expect every Romeo to really be in love with their Juliet!
~By Deborah Bull ~


I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn't live without it.
~By Geraldine Chaplin ~


I've always loved acting with adults versus like the whole High School feel.
~By Alison Lohman ~


My mother keeps things in perspective for me. She makes me realize that the acting I do and love is no more important than what one of my brothers does-he works in a shoe repair shop. If my career ever tapers off, I'll go to college.
~By Dana Hill ~


The pleasant surprise for me is that when I look into Tony's eyes, he's still 100% present, sharing everything that's going on. Acting with him is like a beautiful dance.
~By Genie Francis ~


It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests.
~By John Amery ~


With Sean Penn, he wants to be surprised. He doesn't necessarily want what he's written, although we'll do what he's written. He likes the danger of acting.
~By David Morse ~


Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


You have to examine a scene on the page first. Then you get into the basics of acting: Who are you? Who are you talking to? How do you feel about that person?
~By Debbie Allen ~


Acting is something I love.
~By Rod Taylor ~


In the end, it's acting, it's not real. But every director will tell you that you have to create conditions that create tension, because tension is what makes drama feel real.
~By Paul Greengrass ~


Never get caught acting.
~By Lillian Gish ~


Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.
~By Glenda Jackson ~


Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel. When you hear a song and you're acting it's incredible. But when you're singing a song and you're acting it's even more incredible.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


I believe very firmly that gay people of every stripe and age should be role models for all children, and that means interacting with them.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


Acting is not about anything romantic, not even fantasy, although you do create fantasy.
~By James Earl Jones ~

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