Acting Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Acting

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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 ~


And film acting is incredibly tedious, just by its nature. It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
~By Hugh Grant ~


But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting.
~By Dabney Coleman ~


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


The only thing I like about being an actress is acting.
~By Elizabeth Ashley ~


Can you, in a million years, imagine another female senator - Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Claire McCaskill - reacting to being called 'ma'am' like Barbara Boxer did? This is the kind of sanctimonious self-absorption on the modern left that makes my teeth itch.
~By Mark Davis ~


I gravitated to acting out of a mixture of instinct, naivete and opportunity.
~By Jeffrey Combs ~


Acting scares me.
~By John Lurie ~


Vary the pace... is one of the foundations of all good acting.
~By Ellen Terry ~


Christ does not save us by acting a parable of divine love; he acts the parable of divine love by saving us. That is the Christian faith.
~By Austin Farrer ~


This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination.
~By Eddie Marsan ~


Acting is a form of confession.
~By Tallulah Bankhead ~


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 ~


If all the circumstances of acting are made to easy, then there's no grain of sand to make the pearl.
~By Peter Sarsgaard ~


Real freedom is creative, proactive, and will take me into new territories. I am not free if my freedom is predicated on reacting to my past.
~By Kenny Loggins ~


I was able to support myself by acting alone about six years ago. Until then, I was just scraping by.
~By Edie Falco ~


I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


My first real kiss came when I was 10, and it was in an acting class. I had to do a scene from a movie where someone gets kissed under a tree, and I did not want to do it! But my acting partner wanted me to feel comfortable, so he bought a picnic basket with all these snacks. He made such an effort - and it was cute.
~By Vanessa Hudgens ~


I agree with Marjorie Rosen's good psychological analysis of my acting ability.
~By Pola Negri ~


I've heard though that there is a younger generation of tonal French composers who are reacting with vigour.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


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


One of the things I want to do that's outside the realm of acting and the arts - although both have their place in this - is ending childhood hunger here in America.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


You don't have any kind of sense of being foolish when you are acting. When you're younger you don't want to look a fool, so you don't do things that might make you vulnerable.
~By Tom Wilkinson ~


Still, it's tough trying to combine my acting career with my college career.
~By Beverley Mitchell ~


I think some people in their 20s really get it, that acting is about creativity and the work. They get their maturity from their work.
~By Jane Badler ~


Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being - his physical, mental and emotional habits - influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.
~By Lee Strasberg ~


I think the reason we're so crazy sexually in America is that all our responses are acting. We don't know how to feel. We know how it looked in the movies.
~By Jill Robinson ~


In acting process, it's very difficult to explain. It's something very intimate, very private.
~By Monica Bellucci ~


I had an acting coach while I was doing the show and every week I could see my work improving. I really liked working on the show because I was learning new things every day.
~By Dannii Minogue ~


I started acting in my parents living room when I was five years old.
~By Megan Gallagher ~


I love acting, but it's much more fun taking the kids to the zoo.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


I didn't study acting.
~By Ray Walston ~


My family was very supportive of my acting. They didn't really have a choice because I got jobs acting before anyone could really say anything. It paid my way through college and helped my family out.
~By Ajay Naidu ~


Music is extremely intuitive, which acting too in a different way.
~By Katey Sagal ~


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


It's well done if you can do a part and not have the acting show.
~By Jimmy Stewart ~


Go learn the language. Go take some acting lessons. Start from zero like everybody else.
~By Roselyn Sanchez ~


After this whole acting thing is over and done, you eventually have to be human. Some people are never human. It's very weird.
~By Joe Rogan ~


I have recently started acting lessons in south France, and I intend to commence acting lessons at Rada.
~By David Ginola ~


I've never lost my appetite for acting; it's innovative and challenging.
~By Eli Wallach ~


Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
~By Elaine Dundy ~


In those days, reserve duty lasted for six years, which, I might add, was three times as long as service in the regular army, although to be perfectly honest, I was unable to fulfill my entire obligation because I was taking acting classes and they said I could skip my last year.
~By Larry David ~


I pick up a lot of stuff from them, but I don't think there's any great trick to acting.
~By Jason Statham ~


Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?
~By Anna Freud ~


Acting is something I love to do. I love to perform and I love the art, the craft of it.
~By Jill Bennett ~


There are movies that require fantasy and slightly more fantastical acting. Lines that are good for certain movies, in real life circumstances, would be absolutely unbelievable things to really say, and you would look at these people like they're freaks for conversing that way. But somehow for certain styles of movies, it works, and it seems fine.
~By Christian Bale ~


After the brain tumor happened, I realized I love acting, I've always loved it, I may never get a chance to do it again.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


I think if you're half-hearted you shouldn't go into acting.
~By Jane Badler ~


Prior to Elephant I'd taken about six years of acting classes in Portland, but there's not a huge market there. The only thing we have is commercial stuff, and that didn't really appeal to me. So this is really a dream come true.
~By John Robinson ~


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 ~


Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
~By Lord Byron ~


And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater, wherein all humans are acting out their parts.
~By James Broughton ~


I'm now learning how to distinguish when I'm acting and when I'm not acting - offstage as well as onstage.
~By Micky Dolenz ~


I have only one rule in acting - trust the director and give him heart and soul.
~By Ava Gardner ~


For minority actors, developing our own projects has to be the eventual path. We have a lot of stories to tell and a really unique voice. But none of that is going to be heard as long as we're just the hired hands, acting.
~By Jimmy Smits ~


The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
~By Ralph Richardson ~


The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.
~By Jessamyn West ~


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 ~


Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
~By William Hazlitt ~


The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes... It's not like any other job where you can go in and do the same thing as yesterday.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


Well, from an acting point of view, I bear no relation, I don't look like Alfred Kinsey at all, but I thought somewhere in my artist's soul, my actor's soul, I could capture something of the spirit of the man.
~By Liam Neeson ~


I was very interested in theatre, mostly in stage design. I did a little bit of acting.
~By Jim Henson ~


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 ~


I was 36, and I had decided to quit acting because it was so disappointing.
~By Phil Hartman ~


I don't honestly think people know what acting is.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


The whole thing about acting, the draw for me, is the opportunity to do things you don't get to do in real life.
~By Benjamin Bratt ~


Earlier, I used to charge territories instead of my fees as an actor, but I realised it was better to keep the two apart. Now, I take my fees in cash, for acting, and keep the distribution thing separate.
~By Ajay Devgan ~


In some ways, I've always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
~By Petula Clark ~


So anyway, I've learned a lot about myself just in terms of acting but just work ethic and interesting things like full-page monologues or talking straight into camera, which I had never gotten to do before.
~By Emma Stone ~


I did a play called Throne of Straw when I was 11, at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles. It became really clear to me at that point that I enjoyed acting more than any other experience I was having.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


I think I had a shyness about me, I think I discovered acting as a way to break out of that and as a way of belonging, a sense of being special.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


What's the difference between tough love and acting like a jerk?
~By Ricki Lake ~


Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
~By Annette Bening ~


I went to acting school, but only for nine months. If you're an actor, you know, don't really need to learn how to do it.
~By Patrick Macnee ~


In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


In acting there's two different things: You're either pitching in a scene, or you're catching.
~By Robin Tunney ~


When you do a lot of acting your entire life, you see the entire set from one point of view. To have a chance to step back and pull it all together is really exciting. You want to do it all; you want to have a hand in everything.
~By Danica McKellar ~


I kind of dwindled into acting.
~By Ron Silver ~


About 10,000 years ago, males and females were acting equitably and were treating one another as equals, and then males took over the power, because they have physical power and physical strength.
~By Jane Elliot ~


I hardly knew anything when I first arrived. I had to learn how to act as I went along. After about a year I got a grip on what acting was all about and it started coming straight from my heart; I wasn't just saying the words any longer.
~By Melissa George ~


Pretending to be other people is my game and that to me is the essence of the whole business of acting.
~By John Hurt ~


Some scenes you juggle two balls, some scenes you juggle three balls, some scenes you can juggle five balls. The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101. Then you start putting layers on top of that.
~By John Burroughs ~


I have no political aspirations, although a lot of people believe that politics and acting go hand in hand.
~By Rita Mero ~


I never was disillusioned with acting because I love acting.
~By Woody Harrelson ~


There is more good writing and good acting in any ten minutes of Twister than in, say, all of Citizen Kane.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


But you're right, I did think about acting more and then decided against it.
~By Todd Solondz ~


I've been in the studio experimenting on making a CD of my own. I'm trying out different producers, styles, sounds. With music, as opposed to acting, you are not playing a character. You are showing people who you are. I really want to have my spirit in it.
~By Emily Rossum ~


I went to college for one semester, and I took every subject I could, and I ended up failing. So I thought to myself, Ever since I was a kid, I've loved expression - and that's when I started thinking about acting.
~By Derek Luke ~


I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


I don't know what that Method is. Acting is life, to me, and should be.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


It's easy to play a bad girl: You just do everything you've been told not to do, and you don't have to deal with the consequences, because it's only acting.
~By Eliza Dushku ~


Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


Faith is not a notion, but a real strong essential hunger, an attracting or magnetic desire of Christ, which as it proceeds from a seed of the divine nature in us, so it attracts and unites with its like.
~By William Law ~


Acting is really scary, but it's also challenging, fun, hard work. There's always an element of improvisation with every actor, even when something is really scripted.
~By Michael Pitt ~


I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it's radio, television, films, theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it.
~By Joan Collins ~


Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
~By John Corbett ~


Sean's a better person when he's directing. He becomes a queen when he's an actor. And he's so unhappy when he's acting.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~

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