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


I don't know how I could have an acting career with this.
~By Connie Sellecca ~


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 ~


It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


I think my parents were happy that I'd gone to university and gotten a degree in history so they thought, 'Well if acting doesn't work for him, he can always become a history teacher or something.' Fortunately, the acting worked out.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


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 ~


Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
~By Jeb Bush ~


Now that was one thing, but from an actor's point of view, this poor young man, crying from the moment I opened the door to the moment he left. Now if an actor did that they would say he's over-acting.
~By Rod Steiger ~


If it's well written and well directed and you've got good actors to work with, acting is easy. But making sure all the ducks are in a row is the hard part. It's very rare.
~By John Lithgow ~


I'd always enjoyed acting, but modeling was so time-consuming - and lucrative - that I didn't pursue it.
~By Jerry Hall ~


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


I didn't actually begin professionally acting until I was 30.
~By Katey Sagal ~


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 ~


Acting, to me, is about the incredible adventure of examining the landscape of human heart and soul. That's basically what we do.
~By Glenn Close ~


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 ~


If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing.
~By Ingrid Bergman ~


One of the nice things about acting is that it allows you to open up to the other people within you.
~By David Duchovny ~


The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.
~By William Wordsworth ~


I loved getting to do Promised Land with him. I mean, he's really there for you. We did one very emotional scene in the church. He's just a wonderful acting partner. You feel very safe with him.
~By Delta Burke ~


I started taking acting classes when I was twelve.
~By Lindsay Wagner ~


The one thing that's closest to my story is the thing about trying out for the juvenile delinquent role and getting it. That was the start of my acting career... which I've resumed, by the way.
~By Paul Mazursky ~


I was involved in music, acting, and some running, but my firm wish was to become a doctor. That was the formative age when I had decided on the pattern of my career.
~By Roger Bannister ~


We must be able to inspire. That's my goal in acting.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


In my experience it's not essential to get on with the person that you're acting opposite.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


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


It has been argued that British girls are incapable of deep feeling or brilliant acting owing to their lack of temperament. This, I am positive, is not true.
~By Ivor Novello ~


You should play with real musicians; the best music comes from real people interacting with each other.
~By John Fogerty ~


Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
~By Ferdinand Marcos ~


It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career.
~By Cate Blanchett ~


I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us.
~By Nancy Reagan ~


I've always enjoyed Acting. Acting is acting.
~By Tony Randall ~


I was born with a need to be the center of attention, and, of course, you're the center of the world when you're acting.
~By Julie Christie ~


But I believe that the DPKO at this time was very much involved with American administration and was acting, taking on consideration the demand or the recommendation of the American administration. American administration was very powerful.
~By Boutros Boutros Ghali ~


The trouble with talking about acting is that it's like sex. It's enormously fun to do but just dreadfully embarrassing when you have to talk about it.
~By Paul Bettany ~


I did some acting in high school, I knew I really liked it.
~By Rachel Dratch ~


And I am saying, how about the other two branches? And putting the pressure on our representatives in the Senate and the Congress, and the court system. They should be counter-acting this corruption, but they are sitting there silent.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


Louis B. Mayer once looked at me and said, 'You will never get the girl at the end'. So I worked on my acting.
~By Van Heflin ~


But when I was seven or eight, I did my first little piece of acting.
~By Frank Langella ~


The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career. I had to start writing and acting again.
~By Ben Stiller ~


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


Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
~By George Eliot ~


And I used to write novels and little stories and compositions and I - but I put them away because I started acting when I was 17. So there wasn't much time.
~By Joan Collins ~


Macbeth is a very popular play with audiences. If you want to sell out a theater, just mount a production of Macbeth. It's a short play, it's an exciting play, it's easy to understand, and it attracts great acting.
~By Ian McKellen ~


Literally, I think I've quit acting three or four times, only for a few days. Maybe for a few weeks.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.
~By Tim Robbins ~


Acting with Denzel is like playing tennis with someone that's better than you. You either play better tennis or get blown off the court.
~By Dean Cain ~


That's a tough question; I've been acting since I was 10. My dad was an entrepreneur, so I guess something along those lines. I wouldn't want a 9-5 job.
~By Will Estes ~


The foundation for film acting is stage acting.
~By James Lipton ~


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 ~


A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
~By Sophocles ~


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 ~


You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive. I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me.
~By Sophia Bush ~


The acting was first. As a teenager I was an actress; and then I came back as a singer.
~By Julie London ~


Because I came out as a singer, I took the time to get an acting coach.
~By Aaliyah ~


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


With acting, it was really more of a general kind of experience of really just loving being in the theater.
~By Marisa Tomei ~


Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life.
~By Denzel Washington ~


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 ~


A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.
~By Carlos Castaneda ~


When you're modeling you're actually acting for the camera and the photographer. It's more fun, too because there are no lines to memorize.
~By Cindy Margolis ~


Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting. But really good actors are not hiding at all. They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury.
~By Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ~


My dream as a youngster was to be like Olivier. To be a great stage actor. To be a great Shakespearean actor. To me that is the Olympics of acting.
~By Armand Assante ~


I love acting with kids, cause they're great acting partners. They're totally present. Even when they're acting, they're still available and you can crack them up or something weird will happen and they'll go with it.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
~By George Burns ~


Though I acted in hundreds of productions, appeared at the Guthrie Theatre and on Broadway in Amadeus, I discovered in my thirties that I didn't really like stage acting. The presence of the audience, the eight shows a week and the possibility of a long run were all unnatural to me.
~By Fred Melamed ~


The character I play in Star Quality says acting is the be-all and end-all of her life. I'm not like that. I do enjoy working and I give every job my best shot but I never feel, What on Earth am I going to do now?
~By Penelope Keith ~


So I find the fascination, the love, the incredible skill and everything to do with acting, writing plays, and doing them, just darling. Lovely. I love actors.
~By Patrick Macnee ~


Acting for me is not that quid pro quo.
~By Tom Wilkinson ~


Acting is invigorating. But I don't analyse it too much. It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning.
~By Liam Neeson ~


Forget acting. It's all about rock 'n' roll.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


I have four to five months, tops, per year to give to my acting work.
~By Meryl Streep ~


Acting and modeling have nothing to do with each other.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


I knew I wanted children in my life. The acting was always in relation to it. Life at home is chaos. They're wonderful. They're such interesting human beings. I just love it. I'm lucky.
~By Annette Bening ~


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


I don't really look for specific types of projects any more. I'm not taking care of a career anymore. I'm just having fun acting.
~By Kurt Russell ~


Acting is really only part of my life. I'm addicted to it.
~By Blythe Danner ~


I've done one movie. And it's not a movie I want to stand on as far as acting ability goes. I mean, I'm not going to win an Oscar anytime soon. I'm not Meryl Streep.
~By Megan Fox ~


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


Having the right people around you all the time is important. I do take the acting seriously. But this is all fun. I look at it like smoke and mirrors. I still think it's a dream, but I ain't pinching myself yet.
~By Chris Brown ~


Look at the product pipeline, look at the fantastic financial results we've had for the last five years. You only get that kind of performance on the innovation side, on the financial side, if you're really listening and reacting to the best ideas of the people we have.
~By Steve Ballmer ~


I think we should be looking at the defense and seeing where we can actually be more efficient because I think that, you know, sometimes during the contracting process, we lose some efficiencies in that regard.
~By Ben Quayle ~


Well, acting is cheap; I knew all these actors who weren't in the Screen Actors Guild yet, and it happened that they were all just about thirty years old.
~By John Sayles ~


Acting and writing go together. Actors write because they love words and becoming other people - we love to escape into other characters.
~By Susannah York ~


By irreducibly complex I mean a single system composed of several well-matched, interacting parts that contribute to the basic function, wherein the removal of any one of the parts causes the system to effectively cease functioning.
~By Michael Behe ~


A musical would be fantastic. The soundtrack would be great and I'd like to do acting.
~By Melanie Chisholm ~


I kind of fell into acting, but I have sung and trained since I was in the eighth grade.
~By Tia Carrere ~


Acting is the most fun. I like to do it and it's great that I can still do that, but you know, you don't really have a lot of control over things, so it's real hit or miss.
~By Jon Favreau ~


I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
~By Chauncey Depew ~


I started acting when I was 10, doing musical theater. I was a brunette at that time. I was always cast in all the exotic parts.
~By Loni Anderson ~


Really it was the first time in my life that I recognised that acting is, I'm just going to say it, I am an artist, I have to do this, I have to do this.
~By Tea Leoni ~


I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero.
~By Richard Dreyfuss ~


I dropped the script in the fireplace, called my agent and said, they can jail me, sue me, but I'm never acting again, unless I can do something worthwhile.
~By Piper Laurie ~


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


I argued that I didn't have any of the attributes to pose for cheesecake. I said I would have to make good on my acting ability, which was the only attribute I could offer.
~By Teresa Wright ~


In a work capacity I'm only interested in acting and producing.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


I'd love to do acting, but it'd definitely have to be comedy. I can't do serious. It's completely beyond me.
~By Allan Carr ~


If laws acting upon private interests can not always be avoided, they should be confined within the narrowest limits, and left wherever possible to the legislatures of the States.
~By Martin Van Buren ~

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