Performance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Performance

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All I have is my performance, I try to feed in the best of everything that I could possibly do into those 90 minutes and to make a live entertainment show out of it.
~By George Thorogood ~


I think you can really tell a good actor if you can put a camera on them and they can just talk and emote and react and you don't have to keep cutting away from them, because they are the language and the behavior. It's all a tour-de-force performance.
~By Sally Kirkland ~


Music is a performance and needs the audience.
~By Michael Tippett ~


We've always had a dark atmosphere to our performances, so it sort of developed along those ways.
~By Kenny Hickey ~


I got into the studio when I was thirteen. At the age of twelve I was doing public performances.
~By Chingy ~


When we shoot 24, there are so many things I have to worry about, from the script to technical things to my performance, that I don't have a second to be bored or take anything for granted. We produce 24 hours of film a season, which is like making 12 movies.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


I have never taken any substance to enhance my performance.
~By Kelli White ~


I had a flair for comedy and could give a sustained performance.
~By Jessie Matthews ~


Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
~By Ralph Marston ~


One of the things that I've always thought I would like to do is to develop an environmental index. Then people can measure their own environmental performance on an index as they do in other ways.
~By Maurice Strong ~


I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying to be as truthful as possible with performances.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


I didn't develop or build synths. I had my technicians modify them for my live stage performances.
~By Gary Wright ~


A performance art piece is unprecedented. It is difficult to censor since it has a good possibility of never being done before.
~By Jack Bowman ~


The performances you have in your head are always much better than the performances on stage.
~By Maggie Smith ~


The obsession with performance left no room for the development of the intuitive or spiritual impact of space and form other than the aesthetic of the machine itself.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field - to enhance their physical appearance.
~By Bo Jackson ~


I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears or inspiration. Otherwise, why should I do it?
~By John Davidson ~


Nobody can give a good performance unless the authors and composers have written a good part, a fact which is often overlooked.
~By Judy Holliday ~


When we get the final hardware, the performance is just going to skyrocket.
~By J Allard ~


If a man or woman is born ten years sooner or later, their whole aspect and performance shall be different.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Well, no. I believe that it's not at all impossible that some of the performances that I've heard so far by some pianists may be superior to my own playing because those are two totally different acts altogether.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


On the last day of our five-day work week, we did two performances and we had an audience. It was similar to theatre; we went from beginning to end, and it was very pleasing.
~By Jean Stapleton ~


An announcer is only as good as yesterday's performance.
~By Curt Gowdy ~


You have your structure, but within it, it gets fuller and you can highlight other parts of the performance.
~By Marisa Tomei ~


I accept that responsibility and ask only that I be judged by my performance as its chief executive.
~By Jane Byrne ~


I generally find an affinity with a lot of the people I play and I suppose if I didn't feel an affinity for them then they wouldn't be particularly good performances.
~By Hugo Weaving ~


What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
~By Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ~


Nobody has ever said anything about Marion Jones every using performance-enhancing drugs and they never will.
~By Marion Jones ~


If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?
~By Stevie Nicks ~


Some quality performances and movies have a chance to be rewarded, but it's not like it's a bible.
~By Javier Bardem ~


Humans are imperfect. That's one of the reasons that classical and jazz are in trouble. We're on the quest for the perfect performance and every note has to be right. Man, every note is not right in life.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


I always see things that I can improve. But frankly with Stripes, I'm surprised at how effective it is, even today, and how vibrant that movie is and how juicy the performances all are.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


Performance art can be produced in a coffee house setting.
~By Jack Bowman ~


The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


I was driven to give the best possible performance I could based on the material that was given to me and that material was documentary footage of the President speaking to people.
~By Timothy Bottoms ~


From the business point of view - not to overstate it - intellectual property is dead; long live intellectual process. Long live service; long live performance.
~By Esther Dyson ~


You have to channel the interpretation and performance into 100 people. And with the audience, the critics.
~By Riccardo Muti ~


I think we raised about 20,000 pounds. There was a live performance thing so we thought we'd donate the equipment for an online charity in Britain. I hated to part with my guitar, but it was for such a great cause.
~By Dan Hawkins ~


Restoration I did because I really loved e novel and I like Michael Hoffman, who directed it, but it wasn't a really challenging part for me. I'm not critical of the film: I just don't think I gave a very interesting performance.
~By David Thewlis ~


It is the element I miss in electronic music - no performance, no loving immersion. Maybe that is why I was never particularly drawn to electronic music.
~By Lukas Foss ~


All you owe the public is a good performance.
~By Humphrey Bogart ~


The real secret of magic lies in the performance.
~By David Copperfield ~


The voters reward good performance. So, I'm going to go out and focus, if I become the governor, to do the very best job I can as governor. The rest of it will take care of itself.
~By Dave Heineman ~


Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


I'm much more energetic now; you might say live performance is my mission.
~By John Fogerty ~


The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance.
~By William O. Douglas ~


I don't enjoy public performances and being up on a stage. I don't enjoy the glamour. Like tonight, I am up on stage and my feet hurt.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team.
~By Pat Riley ~


I owe the public a good performance, the best I can give. We really bust our chops on 'CHiPs' but when I go home and get a weekend off, I want to spend it quietly, with my lady.
~By Larry Wilcox ~


To vote is like the payment of a debt, a duty never to be neglected, if its performance is possible.
~By Rutherford B. Hayes ~


If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there - not because you've done a comedy performance but because you're talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul.
~By Roger McGough ~


Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance.
~By James Bryant Conant ~


The candidates before you know that the IFP has set up a system of deployed IFP national and provincial leaders who are not only monitoring the performance of candidates during these elections but will also do so after these elections.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


Al Gore's performances could be a case study in abnormal-psychology classes.
~By Rich Lowry ~


Every superior personality, and every superior performance, has, for the average of mankind, something mysterious.
~By Georg Simmel ~


I'd like to think I could do something great - a performance like Meryl Streep's in 'Sophie's Choice' - at some point in my life. At the same time, though, I don't want to put too much pressure on myself to be great.
~By Heather Graham ~


It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different.
~By Brandon Routh ~


America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black.
~By Harold Rosenberg ~


I love the live performances and Las Vegas. I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories.
~By Connie Stevens ~


If all of us would require the same level of performance from ourselves as we expect from government, this city will forever be the city that works.
~By Jane Byrne ~


What kind of morons do you have working at newspapers in Austin that would base an entire review of an artist's performance on whether or not they had a good seat?
~By Al Yankovic ~


The next day I was in my school's production of All My Sons. This was the performance where I realized something was happening between me and the audience that I hadn't recognized before.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


To pay out millions upon millions of dollars in bonuses for incomplete work, poor performance, and unacceptable products is the height of government waste and mismanagement.
~By Jim Gibbons ~


I had to help to coax the performances and I really enjoyed that extra responsibility.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


Dance every performance as if it were your last.
~By Erik Bruhn ~


I try to get the best performance an actor can give.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


I performed adequately at school, but in comparison to my older brother, who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school, my performance was decidedly mediocre.
~By Steven Chu ~


As far as performance, the roar of the crowd, the smell of the greasepaint no I don't feel that.
~By Peter Garrett ~


No one will ever argue that someone could have played Helen Keller better than Patty Duke. It was an incredibly demanding role and I don't think anyone can argue that it was a false performance.
~By Richard Masur ~


Performance art can involve the audience with taste, smell and sounds not available with electronic media and not practical with conventional theater. This is due to the usually small audience.
~By Jack Bowman ~


Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone.
~By Guru Nanak ~


Jackie considered his resurrection, the world's best return performance.
~By Audrey Meadows ~


The Parent Trap wouldn't have been as special without the remarkable performances by Hayley Mills.
~By Maureen O'Hara ~


A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance.
~By Tom Flores ~


I was always the kid in school who tried to get attention, not necessarily the class clown, but I'd do little unexpected performances.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


My best kiss was on stage. Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child gave me a really nice soft kiss on my lips during a performance on my birthday. It was amazing.
~By Chris Brown ~


A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time.
~By Frank Shorter ~


An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
~By Mae West ~


Debra Winger doesn't let anything interfere with her performance, which is the way it should be.
~By Tom Berenger ~


The same things we've done the past couple of seasons. We've worked on the engine and clutch. We'll try and pick up the performance and consistency of the car and go back out there.
~By Larry Dixon ~


I have some of the old videos of my performances on it.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


Second of all, I don't think Wall Street is doing what it's supposed to be doing, even after the shameful performance of the last two years. They're are not allocating capital.
~By Howard Dean ~


There may be a hundred thousand men in an army, who are all equally free; but they only are naturally most fit to be commanders or leaders, who most excel in the virtues required for the right performance of those offices.
~By Algernon Sydney ~


People tend to remember my performances, not me.
~By Ellen Barkin ~


The Steve Allen Sunday night show had the right to two options after my first performance.
~By Shelley Berman ~


If you go on stage with the wrong attitude, or something in your performance is off, you can lose an audience in the first minute. That first minute is crucial.
~By Allan Carr ~


Be able to resign. It will improve your value to the President and do wonders for your performance.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
~By Joe Paterno ~


Even though I don't feel I need approval, it's still important to me to give a good performance. I'm hard on myself.
~By Michelle Pfeiffer ~


Sayles could pull a performance out of a dog. I'm serious. He was just amazing. The world could fall apart and he remained on neutral.
~By Elizabeth Pena ~


The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth.
~By Harrison Ford ~


A lot of companies make diversity a part of the performance goals against which an executive gets paid. Just as you have to make a certain sales number, you have to make a diversity number to get your bonus.
~By Vernon Jordan ~


That's the only way to do it. Just like an actor. You can get a great performance if you do a bunch of takes and edit it. You find the moments and string them together.
~By Lindsey Buckingham ~


The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


I love doing theater so much - being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance.
~By Jerry Hall ~


Even people that know Johnny Cash's music really well and know that he was married don't really know that much about June Carter. So finding out about her really helped to inform my performance and to bring her to the front in a way that she has never been before.
~By Reese Witherspoon ~


I say this quite deliberately, this is the finest Shakespearean performance I've seen.
~By Donald Wolfit ~


There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment - and you start to decline.
~By Andy Grove ~


I've mainly been in dramas, so this is one of my first comedy kind of performances in Cecil B. Demented.
~By Stephen Dorff ~

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