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The author himself is the best judge of his own performance; none has so deeply meditated on the subject; none is so sincerely interested in the event.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


I'm worried because of my mother, she's going to see my performance and she's quite hard. She's going to see me naked. And my Dad, woah. Yeah, they're going to see me like a woman, you know?
~By Eva Green ~


Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative.
~By Adrian Mitchell ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


So much depends on the performance, and here you are also tied up in the emotion the game evokes.
~By David Gower ~


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 ~


Negative feedback effected amplifier performance significantly.
~By Harold Stephen Black ~


The console games, as they come out with this new generation, will have a temporary advantage in price performance, but there are still many things you can do on a PC, more conveniently than you can do on a console machine.
~By Will Wright ~


Wal-Mart hires average people but squeezes above average performance and results out of them.
~By Michael Bergdahl ~


Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience.
~By Shelley Berman ~


Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the "naturals," the ones who somehow know how to teach.
~By Peter Drucker ~


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 ~


It's about getting a more democratic Wales for the purpose of improving our economic performance, for improving the delivery of health care, for raising educational standards.
~By Ron Davies ~


Jessica Lange in Frances... was dramatic and passionate and one of the strongest performances I've seen a woman do.
~By Sherilyn Fenn ~


It was very much about performances, the whole ensemble thing was just great - everybody working together. Sometimes it didn't feel like a film set. It wasn't technically driven, it was very, very enjoyable.
~By Cillian Murphy ~


It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film.
~By Gwyneth Paltrow ~


Conductors don't suffer, they are part of the performance.
~By Michael Tippett ~


You can lose in cinema too if you don't put on a good performance.
~By Eric Cantona ~


However, yes, especially as one gets older, you know, you really hope that your music will become more generally available, even though some of the performances might be riddled with faults.
~By John Eaton ~


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 ~


I'm not saying that more performance wouldn't be better - all these technologies are going to get better - that's the difference between first generation and second generation.
~By Trip Hawkins ~


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


When you are new to the business, you think if you give a really bad performance, that's one they will print. You will be judged. You just have to be brave.
~By Robbie Coltrane ~


So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance.
~By Isadora Duncan ~


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


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 ~


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


I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here, and I think it's just terrific. There's so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music, good performances, great looking girls, great videos, the whole thing.
~By Debbie Harry ~


It wasn't just about flashing lights and pinball machines blowing up and things like that. It was about using encores, bringing back the good songs and using techniques that I knew about from rock performance.
~By Pete Townshend ~


The first thing you have to do is take everything with a grain of salt. You know, you've gotta just look at the goal, focus on what you gotta do and take one step at a time as a whole, as every performance being that's it, that's one objective, and let's just move forward and work on that.
~By Stefano Langone ~


If I were to play somebody who ran a fish and chip shop, I would not work in a fish and chip shop for three months. Staring at chips is not going to help me in my performance.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


I've been onstage once for one performance with four days' rehearsal.
~By Anna Friel ~


We all have levels of performance.
~By Angela Lansbury ~


One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors.
~By Cyril Cusack ~


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 ~


When recordings replaced concerts as the dominant mode of hearing music, our conception of the nature of performance and of music itself was altered.
~By Charles Rosen ~


The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance.
~By Harry Houdini ~


I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


To pay 60 musicians for rehearsal and performance is quite something, and I decided I wouldn't be able to handle that kind of situation financially again, unless somebody else was taking care of that end of it.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


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 ~


Well, you would have to say what is the criteria to determine the success of any merger? It would have to be that the companies are stronger financially, that they took market share, and they are on a very steady footing in terms of their performance.
~By Kevin Rollins ~


We need improvement in the style of performance. There is no more advantage in a musician who plays and conducts than in one who is only a beater of rhythm.
~By Franz Liszt ~


Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate.
~By Betty Buckley ~


I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film.
~By Mike Figgis ~


Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


Two, I actually learned a lot of things that served me very well when it came to repeating performances on stage, because it is a craft and you do need a technique for it.
~By Ron Silver ~


Lots of people I know have bootlegged tapes of performances and if they play it I will be transported back sometimes with happiness, sometimes with horror.
~By Chris Bailey ~


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


We're all so mauled by information, but it's recycled information. We need to shut it out. So, you've got to get bizarre. This is an artist's purpose - to break away from the recycled. Performance art can do that.
~By Jack Bowman ~


I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone.
~By Maggie Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~


Yes, there is plenty of hard work for them in addition to that which they do when they appear, smiling and happy, when the curtain goes up. Giving a performance is the least of their worries.
~By Florenz Ziegfeld ~


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 ~


We figured you could download live shows for days, so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach, but not just take the best vocal or the best performances.
~By Ben Harper ~


I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media.
~By Milton Babbitt ~


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


Claude Rains was what we call an actor's actor. He was very involved with himself and his performance.
~By Gloria Stuart ~


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 think the lawyers are such incredible actors. Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day?
~By Monica Bellucci ~


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 ~


My performances have finally caught up with my ego.
~By Ato Boldon ~


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 ~


The composers could no longer direct all performances in person, and so the responsibility of interpreting their works in the spirit in which they had been conceived was placed upon conductors.
~By Anton Seidl ~


Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
~By Lord Kelvin ~


I've auditioned for roles that involved voice, but I don't like it. I feel like, I can't do this in front of you. It seems so separate - I don't share it with a lot of people. And I'm not into public performances.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


It's always been performance art, but now it's on a different level.
~By Mark Roberts ~


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 ~


Musicals are written and then rewritten. Those things used to happen on the road. Now they are done in New York during preview performances.
~By Peter Stone ~


I've done scenes in films that I felt like the performance was better in certain takes, but they couldn't use them because it didn't match what the person was doing when they came around and the camera was on them.
~By David Morse ~


Good directing is about getting the performance to be just what's right for the movie.
~By Roland Joffe ~


Whenever I did a good performance, my Dad and my uncles, who were rabid movie fans, took me to the movies. There began my underlying love affair with film.
~By Mel Torme ~


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 ~


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 ~


When you go out onto the stage, all the preparation has to be forced into your subconscious. For the moment of the performance, we all have to return to a new level of unconsciousness. All the reflection and all the doubts have to be laid aside before you start.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


When I was on the ice, in the lights, with the music and the motion, there was a certain kind of flirtation that gave great energy and expressiveness to my performance.
~By Peggy Fleming ~


I like working with an actor who doesn't do the oneupmanship. One who has no trick and gives a true, honest performance.
~By Erik Estrada ~


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 ~


For me, making the show work was getting belly laughs - like most variety artists. But the straight actor believes you fix your performance in rehearsal and that's it.
~By Ron Moody ~


That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty.
~By Roberta Flack ~


From protecting our natural resources to providing maritime security and national defense, the Coast Guard's duties are broad in scope, and the performance of those duties has never been more important.
~By Russ Carnahan ~


I wanted to make a classical piece that was actually designed to be a CD, not designed for performance.
~By Anne Dudley ~


An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
~By Red Auerbach ~


The Southern Baptist Church is a specific culture in itself. So, I had to study, talk to people, watch tape and go to performances to see how Gospel artists move compared to secular artists.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


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


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 do not believe that the government is in any position to say exactly how every single business and every single activity shall reach those performances.
~By Dixie Lee Ray ~


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


It's been an amazing year of individual performances.
~By Steve Kerr ~


You really, really, really have to love what you are going to do in theatre because it is an unmerciful life. It's six days a week. It's eight performances a week. And that's doing the exact same thing over and over and over again.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


If I think about the way I was drawn into the music, it was much more by recordings than by live performances.
~By Evan Parker ~


Let us be clear: I take ten times more money for a concert than for an opera performance.
~By Placido Domingo ~


County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing and consolidating some of the offices, making others appointive, and reducing salaries in keeping with the salaries paid by private business for the performance of similar duties.
~By Arthur Capper ~


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


I have directed good actors and have gone through the process which is more detailed in theater in a way. You have to get people to stay for two or three hours in a performance. They need more talk and rehearsal than in films.
~By Julie Taymor ~

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April 19 ,2021
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