Performance Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Performance

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I consider that my best performance ever was as Peer Gynt.
~By Leo McKern ~


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


That's how you get a performance - they put trust in you.
~By Richard Donner ~


I would love to do more movies. I'd like to get into some theater, too, if I could, just to learn more. I want to do gritty performances that I'm proud of. It doesn't matter to me if four people see it or millions of people see it, as long as I perform in such a way that people go, 'Wow!'
~By Jason Dohring ~


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


A performance is only as good as the audience you are playing to. A lot of times you feed off of the audience, and we always try to give them all we've got and sometimes you don't get a lot back, but we've never been dead whenever we've performed.
~By Kelly Jones ~


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 ~


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 ~


No, I'm not a drug addict, and neither is my husband. If that were so, you'd get a lot less work out of me. It would show in the performances and in the work.
~By Whitney Houston ~


When all the performances are excellent, critics understand it's the direction.
~By Joel Siegel ~


The East Germans first used biomechanics. This meant that rather than guessing about technique and form, they could apply changes to athletic performance based on science.
~By Bill Toomey ~


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 ~


Americans work a long away ahead of themselves because of the size of the place. To make any impact at all you have to promote yourself with live performances ages before a release.
~By James Taylor ~


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 ~


Drugs won't enhance your performance.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The record company started as an adjunct to that, to give young composers their first recorded performances; to give young musicians their first debut on a recording. These are all things that big record companies would never touch because there is no money in it!
~By Gunther Schuller ~


There was a three hour differential in performances because the sponsor insisted it be done live for California. You would go on at 8 pm in New York but you would also have to go on at 8 p.m. in California. That meant coming back in to do the show at 11 p.m.
~By Dick York ~


The children, each of those kids is in touch with nature and traditional aboriginal culture so a very important part of getting performances from them was just letting them be and trying to capture the unique spirituality that was in each of them.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


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 ~


I think what made it difficult for people to get, and still makes it difficult for people to get, is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that, my music doesn't exist without the performance-art element.
~By Lady Gaga ~


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 ~


We were doing performance art as far back as 1965, just not calling it that.
~By Joseph Jarman ~


The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job.
~By Thomas Hardy ~


The performance of a lifetime is the perfect thing to be doing at this age because I can use the age.
~By Fritz Weaver ~


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 ~


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 ~


All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity. That's the difference between mere theater and performance art.
~By Jack Bowman ~


Is it not strange that desire should so many years outlive performance?
~By William Shakespeare ~


It's such a performance to bring stuff into America. It's a great luxury when I am in England.
~By Terence Stamp ~


Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


From what I've been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same reason I smoked as I wrote, which is that they think their performance is going to be better.
~By Joe Eszterhas ~


Sometimes when I see a performance that really takes me, I struggle. How can I express this to this person, I want this person to know how I felt. I want to get this across, and it's not very easy.
~By John Astin ~


Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales.
~By John Perry Barlow ~


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 ~


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 ~


The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
~By Ansel Adams ~


Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
~By Frank Zappa ~


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 ~


As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


The most memorable performance was my appearance in concert in Carnegie Hall. The first standup to do so.
~By Shelley Berman ~


I can't imagine how many first performances I've done, perhaps 500. Some of them have been very good, and some of course very bad.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


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 ~


It is something we have always excelled at and prided ourselves at - the excellences of our stage performance.
~By James Young ~


Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance.
~By Bill Toomey ~


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 ~


To me, as long as we've known each other, I've always thought Mick's most brilliant thing was that he could work in an area two foot square and give a very exciting performance.
~By Keith Richards ~


Then I started graduate school at UCLA. I got a part time research assistant job as a programmer on a project involving the use of one computer to measure the performance of another computer.
~By Jon Postel ~


I think that technology has both introduced new sounds but also allowed an increasingly painterly approach to recording music as you can now paint over what you've done and more and more refine an existing performance.
~By Jerry Harrison ~


Look at Walter Huston in The Devil and Daniel Webster: It's an incredible performance.
~By Taylor Hackford ~


The only thing you owe the public is a good performance.
~By Humphrey Bogart ~


Black music has become a commercial commodity. Live performances are not so accessible as they were previously. It use to be possible to go to the bar on the corner and hear music. It was available for a fifteen cent beer.
~By Archie Shepp ~


Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Performance art is the ultimate in creativity. Since it has so many possibilities at creativity, it's essence tends to become creativity.
~By Jack Bowman ~


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


There are some people, by the way, that associate a certain amount of visualization with the performance of music. Those are people that really are not centrally concerned only with music, the traditional things.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


The Emmy should be an ensemble award, too. I kept howling at everyone else's performances.
~By Jeffrey Tambor ~


It is enough that we set out to mold the motley stuff of life into some form of our own choosing; when we do, the performance is itself the wage.
~By Learned Hand ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The world is crawling with authors touring now. They're like performance artists.
~By Kazuo Ishiguro ~


I just try to touch people's hearts in a way through skating, so they're not just witnessing a performance, they're feeling a performance and they're a part of it.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


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


We gave up on the idea of trying to make the record a good representation of the live performance.
~By John Cale ~


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 ~


New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
~By Andrew Cuomo ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance.
~By Ansel Adams ~


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


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 ~


A theatre receives recognition through its initiative, which is indispensable for first-rate performances.
~By Franz Liszt ~


I'd gone through periods where I didn't work live performances for probably seven or eight months at a time.
~By Johnny Rivers ~


One only has to look at the performance of the economy to understand how it shapes the perspective of America's youth about military service.
~By John M. McHugh ~


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


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


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 ~


You are going in one second the length of a football field. That means you brain is receiving information from your body what the car is doing physically, bumping, balance, performance.
~By Emerson Fittipaldi ~


From George Washington to George W. Bush, presidents have invoked God's name in the performance of their official duties.
~By Linda Chavez ~


The performances of my works in the last 10 years are probably equal to all the previous years put together. There are so many venues now and there is a completely new public for opera that's grown up outside of the traditional core opera public.
~By Carlisle Floyd ~


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


Every performance is different. That's the beauty of it.
~By Van Morrison ~


I would be terribly disappointed if anything would get in the way of my being cast in something, or if performances were canceled. It was a fix that I obviously needed.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor.
~By Alan Bates ~


When you're buying real growth and want real performance, you buy excellent management and good products and you diversify across industry sectors.
~By Robert Morse ~


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


No, we've been performing our old songs a little differently each performance.
~By Fred Schneider ~


Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news.
~By John Le Carre ~


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


All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That's all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop trying until the day we die. It's that struggle to achieve 100 percent, that's where our performance lies, that's what the audience gets. They get the struggle.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety.
~By George Murray ~

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