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Acting Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Acting

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Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Related topics: Inspirational Values

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers
of acting and reasoning as fear.
- Edmund Burke

The creation of something new
is not accomplished by the intellect
but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity.
The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
- Carl Jung

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

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers.
- Siegfried Sassoon


 

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

Acting is a total physical, emotional sensation.
- Armand Assante

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

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

I love acting, and it was really important to me to give it a real shot.
- Sarah Chalke

That's what I always enjoyed about acting,
the real adrenalin rush.
My heart - still before I go on stage -
crashing out of my chest.
That's thrilling to me.
- Billy Crudup

Acting is happy agony.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

I had a head start in acting.
Because of my parents, I had a SAG card,
an agent and a recognizable name.
But I knew if I screwed up, people would never forget.
I'd be dead.
- Mary Crosby

I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is
that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character,
you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way.
- Janet Suzman

Now that I've got some films under my belt,
I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting.
It gives me a leg to stand on.
- Mira Sorvino

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

Anything I learned about the fine art of acting I learned from Hugo.
- Cleo Moore

The danger chiefly lies in acting well;
no crime's so great as daring to excel.
- Charles Churchill

I think, by and large, the level of acting is mediocre.
When I go to the theatre, I get so angry.
I don't go.
- Uta Hagen

In Hungary, acting is a career for which one fits himself
as earnestly as one studies for a degree in medicine,
law, or philosophy.
- Bela Lugosi

And I taught acting for years, and without knowing
it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing.
- Sydney Pollack

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

I learned never to listen to acting teachers because
they don't know what the hell they're talking about.
- Tim Robbins

I always stayed for the first curtain call and people always said,
'Who's that?' But this got me started in acting.
- James Stewart

I am very driven.
I work really hard, whether it's acting or my charity or even poker.
When I focus on something I give it my all.
- Shannon Elizabeth

At least when you're acting you can be someone.
In front of the camera you have to be yourself.
And who am I?
- Stephen Rea

You know, acting is very fascinating.
But being an actress is not, because you become so
concentrated on yourself.
- Beatrice Wood

But it's hard to sustain a successful acting career today.
- James MacArthur

Just let the wardrobe do the acting.
- Jack Nicholson

One of the things I love about acting is that it reveals
a certain something about yourself,
but it doesn't reveal your own personal story.
- Jessica Lange

It's what still excites me most about acting:
letting your imagination go places it's never been before.
There's nothing better than that.
- Robin Wright Penn

Ever since I was a very little girl,
I've dreamed of acting.
- Eva Herzigova

There is no overacting, only untrue acting.
- Stellan Skarsgard

I jumped into acting because it was fun.
It was tougher when I had to take my fun seriously.
- Chris Noth

You couldn't take football away from me,
you couldn't take acting away from me.
- Dougray Scott

This art of acting is a process I love very much.
It's an unbelievably fulfilling experience for me and
I look forward to building upon my art in the years to come.
- Greg Akcelrod

Acting is easy and fun.
You earn a lot of money, and you bang out with girls.
The profession is given tremendous significance within our society,
but it's not really worthy of it.
- James Spader

It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the
spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far
lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality.
- Christian Lous Lange

The exciting part of acting, I don't know how else to explain it,
are those moments when you surprise yourself.
- Tom Cruise

A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting.
- Alan Ladd

I've always loved acting with adults versus like the whole High School feel.
- Alison Lohman

More than in any other performing arts the lack of
respect for acting seems to spring from the fact that
every layman considers himself a valid critic.
- Simone Weil

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

Music is a hobby, because I'm not making any money out of it,
but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting.
- River Phoenix

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.
- Sarah Sutton

You get money out of acting.
You get gray hair out of directing.
Actually, I get more of a rush from directing.
- Tim Robbins

Be where the acting is.
I live in Houston.
Dallas is 4 1/2 hours away.
I let them know there's no difference.
- Vic Mignogna

The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life
for all his material nor pull strictly from his own
experience to find his acting choices and feelings.
- Stella Adler

I never dreamed that shooting a film would be so hard.
There was less regulation then of child actors' hours.
Even the concept of acting confused me.
- Tatum O'Neal

One of the things I find about acting is that the less
the audience knows about the actor,
the more they're able to believe in him in the role.
- Hayden Christensen

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

It's a blessing and a curse.
But it's not always the best situation to be in.
As a profession, I don't recommend acting at all.
- Armand Assante

Theater to me is acting but it's more real on film.
- Ted Shackelford

I loved the gentlemanly way they treated each other.
It was unlike anything I was used to.
I started helping them strike the set and,
at 11, began taking acting classes privately.
- Jeffrey Tambor

One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me
is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic
to stimulate my acting career.
- Mercedes McCambridge

Acting is very start and stop.
- Estelle Parsons

Believe me, when an actress is told that her very name
is synonymous with bad acting,
she's had it.
- Piper Laurie

I never went to school.
I never went to acting school because I was so scared.
- Ursula Andress

I love acting.
When I'm acting I feel like I'm on vacation.
I'm just having a wonderful time.
The nightmare is just getting the work to happen.
- Elizabeth Pena

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.
- Armand Assante

It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning
myself at this day with what appears at first sight
and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling.
- Arthur E. Waite

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

Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life,
I frequently precipitated what I feared most,
the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I'd abused.
- Luke Ford

When I started in films, it never really occurred to
me that I could make a career out of acting.
- Sam Neill

To me acting is like a jigsaw puzzle.
The jigsaw puzzle is of the sky and all the pieces are blue.
Out of this you have to create a human being and put it together.
- Henry Winkler

I've made a kind of pact with myself where I said,
It doesn't matter what it is as long as I'm acting.
- Dan Castellaneta

It was the desire to do the complete thing.
I only took taking acting lessons because my whole thing,
really, was to direct.
But my first jobs were acting jobs.
- James Coburn

One of the things about acting is it allows you to
live other people's lives without having to pay the price.
- Robert De Niro

I love being on stage or in front of the camera.
My work brings me a lot of joy.
It helps me figure out who I am.
I'm really lucky that I get to make a living at acting.
- Dana Delany


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