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John Corbett Quotes and Sayings

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Acting is a win-win situation.
There is no risk involved.
That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to
make out that there's a downside to it.
Fame is an odd thing.
It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
- John Corbett

In Hollywood if you're good looking,
tall,
have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great.
If you're short and fat, it's a different story.
But as long as you look like a leading man type,
half your job is done already.
- John Corbett

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

 

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

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

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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

While making Genevieve, I learned there could be a
lot more to a film than just acting in it.
- Dinah Sheridan

Bit parts in Mediocre TV shows won't develop your acting chops.
- Stephen Collins

I'm too busy acting like I'm not Naive.
I've seen it all, I was here first.
- Kurt Cobain

Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled.
You're never as good as you'd like to be.
So there's always something to hope for.
- Washington Irving

I have no political aspirations, although a lot of
people believe that politics and acting go hand in hand.
- Rita Mero

Acting is all about truth and honesty,
and the sensitivity that's capable of transporting you.
- Thomas Kretschmann

You need to become a good listener.
As you're working, you hear someone else's lines and
how you absorb them becomes your acting.
- Jacqueline Bisset

I didn't want to be seen as just a guy on a list.
I'm interested in good scripts, scripts that are about something,
scripts that move your acting along.
- Stephen Rea

I never had any acting heroes.
I never really went to the theatre.
- Julie Walters

Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities
and adding some of your own experience.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Music is extremely intuitive, which acting too in a different way.
- Katey Sagal

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.
- Loni Anderson

Justice is rather the activity of truth,
than a virtue in itself.
Truth tells us what is due to others,
and justice renders that due.
Injustice is acting a lie.
- Horace Walpole

His acting remains forever fixed in a time that never dates.
- Vincent Canby

One good thing about acting in film is that it's good therapy.
- Denzel Washington

Further, by acting decisively in Iraq,
the United States has sent very strong signals to other
nations that have been or could be terrorist sympathizers.
- Jim Gerlach

It's just coincidental that the acting took off first over everything else.
- Nichelle Nichols

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

I was at an acting academy for seven years prior to the trial.
- Kato Kaelin

My acting career helped pull me through the rough times.
- Shirley Knight

To me, all writing is like music.
And especially dialogue.
I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be,
a composer.
Acting got me sidetracked.
- Dirk Benedict

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

If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
- William Hazlitt

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

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.
- Will Estes

Acting doesn't suffice.
- Rod Taylor

I love acting.
It is so much more real than life.
- Fay Weldon

I moved here to California when I was 13 to pursue my acting career.
- Christina Milian

It's a living, breathing thing, acting.
- Frank Langella

Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of
the characters I've played.
I'm not.
That's why it's called 'acting'.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

My acting coach makes the impossible accessible.
- Karolina Kurkova

I've never tried to learn the art of acting.
I have been in the business for years but I still can't
tell what acting is or how it's done.
- Paul Muni

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

From there I did a one year theatre acting course in Fife,
and then three years of drama school in London.
- Ewan McGregor

As a director, I also get to sit and watch actors and
learn from them in a way that I don't get to do when I'm just acting.
- Stanley Tucci

Acting happened to me.
If I had pursued it, I think it would have been like someone going to a bar,
desperately looking for love and not finding anyone.
- Keri Russell

I stumbled into acting and just loved it.
I deferred law school-and I'm still deferred.
- Portia de Rossi

I'm very serious about acting.
- Victor Garber

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.
- Jon Favreau

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

Acting for me is not a bad habit like smoking that
I must make an effort to quit.
I love acting; I love directing.
- Joan Chen

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

Acting deals with very delicate emotions.
It is not putting up a mask.
Each time an actor acts he does not hide;
he exposes himself.
- Rodney Dangerfield

It was the moment I learned acting is not acting out.
After that light went on, I spent the rest of my life
trying to figure out how to make other people realize it.
- William Hurt

I feel that the year ahead for me will be full of two of my favorite things:
dance and acting.
- William Kempe

Acting is very immediate.
- Val Kilmer

I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors.
- Sean Penn

Absolutely not, because in acting I've found a domain that suits me perfectly.
And that is so utterly rare.
- Zhang Ziyi

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

If you want to be an actor, you have to do it because you love acting,
not because you want to be a celebrity.
- Alfonso Ribeiro

The art of acting is to be other than what you are.
- Whoopi Goldberg

I had heard about how people struggle and how hard
it is to get into acting.
But I did not care because it's something I love.
- Bai Ling

To me, acting is acting...
I'd be happy working on a street corner in a mime troupe.
- Kelly McGillis

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

Acting is fantastic, but to be able to create a whole
world on celluloid is amazing.
It's like taking your dreams straight from your head
and projecting them onto a screen.
- Amber Benson

I'm very in love with the fact that the camera is revolted
by acting and loves behaviour.
- Ben Kingsley

I started taking acting classes when I was twelve.
- Lindsay Wagner

I do readings at the public library.
I just did a benefit scene night for my old acting teacher.
- Mark Ruffalo

Acting is the work of two people-it's only possible
when you have the complicity,
the help, even the manipulation of a director.
- Victoria Abril

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 coaches in Hollywood were always telling me
to use my hands and body more.
But that was never me.
I just breathe and sometimes it doesn't look as if I'm doing that.
- Perry Como

Kids are a great excuse for you to stop acting like one.
- Michael Madsen

Acting in 'Star Wars' I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad,
and I didn't even know who the cantaloupes were.
- Mark Hamill


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