Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Lawrence Barrett Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by Lawrence Barrett from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow.
- Lawrence Barrett

There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you know youre whoring it hurts.
I have kids.
I'm not going to run down an actor for doing this.
- Tim Roth

I'm supposed to be a pretty good theater actor.
- John Malkovich

 

I'm so uncomfortable, especially in emotional situations,
having to say sentences that don't feel right.
As an actor - or really, as any kind of person sensitive to it.
- Franka Potente

As an actor, you usually live your life with faith.
- Molly Parker

When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very
reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life.
Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor.
- Lee Grant

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I'm glad that I'm being acclaimed as an actor.
Today, when my hard work has paid off I can chill out about it.
- Akshay Kumar

You know, working as an actor, I'm always working within my own imagination.
- Charles Keating

I didn't believe that I'd ever be lucky enough to be
able to make a living as an actor.
- Sydney Pollack

The thing is, the studio then forget that you're an
actor and that you can do other things,
and so since they pay you for that, they don't want you to do anything else.
- Charles S. Dutton

Michael Caine is a movie star, but he's also a great actor.
I can't say that about every movie star.
It's the concentration he has.
- Norman Jewison

I very rarely get nervous as an actor.
Very rarely.
- Corin Nemec

I was a child actor in radio, and there's not many of us left.
- Dick Van Patten

I fit into the quirky, character class type of actor.
- Debra Wilson

I'm an actor who believes we all have triggers to any stage of emotion.
It's not always easy to find but it's still there.
- Hugh Jackman

From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other
actor in the Screen Actors Guild,
apart from Gene Hackman.
- Steve Guttenberg

The actor is concerned with his own bit of it,
but the director's somehow trying to work the whole
thing into a much bigger picture.
It's like conducting an orchestra.
- Roland Joffe

It wasn't a mission to be a rock star.
It wasn't a mission of mine to even be a movie star.
I just intended to be a good actor.
- Don Johnson

I'm a con artist in that I'm an actor.
I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn't.
- John Lithgow

I'm notorious for giving a bad interview.
I'm an actor and I can't help but feel I'm boring when I'm on as myself.
- Rock Hudson

I never planned to be an actor.
It turned out I could make a living doing it.
- Wallace Shawn

I suppose when I was a kid, and I went to movies,
and later went to some plays on my own when I got a little older,
in New Orleans, where I was living then,
I zeroed in on the actor.
- Ray Walston

The director sent for me for Tarzan.
I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb.
The next day I was told I was an actor.
- Johnny Weissmuller

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.
- Ron Moody

Money isn't a major motivating force in my life.
Nor is my profession.
There are other things that I care more about than being an actor.
- Kevin Costner

I've always considered myself an actor first and foremost.
- Stanley Tucci

I like to grow as an actor, and you can do that by
playing parts that are unfamiliar to you and uncomfortable.
- David Schwimmer

An actor's popularity is fleeting.
His success has the life expectancy of a small boy
who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match.
- Fred Allen

The thing about Canada is, you're not really considered
a Canadian actor unless you do something with the CBC.
- Lexa Doig

In the studio the director controls the actor's every move,
every inflection, every expression.
- Bela Lugosi

What I try to do as an actor is constantly find that,
find ways to risk, find opportunities to fall on my
face if it's going to be worth it,
and then maybe I'll surprise myself.
- Jeremy Irons

You can tell when an actor or actress cares about their work.
It's really clear.
- Jeffrey Katzenberg

I don't think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set.
- David Warner

But I'm an actor and I like to just keep working.
- M. Emmet Walsh

I'm getting to the point where they see me as a good actor,
rather than just a good guy who can act.
- Morris Chestnut

I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage,
but I don't remember ever having seen one weep.
- Bette Davis

I've been a professional actor now for 38 years.
A long time.
And it's wonderful to earn your living doing something that you love.
To think people actually give you money for it!
- Derek Jacobi

The whole point about becoming an actor is variety and changing roles.
- Richard Wilson

Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite.
- Ellen Terry

Richard Marquand, on Jedi, was very much an actor's director.
- Peter Mayhew

I certainly was an actor and then I drifted more towards writing and directing.
- Thomas Haden Church

All my friends were going off to be professionals,
and I said I wanted to be an actor.
- Harrison Ford

Being a working actor, you're going to do a Spelling show.
It's hard not to.
- Casper Van Dien

Jason Lee is the most famous actor from Hawaii I can think of.
- Tia Carrere

And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father.
- Angelina Jolie

I criticize those critics.
The reason being that they're doing one of the worst
things that ever can be done to an actor,
which is to say, Look, you do what we like you to do or else.
- James Lipton

I never thought about being an actor.
- Danny Glover

I don't do stunts and I don't think many actors do.
For an actor to say they do their own stunts I don't
think is very respectful of the profession of stunt men and women.
- Nick Stahl

I don't have any particular excitement about working
with any specific director or actor at this point.
- Sean Penn

My college training was primarily in theatre,
with an eye to becoming a director, actor,
or producer.
- Orson Scott Card

An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him,
ain't listening.
- Marlon Brando

I think I've been lucky, being my frequent appearances
on Court TV have brought to me another level than just the actor guy.
- Robert Downey, Jr.

To me, it's the kiss of death when you start winking
at the audience as an actor.
I just never liked it.
I don't like it when we do monologues,
looking into the character.
- Thomas Jane

For a child actor, it's a matter of listening,
reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared.
- Jena Malone

Yeah, well I've always played comedy.
My background is musical comedy theatre and that's
really where my training is.
As an actor, that's my training.
- Christopher Walken

As an actor, there's a bit of you that's decided you
want to be looked at and watched,
but there's a paradoxical bit that wants to run away.
- Ralph Fiennes

An actor who knows his business ought to be able to
make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
- Donald Sinden

In the meantime, I just have to create those realistic
goals about the fact that I don't have a ton of options
as an actor who's been on a science fiction show for 8 years.
- Michael Shanks

I'll probably never be the best actor in Hollywood,
but I hope to be the hardest working.
- Ashton Kutcher

I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me,
'I don't know how anybody can serve in public office without being an actor.'
- Warren Beatty

I am not a long-run actor.
I admire actors who can do that.
- David Ogden Stiers

To be a good actor...
it is necessary to have a firmly tempered soul,
to be surprised at nothing, to resume each minute the
laborious task that has barely just been finished.
- Sarah Bernhardt

I wasn't an actor.
They they take the externals.
Here I was, a kid thrown into Hollywood with a brand-new name,
starring in motion pictures.
- Tab Hunter

As far as my dreams go, all I want to do is be a working actor,
and I happily achieved that.
- Lucas Grabeel

And I have been able to establish this sort of decent
reputation as being a decent character actor.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

From my experience as an actor, choreographer,
action director, and producer, I understand the elements
and the dynamics of being a film maker.
- Donnie Yen

It's a lot easier, I think, to be an actor in a movie
than to spin a joke on a sitcom.
- Nicole Sullivan

I don't have any blindness when it comes to my money.
As an actor, you can get distracted by your work.
I do keep an eye on my nest egg, if you will.
- Judd Nelson

Well, I think that there is a connection between being
a lawyer and a doctor and an actor.
They kind of, in some ways, have the same appeal,
I suppose.
- Jeffrey Jones

I still make more money as I do as an actor than director,
however I don't want to be a commercial director.
- Charles S. Dutton


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Lawrence Barrett Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.