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Luke Ford Quotes and Sayings

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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

The Seventh Day Adventist Church believes that it was
specially chosen by God to prepare the world for the
Second Coming of His Son Jesus.
- Luke Ford

At times during high school and college I wished to be a sportswriter.
- Luke Ford

I loved history, particularly of the British,
American and Old Testament kind.
- Luke Ford

 

I decided to take God and organized religion seriously,
and to reject the secular life which in my teens had
looked attractive because it allowed me to act in any way that I wanted.
- Luke Ford

I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill,
Abraham Lincoln and King David.
- Luke Ford

Everything we do affects other people.
- Luke Ford

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I knew in my gut that there was something wrong with
a system that couldn't fire its incompetents,
and I had my share of incompetent college teachers.
- Luke Ford

In my right-wing politics of the time,
I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed.
- Luke Ford

I now attend non-orthodox synagogues,
and study little during the secular week.
- Luke Ford

I believed that English-speaking people had a divine
mission to civilize the world by making it western,
democratic and Christian.
- Luke Ford

I learned from my Adventist upbringing that the biggest sins were sexual.
- Luke Ford

Looking back, I wince at the careless way I tossed out my opinions.
- Luke Ford

At the time I perceived most religious men,
particularly the pastors with all their talk about love,
faith and relationship, as effeminate.
- Luke Ford

I've often thought that my lack of intimacy with those
around me is the fault of those around me.
- Luke Ford

I did not want to reject religion as nonsense because
life seemed to have no ultimate purpose without it,
and most of the good people I knew were Christians.
- Luke Ford

My habit of glorifying things far away in space and time,
also contributed to my social isolation.
- Luke Ford

Judaism is much more communal, and partly as a consequence of my religious switch,
I am increasingly more suspicous of my previous view
that what people do in the privacy of their own home is their business alone.
- Luke Ford

I have decided to follow in my sinful ways,
and have largely abandoned the increasingly religious
life I was leading over the previous months,
including several hours of Talmudic study a day.
- Luke Ford

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

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

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

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

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

People often argue about this.
Obviously one of the skills in performance is acting,
and you can't expect every Romeo to really be in love with their Juliet!
- Deborah Bull

Love is as strict as acting.
If you want to love somebody, stand there and do it.
If you don't, don't.
There are no other choices.
- Tyne Daly

We have been blessed with a healthy,
growing economy,
with more Americans going back to work,
and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world.
- Jim DeMint

Acting is a very limited form of expression and those
who take it seriously are very limited people.
I take it seriously.
- Judy Holliday

With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it.
There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting.
It's lying.
- Johnny Depp

I have recently started acting lessons in south France,
and I intend to commence acting lessons at Rada.
- David Ginola

So I don't think I'm gonna pull my head into my shell
just because a bunch of people start acting like idiots.
- Todd Rundgren

I really think that effective acting has to do literally
with the movement of molecules.
- Charlotte Whitton

The kind of acting I used to enjoy no longer exists
because your prime consideration is the budget,
running time, the cost - and whether they'll understand it in Milwaukee.
- Dirk Bogarde

Acting kind of pays my bills more than music does.
- Marla Sokoloff

The great difference between screen acting and theatre
acting is that screen acting is about reacting -
75% of the time,
great screen actors are great reactors.
- Nicolas Roeg

The term papers make me more crazy, because they involve
more variables I cannot directly control!
With acting, I feel more power-like I'm making all the choices.
- Fred Savage

Acting is magical.
Change your look and your attitude, and you can be anyone.
- Alicia Witt

I have no complaints with the whole childhood acting thing,
because I wanted to do it.
- Tina Yothers

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

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 general, I find that for videos the acting is more realistic.
- Tara Strong

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

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

Acting means living, it's all I do and all I'm good at.
If I weren't getting paid well, I would still be acting
in a small troupe somewhere.
- Morgan Freeman

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

I think that various styles and methods and approaches
are an invention of people who don't understand the
process of acting and who try very hard to label things.
- Ben Kingsley

When you're modeling you're actually acting for the
camera and the photographer.
It's more fun, too because there are no lines to memorize.
- Cindy Margolis

But I think the other is a little more like bullfighting,
a little more daring and although I appreciate good
acting and I liked being versatile my whole career,
it kept me working.
- Robert Klein

The political machine triumphs because it is a united
minority acting against a divided majority.
- Will Durant

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

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

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

I know very little about acting.
I'm just an incredibly gifted faker.
- Robert Downey, Jr.

I started acting in my parents living room when I was five years old.
- Megan Gallagher

There is no acting in a serial.
You simply race through the reels.
- Pearl White

I used to ask Sean questions about acting.
He's a brilliant actor, but I could never digest his information.
I work primarily on an intuitive level.
- Robin Wright Penn

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

I never achieved my first goal in the National Actors Theatre,
which is to have a permanent Acting Company.
- Tony Randall

What's interesting about the process of acting is how
often you don't know what you're doing.
- Alan Rickman

My personal advice is to go to school first and get
a liberal arts education,
and then if you want to pursue acting,
go to graduate school.
- Jillian Bach

But this is a little different.
This is the adult acting.
This is a different crowd.
It's more work and more good work.
That's it.
People will have their opinion regardless.
- Shia LaBeouf

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

I must say acting was good training for the political
life which lay ahead for us.
- Nancy Reagan

Still, it's tough trying to combine my acting career with my college career.
- Beverley Mitchell

Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who
is acting not at all to his advantage.
- William S. Burroughs

Well, I'm never happier than when I'm acting.
- Jason Biggs

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

My father said, If you want to do acting,
you have to be successful, which is a silly thing to say.
- Diane Cilento

I didn't want to be famous.
I just wanted to earn enough money to have a nice life and enjoy acting.
- David McCallum

There's a great deal of child left in me and acting is fun.
It's a make believe thing.
- David Canary


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