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I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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What if we just acted like everything was easy?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My compassionate intents are generally received clearly
and acted upon - perhaps not immediately,
or in exactly the way I hope -
but acted upon favorably, nonetheless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never look backwards.
I have always been an athlete.
I boxed before I acted.
- Mickey Rourke

 

So most of my acting experience came in college when
I was living away from them.
I acted in various independent films,
and I got some commercial work and stuff like that.
- Maria Menounos

I took pleasure when I could.
I acted clearly and morally and without regret.
I'm very lucky.
- Jeanne Calment

I have never acted in one and I'm not at all interested to do so either.
- Ville Valo

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Men's actions are too strong for them.
Show me a man who has acted,
and who has not been the victim
and slave of his action.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is incumbent on every generation
to pay its own debts as it goes.
A principle which if acted on would
save one-half the wars of the world.
- Thomas Jefferson

In this watering-place I acted an heroic character,
badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage,
I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

To judge therefore of Shakespeare by Aristotle's rule
is like trying a man by the Laws of one Country who
acted under those of another.
- Elizabeth Montagu

It is unfair to suppose that one party has invariably acted rightly,
and that the other is responsible for every wrong that has been committed.
- Nelson A. Miles

Surely we have always acted; it is an instinct inherent in all of us.
Some of us are better at it than others,
but we all do it.
- Laurence Olivier

I acted three times with Fred MacMurray,
three times with Martin and Lewis, four times with Rock Hudson.
Three times with Glenn Ford.
- Dorothy Malone

I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me,
and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power
to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude.
- Giacomo Casanova

Governments have never learned anything from history,
or acted on principles deducted from it.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

The greatest nations have all acted like gangsters
and the smallest like prostitutes.
- Stanley Kubrick

If I'm honest I don't think the world would miss me if I never acted again.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

I know that I and my office acted with the highest
integrity as an independent inspector general should act.
- Gerald Walpin

In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down,
and everybody walked in front of it and acted,
and then they all walked off.
Cutting was quite infrequent.
- Bruce Beresford

If all of us acted in unison as I act individually
there would be no wars and no poverty.
I have made myself personally responsible
for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
- Anais Nin

I always sang, I always acted, I always played.
- Theodore Bikel

I guess John Wayne would be one.
I just respected the way he acted.
- A. J. Foyt

Live as if you were living a second time,
and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
- Viktor E. Frankl

America has believed that in differentiation,
not in uniformity, lies the path of progress.
It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness,
and it has prospered.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Every great discovery I ever made, I gambled that the truth was there,
and then I acted in faith until I could prove its existence.
- Arthur H. Compton

The arts have only ever interested a small minority of people,
which acted as a kind of nursery to support artists.
- Vivienne Westwood

The Bishop, as I have remarked, was not very dignified on all occasions,
and sometimes acted in such a manner as would not have appeared well in public.
- Maria Monk

Warren Beatty has always acted like a Movie Star even
when no one knew who he was.
- Dwayne Hickman

The great nations have always acted like gangsters,
and the small nations like prostitutes.
- Stanley Kubrick

If an American audience is given a serious musical
theater piece that is well produced,
dramatically gripping and wonderfully acted,
they'll respond to it.
- Carlisle Floyd

I wish we could have acted quicker on Detroit or other failing schools.
- John Engler

You might as well ask why a middle-aged man with no
criminal record might put a paper bag over his head and rob a bank.
I acted out of personal desperation.
- Aldrich Ames

Which editor? I can't think of one editor I worked with as an editor.
The various companies did have editors but we always acted as our own editor,
so the question has no answer.
- Joe Simon

I acted in junior high in the junior high school group,
and then when I got into senior high I was,
you know, the main actor of the senior high school.
- Richard Foreman

Around 5th and 6th grade I thought Dean Martin was
the coolest guy in the world;
he was a great singer,
had his own television show and acted in movies.
- Peter Gallagher

There was a time when the world acted on books;
now books act on the world.
- Joseph Joubert

Acted drama requires surrender of one's self,
sympathetic absorption in the play as it develops.
- George P. Baker

But we acted pre-emptively in Kosovo in 1999 to stop
Milosevic from doing what he was doing and increasingly
doing the ethnic cleansing in a systematic way.
- Lord Robertson

I like most of the Humphrey Bogart movies because they had to act then,
and they acted very well.
Edward G. Robinson is probably the best actor I've ever seen on the movies.
- Patrick Macnee

For me, literature is a complex game,
both mental and concrete, which is acted out in a physical manner on the page.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

General Sherman looked upon journalists as a nuisance
and a danger at headquarters and in the field,
and acted toward them accordingly, then as throughout his great war career.
- Henry Villard

There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much
destructive feeling as moral indignation,
which permits envy or to be acted out under the guise of virtue.
- Erich Fromm

I have never acted he has never been cast in a romantic
lead or has been cast opposite a female love interest
in any movie he starred in.
- Morgan Freeman

I acted my heart out.
- F. Murray Abraham

People always call it luck when you've acted more sensibly than they have.
- Anne Tyler

A lot of people didn't realize that I acted before I did anything else.
- Maria Menounos

Lawyer acted without authority from our band.
He had no right to sell the Wallowa country.
- Chief Joseph

What is worst about America was acted out.
What is best in America doesn't export.
- Robert Stone

Has President Bush exceeded his constitutional authority
or acted illegally in authorizing wiretaps without
a warrant? Benjamin Franklin would not have thought so.
- Pete du Pont

Though I had success in my research both when I was mad and when I was not,
eventually I felt that my work would be better respected
if I thought and acted like a 'normal' person.
- John Forbes Nash

They didn't act like people and they didn't act like actors.
It's hard to explain.
They acted more like they knew they were celebrities and all.
I mean they were good, but they were too good.
- J. D. Salinger

Asked at the hearing why she hadn't pressed the FBI
more closely about what it knew,
or didn't know, about domestic terrorist threats,
Rice acted as though the question was an odd one:
it wasn't her job.
Well, in retrospect, it was and now certainly is.
- Howard Fineman

According to well-known electrodynamic laws,
an electron moving in a magnetic field is acted upon
by a force which runs perpendicular to the direction
of motion of the electron and to the direction of the magnetic field,
and whose magnitude is easily determined.
- Pieter Zeeman

Because the Bush Administration will set no timetable
for the withdrawal of U.S.
troops from Iraq, both chambers of Congress acted to
make sure our troops will not be left in Iraq indefinitely.
- Jan Schakowsky

I don't want to do an action movie, because I've acted in them,
and they're so boring to do, because they're so technical.
The headache of that is daunting.
But, if it were an action movie with really interesting characters,
how great would that be?
- Tony Goldwyn

It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art.
It has been more difficult to conceive it so than to act it so.
For that is always how he has more or less acted it.
- Henry Ellis

There was no silver bullet that could have prevented
the 11 September attacks.
There was nothing demonstrating or showing that something
was coming in the United States.
If there had been something, we would have acted on it.
- Condoleezza Rice

I'm sure that President Johnson would never have pursued
the war in Vietnam if he'd ever had a Fulbright to Japan,
or say Bangkok, or had any feeling for what these people
are like and why they acted the way they did.
He was completely ignorant.
- J. William Fulbright

Yes, a general principle that comes out of research
behind Good to Eat is that there are no world religions
that have acted to decrease the potential for the nutritional
well-being of their followers.
- Marvin Harris

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation.
We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence,
but we rather have those because we have acted rightly.
We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
- Aristotle

If you wish to strengthen your confidence in God still more,
often recall the loving way in which He has acted toward you,
and how mercifully He has tried to bring you out of your sinful life,
to break your attachment to the things of earth and draw you to His love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

I did quite a lot of the arranging, fitting different sections together,
tempo changes, all sorts of things like that.
I actually acted as a bridge between Robert and Ian.
Not so much composing, rather presenting musical ideas at each rehearsal.
- Michael Giles

Had the United States not acted in Iraq,
Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi would likely not have
declared his weapons programs,
submitted to international inspections and voluntarily dismantled its programs.
- Jim Gerlach

My first interest was always music, and somehow that
channelled itself into films and acting.
I don't know what the natural transition of it was.
I mean I acted a little bit when I was young and like
any kid would in a community theatre.
- Andy Garcia

Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build,
to initiate, to give out, to act - rather than to be acted upon,
to be subjective? Living photography is positive in its approach,
it sings a song of life - not death.
- Berenice Abbott

Dean had just come from seeing his lawyer.
That was the first time that I found out that he had consulted a lawyer.
He wanted to tell me what he thought was going on,
but he was writing it down as if my house was bugged.
He acted like everything was bugged.
- Fred F. Fielding

It is, I claim, nonsense to say that it does not matter
which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change.
It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future.
- Gregory Bateson

For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted,
and if they acted on that conviction,
then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic
hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate.
- Herman Kahn

The high point of civilization is that you can hate
me and I can hate you but we develop an etiquette that
allows us to deal with each other because if we acted
solely upon our impulse we'd probably go to war.
- Stanley Crouch

But I did on projects that I produced,
that I directed, that I acted in because it was important.
I want to be a filmmaker.
I don't want to be an actor who directs,
I want to be a director.
I want to be a filmmaker.
So that's a big difference.
- Eriq La Salle


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