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

Acting Quotes

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

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

Related topics: Values Success Intention

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

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

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

I was just a cheap little starlet hardly acting at
all in a very mediocre film.
- Brigitte Bardot

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.


What made me fall in love with acting,
which is my life, was watching other people perform.
It made me hunger to do that.
- Elisabeth Rohm

I wouldn't go up on a stage now if you paid a thousand
dollars for one minute of acting.
It's a nasty experience.
You're up there all by yourself.
You're so damn exposed.
- Elia Kazan

I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted
that I'd be a lousy businessman,
and if I didn't give acting a try I'd regret it for the rest of my life.
- Peter Gallagher

Acting is just a way of making a living,
the family is life.
- Denzel Washington

I never did go back to acting class.
I was too busy working.
- Kirstie Alley

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

By the time I could have played football,
I was already into acting and that's what I wanted to do.
- David Morse

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

You can be in an acting class all you want,
but you don't fully learn until you get off that stage
and in front of a camera.
- Nicholas Lea

Acting is the physical representation of a mental picture
and the projection of an emotional concept.
- Laurette Taylor

Acting is a form of confession.
- Tallulah Bankhead

There is no right in acting.
- Frank Langella

Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting.
But really good actors are not hiding at all.
They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

When child actors act well they're just reacting to situations,
and they're acting very real because their life experience is so short;
there's no history to fall back on.
- Mariel Hemingway

I do it because I love acting, I love working,
and whether it's radio, television, films,
theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it.
- Joan Collins

The three of us acting was truly one of the best experiences I've ever had.
I really look forward to the days when all three of us shoot together,
because the sparks really fly.
- Jeanne Tripplehorn

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

I see myself as a comic but the acting helps sell tickets for gigs.
- Alan Davies

There's a whole catalogue of actors that never went to acting school.
- Dennis Farina

I never feel more alive than when I'm on stage.
On film you feel chopped up, you can be acting from the neck up,
or the hand, there is a lot of close up.
- Kathleen Turner

Stardom is only a by-product of acting.
I don't think being a movie star is a good enough reason for existing.
- Natalie Wood

It's not subtle or restrained.
It's not any of the things you like to think apply to your acting.
- Margaret Hamilton

Acting is also working with people who invite you into
their dreams and trust you with their innermost being.
- Catherine Deneuve

When I first started acting, I started in opera and
had a great desire to play grand,
tragic characters.
I got sidetracked in musical theater and ended up doing a lot of comedy.
- Leslie Easterbrook

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

Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting,
my agent comes up with a script.
- Anthony Hopkins

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

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

I kind of fell into acting.I was very lucky.
- Mark Goddard

I talk about acting to students making the transition
from high school to UCLA.
Kids going into this profession really need to know the reality of it.
- Loni Anderson

I kind of have a rededication in my life now to acting
because I'm very fond of being in this movie.
- Thomas Haden Church

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

It's an acting job - acting natural.
- Alistair Cooke

I still have agents in France, Los Angeles and Amsterdam
who call and suggest parts.
I'd love to keep on doing both painting and acting
until the end of my days.
- Sylvia Kristel

I've done a lot of acting.
I'm not saying I'm the greatest, but I'd love to act,
I'd love to sing.
- Jessica Hahn

I like to say that I didn't choose acting -
acting chose me.
- Ving Rhames

Acting doesn't bring anything to a text.
On the contrary, it detracts from it.
- Elaine Dundy

After this whole acting thing is over and done,
you eventually have to be human.
Some people are never human.
It's very weird.
- Joe Rogan

Acting is acting.
- Brent Spiner

And I've been lucky in that I haven't had another job
besides acting in the last five years.
- Nicholas Lea

And writing I think is a gift that you have,
the same as acting, in a way.
- Matthew Vaughn

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

The trick to acting is not to show off,
it's to think the thoughts of the character.
- Eddie Marsan

I'm sure acting is a deeply neurotic thing to do.
- Ralph Fiennes

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

I got into the acting business very young.
- James MacArthur

Sometimes, when you're acting, you are so in the moment
that you don't even remember what just happened.
- Kristin Davis

I didn't want to get into acting.
I was very happy doing MTV, it took up my time,
I was content.
- Nafisa Joseph

Shakespeare in Love...
such smart writing of an alternative view of history,
and such beautiful acting.
Like most Americans, I'm a sucker for the accent.
- Anita Diament

Acting is a tough business, and you need to be in good
shape mentally and physically.
- Juliette Binoche

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

I stopped acting because I had other passions I wanted to pursue.
- Tina Yothers

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

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport,
where you have five acting as one.
You become selfless.
- Mike Krzyzewski

Then, when I was a senior in high school,
I was kind of bereft and she put me in an acting class.
- Beth Henley

Very often the Group actor is a critic when he's acting
and an actor when he's criticizing.
- Elia Kazan

Finally I had a place where I could express my pain
and I felt safe because I didn't have to put my name on it.
I think acting kept me alive back then.
- Lindsay Wagner

My father was a writer and an acting teacher.
- Noah Hathaway

I have to own something before I can say it,
and I have to own it before I can sing it as well,
emotionally.
I only enjoy acting and singing if I am believing what I am doing.
- Gregory Harrison

Producing is the hardest of the three because there is almost no closure.
Every time you solve a problem, another one pops up.
Directing is second, and acting is the most fun.
- Henry Winkler

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

I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that.
I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.
- Aaliyah

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 the only thing I ever really wanted to do,
and I'm really ill-prepared to do anything else.
- Nikki Cox


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Acting Quotes.

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.