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Backstage Quotes

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I paid my dues at drama school and worked backstage
in every Theatre in London.
- Richard O'Brien

I was a little nervous backstage.
But I had this book, Gandhi.
I just read his quotes, closed my eyes and focused my thoughts.
Presently, this book is my prized possession.
- Nafisa Joseph

And I'd watch George C. Scott from backstage.
He was one of my mentors.
- Jeffrey Tambor

I sat backstage and had a beer with Richard Chamberlain,
Paul Newman, and Princess Grace.
- Christopher Atkins

 

When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage.
He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close.
He didn't want to see the magic.
- Nia Vardalos

Occasionally, when I run into a great bass backstage
at a festival I'll play a few notes on the low E string,
just to feel the instrument vibrate against my belly.
- Steve Swallow

I met Elvis first in Las Vegas.
I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came
backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello.
- Norm Crosby

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I would think: Stay close to the implants!
They must know something because they keep getting asked backstage!
- Moon Unit Zappa

I was backstage in Paris and saw Cindy Crawford doing House Of Style.
I thought, I would love to to be in control of my career.
- Tyra Banks

What you don't see backstage is what really controls the show.
- Sarah Sutton

I was a backstage kid.
I was in the wings looking out.
- Joely Fisher

All you could do was to see them.
We were backstage when the Beatles were on and you
could just about hear a noise.
It was just literally screaming.
- Roger Daltrey

They played Boston.
They played at the Boston Tea Party and through an
amazing chain of events I got to hang out with them
backstage even though I was underage.
- Jonathan Richman

The high point of my entire junior high school career
was going backstage to meet George Harrison.
I was simply awestruck.
- Lorna Luft

As an artist, you're pretty sheltered backstage.
You often don't know what's going on out there.
- Gavin Rossdale

I was going out for absolutely everything that was in Backstage.
- Rob Corddry

Judy Garland's father was gay.
That seems to be the consensus.
They left Minnesota and went to California because
he got caught with some boy backstage.
- Judy Davis

That's what I think musicals will come to.
No backstage stories, nothing of that sort.
- Vincente Minnelli

When you feel like you've had a good show,
you go backstage and you talk to yourself about it,
and if you have a bad show you talk to yourself about it.
- Tracy Chapman

I'm a bad liar; I don't know what to say backstage.
- Uta Hagen

Now, at this point, I can wrestle, I can go out there
and cut an entertaining promo,
I can also do the backstage stuff...
and if you can contribute more to the show,
you have more staying power.
- Trish Stratus

But honestly, it's pretty weird; there are girls who'd
do absolutely everything just to get a backstage pass.
I don't know what it is, but really,
when you're on national TV in America the girls love you.
They all want you!
And I'm not complaining!
- Kid Rock

It was 1988, I believe, that I met Grit.
We were both appearing in a Canadian Folk Festival
and as we sat backstage he handed me his guitar.
I played it, loved it, and then found out that he'd made it himself.
- Tom Chapin

We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power
had gone out in the building.
Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage.
We became very good friends and spent a lot of time
together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the
bands he was in at the time.
- Jack Irons

Our publicist at Warner Brothers is a young guy who
has worked so hard for seven years with us and when
we saw him backstage he broke down and cried.
He couldn't believe it happened.
It was seeing him so overcome when we realised how much it really meant.
- Wayne Coyne

Recently, I went up to Casino Rama to see Martin Short's show,
just to see how he put it all together.
And after the show, I went backstage and picked his
brain to find out why he did certain things.
- Trish Stratus

So I majored in Drama, did all the plays that were possible to do,
skated through school in order to be in every production
on stage or backstage in whatever capacity and I came
to New York looking for work in the summers.
- Linda Lavin

Yeah, I did some small parts in high school and the
first year of college and then fairly soon thereafter
I settled into the backstage scenery,
and then at the University of Maryland I was doing
posters for their productions.
- Jim Henson

I had a brief theater background and loved the backstage
world there's more backstage work in television,
so I saw a job advertised and applied,
and got it.
That was back in 1977, when getting jobs was easy.
- Lee Child

It's funny, though, because when I first started going to races after we met,
I was extremely nervous.
It's like being backstage and hoping you don't trip
over something or break an amp or accidentally speak into a live microphone,
so I was really hesitant.
- Ashley Judd

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

I get to play golf for a living.
What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
- Tiger Woods

I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price.
- Ruth Handler

Do something for somebody everyday
for which you do not get paid.
- Albert Schweitzer

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid
for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases,
new hires qualify for food stamps.
- Patricia Ireland

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins:
cash and experience.
Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
- Harold S. Geneen

As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
- Irvin S. Cobb

There is no rule more invariable than that
we are paid for our suspicions
by finding what we suspect.
- Henry David Thoreau

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
- Henry David Thoreau

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children,
we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
- Luther Burbank

We thought sex was free.
Sex is not free.
There's a price to be paid emotionally,
physically, even legally.
Sex isn't a casual thing.
It's a huge thing.
- William H. Macy

I was an able-seaman, a deck hand.
As I say, it's the way to see the world and get paid for it.
- David Walker

When I was much younger, I sometimes felt rejected
by feminists because of an image that I sold because it paid the bills.
Any fool could tell my hair is dyed.
- Felicity Kendal

It's not that I don't have opinions,
rather that I'm paid not to think aloud.
- Yitzhak Navon

Lawyers claim that their clients have been grossly mistreated,
which is what criminal defense lawyers are paid to do.
- Kenneth Starr

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

Everyone who appears in a scene gets paid.
- Denis Norden

The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity,
although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due,
are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I would act whether or not I was paid.
I would be involved in ensemble groups.
I would have the desire to tell stories.
- Brendan Fraser

I think that the old Mothers started that trend of rehearsing long hours.
We went as long as the later bands did except we didn't
get paid for it like they did.
- Jimmy Carl Black

I was a star in Italy, Austrailia, Germany and Japan
before the American stations ever paid attention at all.
- Nancy Sinatra

I just don't want to do a movie because it paid me a lot of money.
- Charles S. Dutton

We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid,
because freedom is priceless.
- Lech Walesa

Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes
us pay dearly for its instruction;
and often the profit we derive,
is not worth the price we paid.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

I haven't had to struggle very much.
I haven't paid my dues.
I think I have been lucky.
- Colin Firth

But had they not paid that advance we would have lost much more,
we would have started to go and look for the product all over again,
the refinery would have stopped working.
- Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

If you're going to be crazy, you have to get paid for
it or else you're going to be locked up.
- Hunter S. Thompson

Directors work 10 times harder than anyone else.
Get paid a quarter.
- William H. Macy

Acting is like lying.
The art of lying well.
I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
- Mel Gibson

And that is called paying the Dane-geld;
but we've proved it again and again,
that if once you have paid him the Dane-geld you never get rid of the Dane.
- Rudyard Kipling

Even though they are paid differently,
everyone has to feel appreciated.
- Roger Staubach

The government paid the family of Richard Nixon $18 million for papers,
tape recordings and other materials seized after Watergate.
- Dexter S. King

If Moses had been paid newspaper rates for the Ten Commandments,
he might have written the Two Thousand Commandments.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

I never have reservations about doing anything as long as I'm being paid.
- Colin Baker

What I feel I am doing now is giving to the people
exactly what they paid for but never actually heard before.
- John Entwistle

There's always somebody who is paid too much,
and taxed too little - and it's always somebody else.
- Cullen Hightower


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