Sad Quotes about Acting
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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
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
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
I didn't go to acting school, but I've been observing
my fellow man for 66 years now,
and I would think that's the best school there is.
- Wilford Brimley
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I love the stage, I love the process of acting in theatre,
but unfortunately, it doesn't pay the bills.
- Kabir Bedi
Stylized acting and direction is to realistic acting
and direction as poetry is to prose.
- Elia Kazan
But most of what I've learned about acting -
and a lot of what I've learned about life in the past seven years -
was taught to me by Robert Altman.
- Shelley Duvall
I argued that I didn't have any of the attributes to pose for cheesecake.
I said I would have to make good on my acting ability,
which was the only attribute I could offer.
- Teresa Wright
It stands to the everlasting credit of science
that by acting on the human mind
it has overcome man's insecurity
before himself and before nature.
- Albert Einstein
The whole thing about acting, the draw for me,
is the opportunity to do things you don't get to do in real life.
- Benjamin Bratt
Acting is a form of confusion.
- Tallulah Bankhead
I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
- Chauncey Depew
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
Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over.
- Alan Rickman
I kind of fell into acting, but I have sung and trained
since I was in the eighth grade.
- Tia Carrere
I've never tried to learn the art of acting.
I have been in the business for years but I still can't
tell what acting is or how it's done.
- Paul Muni
Anything that loosens you up and makes you freer is good,
because that's what acting and performing is all about -
It gives you a better connection to the audience.
- Brett Somers
I took acting and elocution lessons,
to get rid of my Sicilian accent.
- Maria Grazia Cucinotta
When I graduated college I needed to make money while I was pursuing acting,
so I read screenplays and made a living writing coverage on them for studios.
- Sasha Alexander
My first love is acting on stage.
A sitcom is a hybrid of stage and film.
- Judd Nelson
I do find acting cathartic.
- Francesca Annis
I ran spotlight.
Did box office.
Ran the lighting board.
But acting was the most fun.
- Tim Robbins
So from an actor's perspective, you really have no idea how you're acting.
- Ice T
I like to say that I didn't choose acting -
acting chose me.
- Ving Rhames
I have done so much: modeling, acting,
singing, the calendar, the lingerie line,
and there have been times where I have wanted to give up but I went for it.
- Caprice Bourret
One good thing about acting in film is that it's good therapy.
- Denzel Washington
And film acting is incredibly tedious,
just by its nature.
It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
- Hugh Grant
Acting's not my whole life.
My children definitely come first.
- Meg Tilly
I didn't go to film school, I went to acting school.
- Charles S. Dutton
Life's like a play: it's not the length,
but the excellence of the acting that matters.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Acting gave me the opportunity to do outrageous things.
It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry and lustful even
if it was just vicariously.
- Joan Allen
When I was first starting out, if you were acting on television,
it was a real stigma.
- Christine Lahti
I must say acting was good training for the political
life which lay ahead for us.
- Nancy Reagan
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 feel like after acting, the other half of why I love
this business is the opportunity to work with and meet people who inspire you.
That it pays my rent is a good bonus.
- Aaron Yoo
Be where the acting is.
I live in Houston.
Dallas is 4 1/2 hours away.
I let them know there's no difference.
- Vic Mignogna
If it's well written and well directed and you've got
good actors to work with,
acting is easy.
But making sure all the ducks are in a row is the hard part.
It's very rare.
- John Lithgow
I like to act.
I work for scale.
I don't have an acting agent.
I'm in the book.
- John Sayles
I have no political aspirations, although a lot of
people believe that politics and acting go hand in hand.
- Rita Mero
It's easy to play a bad girl: You just do everything
you've been told not to do,
and you don't have to deal with the consequences,
because it's only acting.
- Eliza Dushku
Now my drug is writing or acting, being creative.
- Scott Caan
Acting in 'Star Wars' I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad,
and I didn't even know who the cantaloupes were.
- Mark Hamill
It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim
that it is acting on the defensive.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
A word does not frighten the man who,
in acting, feels no fear.
You know something, if you're not acting,
you're not an actor - you've gotta work.
No way around it.
- Lance Henriksen
The real joy is in constructing a sentence.
But I see myself as an actor first because writing
is what you do when you are ready and acting is what
you do when someone else is ready.
- Steve Martin
It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning
myself at this day with what appears at first sight
and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling.
- Arthur E. Waite
I had been singing all my life, but I started acting in high school.
- Kevin Richardson
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.
There's so much more to life than that,
though I think that acting is fascinating because you
can forget your own sorrow as you act and become somebody else.
- Beatrice Wood
Sean's a better person when he's directing.
He becomes a queen when he's an actor.
And he's so unhappy when he's acting.
- Robin Wright Penn
I kind of fell into acting.I was very lucky.
- Mark Goddard
Vadim changed my mind about acting.
Vadim was the only man who was certain I had something special to offer.
- Brigitte Bardot
Acting is happy agony.
- Jean-Paul Sartre
Christ does not save us by acting a parable of divine love;
he acts the parable of divine love by saving us.
That is the Christian faith.
- Austin Farrer
I'm disappointed in acting as a craft.
I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake
noses and changing your voice.
It's become so much about personality.
- Spencer Tracy
For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
- Lily Tomlin
This acting was very hard work.
- Jack Levine
Acting is a total physical, emotional sensation.
- Armand Assante
I'm acting for the pleasure of it.
- David Morse
There is no overacting, only untrue acting.
- Stellan Skarsgard
In 2003, I had the pleasure of acting in three films.
- Janine Turner
I love acting.
It is so much more real than life.
- Fay Weldon
If it's an excellent script, I enjoy it tremendously,
the acting part of it.
- Julie London
Never get caught acting.
- Lillian Gish
And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters
differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
- Edward James Olmos
For me, acting is doing.
- Pierce Brosnan
When I got to college, acting suddenly seemed like
a very risky proposition and all my friends were going
to law school or med school or Wall Street.
- Wentworth Miller
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