Acting Quotes

If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.

William Hazlitt

A man gets what he wants by acting smart; a woman, by playing dumb.

Unknown

The threat of people acting in their own enlightened and rational self-interest strikes bureaucrats, politicians and social workers as ominous and dangerous

W. G. Hill

Osama Bin Laden was responsible for the deaths of thousands of innocent people. Terror was brought to many countries on his direct orders and in his name, against men, women and children, Christians and Muslims. Osama Bin Laden claimed to be acting in the name of Islam, but in reality he made a mockery of the basic values of his and all other religions.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Tradition is an explanation for acting without thinking

Grace McGarvie

A baby-sitter is a teenager acting like an adult while the adults are out acting like teenagers.

Unknown

Meditation is not to escape from society, but to come back to ourselves and see what is going on. Once there is seeing, there must be acting. With mindfulness, we know what to do and what not to do to help

Thich Nhat Hanh

Every one of the world's dictatorships can and does claim to be acting in the name of the people.

Harold H. Greene

Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.

Kate Winslet

Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. Quitting acting, that's the sign of maturity.

Marlon Brando

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.

Aristotle

But those who wish to prove to unbelievers that Scripture is the Word of God are acting foolishly, for only by faith can this be known.

John Calvin

Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters.

Seneca

Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.

Sir Ralph Richardson

Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.

Glenda Jackson
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