Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.
I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
Acting is everybody's favorite second job.
Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. Quitting acting, that's the sign of maturity.
If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing.
A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.
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.
A baby-sitter is a teenager acting like an adult while the adults are out acting like teenagers.
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.
A man gets what he wants by acting smart; a woman, by playing dumb.
It gives us a very, very bad name, not just internationally. I have a great deal of difficulty understanding how we can hold someone, pick someone up, particularly someone who might be an American citizen--even if they were caught somewhere abroad--acting against American interests, and hold them without ever giving them an opportunity to appear before a magistrate.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.
Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
Acting is the least mysterious of all crafts. Whenever we want something from somebody or when we want to hide something or pretend, we're acting. Most people do it all day long.
Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.
There's nothing more boring than actors talking about acting.
Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for.
Ricardo Montalban is to improvisational acting what Mount Rushmore is to animation.
I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.
Every one of the world's dictatorships can and does claim to be acting in the name of the people.
He was acting on a reason other than the avoidance of pain. The sentiment was loyalty, and it felt glorious.
The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.