Acting Quotes Quotes

It always makes me sad when I think of how I saw Wagner wasting his vitality, not only by singing their parts to some of his artists, but acting out the smallest details, and of how few they were who were responsive to his wishes.

Anton Seidl

I have no political aspirations, although a lot of people believe that politics and acting go hand in hand.

Rita Mero

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

Authority is something from which we are constantly subtracting, of which there remains always a residue, and which we attempt to make smaller and smaller.

Frederica Montseny

So too, in forming a constitution, or in enacting rules of procedure, or making canons, the people do not merely passively assent, but actively cooperate. They have, in all these matters, the same authority as the clergy.

Charles Hodge

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

When you inhabit any of these three roles, youre reacting to fear of victimhood, loss of control, or loss of purpose. Youre always looking outside yourself, to the people and circumstances of life, for a sense of safety, security, and sanity.

David Emerald

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

As a county commissioner, I would like to be a champion for Washington County as far as attracting new business to the county.

Nathan Green

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

Unknown

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

Harold H. Greene

By refusing to implement the womens contracting program and repeatedly failing to meet required contracting goals, this administration is undermining virtually every existing opportunity for women business owners to break into the the good ol boy network of federal contracting.

Senator John Kerry

Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.

Kate Reid

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

Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.

Wayne Dyer

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

Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.

Ellen Barkin
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