Acting Quotes Quotes

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

Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.

Marguerite Duras

A lot of what acting is paying attention.

Robert Redford

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.

William Wordsworth

It's important to know that words don't move mountains. Work, exacting work moves mountains.

Danilo Dolci

All real freedom springs from necessity, for it can be gained only through the exercise of the individual will, and that will can be roused to energetic action only by the force of necessity acting upon it from the outside to spur it to effort.

Anna C. Brackett

It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.

Jawaharlal Nehru

Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life

Norman Cousins

Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.

Doug Horton

We need to practice acting in spite of fear, in spite of doubt, in spite of worry, in spite of uncertainty, in spite of inconvenience, in spite of discomfort, and even to practice acting when weĆ­re not in the mood to act

T. Harv Eker

Tradition is an explanation for acting without thinking

Grace McGarvie
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