Acting Quotes Quotes

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

What a man believes upon grossly insufficient evidence is an index into his desires -- desires of which he himself is often unconscious. If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way.

Bertrand Russell

Idleness is a constant sin, and labor is a duty. Idleness is the devil's home for temptation and for unprofitable, distracting musings; while labor profit others and ourselves.

Anne Baxter

Thinking instead of acting is the number-one golf disease

Sam Snead

The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.

Paulo Coelho

Nation state as a fundamental unit of man's organized life has ceased to be the principal creative force: International banks and multinational corporations are acting and planning in terms that are far in advance of the political concepts of the nation-state

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski

Accept fate, and move on. Don't yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future.


It is a simple fact that all of us use the techniques of acting to achieve whatever ends we seek.

Marlon Brando

Acting serves as the quintessential social lubricant and a device for protecting our interests and gaining advantage in every aspect of life.

Marlon Brando

Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life.

Marlon Brando

The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.

Marlon Brando

Tradition is an explanation for acting without thinking

Grace McGarvie

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 Gustav Jung

Are we acting like a couple? Im just trying to get it straight. Cause Im over here convinced that its too early for mistakes.

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