- Because I came out as a singer, I took the time to get an acting coach.
[ Acting Because Came Coach Get Out Singer Time Took]
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- I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.
[ Acting Action Character Coach Involved Prepare Scenes Some Train Working]
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- It was always part of the plan to move into acting.
[ Acting Always Into Move Part Plan]
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- Acting is the work of two people-it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director.
[ Acting Complicity Director Even Help Manipulation Only Possible Two Work]
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- What I enjoy most is travelling to different places and meeting new people. For me, it's all about life experiences, and I'm very grateful that acting allows me so many interesting and fulfilling ones.
[ Acting Allows Different Enjoy Experiences Fulfilling Grateful Interesting Life Many Meeting Most New Ones Places Travelling Very]
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- The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life for all his material nor pull strictly from his own experience to find his acting choices and feelings.
[ Acting Actor Afford Cannot Choices Experience Feelings Find His Life Look Material Nor Only Own Pull Strictly]
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- This art of acting is a process I love very much. It's an unbelievably fulfilling experience for me and I look forward to building upon my art in the years to come.
[ Acting Art Building Come Experience Forward Fulfilling Look Love Much Process Unbelievably Upon Very Years]
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- I don't think I'm proud of anything in acting.
[ Acting Anything Proud Think]
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- I actually wanted to be an exotic dancer, but that didn't work out so I thought I'd take on acting.
[ Acting Actually Dancer Exotic Out Take Thought Wanted Work]
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- I always say if you've seen good acting on television, those actors are really good. Because there's just not enough time. You don't have any preparation.
[ Acting Actors Always Any Because Enough Good Just Preparation Really Say Seen Television Those Time]
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- When I graduated college I needed to make money while I was pursuing acting, so I read screenplays and made a living writing coverage on them for studios.
[ Acting College Coverage Graduated Living Made Make Money Needed Pursuing Read Screenplays Studios Them While Writing]
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- You have to examine a scene on the page first. Then you get into the basics of acting: Who are you? Who are you talking to? How do you feel about that person?
[ Acting Basics Examine Feel First Get How Into Page Person Scene Talking Then]
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- Acting gave me the opportunity to do outrageous things. It allowed me to be sad, happy, angry and lustful even if it was just vicariously.
[ Acting Allowed Angry Even Gave Happy Just Opportunity Outrageous Sad Things Vicariously]
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- Idleness does drive me crazy, but I'd rather read or write than do anything just to work. A kind of respect has been instilled in me for acting: I love it too much to ever have a bad relationship with it.
[ Acting Anything Bad Been Crazy Does Drive Ever Idleness Instilled Just Kind Love Much Rather Read Relationship Respect Than Too Work Write]
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- I never did go back to acting class. I was too busy working.
[ Acting Back Busy Class Did Go Never Too Working]
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- It came as a great shock to me when I heard that England and Soviet Russia had become allies. So much so that I thought that the people responsible in London were acting in a manner that no longer coincided with British imperial interests.
[ Acting Allies Become British Came England Great Had Heard Imperial Interests London Longer Manner Much Responsible Russia Shock Soviet Thought Were]
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- I started acting when I was 10, doing musical theater. I was a brunette at that time. I was always cast in all the exotic parts.
[ Acting Always Brunette Cast Doing Exotic Musical Parts Started Theater Time]
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- I talk about acting to students making the transition from high school to UCLA. Kids going into this profession really need to know the reality of it.
[ Acting Going High Into Kids Know Making Need Profession Reality Really School Students Talk Transition Ucla]
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- Look up the definition of rejection in the dictionary, get really comfortable with it, and then maybe you can go into acting.
[ Acting Comfortable Definition Dictionary Get Go Into Look Maybe Really Rejection Then Up]
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- I never went to school. I never went to acting school because I was so scared.
[ Acting Because Never Scared School Went]
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- I do find acting cathartic.
[ Acting Cathartic Find]
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- The wonderful thing about acting is you move along with your decade. The older you get, the more interesting the parts you get to play and you bring more of your personal experience to the part.
[ Acting Along Bring Decade Experience Get Interesting More Move Older Part Parts Personal Play Thing Wonderful Your]
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- Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
[ Acquire Acting Constantly Men Particular Quality Way]
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- When I'm not involved in an acting job I try to run 10 miles a day.
[ Acting Day Involved Job Miles Run Try]
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- Acting has been very useful to me.
[ Acting Been Useful Very]
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- Of all the things I do, acting is the thing that grabs most, but there's another level on which it strikes me as being a little silly. In the end you're dressing up and deciding to be somebody.
[ Acting Another Being Deciding Dressing End Grabs Level Little Most Silly Somebody Strikes Thing Things Up Which]
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- The only thing I like about being an actress is acting.
[ Acting Actress Being Only Thing]
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- We don't have sources who are dissidents on other sources. Should they come forward, that would be a tricky situation for us. But we're presumably acting in such a way that people feel morally compelled to continue our mission, not to screw it up.
[ Acting Come Compelled Continue Dissidents Feel Forward Mission Morally Other Our Presumably Screw Should Situation Sources Such Tricky Up Us Way Would]
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- Acting is a total physical, emotional sensation.
[ Acting Emotional Physical Sensation Total]
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- It's a blessing and a curse. But it's not always the best situation to be in. As a profession, I don't recommend acting at all.
[ Acting Always Best Blessing Curse Profession Recommend Situation]
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- My dream as a youngster was to be like Olivier. To be a great stage actor. To be a great Shakespearean actor. To me that is the Olympics of acting.
[ Acting Actor Dream Great Olivier Olympics Shakespearean Stage Youngster]
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- Although it has been said by men of more wit than wisdom, and perhaps more malice than either, that women are naturally incapable of acting prudently, or that they are necessarily determined to folly, I must by no means grant it.
[ Acting Although Been Determined Either Folly Grant Incapable Malice Means Men More Must Naturally Necessarily Perhaps Prudently Said Than Wisdom Wit Women]
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- I'm like the universe; either expanding or contracting at any given moment. The most that I had put on was about 35, 36 pounds, and I've taken all of that off.
[ Any Contracting Either Expanding Given Had Moment Most Off Pounds Put Taken Universe]
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- I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
[ Acting Because Get Jobs Looks]
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- My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
[ Attained Bathed Contradictory Experience Extracting Find Flash Glance Hurried Images Itself Light Might Mind Out Sensuous Thoughts Throng Thus Vision Wherein Which Withdrew]
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- My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school.
[ Acting Advice Arts Education First Get Go Graduate Liberal Personal Pursue School Then Want]
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- I don't want to stop acting, but acting in some ways is a young man's game.
[ Acting Game Man Some Stop Want Ways Young]
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- I just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about.
[ Acting Actor Afraid Bad Different Good Guy Hats Itself Just Kinds Playing Put Risks Speak Take Them Victim Work World]
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- I feel lucky. I think acting can help to keep you young. It does make you feel there's meaning in your life.
[ Acting Does Feel Help Keep Life Lucky Make Meaning Think Young Your]
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- I think if you're half-hearted you shouldn't go into acting.
[ Acting Go Into Think]
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- I think some people in their 20s really get it, that acting is about creativity and the work. They get their maturity from their work.
[ Acting Creativity Get Maturity Really Some Their Think Work]
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- I went into show business because I love to work with people, and what I enjoy most about acting is rehearsing and getting to know people and their talents, forming relationships. Working in this business, barriers drop and you get into people real quickly.
[ Acting Barriers Because Business Drop Enjoy Forming Get Getting Into Know Love Most Quickly Real Rehearsing Relationships Show Talents Their Went Work Working]
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- I always think that a director who knows about the technical side, but cares about the acting performances and casting as well, is ahead of the game.
[ Acting Ahead Always Cares Casting Director Game Knows Performances Side Technical Think Well]
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- I feel I'm two people: I have my interest in acting and I have a lot of other political interests I'd like to pursue.
[ Acting Feel Interest Interests Lot Other Political Pursue Two]
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- Obviously there are times with acting when exactly what is required is just going through the motions, and when doing nothing is the best thing. But at other times, you have to make that leap beyond the immediate environment of people putting up lights on the set.
[ Acting Best Beyond Doing Environment Exactly Going Immediate Just Leap Lights Make Motions Nothing Obviously Other Putting Required Set Thing Through Times Up]
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- All companies of any size have to continue to push to make sure you get the right leaders, the right team, the right people to be fast acting, and fast moving in the marketplace. We've got great leaders, and we continue to attract and promote great new leaders.
[ Acting Any Attract Companies Continue Fast Get Got Great Leaders Make Marketplace Moving New Promote Push Right Size Sure Team]
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- Look at the product pipeline, look at the fantastic financial results we've had for the last five years. You only get that kind of performance on the innovation side, on the financial side, if you're really listening and reacting to the best ideas of the people we have.
[ Best Fantastic Financial Five Get Had Ideas Innovation Kind Last Listening Look Only Performance Pipeline Product Reacting Really Results Side Years]
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- Acting is a form of confession.
[ Acting Confession Form]
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- Acting is a form of confusion.
[ Acting Confusion Form]
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- People always ask me if I'm going to stop modeling because I have started an acting career. I hope to continue to model for years to come.
[ Acting Always Ask Because Career Come Continue Going Hope Model Modeling Started Stop Years]
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- I was involved in music, acting, and some running, but my firm wish was to become a doctor. That was the formative age when I had decided on the pattern of my career.
[ Acting Age Become Career Decided Doctor Firm Formative Had Involved Music Pattern Running Some Wish]
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- Acting is like a high wire act. Your margin for error is very slim.
[ Act Acting Error High Margin Slim Very Wire Your]
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- I was just a cheap little starlet hardly acting at all in a very mediocre film.
[ Acting Cheap Film Hardly Just Little Mediocre Starlet Very]
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- Vadim changed my mind about acting. Vadim was the only man who was certain I had something special to offer.
[ Acting Certain Changed Had Man Mind Offer Only Something Special Vadim]
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- Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
[ Acting Away Giving Matter Secrets]
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- I think actors are privileged. Acting feeds you.
[ Acting Actors Feeds Privileged Think]
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- 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.
[ Constant Devil Distracting Duty Home Idleness Labor Musings Others Ourselves Profit Sin Temptation Unprofitable While]
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- My family thought the fascination with acting was just another fad.
[ Acting Another Fad Family Fascination Just Thought]
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- Marriage requires a special talent, like acting. Monogamy requires genius.
[ Acting Genius Marriage Monogamy Requires Special Talent]
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- I can relax in L.A. I think I'm the only person in that town who doesn't want to act. I was an OK singer. I was an OK dancer. But acting? Never could do it.
[ Act Acting Could Dancer Never Ok Only Person Relax Singer Think Town Want]
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- I love the stage, I love the process of acting in theatre, but unfortunately, it doesn't pay the bills.
[ Acting Bills Love Pay Process Stage Theatre Unfortunately]
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- The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
[ Art Being Common Extracting Happiness Happy Lies Power Things]
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- By irreducibly complex I mean a single system composed of several well-matched, interacting parts that contribute to the basic function, wherein the removal of any one of the parts causes the system to effectively cease functioning.
[ Any Basic Causes Cease Complex Composed Contribute Effectively Function Functioning Interacting Mean Parts Removal Several Single System Wherein]
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- I started acting when I was about 18. I was a model for a couple of years before that.
[ Acting Before Couple Model Started Years]
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- In acting process, it's very difficult to explain. It's something very intimate, very private.
[ Acting Difficult Explain Intimate Private Process Something Very]
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- To me, all writing is like music. And especially dialogue. I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be, a composer. Acting got me sidetracked.
[ Acting College Composer Dialogue Especially Got Music Sidetracked Studied Wanted Writing]
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- Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
[ Acting Being Exploring Famous Human Soul]
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- Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive.
[ Acting Bad Deceive Enthusiasm Faked Intent Than Worse]
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- Acting is something I love to do. I love to perform and I love the art, the craft of it.
[ Acting Art Craft Love Perform Something]
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- Acting is fantastic, but to be able to create a whole world on celluloid is amazing. It's like taking your dreams straight from your head and projecting them onto a screen.
[ Able Acting Amazing Celluloid Create Dreams Fantastic Head Onto Projecting Screen Straight Taking Them Whole World Your]
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- I think for me it was a natural transition to move full time into acting rather than figure skating.
[ Acting Figure Full Into Move Natural Rather Skating Than Think Time Transition]
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- There were a couple of years where I was skating and acting at the same time.
[ Acting Couple Same Skating Time Were Where Years]
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- I wrote a script. I actually enjoyed writing it more than acting. It's about the Irish rebellion of 1920, which is a fascinating period and place for me.
[ Acting Actually Enjoyed Fascinating Irish More Period Place Rebellion Script Than Which Writing Wrote]
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- One can't understand the Christian Right and similar movements unless one sees them as reactive - they're reacting to what they call secular humanism.
[ Call Christian Humanism Movements Reacting Reactive Right Secular Sees Similar Them Understand Unless]
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- I can do everything with ease on the stage, whereas in real life I feel too big and clumsy. So I didn't choose acting. It chose me.
[ Acting Big Choose Chose Clumsy Ease Everything Feel Life Real Stage Too Whereas]
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- If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing.
[ Acting Away Breathing Stop Took]
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- Incidentally, I'm still looking for acting work, my first love.
[ Acting First Incidentally Looking Love Still Work]
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- I'm very much looking forward to my 30-40 years of acting, and, as I get older, I'm really looking forward to some of the roles that are out there to play.
[ Acting Forward Get Looking Much Older Out Play Really Roles Some Very Years]
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- Well, acting was just in me and I tried to avoid it. I didn't want to do what my parents did, you know?
[ Acting Avoid Did Just Know Parents Tried Want Well]
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- The trouble with talking about acting is that it's like sex. It's enormously fun to do but just dreadfully embarrassing when you have to talk about it.
[ Acting Dreadfully Embarrassing Enormously Fun Just Sex Talk Talking Trouble]
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- I would say that one of the things that we are proud of is that we are attracting very interesting guest stars. One is Tyne Daly, who has done a wonderful job.
[ Attracting Done Guest Interesting Job Proud Say Stars Things Very Wonderful Would]
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- Well, I'm never happier than when I'm acting.
[ Acting Happier Never Than Well]
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- Acting is a tough business, and you need to be in good shape mentally and physically.
[ Acting Business Good Mentally Need Physically Shape Tough]
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- I believe that being an actress or being involved in a movie has to be a life experience, otherwise why go for it? I have to change me, and I have to learn things, and I have to push me and my limits. By acting, I find a freedom inside of a prison in a way.
[ Acting Actress Being Believe Change Experience Find Freedom Go Inside Involved Learn Life Limits Movie Otherwise Prison Push Things Way Why]
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- I think acting is about forgetting yourself in order to give the best of yourself. It's passing through you more than you're creating it. You're not the flower, but the vase which holds the flower.
[ Acting Best Creating Flower Forgetting Give Holds More Order Passing Than Think Through Vase Which Yourself]
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- I really feel that the talent I have is acting. Freedom and the possibility of play-that is what I like to have.
[ Acting Feel Freedom Possibility Really Talent]
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- You need to become a good listener. As you're working, you hear someone else's lines and how you absorb them becomes your acting.
[ Absorb Acting Become Becomes Else Good Hear How Lines Listener Need Someone Them Working Your]
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- It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career.
[ Acting Actors Career Decided How Move Only Power Pursue Realized]
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- A lot of girls ask for advice on how to get into acting, and I'm kind of the worst person to ask, because it just kind of fell in my lap... I was just in the right place at the right time.
[ Acting Advice Ask Because Fell Get Girls How Into Just Kind Lap Lot Person Place Right Time Worst]
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- When everyone around you is doing all this incredible pirate acting and you're having to sort of play the straight guy and move the story forward, you kind of want to be doing some of that pirate ripping it up stuff, but in truth, to be a part of that project is what I love.
[ Acting Around Doing Everyone Forward Guy Having Incredible Kind Love Move Part Pirate Play Project Ripping Some Sort Story Straight Stuff Truth Up Want]
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- The kind of acting I used to enjoy no longer exists because your prime consideration is the budget, running time, the cost - and whether they'll understand it in Milwaukee.
[ Acting Because Budget Consideration Cost Enjoy Exists Kind Longer Milwaukee Prime Running Time Understand Used Whether Your]
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- I love playing other people's work. I love acting.
[ Acting Love Other Playing Work]
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- I started acting when I was in high school, started writing when I got to New York in 1975.
[ Acting Got High New School Started Writing York]
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- I write my plays to create an excuse for full-tilt acting and performing.
[ Acting Create Excuse Performing Plays Write]
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- People are no longer primarily in opposition, nor can they be said to be interacting, rather they are participating in this pool of common meaning which is capable of constant development and change.
[ Capable Change Common Constant Development Interacting Longer Meaning Nor Opposition Participating Pool Primarily Rather Said Which]
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- I am a proud participant of the Spencer Tracy School of Acting: Know your lines, don't bump into the furniture.
[ Acting Am Bump Furniture Into Know Lines Participant Proud School Spencer Tracy Your]
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- When actors are being defensive and defending their position, that is when you get less than good acting.
[ Acting Actors Being Defending Defensive Get Good Less Position Than Their]
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- Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project.
[ Acting Because Completely Film Fun Other Outcome Project Really Responsible Television Working]
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- Acting is a life experience. I'm always learning things when I'm making a movie. So the fame part of it is fine when you consider what you get out of this job.
[ Acting Always Consider Experience Fame Fine Get Job Learning Life Making Movie Out Part Things]
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- I have done so much: modeling, acting, singing, the calendar, the lingerie line, and there have been times where I have wanted to give up but I went for it.
[ Acting Been Calendar Done Give Line Lingerie Modeling Much Singing Times Up Wanted Went Where]
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- I started acting professionally at age 19.
[ Acting Age Professionally Started]
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- 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.
[ Acting Action Effort Energetic Exercise Force Freedom Gained Individual Necessity Only Outside Real Roused Springs Spur Through Upon Will]
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- This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live.
[ Act Acting Battle Circumstances Decision Everyday Given Life Live Make Mind Our Ours True Up Wait Whether]
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- By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment.
[ Acting Any Before Begin Day Going Imagination Moment Over Successfully Your]
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- Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. Quitting acting, that's the sign of maturity.
[ Acting Bum Expression Impulse Life Maturity Neurotic Quitting Sign]
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- The whole thing about acting, the draw for me, is the opportunity to do things you don't get to do in real life.
[ Acting Draw Get Life Opportunity Real Thing Things Whole]
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- I knew absolutely nothing about acting, and had to be taught everything. Some people are born naturals and know how to walk, talk and hold themselves. I didn't and had to learn everything.
[ Absolutely Acting Born Everything Had Hold How Knew Know Learn Nothing Some Talk Taught Themselves Walk]
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- I didn't go to acting school, but I've been observing my fellow man for 66 years now, and I would think that's the best school there is.
[ Acting Been Best Fellow Go Man Now Observing School Think Would Years]
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- I wouldn't mind producing a movie with a music storyline, but acting in one is too close to home.
[ Acting Close Home Mind Movie Music Producing Storyline Too]
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- Acting allows me to explore new worlds, to discover characters by delving into their lives, and ultimately to become someone else entirely.
[ Acting Allows Become Characters Delving Discover Else Entirely Explore Into Lives New Someone Their Ultimately Worlds]
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- For me, acting is doing.
[ Acting Doing]
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- And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater, wherein all humans are acting out their parts.
[ Acting Humans Out Owe Parts Shakespeare Theater Their Vision Wherein World]
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- Having the right people around you all the time is important. I do take the acting seriously. But this is all fun. I look at it like smoke and mirrors. I still think it's a dream, but I ain't pinching myself yet.
[ Acting Around Dream Fun Having Important Look Mirrors Myself Pinching Right Seriously Smoke Still Take Think Time Yet]
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- I've heard though that there is a younger generation of tonal French composers who are reacting with vigour.
[ Composers French Generation Heard Reacting Though Tonal Vigour Younger]
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- I was doing acting work at Fox - bit pieces with Greg Peck in The Gunfighter and things like that - and grew up more or less as a Fox contract player in about two years.
[ Acting Bit Contract Doing Fox Greg Grew Less More Peck Pieces Player Things Two Up Work Years]
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- I don't like to intellectualize about my acting.
[ Acting]
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- The main thing in acting is honesty, to feel the humanity and get to the essence of the character. You can't put anything into a character that you haven't got within you.
[ Acting Anything Character Essence Feel Get Got Haven Honesty Humanity Into Main Put Thing Within]
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- People often argue about this. Obviously one of the skills in performance is acting, and you can't expect every Romeo to really be in love with their Juliet!
[ Acting Argue Every Expect Juliet Love Obviously Often Performance Really Romeo Skills Their]
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- Great acting may be a turn-on, but it won't make me fantasize about the person for a week.
[ Acting Fantasize Great Make May Person Week Won]
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- France turned a deaf ear to the demands, but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina.
[ Attracting Circles Deaf Demands Ear France French Great Had Ho Progressive Publicity Situation Succeeded Turned]
Topic:
- If laws acting upon private interests can not always be avoided, they should be confined within the narrowest limits, and left wherever possible to the legislatures of the States.
[ Acting Always Avoided Confined Interests Laws Left Legislatures Limits Narrowest Possible Private Should States Upon Wherever Within]
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- I loved getting to do Promised Land with him. I mean, he's really there for you. We did one very emotional scene in the church. He's just a wonderful acting partner. You feel very safe with him.
[ Acting Church Did Emotional Feel Getting Him Just Land Loved Mean Partner Promised Really Safe Scene Very Wonderful]
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- In my teens or twenties I wanted to do Blanche. Now I'm over that. Those roles are not attracting me now. Which is odd, because that's what most every actress would want to go do.
[ Actress Attracting Because Blanche Every Go Most Now Odd Over Roles Teens Those Twenties Want Wanted Which Would]
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- Then a year would go by and I'd realize I love the acting too much and it is my identity and I don't know how to be anything but an actress. It's who and what I am, so I always come back.
[ Acting Actress Always Am Anything Back Come Go How Identity Know Love Much Realize Then Too Would Year]
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- No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
[ Acting Effectually Fear Mind Passion Powers Reasoning Robs]
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- Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
[ Acting Fake Got Honesty Made]
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- The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
[ Acting Fake Got Honesty Important Made Most Thing]
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- Some scenes you juggle two balls, some scenes you juggle three balls, some scenes you can juggle five balls. The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101. Then you start putting layers on top of that.
[ Acting Always Balls Five Juggle Key Layers Own Putting Scenes Some Speak Start Then Three Top Truth Two Voice Your]
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- Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage.
[ Acting Advantage Being Every Himself His Inside Man Parasitic]
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- In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas, a cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point in exploring areas that have already been thoroughly surveyed.
[ Acting Already Am Areas Been Explorer Exploring Inner Maker Map Point Psychic See Space Surveyed Thoroughly Writing]
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- Well my taste wasn't very good when I first started out. But later, when I began to appreciate the art of acting, I would say the actress I most admire is Vanessa Redgrave.
[ Acting Actress Admire Appreciate Art Began First Good Later Most Out Say Started Taste Very Well Would]
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- We've got a dictatorial president and a Justice Department that does not want Congress involved. Your guy's acting like he's king. His dad was at a 90 percent approval rating and he lost! And the same thing can happen to him!
[ Acting Approval Congress Dad Department Dictatorial Does Got Guy Happen Him His Involved Justice King Lost Percent President Rating Same Thing Want Your]
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- I was going to buy a van and move to LA so I could secretly pursue acting without any of my friends knowing.
[ Acting Any Buy Could Friends Going Knowing La Move Pursue Secretly Van Without]
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- It wasn't until my senior year in high school that I started acting.
[ Acting High School Senior Started Until Year]
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- Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.
[ Attracting Better Difference Focusing Make Our Pay Quality Raising Retaining Serve Students Teacher Teachers Would]
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- You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive. I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me.
[ Able Acting Also Always Beautiful Been Behind Career Child Close Exceptional Father Friends Great His Hobby How Incredibly Into Just Know Loved Much Only Parents Percent Photography Saw Supportive Take Three Turn Us Very ]
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- And then, I suppose, there's also a cinematic reality on top of that. Because it was extremely difficult to keep tabs on, it was quite confusing acting that.
[ Acting Also Because Cinematic Confusing Difficult Extremely Keep Quite Reality Suppose Then Top]
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- I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
[ Acquainted Acting Am Delightful Good Immaterial Sensuality]
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- There's nothing more boring than actors talking about acting.
[ Acting Actors Boring More Nothing Talking Than]
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- Now my drug is writing or acting, being creative.
[ Acting Being Creative Now Writing]
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- Acting with Denzel is like playing tennis with someone that's better than you. You either play better tennis or get blown off the court.
[ Acting Better Blown Court Denzel Either Get Off Play Playing Someone Tennis Than]
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- The only credit I can give them. They synchronize wonderful. That's all. They synchronize very - you would have thought that they were actually acting, but they were synching all the time, and that's a rough job.
[ Acting Actually Credit Give Job Only Rough Them Thought Time Very Were Wonderful Would]
Topic:
- You're being cast for your acting ability. It's not based on the way your body functions. If you're playing a lead in a movie, it's for that character and they'll tailor it to you. In a dance company, you have to fit in a definite mold.
[ Ability Acting Based Being Body Cast Character Company Dance Definite Fit Functions Lead Mold Movie Playing Tailor Way Your]
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- There's a great deal of child left in me and acting is fun. It's a make believe thing.
[ Acting Believe Child Deal Fun Great Left Make Thing]
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- His acting remains forever fixed in a time that never dates.
[ Acting Dates Fixed Forever His Never Remains Time]
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- Yes, I made mistakes by rebelling, by acting out in confused ways.
[ Acting Confused Made Mistakes Out Rebelling Ways Yes]
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- There is more good writing and good acting in any ten minutes of Twister than in, say, all of Citizen Kane.
[ Acting Any Citizen Good Kane Minutes More Say Ten Than Twister Writing]
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- Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting.
[ Acting Between Empty Get Greatest Home Interesting Lines Lot Night Out Probably Set Space Stuff Take Therapy Those Which World]
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- Acting? No, it is not for me. I would be terrible.
[ Acting Terrible Would]
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- I'd love to do acting, but it'd definitely have to be comedy. I can't do serious. It's completely beyond me.
[ Acting Beyond Comedy Completely Definitely Love Serious]
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- I kind of fell into acting, but I have sung and trained since I was in the eighth grade.
[ Acting Eighth Fell Grade Into Kind Since Sung Trained]
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- I was sitting in the looping studio late one night, and I had this epiphany that they weren't paying me for my acting, for God's sake, but to own me. And from then on, it became clear and an awful lot easier to deal with.
[ Acting Awful Became Clear Deal Easier Epiphany God Had Late Lot Night Own Paying Sake Sitting Studio Then Weren]
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- A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.
[ Acting Knowledge Lives Man Thinking]
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- I always enjoyed writing. I did playlets in high school, I did radio shows in college. That's one of the reasons I went down to Second City, because you could do acting and writing.
[ Acting Always Because City College Could Did Down Enjoyed High Radio Reasons School Second Shows Went Writing]
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- I've made a kind of pact with myself where I said, It doesn't matter what it is as long as I'm acting.
[ Acting Kind Long Made Matter Myself Pact Said Where]
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- It's the weirdest thing. When you go into acting, you expect to be a huge star and to be recognized... It did happen, but not in the way you expect it to... In L.A., I'm just another character actor.
[ Acting Actor Another Character Did Expect Go Happen Huge Into Just Recognized Star Thing Way Weirdest]
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- I need to decide whether to apply for college or delay it for a couple of years while I pursue some more acting projects. Right now I'm trying to sort things out, so I can make the right choices.
[ Acting Apply Choices College Couple Decide Delay Make More Need Now Out Projects Pursue Right Some Sort Things Trying Whether While Years]
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- I love acting, and it was really important to me to give it a real shot.
[ Acting Give Important Love Real Really Shot]
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- The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion. But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine. People had practiced acting to such a degree that they confused it with their true feelings.
[ Acting Chinese Confused Degree Fashion Feelings Genuine Had Heartfelt How Many Mao Mourning Practiced Seemed Such Tears Their True Were Wondered]
Topic:
- I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films. Now, I couldn't live without it.
[ Acting Did Fall Few Films Live Love Now Until Without]
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- Acting for me is not a bad habit like smoking that I must make an effort to quit. I love acting; I love directing.
[ Acting Bad Directing Effort Habit Love Make Must Quit Smoking]
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- Acting is actually private.
[ Acting Actually Private]
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- All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to my parents.
[ Acting Asian Children Decent Having Into Job Parents Respectable Stable Unimaginable Your]
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- As an actress I find the most enjoyable part of acting is really just to please the director. I just want to please my director.
[ Acting Actress Director Enjoyable Find Just Most Part Please Really Want]
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- How do you explain certain physical qualities that somehow sell on screen? You're born with it... Certain people are just more watchable, and I was more watchable, but I don't think I understood acting or drama very well when I was a kid.
[ Acting Born Certain Drama Explain How Just Kid More Physical Qualities Screen Sell Somehow Think Understood Very Well]
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- I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead.
[ Acting Architecture Arrived Filled Go Instead Into Next Planning Right Signed Up]
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- I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.
[ Acting Actor Because Best Def Films Important Mos Most Movies Personality Put Quality Rappers Really See Talk Think Want]
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- A musical would be fantastic. The soundtrack would be great and I'd like to do acting.
[ Acting Fantastic Great Musical Soundtrack Would]
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- I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting.
[ Accounting Acting Bother Figure Food Just Much Someone Taste Too]
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- One of the things I find about acting is that the less the audience knows about the actor, the more they're able to believe in him in the role.
[ Able Acting Actor Audience Believe Find Him Knows Less More Role Things]
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- I had never done any serious acting before, but I decided that it was a chance that I should take.
[ Acting Any Before Chance Decided Done Had Never Serious Should Take]
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- I think I've got something when I'm onscreen, but that's nothing to do with acting or talent.
[ Acting Got Nothing Onscreen Something Talent Think]
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- I was born with a need to be the center of attention, and, of course, you're the center of the world when you're acting.
[ Acting Attention Born Center Course Need World]
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- I kind of have a rededication in my life now to acting because I'm very fond of being in this movie.
[ Acting Because Being Fond Kind Life Movie Now Very]
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- The danger chiefly lies in acting well; no crime's so great as daring to excel.
[ Acting Chiefly Crime Danger Daring Excel Great Lies Well]
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- My father said, If you want to do acting, you have to be successful, which is a silly thing to say.
[ Acting Father Said Say Silly Successful Thing Want Which]
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- In some ways, I've always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.
[ Acting Always Approached Carrying Just Singing Some Song Voice Way Ways]
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- You know what black hatred women feel toward me as soon as they see me, until I return inside my shell, they use every possible weapon. As soon as a generous man tries to help me out, a woman is here to hold his arm and prevent him from acting.
[ Acting Arm Black Every Feel Generous Hatred Help Here Him His Hold Inside Know Man Out Possible Prevent Return See Shell Soon Toward Tries Until Use Weapon Woman Women]
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- But then acting is all about faking. We're all very good at faking things that we have no competence with.
[ Acting Competence Faking Good Then Things Very]
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- When the target audience is American teenage kids, you can have problems. My generation prized really fine acting and writing. Sometimes you have to go back to the basic principles which underpin great visual comedy.
[ Acting American Audience Back Basic Comedy Fine Generation Go Great Kids Principles Prized Problems Really Sometimes Target Teenage Visual Which Writing]
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- A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action. You must act as you breathe.
[ Act Acting Action Anything Before Believe Breathe Man Must Waits]
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- Acting, to me, is about the incredible adventure of examining the landscape of human heart and soul. That's basically what we do.
[ Acting Adventure Basically Examining Heart Human Incredible Landscape Soul]
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- I'm too busy acting like I'm not Naive. I've seen it all, I was here first.
[ Acting Busy First Here Naive Seen Too]
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- It was the desire to do the complete thing. I only took taking acting lessons because my whole thing, really, was to direct. But my first jobs were acting jobs.
[ Acting Because Complete Desire Direct First Jobs Lessons Only Really Taking Thing Took Were Whole]
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- An easily accessible and transparent database of contract information will bring sunshine into the confusing and sometimes shadowy practice of government contracting.
[ Accessible Bring Confusing Contract Contracting Database Easily Government Information Into Practice Shadowy Sometimes Sunshine Transparent Will]
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- 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.
[ Acting Avoid Each Formulae Letting Make Mistakes Never Opinions Opportunity Other Prematurely Recipes Resorts Situation Slip Strategic Treats Two Unique Warrior Were Worst]
Topic:
- The essential meaning of perestroika for Gorbachev and his supporters was creating and acting on alternatives to failed and dangerous policies at home and abroad.
[ Abroad Acting Alternatives Creating Dangerous Essential Failed Gorbachev His Home Meaning Policies Supporters]
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- But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting.
[ Acting Hard Profession Teaching]
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- I have a theory about that, if you have to say something, if you have encourage for one second a prospective acting student - he should not go in to acting.
[ Acting Encourage Go Prospective Say Second Should Something Student Theory]
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- I think that you get something for your acting from almost anything you do.
[ Acting Almost Anything Get Something Think Your]
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- The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting schools. One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse, which I started at six months there after.
[ Acting After Airplane Five Flew Four Got Into Looked Months Neighborhood New Next Night Schools Six Started Which York]
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- I still have the desire to do the job of acting. It's just a matter of whether I'll be allowed to do the job of acting that remains to be seen. There are only so many brick walls that I'm willing to beat my head on.
[ Acting Allowed Beat Brick Desire Head Job Just Many Matter Only Remains Seen Still Walls Whether Willing]
Topic:
- America has a strategic interest in continuing to welcome international students at our colleges, universities, and high schools. Attracting the world's top scientific scholars helps to keep our economy competitive.
[ America Attracting Colleges Competitive Continuing Economy Helps High Interest International Keep Our Scholars Schools Scientific Strategic Students Top Universities Welcome World]
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- In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man, depends on the opinion of his fellow men. He is constantly acting a studied part.
[ Acting Almost Civilized Constantly Depends Existence Fellow Happiness His Indeed Life Man Men Opinion Part Studied Where]
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- And I used to write novels and little stories and compositions and I - but I put them away because I started acting when I was 17. So there wasn't much time.
[ Acting Away Because Compositions Little Much Novels Put Started Stories Them Time Used Write]
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- I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it's radio, television, films, theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it.
[ Acting Because Care Films Get Long Love Out Radio Television Theater Whether Working]
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- Bit parts in Mediocre TV shows won't develop your acting chops.
[ Acting Bit Chops Develop Mediocre Parts Shows Tv Won Your]
Topic:
- I gravitated to acting out of a mixture of instinct, naivete and opportunity.
[ Acting Gravitated Instinct Mixture Naivete Opportunity Out]
Topic:
- Acting coaches in Hollywood were always telling me to use my hands and body more. But that was never me. I just breathe and sometimes it doesn't look as if I'm doing that.
[ Acting Always Body Breathe Coaches Doing Hands Hollywood Just Look More Never Sometimes Telling Use Were]
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- But acting just sort of happened and I found that I loved it. It was such a challenge.
[ Acting Challenge Found Happened Just Loved Sort Such]
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- I didn't want to start acting like a cartoon.
[ Acting Cartoon Start Want]
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- It's an acting job - acting natural.
[ Acting Job Natural]
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- Acting is all about timing. I mean, who has better timing than the MCs?
[ Acting Better Mean Than Timing]
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- They're reacting and that's wonderful. It's better than them sitting there doing nothing. I say make them react - do whatever's in your power to move the audience, and if that's where it is, and there where it is with America, sex and violence, then I say project it.
[ America Audience Better Doing Make Move Nothing Power Project React Reacting Say Sex Sitting Than Them Then Violence Whatever Where Wonderful Your]
Topic:
- So if I keep making mistakes on Broadway or tape or film, producing, directing or acting, I can go along and do it - so long as I'm not investing too much capital in these things.
[ Acting Along Broadway Capital Directing Film Go Investing Keep Long Making Mistakes Much Producing Tape These Things Too]
Topic:
- Well, they just don't know anything else except that one form of their business, acting, and they don't really want to learn any other part of it, or they would. Directing and producing and putting a show together is very creative, for me.
[ Acting Any Anything Business Creative Directing Else Except Form Just Know Learn Other Part Producing Putting Really Show Their Together Very Want Well Would]
Topic:
- Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
[ Acting Actors Bad Bit Bugs Downside Fame Get Hearing Involved Little Make Odd Out Really Risk Situation Thing Tired Try Why Win-Win]
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- They see us interacting with people, they see us doing serious interviews, they see us having fun, and when you're conversing with someone, you get a much clearer impression of who that person is than if they are just reading into a news piece.
[ Clearer Conversing Doing Fun Get Having Impression Interacting Interviews Into Just Much News Person Piece Reading See Serious Someone Than Us]
Topic:
- I always thought that it was every performer's dream. That's the epitome of being an artist, being able to express song, dance and acting in a live theatre setting and really connecting with an audience on that level.
[ Able Acting Always Artist Audience Being Connecting Dance Dream Epitome Every Express Level Live Performer Really Setting Song Theatre Thought]
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- Acting is the only thing I ever really wanted to do, and I'm really ill-prepared to do anything else.
[ Acting Anything Else Ever Only Really Thing Wanted]
Topic:
- The enemy resembles us. Therefore, he needs to be approached not as an assembly of 'targets' to be destroyed one by one; but as a living, intelligent entity capable of acting and reacting.
[ Acting Approached Assembly Capable Destroyed Enemy Entity Intelligent Living Needs Reacting Resembles Targets Therefore Us]
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- Our country was thereby saved from the consequences of its distracting individualistic conception of democracy, and its merely legal conception of nationality. It was because the followers of Jackson and Douglas did fight for it, that the Union was preserved.
[ Because Conception Consequences Country Democracy Did Distracting Douglas Fight Followers Individualistic Jackson Legal Merely Nationality Our Preserved Saved Thereby Union]
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- But with my last film, Spider it was agony. The money was always disappearing, nobody got paid, it was very difficult - and it's very distracting from the process of making the movie, of course. So I think things have been getting harder and harder.
[ Agony Always Been Course Difficult Disappearing Distracting Film Getting Got Harder Last Making Money Movie Nobody Paid Process Spider Things Think Very]
Topic:
- I had a head start in acting. Because of my parents, I had a SAG card, an agent and a recognizable name. But I knew if I screwed up, people would never forget. I'd be dead.
[ Acting Agent Because Card Dead Forget Had Head Knew Name Never Parents Recognizable Sag Screwed Start Up Would]
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- I couldn't do an acting job just to be working. It really had to have some soul to it.
[ Acting Had Job Just Really Some Soul Working]
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- That's what I always enjoyed about acting, the real adrenalin rush. My heart - still before I go on stage - crashing out of my chest. That's thrilling to me.
[ Acting Adrenalin Always Before Chest Crashing Enjoyed Go Heart Out Real Rush Stage Still Thrilling]
Topic:
- The exciting part of acting, I don't know how else to explain it, are those moments when you surprise yourself.
[ Acting Else Exciting Explain How Know Moments Part Surprise Those Yourself]
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- Nobody is more truthful when he's acting than De Niro.
[ Acting De More Niro Nobody Than Truthful]
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- I took acting and elocution lessons, to get rid of my Sicilian accent.
[ Accent Acting Get Lessons Rid Sicilian Took]
Topic:
- John was the smartest and most amazing comedian I've ever worked with. I think more than teaching me about acting or comedy, he taught me about life and the love of people and respect of people.
[ Acting Amazing Comedian Comedy Ever John Life Love More Most Respect Smartest Taught Teaching Than Think Worked]
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- I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I've been acting on it. I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators.
[ Acting Against Aggressive Albany Been Bringing Cases Corruption Dissatisfaction Integrity Legislators Only Public Sitting Very]
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- The government gave me enough money to go to acting school.
[ Acting Enough Gave Go Government Money School]
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- Acting is the most brotherly and sisterly profession in the world.
[ Acting Brotherly Most Profession World]
Topic:
- Acting is not a mystery. There's nothing that I know that other actors don't know. We all act, we're all actors, we all know the same thing. The only thing that separates us is experience.
[ Act Acting Actors Experience Know Mystery Nothing Only Other Same Separates Thing Us]
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- I took a route of acting, rather than starmaking, so it cost me a lot financially.
[ Acting Cost Financially Lot Rather Route Than Took]
Topic:
- Some scenes you juggle two balls, some scenes you juggle three balls, some scenes you can juggle five balls. The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101. Then you start putting layers on top of that.
[ Acting Always Balls Five Juggle Key Layers Own Putting Scenes Some Speak Start Then Three Top Truth Two Voice Your]
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- Good acting is consistency of performance.
[ Acting Consistency Good Performance]
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- The one thing I learned the most about acting is it takes a tremendous amount of courage to go there and stand still. It takes courage and guts to step out of your mind frame and depict something.
[ Acting Amount Courage Depict Frame Go Guts Learned Mind Most Out Something Stand Step Still Takes Thing Tremendous Your]
Topic:
- Love is as strict as acting. If you want to love somebody, stand there and do it. If you don't, don't. There are no other choices.
[ Acting Choices Love Other Somebody Stand Strict Want]
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- In my experience it's not essential to get on with the person that you're acting opposite.
[ Acting Essential Experience Get Opposite Person]
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- Acting is the greatest answer to my loneliness that I have found.
[ Acting Answer Found Greatest Loneliness]
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- Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.
[ Acting Actor Acts Deals Delicate Does Each Emotions Exposes Hide Himself Mask Putting Time Up Very]
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- Acting is really only part of my life. I'm addicted to it.
[ Acting Addicted Life Only Part Really]
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- It was in high school that I first became interested in acting. We put on lots of plays.
[ Acting Became First High Interested Lots Plays Put School]
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- Maybe subconsciously I've kept activism separate from acting because it's important to me in a more profound way.
[ Acting Activism Because Important Kept Maybe More Profound Separate Subconsciously Way]
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- I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself.
[ Acting Another Anybody Blame Concentrate Decided Film Give Going Myself Result Singing Three Two Up Years]
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- In those days, reserve duty lasted for six years, which, I might add, was three times as long as service in the regular army, although to be perfectly honest, I was unable to fulfill my entire obligation because I was taking acting classes and they said I could skip my last year.
[ Acting Add Although Army Because Classes Could Days Duty Entire Fulfill Honest Last Lasted Long Might Obligation Perfectly Regular Reserve Said Service Six Skip Taking Those Three Times Unable Which Year Years]
Topic:
- With a recent birthday, I've been acting now for twenty years.
[ Acting Been Birthday Now Recent Twenty Years]
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- I see myself as a comic but the acting helps sell tickets for gigs.
[ Acting Comic Gigs Helps Myself See Sell Tickets]
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- Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.
[ Acting Bigger Life Scripts Should Than]
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- Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.
[ Acting Becomes Creation Insight Just Trade Without Wonder]
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- When I first started acting, and we would all sit down and talk about Shakespeare and how great it was. I thought well, I suppose it is.
[ Acting Down First Great How Shakespeare Sit Started Suppose Talk Thought Well Would]
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- Sometimes, when you're acting, you are so in the moment that you don't even remember what just happened.
[ Acting Even Happened Just Moment Remember Sometimes]
Topic:
- Can you, in a million years, imagine another female senator - Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Claire McCaskill - reacting to being called 'ma'am' like Barbara Boxer did? This is the kind of sanctimonious self-absorption on the modern left that makes my teeth itch.
[ Am Another Bailey Barbara Being Boxer Called Claire Did Female Imagine Itch Kay Kind Left Ma Makes Million Modern Reacting Sanctimonious Senator Teeth Years]
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- We were over in Europe all the time their posters were up. That's why I liked them. So now all of a sudden they're going to get a band hat on, and say people aren't acting the right way?
[ Acting Band Europe Get Going Hat Liked Now Over Posters Right Say Sudden Their Them Time Up Way Were Why]
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- To me, acting is the most logical way for people's neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves.
[ Acting Express Great Logical Manifest Most Need Neuroses Ourselves Themselves Way]
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- When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that.
[ Acting Actor Anyone Director Exactly Following Instructions Orders Physical Plays Qualifications Scene Way]
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- If one considered life as a simple loan, one would perhaps be less exacting. We possess actually nothing; everything goes through us.
[ Actually Considered Everything Exacting Goes Less Life Loan Nothing Perhaps Possess Simple Through Us Would]
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- I love being on stage or in front of the camera. My work brings me a lot of joy. It helps me figure out who I am. I'm really lucky that I get to make a living at acting.
[ Acting Am Being Brings Camera Figure Front Get Helps Joy Living Lot Love Lucky Make Out Really Stage Work]
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- I feel like my music is just an extension of my acting. I treat the songs like scenes that tell a story... it's very similar. My favorite thing is when cartoon fans show up to my live gigs! They are always the most kick-butt audience members 'cause they're not trying to act all cool like a lot of the music fans do! It's refreshing!!
[ Act Acting Always Audience Cartoon Cause Cool Extension Fans Favorite Feel Gigs Just Live Lot Members Most Music Refreshing Scenes Show Similar Songs Story Tell Thing Treat Trying Up Very]
Topic:
- I love acting and I still want to do it, but I've such an instinct for directing, it's something that comes naturally to me. It's why I'm here on this planet.
[ Acting Comes Directing Here Instinct Love Naturally Planet Something Still Such Want Why]
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- We believe, in fact, that the one act of respect has little force unless matched by the other - in balance with it... The acting out of that dual respect I would name as precisely the source of our power.
[ Act Acting Balance Believe Dual Fact Force Little Matched Name Other Our Out Power Precisely Respect Source Unless Would]
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- We have been blessed with a healthy, growing economy, with more Americans going back to work, and with our Nation acting as a positive force for good in the world.
[ Acting Americans Back Been Blessed Economy Force Going Good Growing Healthy More Nation Our Positive Work World]
Topic:
- Acting is also working with people who invite you into their dreams and trust you with their innermost being.
[ Acting Also Being Dreams Innermost Into Invite Their Trust Working]
Topic:
- I didn't devote my life to acting. I give a lot to my work, but my life has always been more important.
[ Acting Always Been Devote Give Important Life Lot More Work]
Topic:
- I think theatre helped, only because it was acting experience. I got to work with a lot of directors.
[ Acting Because Directors Experience Got Helped Lot Only Theatre Think Work]
Topic:
- Real acting is realistic no matter what the medium.
[ Acting Matter Medium Real Realistic]
Topic:
- I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
[ Acting Exercise Friends Get]
Topic:
- With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
[ Acting Amount Any Certain Just Lying Otherwise Part Play Yourself]
Topic:
- In Hitchcock's eyes the movement was dramatic, not the acting. When he wanted the audience to be moved, he moved the camera. He was a subtle human being, and he was also the best director I have ever worked with.
[ Acting Also Audience Being Best Camera Director Dramatic Ever Eyes Hitchcock Human Moved Movement Subtle Wanted Worked]
Topic:
- Earlier, I used to charge territories instead of my fees as an actor, but I realised it was better to keep the two apart. Now, I take my fees in cash, for acting, and keep the distribution thing separate.
[ Acting Actor Apart Better Cash Charge Distribution Earlier Fees Instead Keep Now Realised Separate Take Territories Thing Two Used]
Topic:
- Shakespeare in Love... such smart writing of an alternative view of history, and such beautiful acting. Like most Americans, I'm a sucker for the accent.
[ Accent Acting Alternative Americans Beautiful History Love Most Shakespeare Smart Such Sucker View Writing]
Topic:
- Twenty years ago, you might have been pessimistic and said there's no hope. But these days, some of our very biggest companies are acting remarkably cleanly. And in some cases, although not all cases, the CEOs are the driving forces behind that.
[ Acting Ago Although Been Behind Biggest Cases Ceos Cleanly Companies Days Driving Forces Hope Might Our Pessimistic Remarkably Said Some These Twenty Very Years]
Topic:
- Acting allows me to tell a lot of stories, you know start at the beginning, finish at the end, and tell everything in between. Modelling is just an image.
[ Acting Allows Beginning Between End Everything Finish Image Just Know Lot Modelling Start Stories Tell]
Topic:
- Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better.
[ Acting Actor Actress Better Different Everybody Getting Just Know Something Them Themselves Think Understanding Watch]
Topic:
- Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played. I'm not. That's why it's called 'acting'.
[ Acting Any Called Characters Moment Played Really Think Why]
Topic:
- I'm just starting to scratch the surface of what really makes me happy and it's taken me a while to admit that acting like a little child and being a jerk and a punk is fun.
[ Acting Admit Being Child Fun Happy Jerk Just Little Makes Punk Really Scratch Starting Surface Taken While]
Topic:
- I've been planted here to be a vessel for acting... That's why I'm really taking any part, regardless of how complicated it's going to be.
[ Acting Any Been Complicated Going Here How Part Planted Really Regardless Taking Vessel Why]
Topic:
- The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day.
[ Acting Actually Am Another Best Change Character Day Every Get Great Lose Myself Outlet Paid Really Seems Sure Thing]
Topic:
- The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes... It's not like any other job where you can go in and do the same thing as yesterday.
[ Acting Always Any Go Good Job Keeps Other Same Thing Toes Where Yesterday Your]
Topic:
- I began acting at age eight, but if you don't stay on your game then people pass on you. Being on a show, it's a little easy to get comfortable, so I'm trying to get back on it. I'm taking some acting classes and watching movies, and I'm just trying to stay up with other actors.
[ Acting Actors Age Back Began Being Classes Comfortable Easy Eight Game Get Just Little Movies Other Pass Show Some Stay Taking Then Trying Up Watching Your]
Topic:
- I'm now learning how to distinguish when I'm acting and when I'm not acting - offstage as well as onstage.
[ Acting Distinguish How Learning Now Offstage Onstage Well]
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- I started acting before that when I was about 13 or 14.
[ Acting Before Started]
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- I think acting is only one part of the piece of the movie. I'ts an important piece, but I'd like to be involved in all the other aspects of making movies.
[ Acting Aspects Important Involved Making Movie Movies Only Other Part Piece Think Ts]
Topic:
- In high school, my goal was to be a writer for SNL, then I got into the acting.
[ Acting Goal Got High Into School Snl Then Writer]
Topic:
- When I get to my deathbed, I don't want to take my last breath and say, Well, how glorious. I've left the world my acting credits. I won't even think that.
[ Acting Breath Credits Deathbed Even Get Glorious How Last Left Say Take Think Want Well Won World]
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- Acting is always a challenge.
[ Acting Always Challenge]
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- I know very little about acting. I'm just an incredibly gifted faker.
[ Acting Gifted Incredibly Just Know Little Very]
Topic:
- I did some acting in high school, I knew I really liked it.
[ Acting Did High Knew Liked Really School Some]
Topic:
- I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero.
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
Topic:
- I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
[ Acting Age Early Equally Love Singing]
Topic:
- One of the nice things about acting is that it allows you to open up to the other people within you.
[ Acting Allows Nice Open Other Things Up Within]
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- I went there and helped him shuffle pictures of people, and one of the agents asked me if I was interested in acting. Of course, I was a little bit interested in it; I'm sure that's part of the reason I moved to L.A. even though I never admitted it to myself.
[ Acting Admitted Agents Asked Bit Course Even Helped Him Interested Little Moved Myself Never Part Pictures Reason Shuffle Sure Though Went]
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- Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
[ Acting Anything Bring Contrary Detracts Text]
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- Since I also act, sometimes I get over my resentment and commit to the pitch as an acting job.
[ Act Acting Also Commit Get Job Over Pitch Resentment Since Sometimes]
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- The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
[ Acting Against Because Divided Machine Majority Minority Political Triumphs United]
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- It's easy to play a bad girl: You just do everything you've been told not to do, and you don't have to deal with the consequences, because it's only acting.
[ Acting Bad Because Been Consequences Deal Easy Everything Girl Just Only Play Told]
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- Acting is the easiest money you'll ever make in your life, and directing is probably the hardest money.
[ Acting Directing Easiest Ever Hardest Life Make Money Probably Your]
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- I didn't go to film school, I went to acting school.
[ Acting Film Go School Went]
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- I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool. I like the business. I like to do different parts and diverse characters. I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!
[ Acting Business Characters Different Diverse Drool Enthusiasm Haven Keep Lost Parts Til Wipe Yet]
Topic:
- Acting in films hasn't changed me. I feel exactly the same.
[ Acting Changed Exactly Feel Films Hasn Same]
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- But most of what I've learned about acting - and a lot of what I've learned about life in the past seven years - was taught to me by Robert Altman.
[ Acting Altman Learned Life Lot Most Past Robert Seven Taught Years]
Topic:
- 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.
[ Acting Day Future Gone Guaranteed Last Life Live Over Past Rehearsal Stop Were Your]
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- My point here is I think international pressures of our acting unilaterally again are going to be such that the administration will say, well, we just can't take this on now.
[ Acting Administration Again Going Here International Just Now Our Point Pressures Say Such Take Think Unilaterally Well Will]
Topic:
- Even though Rush is not me and the situations were very different, I think, in the Rush Limbaugh thing, ESPN was criticized for not acting, and you remember that after a couple days of controversy over Rush.
[ Acting After Controversy Couple Criticized Days Different Espn Even Limbaugh Over Remember Rush Situations Thing Think Though Very Were]
Topic:
- I did a film once that I was killed in. It was a painful, horrifying day. It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting, but I was a wreck otherwise.
[ Acting Day Did Film Horrifying Killed Once Otherwise Painful Standpoint Wonderful Wreck]
Topic:
- When I first started acting, I started in opera and had a great desire to play grand, tragic characters. I got sidetracked in musical theater and ended up doing a lot of comedy.
[ Acting Characters Comedy Desire Doing Ended First Got Grand Great Had Lot Musical Opera Play Sidetracked Started Theater Tragic Up]
Topic:
- I think theatre is by far the most rewarding experience for an actor. You get 4 weeks to rehearse your character and then at 7:30 pm you start acting and nobody stops you, acting with your entire soul.
[ Acting Actor Character Entire Experience Far Get Most Nobody Pm Rehearse Rewarding Soul Start Stops Theatre Then Think Weeks Your]
Topic:
- The money is better in films and television. But in terms of acting, theatre is more rewarding.
[ Acting Better Films Money More Rewarding Television Terms Theatre]
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- Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays. It's a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college.
[ Acting Advocate Agents Also Always College Depending Drama Field Great Interest Introduced Plays Recommend Representation School Seen Studying Theater Way Working Your]
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- Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
[ Acting Belief Character Common Denominator Going Moment Probably Sound Think Yeah]
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- Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
[ Acting Idea Less Life More Nothing Playing Than]
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- I am very driven. I work really hard, whether it's acting or my charity or even poker. When I focus on something I give it my all.
[ Acting Am Charity Driven Even Focus Give Hard Poker Really Something Very Whether Work]
Topic:
- About 10,000 years ago, males and females were acting equitably and were treating one another as equals, and then males took over the power, because they have physical power and physical strength.
[ Acting Ago Another Because Equals Females Males Over Physical Power Strength Then Took Treating Were Years]
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- Writing a novel is not method acting and I find it easy to step out of it at cocktail hour.
[ Acting Cocktail Easy Find Hour Method Novel Out Step Writing]
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- Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it would be a stream of them, and have black friends and really feel the black struggle on the acting tip and it's a reason why all of us are not dying in the movie.
[ Acting Black Come Dying Every Feel Friends Get Jewish Kid Likes Movie Nice Now Really Reason Stream Struggle Them Then Tip Us Why Would]
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- I've been acting since I was 10. My dad was an entrepreneur, so I guess something along those lines. I wouldn't want a 9-5 job.
[ Acting Along Been Dad Entrepreneur Guess Job Lines Since Something Those Want]
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- That's a tough question; I've been acting since I was 10. My dad was an entrepreneur, so I guess something along those lines. I wouldn't want a 9-5 job.
[ Acting Along Been Dad Entrepreneur Guess Job Lines Question Since Something Those Tough Want]
Topic:
- No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
[ According Acting Fortune Free Law Other Restraining Slave Their Them Truly Wealth Will]
Topic:
- I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage.
[ Acting Anywhere Courage Exam Exams Go Got Had Know Take Your]
Topic:
- Game management is accomplished by staying constantly alert and then reading and reacting to potential problem situations before they materialize. It all boils down to paying attention to details.
[ Accomplished Alert Attention Before Boils Constantly Details Down Game Management Materialize Paying Potential Problem Reacting Reading Situations Staying Then]
Topic:
- I wanted to act; that was my one goal. I wanted to devote all my time to acting and not waitressing or anything else.
[ Act Acting Anything Devote Else Goal Time Waitressing Wanted]
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- I was able to support myself by acting alone about six years ago. Until then, I was just scraping by.
[ Able Acting Ago Alone Just Myself Scraping Six Support Then Until Years]
Topic:
- There's a whole catalogue of actors that never went to acting school.
[ Acting Actors Catalogue Never School Went Whole]
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- Christ does not save us by acting a parable of divine love; he acts the parable of divine love by saving us. That is the Christian faith.
[ Acting Acts Christ Christian Divine Does Faith Love Parable Save Saving Us]
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- I have found that the greatest help in meeting any problem is to know where you yourself stand. That is, to have in words what you believe and are acting from.
[ Acting Any Believe Found Greatest Help Know Meeting Problem Stand Where Words Yourself]
Topic:
- Acting is the most fun. I like to do it and it's great that I can still do that, but you know, you don't really have a lot of control over things, so it's real hit or miss.
[ Acting Control Fun Great Hit Know Lot Miss Most Over Real Really Still Things]
Topic:
- My acting career began at age three and my parents got me into it. I was in a McDonald's commercial.
[ Acting Age Began Career Commercial Got Into Mcdonald Parents Three]
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- The fundamental point in fabricating a chain reacting machine is of course to see to it that each fission produces a certain number of neutrons and some of these neutrons will again produce fission.
[ Again Certain Chain Course Each Fission Fundamental Machine Neutrons Number Point Produce Produces Reacting See Some These Will]
Topic:
- I'm sure acting is a deeply neurotic thing to do.
[ Acting Deeply Neurotic Sure Thing]
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- That is one of the reasons one enjoys acting. Now and again, you get scenes where you work with somebody really good and you have a good time trying to make it really work and really work well.
[ Acting Again Enjoys Get Good Make Now Really Reasons Scenes Somebody Time Trying Well Where Work]
Topic:
- You should play with real musicians; the best music comes from real people interacting with each other.
[ Best Comes Each Interacting Music Musicians Other Play Real Should]
Topic:
- I want to die in the saddle. I love writing, producing, acting, directing.
[ Acting Die Directing Love Producing Saddle Want Writing]
Topic:
- I'm addicted to Altoids. I call them 'acting pills.'
[ Acting Addicted Call Pills Them]
Topic:
- Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life, I frequently precipitated what I feared most, the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I'd abused.
[ Abused Acting Anger Feared Frequently Friendships Hatred Life Loss Most Need Rely Throughout Upon Very]
Topic:
- It strikes me that these days, clubs don't even want players who can truly play any more; they just want athletes, quick guys who don't have a football brain, can just run and run; some of them, Jesus. I can never imagine acting like that.
[ Acting Any Athletes Brain Clubs Days Even Football Guys Imagine Jesus Just More Never Play Players Quick Run Some Strikes Them These Truly Want]
Topic:
- I've done one movie. And it's not a movie I want to stand on as far as acting ability goes. I mean, I'm not going to win an Oscar anytime soon. I'm not Meryl Streep.
[ Ability Acting Anytime Done Far Goes Going Mean Meryl Movie Oscar Soon Stand Streep Want Win]
Topic:
- I had all the usual ambition growing up. I wanted to be a writer, a musician, a hockey player. I wanted to do something that wasn't nine to five. Acting was the first thing I tried that clicked.
[ Acting Ambition Clicked First Five Growing Had Hockey Musician Nine Player Something Thing Tried Up Usual Wanted Writer]
Topic:
- I have never, ever, had an acting partnership that was a safe, as full, and as exciting as the one I had with Tony. I didn't want to go through life without having a chance to taste it again.
[ Acting Again Chance Ever Exciting Full Go Had Having Life Never Partnership Safe Taste Through Tony Want Without]
Topic:
- The pleasant surprise for me is that when I look into Tony's eyes, he's still 100% present, sharing everything that's going on. Acting with him is like a beautiful dance.
[ Acting Beautiful Dance Everything Eyes Going Him Into Look Pleasant Present Sharing Still Surprise Tony]
Topic:
- I needed an outlet in high school and came across painting. I've actually been painting longer than I've been acting. A movie is a collaborative effort, and with painting you just have yourself.
[ Across Acting Actually Been Came Collaborative Effort High Just Longer Movie Needed Outlet Painting School Than Yourself]
Topic:
- I was kind of scared of failing at acting.
[ Acting Failing Kind Scared]
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- I believe the challenge the city faces is attracting continued development into the inner and western part of Jersey City. Nobody should be left behind as Jersey City continues to prosper and grow.
[ Attracting Behind Believe Challenge City Continued Continues Development Faces Grow Inner Into Jersey Left Nobody Part Prosper Should Western]
Topic:
- Forget acting. It's all about rock 'n' roll.
[ Acting Forget Rock Roll]
Topic:
- Acting means living, it's all I do and all I'm good at. If I weren't getting paid well, I would still be acting in a small troupe somewhere.
[ Acting Getting Good Living Means Paid Small Somewhere Still Troupe Well Weren Would]
Topic:
- I knew at an early age I wanted to act. Acting was always easy for me. I don't believe in predestination, but I do believe that once you get where ever it is you are going, that is where you were going to be.
[ Act Acting Age Always Believe Early Easy Ever Get Going Knew Once Predestination Wanted Were Where]
Topic:
- I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
[ Acting Actor Back Become Between Came Character Conclusion Difference Go Going Major Mind Really Remain Roles See Somewhere Star Stardom Story]
Topic:
- My approach to acting is that I am totally intuitive. I read the script and I get it. If I don't get it, I can't do it.
[ Acting Am Approach Get Intuitive Read Script Totally]
Topic:
- Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?
[ Acting Around Basically Everything Everywhere Friendship Full Go Hate Reliability Sudden Though Ugliness Why]
Topic:
- Having been an actor and a writer for so long - 20 years or so - I felt that it would be daft to go to one's grave without having directed. It's a natural extension of writing and acting, and so I knew it would happen one day.
[ Acting Actor Been Daft Day Directed Extension Felt Go Grave Happen Having Knew Long Natural Without Would Writer Writing Years]
Topic:
- This simple idea served to provide information on the geometrical shape of reacting molecules, and I was able to make the role of the frontier orbitals in chemical reactions more distinct through visualization, by drawing their diagrams.
[ Able Chemical Diagrams Distinct Drawing Frontier Geometrical Idea Information Make Molecules More Provide Reacting Reactions Role Served Shape Simple Their Through Visualization]
Topic:
- When I was a kid, the idea of why I wanted acting to be the thing I do for the rest of my life was different. It was, Oh yeah, I'll get girls and be famous.
[ Acting Different Famous Get Girls Idea Kid Life Oh Rest Thing Wanted Why Yeah]
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- I'm acting when I serve as a hostess, when I run my wig business. I was born to act, and life itself is the greatest part.
[ Act Acting Born Business Greatest Hostess Itself Life Part Run Serve Wig]
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- As for acting, I took drama lessons when I was in high school.
[ Acting Drama High Lessons School Took]
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- I started acting in my parents living room when I was five years old.
[ Acting Five Living Old Parents Room Started Years]
Topic:
- I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted that I'd be a lousy businessman, and if I didn't give acting a try I'd regret it for the rest of my life.
[ Accepted Acting Businessman Degree Economics Get Give Life Lousy Regret Rest Try]
Topic:
- I believe that acting in any medium is the same thing, it's discovering the truth in where you are.
[ Acting Any Believe Discovering Medium Same Thing Truth Where]
Topic:
- I remember the first reading of the script we had and everybody was sitting around the table. I was very impressed with the level of acting that was in the room, particularly with Jennifer who has so much responsibility.
[ Acting Around Everybody First Had Impressed Jennifer Level Much Particularly Reading Remember Responsibility Room Script Sitting Table Very]
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- I'm very serious about acting.
[ Acting Serious Very]
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- People do more important jobs than acting in film that should be recognised, but for some reason it's big money, so people are elevated in status. If I was a bus driver, I'm sure you wouldn't be interviewing me.
[ Acting Big Bus Driver Elevated Film Important Interviewing Jobs Money More Reason Recognised Should Some Status Sure Than]
Topic:
- My first interest was always music, and somehow that channelled itself into films and acting. I don't know what the natural transition of it was. I mean I acted a little bit when I was young and like any kid would in a community theatre.
[ Acted Acting Always Any Bit Community Films First Interest Into Itself Kid Know Little Mean Music Natural Somehow Theatre Transition Would Young]
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- I have only one rule in acting - trust the director and give him heart and soul.
[ Acting Director Give Heart Him Only Rule Soul Trust]
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- I love being physical and acting at the same time.
[ Acting Being Love Physical Same Time]
Topic:
- The head of the CIA, it seems to me, would think long and hard before he admitted that former employees of his had been involved in the murder of the President of the United States-even if they weren't acting on behalf of the Agency when they did it.
[ Acting Admitted Agency Been Before Behalf Cia Did Employees Former Had Hard Head His Involved Long Murder President Seems Think United Weren Would]
Topic:
- Acting is not that far from mental disease: An actor works on splitting his character into others. It is like a kind of schizophrenia.
[ Acting Actor Character Disease Far His Into Kind Mental Others Schizophrenia Splitting Works]
Topic:
- I hardly knew anything when I first arrived. I had to learn how to act as I went along. After about a year I got a grip on what acting was all about and it started coming straight from my heart; I wasn't just saying the words any longer.
[ Act Acting After Along Any Anything Arrived Coming First Got Grip Had Hardly Heart How Just Knew Learn Longer Saying Started Straight Went Words Year]
Topic:
- The basic answer is that I wasn't happy or fulfilled by the job I had and I wanted my life to mean something to me, so I searched my life experience and realized that acting and performing were activities that I enjoyed all aspects of.
[ Acting Activities Answer Aspects Basic Enjoyed Experience Fulfilled Had Happy Job Life Mean Performing Realized Searched Something Wanted Were]
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- I'm less needy about needing to express myself through acting. I have many different lives outside of this that are extremely fulfilling.
[ Acting Different Express Extremely Fulfilling Less Lives Many Myself Needing Needy Outside Through]
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- When I started acting, it was really the way for me to be able to communicate.
[ Able Acting Communicate Really Started Way]
Topic:
- Further, by acting decisively in Iraq, the United States has sent very strong signals to other nations that have been or could be terrorist sympathizers.
[ Acting Been Could Decisively Further Iraq Nations Other Sent Signals States Strong Terrorist United Very]
Topic:
- A good quartet is like a good conversation among friends interacting to each other's ideas.
[ Among Conversation Each Friends Good Ideas Interacting Other Quartet]
Topic:
- But I believe that the DPKO at this time was very much involved with American administration and was acting, taking on consideration the demand or the recommendation of the American administration. American administration was very powerful.
[ Acting Administration American Believe Consideration Demand Involved Much Powerful Recommendation Taking Time Very]
Topic:
- It was a mistake. I was wrong, but I discovered this many years later. I was acting on the basis of this mandate given me by the most important leaders of the world: President Bush's father, prime minister of France, President Mitterand, the Chinese, everybody.
[ Acting Basis Bush Chinese Discovered Everybody Father France Given Important Later Leaders Mandate Many Minister Mistake Most President Prime World Wrong Years]
Topic:
- I went to college in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University... studied acting there. Then I went to New York for about five years. I moved out here about 10 years ago.
[ Acting Ago Carnegie College Five Here Mellon Moved New Out Pittsburgh Studied Then University Went Years York]
Topic:
- Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
[ Acting Art Elaborate Lies Lying Paid Tell Well]
Topic:
- Acting is half shame, half glory. Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yourself.
[ Acting Exhibiting Forget Glory Half Shame Yourself]
Topic:
- Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks.
[ Among Bill Blackout Controlling Costs Creation Efficiency Enacting Energy Estimated Fertilizer Gas Half Important Increased Jobs Many Million Natural New Oil Prices Production Protection Provisions]
Topic:
- I have recently started acting lessons in south France, and I intend to commence acting lessons at Rada.
[ Acting Commence France Intend Lessons Recently South Started]
Topic:
- Never get caught acting.
[ Acting Caught Get Never]
Topic:
- I've been writing a lot, I've a few projects I'm trying to finance, I do some acting, I do some directing... Apart from that, if I could get lower that a ten handicap on my golf game I'd be thrilled.
[ Acting Apart Been Could Directing Few Finance Game Get Golf Handicap Lot Lower Projects Some Ten Thrilled Trying Writing]
Topic:
- I kind of fell into acting.I was very lucky.
[ Acting Fell Into Kind Lucky Very]
Topic:
- It's really kind of a challenge to keep coordinated with the two station crews that we'll be interacting with. And of course one of them launched quite some time before our mission.
[ Before Challenge Coordinated Course Crews Interacting Keep Kind Launched Mission Our Quite Really Some Station Them Time Two]
Topic:
- I love acting. But I love being a mother. To be a full mother and a full person, you have to do what you love, and that's acting. But I like the best of both worlds.
[ Acting Being Best Both Full Love Mother Person Worlds]
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- I'm not acting, but I am acting.
[ Acting Am]
Topic:
- Sitting at the table during Color Purple and looking up and suddenly realizing I was acting in front of Steven Spielberg, was pretty cool. It was pretty good.
[ Acting Color Cool During Front Good Looking Pretty Purple Realizing Sitting Spielberg Steven Suddenly Table Up]
Topic:
- The art of acting is to be other than what you are.
[ Acting Art Other Than]
Topic:
- On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he was acting.
[ Acting Affecting Natural Off Only Simple Stage Twas]
Topic:
- When I was a teenager I loved acting, but I really just loved it for myself. I didn't like the fact that anyone else saw the work I was doing.
[ Acting Anyone Doing Else Fact Just Loved Myself Really Saw Teenager Work]
Topic:
- I was changing a light bulb over Groucho Marx's bed, so I took my shoes off, got on his bed and changed the bulb. When I got off the bed he said: 'That's the best acting you've ever done.'
[ Acting Bed Best Bulb Changed Changing Done Ever Got Groucho His Light Marx Off Over Said Shoes Took]
Topic:
- It's great to have an acting job in the age of Reality TV.
[ Acting Age Great Job Reality Tv]
Topic:
- I became an actor, and because I had success as an actor, I became famous. I was acting for quite a while before I got famous; television made me famous. I guess that it's television that is responsible for everybody's desire to be famous.
[ Acting Actor Became Because Before Desire Everybody Famous Got Guess Had Made Quite Responsible Success Television While]
Topic:
- And film acting is incredibly tedious, just by its nature. It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
[ Acting Film Incredibly Just Mind Nature Slow Tedious]
Topic:
- Most actors really love it, that's what they want to do. They burn to do it. And so they'll read a script and think, that's an interesting part. And because they love acting, that blinds them to the fact that the rest of it is pretentious nonsense, which it very often is.
[ Acting Actors Because Blinds Burn Fact Interesting Love Most Nonsense Often Part Pretentious Read Really Rest Script Them Think Very Want Which]
Topic:
- Anthony Hopkins says you just keep acting. Do it all the time and eventually it will happen. He got his break, after all, by taking a role nobody else wanted. A cannibal!
[ Acting After Anthony Break Cannibal Else Eventually Got Happen His Hopkins Just Keep Nobody Role Says Taking Time Wanted Will]
Topic:
- I'm not interested in becoming a bigger star, I'm not interested in being the wealthiest guy in the world. I'm doing fine, I love acting, and I want to do it for the rest of my life.
[ Acting Becoming Being Bigger Doing Fine Guy Interested Life Love Rest Star Want Wealthiest World]
Topic:
- Every one of the world's dictatorships can and does claim to be acting in the name of the people.
[ Acting Claim Dictatorships Does Every Name World]
Topic:
- In the end, it's acting, it's not real. But every director will tell you that you have to create conditions that create tension, because tension is what makes drama feel real.
[ Acting Because Conditions Create Director Drama End Every Feel Makes Real Tell Tension Will]
Topic:
- Now supposing I had the part of a young woman to give out, one that wanted some excellent acting. If I were to go to the stage for my actress I would have to take a matured woman, one who would act splendidly, but who would look too old for the requirements.
[ Act Acting Actress Excellent Give Go Had Look Matured Now Old Out Part Requirements Some Stage Supposing Take Too Wanted Were Woman Would Young]
Topic:
- People who think radio acting is easy are wrong, because you got nothing to work with but your voice.
[ Acting Because Easy Got Nothing Radio Think Voice Work Wrong Your]
Topic:
- I always wanted to go into acting.
[ Acting Always Go Into Wanted]
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- Acting is constant exploration.
[ Acting Constant Exploration]
Topic:
- Strive to be authentic all the time. That's sort of my philosophy on life, which applies to acting.
[ Acting Applies Authentic Life Philosophy Sort Strive Time Which]
Topic:
- The worst acting is about imitation.
[ Acting Imitation Worst]
Topic:
- My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer.
[ Ability Acting Actor Back Got Ironically Jobs Know Much Now Office Post Sent Singer Singing Think Would]
Topic:
- On a film, I was always acting. I was either changing my clothes really quickly and wiping off the lipstick and putting on the other lipstick and then working constantly, constantly.
[ Acting Always Changing Clothes Constantly Either Film Lipstick Off Other Putting Quickly Really Then Wiping Working]
Topic:
- It was a wonderful experience to work with Sylvia. She pushed me to be more powerful with my acting, and she told me scores of the most incredible stories I've ever heard. She is amazing.
[ Acting Amazing Ever Experience Heard Incredible More Most Powerful Pushed Scores She Stories Sylvia Told Wonderful Work]
Topic:
- I think, by and large, the level of acting is mediocre. When I go to the theatre, I get so angry. I don't go.
[ Acting Angry Get Go Large Level Mediocre Theatre Think]
Topic:
- I've done a lot of acting. I'm not saying I'm the greatest, but I'd love to act, I'd love to sing.
[ Act Acting Done Greatest Lot Love Saying Sing]
Topic:
- Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
[ Acting Better Good Having Idea Just Than]
Topic:
- I'd always enjoyed acting, but modeling was so time-consuming - and lucrative - that I didn't pursue it.
[ Acting Always Enjoyed Lucrative Modeling Pursue Time-Consuming]
Topic:
- I never really considered acting as a career until I moved to New York.
[ Acting Career Considered Moved Never New Really Until York]
Topic:
- I think I had a shyness about me, I think I discovered acting as a way to break out of that and as a way of belonging, a sense of being special.
[ Acting Being Belonging Break Discovered Had Out Sense Shyness Special Think Way]
Topic:
- It's interesting to play a role where you don't really have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince yourself that you're not acting.
[ Acting Any Convince Interesting Need Play Really Role Where Yourself]
Topic:
- Acting in 'Star Wars' I felt like a raisin in a giant fruit salad, and I didn't even know who the cantaloupes were.
[ Acting Even Felt Fruit Giant Know Raisin Salad Star Wars Were]
Topic:
- It's not subtle or restrained. It's not any of the things you like to think apply to your acting.
[ Acting Any Apply Restrained Subtle Things Think Your]
Topic:
- I'm not as focused on my acting career as I have been in the past.
[ Acting Been Career Focused Past]
Topic:
- Guitar players in the nineties seem to be reacting against the technique oriented eighties.
[ Against Eighties Guitar Nineties Oriented Players Reacting Seem Technique]
Topic:
- I never was disillusioned with acting because I love acting.
[ Acting Because Disillusioned Love Never]
Topic:
- One of the first things I learned about acting was, the only person you compete against is yourself.
[ Acting Against Compete First Learned Only Person Things Yourself]
Topic:
- To me acting and singing are worlds apart.
[ Acting Apart Singing Worlds]
Topic:
- I have to own something before I can say it, and I have to own it before I can sing it as well, emotionally. I only enjoy acting and singing if I am believing what I am doing.
[ Acting Am Before Believing Doing Emotionally Enjoy Only Own Say Sing Singing Something Well]
Topic:
- It's upsetting that it is such a big deal. I wish it weren't an issue all the time. It's funny that people say it's a departure, because I've been acting since I was a child. I've played three gay roles out of hundreds.
[ Acting Because Been Big Child Deal Departure Funny Gay Hundreds Issue Out Played Roles Say Since Such Three Time Upsetting Weren Wish]
Topic:
- I don't think I'm great at acting. I think I'm great at directing.
[ Acting Directing Great Think]
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- I was 36, and I had decided to quit acting because it was so disappointing.
[ Acting Because Decided Disappointing Had Quit]
Topic:
- I don't know if I'm going to do any more acting. It's a great job, you know? Make a movie? Why not?
[ Acting Any Going Great Job Know Make More Movie Why]
Topic:
- My father was a writer and an acting teacher.
[ Acting Father Teacher Writer]
Topic:
- I hate acting when I see it. I don't want to feel it, I don't want to see it, I want to be taken away with the story - I don't want the actor's ego in front of me. That's what I try to live when I do the work.
[ Acting Actor Away Ego Feel Front Hate Live See Story Taken Try Want Work]
Topic:
- Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven.
[ Acting Directing Frustrating Heaven Hell Producing Really Satisfying Writing]
Topic:
- If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
[ Acting Audience Chance Give Half Will Your]
Topic:
- Man is a make-believe animal: he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
[ Acting Animal Himself Make-Believe Man Never Part Truly]
Topic:
- Louis B. Mayer once looked at me and said, 'You will never get the girl at the end'. So I worked on my acting.
[ Acting End Get Girl Looked Louis Mayer Never Once Said Will Worked]
Topic:
- When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
[ Acting Being Between Brilliantly Creative Doubt Earth Fool Gigantic Hell Idiot Leap Line Make Most Thin Yourself]
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- I loved acting when I was doing it, but getting the jobs I didn't understand because I'd never had to do it. That was a difficult lesson for me. It was very humbling and very bizarre.
[ Acting Because Bizarre Difficult Doing Getting Had Humbling Jobs Lesson Loved Never Understand Very]
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- I was taken by the romanticism of being thought of as an adult and living in a world that was completely new to me. I fell in love with acting then.
[ Acting Adult Being Completely Fell Living Love New Romanticism Taken Then Thought World]
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- When child actors act well they're just reacting to situations, and they're acting very real because their life experience is so short; there's no history to fall back on.
[ Act Acting Actors Back Because Child Experience Fall History Just Life Reacting Real Short Situations Their Very Well]
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- Then, when I was a senior in high school, I was kind of bereft and she put me in an acting class.
[ Acting Bereft Class High Kind Put School Senior She Then]
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- What I loved about the acting class was that you got to think all day long about a person that wasn't you, and figure out why they were sad and what they wanted, what they dreamed.
[ Acting Class Day Dreamed Figure Got Long Loved Out Person Sad Think Wanted Were Why]
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- Silence and solitude are more distracting to me than chatter and commotion.
[ Chatter Distracting More Silence Solitude Than]
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- The thing I hate most in acting is asking permission to do things. What you really want to do is say, 'This is my need; this is what's going to get me further; this is what's going to be alive. I don't ever say, 'Do you mind if...?' I just come in and do it.
[ Acting Alive Asking Come Ever Further Get Going Hate Just Mind Most Need Permission Really Say Thing Things Want]
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- You know something, if you're not acting, you're not an actor - you've gotta work. No way around it.
[ Acting Actor Around Gotta Know Something Way Work]
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- I was very interested in theatre, mostly in stage design. I did a little bit of acting.
[ Acting Bit Design Did Interested Little Mostly Stage Theatre Very]
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- I guess Species was a movie made for me and hence I bagged the role. In fact even when acting, I never thought the outcome would be so good which I think it was! The entire role was a challenge. I was to be this strange yet sexy thing which was challenging!
[ Acting Challenge Challenging Entire Even Fact Good Guess Hence Made Movie Never Outcome Role Sexy Species Strange Thing Think Thought Which Would Yet]
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- I think I have been very lucky as far as my acting career goes.
[ Acting Been Career Far Goes Lucky Think Very]
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- Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
[ Acting Childish Else Nice Pretending Profession Same Selling Someone Time Yourself]
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- Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.
[ Acting After Could Four Gifts Minor Most She Shirley Temple]
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- Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
[ Acting Idiot Perfect Profession]
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- Our leaders are acting like lemmings.
[ Acting Leaders Our]
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- Acting is really not what I'm interested in. I'm not an aspiring actor and you should be able to tell.
[ Able Acting Actor Aspiring Interested Really Should Tell]
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- Ever since I was a very little girl, I've dreamed of acting.
[ Acting Dreamed Ever Girl Little Since Very]
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- America is always attracting people, from all over the earth.
[ Always America Attracting Earth Over]
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- If one thing that bothers me about acting, it's that there's no clear-cut number one. The closest you can get is winning an Academy Award, and I'm going to work on that if it takes me the next 50 years. To my peers, it will mean that I'm the best!
[ Academy Acting Award Best Bothers Clear-Cut Closest Get Going Mean Next Number Peers Takes Thing Will Winning Work Years]
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- My mother keeps things in perspective for me. She makes me realize that the acting I do and love is no more important than what one of my brothers does-he works in a shoe repair shop. If my career ever tapers off, I'll go to college.
[ Acting Brothers Career College Ever Go Important Keeps Love Makes More Mother Off Perspective Realize Repair She Shoe Shop Tapers Than Things Works]
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- Now that I'm more mature, in a funny way, I can even appreciate that I've bad to become more aware of my body. Since I've chosen acting as my career, I have to keep my weight down anyway-I've been used to it for years, so it's no problem. And there's nothing I can't do.
[ Acting Appreciate Aware Bad Become Been Body Career Chosen Down Even Funny Keep Mature More Nothing Now Problem Since Used Way Weight Years]
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- 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.
[ Actively Assent Authority Canons Clergy Constitution Cooperate Enacting Forming Making Matters Merely Passively Procedure Rules Same These Too]
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- So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college, they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army. But I can't imagine how they had high hopes for me.
[ Acting Army Because College First Go Had High Hopes How Imagine Into Joining Junior Other Out Parents Picked Relieved Something Than Told Wanted Were Year]
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- I have a fine level of recognition in the business and among the acting community now, so I consider myself one of the lucky ones. If I didn't think that, there would be something wrong with me. I'm grateful and thankful for what I've got.
[ Acting Among Business Community Consider Fine Got Grateful Level Lucky Myself Now Ones Recognition Something Thankful Think Would Wrong]
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- My love for the theater has always been a priority. That hasn't changed. I got into acting that way. The film work that came up was really a surprise.
[ Acting Always Been Came Changed Film Got Hasn Into Love Priority Really Surprise Theater Up Way Work]
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- Acting is a very limited form of expression and those who take it seriously are very limited people. I take it seriously.
[ Acting Expression Form Limited Seriously Take Those Very]
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- I suppose that if I could have quit, I would have, because in those days I never wanted to be an actress, the acting was something to do while I waited for a chance to study writing and directing. But I guess I was just meant to be an actress. Because, here I am.
[ Acting Actress Am Because Chance Could Days Directing Guess Here Just Meant Never Quit Something Study Suppose Those Waited Wanted While Would Writing]
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- It's tough when take 1 is technically okay and take 2 has better acting. Out here (Hollywood) they print the first one. That's the one where we all hit the mark on the floor and who cares about the acting.
[ Acting Better Cares First Floor Here Hit Hollywood Mark Okay Out Print Take Technically Tough Where]
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- Every time I try to retire, or even think of retiring from acting, my agent comes up with a script.
[ Acting Agent Comes Even Every Retire Retiring Script Think Time Try Up]
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- I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it.
[ Acting Enjoy Know]
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- My earliest acting memory is making up a play for my mom and dad called The Lonesome Baby. I have no idea what The Lonesome Baby was about. I just remember the title. But I'm sure it was an epic.
[ Acting Baby Called Dad Earliest Epic Idea Just Lonesome Making Memory Mom Play Remember Sure Title Up]
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- Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia: you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
[ Attention Attracting Chance Desperation Good Mafia Stand Stealing Wrong]
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- Buckwheat may be planted later than any similar crop, and often does well on old meadows or waste land that can be broken after the more exacting crops are planted.
[ After Any Broken Crop Crops Does Exacting Land Later May Meadows More Often Old Planted Similar Than Waste Well]
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- I don't have any love for this business or the game or for acting. This is my day job.
[ Acting Any Business Day Game Job Love]
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- We on our part will stick to our independent foreign policy of peace, acting forever as a strong defender of world peace and a persistent proponent of common development.
[ Acting Common Defender Development Foreign Forever Independent Our Part Peace Persistent Policy Proponent Stick Strong Will World]
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- It's fun being able to suit up and go and kick butt and not have to worry about memorizing dialogue. It's a whole different way of acting because you're not depending on the words at all, you're really depending on everything else that you have.
[ Able Acting Because Being Depending Dialogue Different Else Everything Fun Go Kick Memorizing Really Suit Up Way Whole Words Worry]
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- My first real kiss came when I was 10, and it was in an acting class. I had to do a scene from a movie where someone gets kissed under a tree, and I did not want to do it! But my acting partner wanted me to feel comfortable, so he bought a picnic basket with all these snacks. He made such an effort - and it was cute.
[ Acting Basket Bought Came Class Comfortable Cute Did Effort Feel First Gets Had Kiss Kissed Made Movie Partner Picnic Real Scene Someone Such These Tree Under Want Wanted Where]
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- In a work capacity I'm only interested in acting and producing.
[ Acting Capacity Interested Only Producing Work]
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- I think it's because it was an emotional story, and emotions come through much stronger in black and white. Colour is distracting in a way, it pleases the eye but it doesn't necessarily reach the heart.
[ Because Black Colour Come Distracting Emotional Emotions Eye Heart Much Necessarily Pleases Reach Story Stronger Think Through Way White]
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- Acting is a way of living out one's insanity.
[ Acting Insanity Living Out Way]
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- I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit.
[ Acting Almost Anderson Cowboys Fit Had Indians Just Lindsay Once Party Playing Remember Sophisticated Told Way]
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- My parents felt that acting was far too insecure. Don't ask me what made them think that painting would be more secure.
[ Acting Ask Far Felt Insecure Made More Painting Parents Secure Them Think Too Would]
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- Pretending to be other people is my game and that to me is the essence of the whole business of acting.
[ Acting Business Essence Game Other Pretending Whole]
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- I know what I love about acting - and it's the creative process.
[ Acting Creative Know Love Process]
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- I think acting can bring you closer to yourself and help you understand other people.
[ Acting Bring Closer Help Other Think Understand Yourself]
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- It was the moment I learned acting is not acting out. After that light went on, I spent the rest of my life trying to figure out how to make other people realize it.
[ Acting After Figure How Learned Life Light Make Moment Other Out Realize Rest Spent Trying Went]
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- But I'm not objective when I'm acting.
[ Acting Objective]
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- Because modeling is lucrative, I'm able to save up and be more particular about the acting roles I take.
[ Able Acting Because Lucrative Modeling More Particular Roles Save Take Up]
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- An acting assistant stage manager in a theater in Canterbury, a rep theater. A small wage but just enough to get by on, and I made props and I walked on, and I changed scenery, and I realized that I just loved it.
[ Acting Assistant Canterbury Changed Enough Get Just Loved Made Manager Props Realized Rep Scenery Small Stage Theater Wage Walked]
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- I took acting lessons when I was 19, 20, and I had my writing.
[ Acting Had Lessons Took Writing]
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- 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.
[ Acting Always Being Fulfilled Fulfillment Good Hope Never Provides Something]
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- It dawned on me that acting was what I wanted to do with my life. Nothing had ever touched my heart like acting did.
[ Acting Dawned Did Ever Had Heart Life Nothing Touched Wanted]
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- 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.
[ Acting Bare Dressing Essence Forget Instant Learning Lines Make Sound Stripping Them Thought Up Whole]
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- I've never been in the music industry, only acting.
[ Acting Been Industry Music Never Only]
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- I think my parents were happy that I'd gone to university and gotten a degree in history so they thought, 'Well if acting doesn't work for him, he can always become a history teacher or something.' Fortunately, the acting worked out.
[ Acting Always Become Degree Fortunately Gone Gotten Happy Him History Out Parents Something Teacher Think Thought University Well Were Work Worked]
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- I like to rehearse with the actors scenes that are not in the script and will not be in the film because what we're really doing is trying to establish their character, and good acting to me is about reacting.
[ Acting Actors Because Character Doing Establish Film Good Reacting Really Rehearse Scenes Script Their Trying Will]
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- The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
[ Acting Case Demands Dramatic Every Exertion Great Her Lies Makes Modern Much Nearly Opera Physical Real Role Singer Singing]
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- You're in this constant state of flux and transition, as if you had jet lag all the time. The acting part of it is easy. It's all the other things that come with it that are a bit difficult.
[ Acting Bit Come Constant Difficult Easy Flux Had Jet Lag Other Part State Things Time Transition]
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- Jackie Gleason said that comedy is the most exacting form of dramatic art, because it has an instant critic: laughter.
[ Art Because Comedy Critic Dramatic Exacting Form Gleason Instant Jackie Laughter Most Said]
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- Acting is not about anything romantic, not even fantasy, although you do create fantasy.
[ Acting Although Anything Create Even Fantasy Romantic]
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- So I was determined to use my last two years in college doing something I thought I would enjoy, which was acting. And it was probably because there was girls over in the drama school too, you know?
[ Acting Because College Determined Doing Drama Enjoy Girls Know Last Over Probably School Something Thought Too Two Use Which Would Years]
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- When I was in New York after I left the Army, I studied for two years at the American Theater Wing, studied acting, which involved dance and fencing and speech classes and history of theater, all that.
[ Acting After American Army Classes Dance Fencing History Involved Left New Speech Studied Theater Two Which Wing Years York]
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- Acting is fun for me and it doesn't really matter how, whether it's hard work or easy work, it's always fun.
[ Acting Always Easy Fun Hard How Matter Really Whether Work]
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- As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.
[ Athletes Come Day Downtime Here Lot Part Quickly Reacting Stop Toughest Used]
Topic: Sports
- I didn't want to get into acting. I was very happy doing MTV, it took up my time, I was content.
[ Acting Content Doing Get Happy Into Mtv Time Took Up Very Want]
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- Well, the fact is that one imagination is critically important, and if you have had your imagination stimulated by what is basically a variety of subjects, you are much more amenable to accepting, to understanding and interacting with the realities of the world.
[ Accepting Amenable Basically Critically Fact Had Imagination Important Interacting More Much Realities Stimulated Subjects Understanding Variety Well World Your]
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- Instead of acting in court, I decided to act onstage.
[ Act Acting Court Decided Instead Onstage]
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- 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.
[ Accomplished Acting Creation Creative Inner Instinct Intellect Loves Mind Necessity New Objects Play Plays Something]
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- I went whole hog at the actor's lifestyle - really embraced it. I had by then known how much I loved acting already, because I discovered acting from a teacher in the seminary - that's the first place I ever did it, in the seminary.
[ Acting Actor Already Because Did Discovered Embraced Ever First Had Hog How Known Lifestyle Loved Much Place Really Seminary Teacher Then Went Whole]
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- I was at an acting academy for seven years prior to the trial.
[ Academy Acting Prior Seven Trial Years]
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- Acting is pretty much my whole life.
[ Acting Life Much Pretty Whole]
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- Because of my background in theater and radio acting, I knew that I could make a living as an actor.
[ Acting Actor Background Because Could Knew Living Make Radio Theater]
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- Acting... was the biggest charge I ever had. What other artist has it so good? Approval so quick?
[ Acting Approval Artist Biggest Charge Ever Good Had Other Quick]
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- I wouldn't go up on a stage now if you paid a thousand dollars for one minute of acting. It's a nasty experience. You're up there all by yourself. You're so damn exposed.
[ Acting Damn Dollars Experience Exposed Go Minute Nasty Now Paid Stage Thousand Up Yourself]
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- Stylized acting and direction is to realistic acting and direction as poetry is to prose.
[ Acting Direction Poetry Prose Realistic Stylized]
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- Very often the Group actor is a critic when he's acting and an actor when he's criticizing.
[ Acting Actor Critic Criticizing Group Often Very]
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- I read. It's also nice for me to get involved in schoolwork, which is a totally different world than acting. It makes me feel like I am doing things that normal people are doing at my age.
[ Acting Age Also Am Different Doing Feel Get Involved Makes Nice Normal Read Than Things Totally Which World]
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- The character I play in Star Quality says acting is the be-all and end-all of her life. I'm not like that. I do enjoy working and I give every job my best shot but I never feel, What on Earth am I going to do now?
[ Acting Am Be-All Best Character Earth End-All Enjoy Every Feel Give Going Her Job Life Never Now Play Quality Says Shot Star Working]
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- The current understanding was that it was impossible to predict how something would evolve because it was a very turbulent environment full of things interacting with each other.
[ Because Current Each Environment Evolve Full How Impossible Interacting Other Predict Something Things Turbulent Understanding Very Would]
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- I feel that the year ahead for me will be full of two of my favorite things: dance and acting.
[ Acting Ahead Dance Favorite Feel Full Things Two Will Year]
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- Acting's fun, but life's more important.
[ Acting Fun Important Life More]
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- I love acting but I don't like all of the other stuff associated with it. The interest in celebrities, the press, the Internet, when your identity becomes mixed up in the way people are preceving you.
[ Acting Associated Becomes Celebrities Identity Interest Internet Love Mixed Other Press Stuff Up Way Your]
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- I love acting, but it's much more fun taking the kids to the zoo.
[ Acting Fun Kids Love More Much Taking Zoo]
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- Most of us don't spend any time knowing ourselves. We just keep reacting.
[ Any Just Keep Knowing Most Ourselves Reacting Spend Time Us]
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- Acting is very immediate.
[ Acting Immediate Very]
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- I don't honestly think people know what acting is.
[ Acting Honestly Know Think]
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- I think if I were to go back on stage I might be in great danger of acting.
[ Acting Back Danger Go Great Might Stage Think Were]
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- I think that various styles and methods and approaches are an invention of people who don't understand the process of acting and who try very hard to label things.
[ Acting Approaches Hard Invention Label Methods Process Styles Things Think Try Understand Various Very]
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- I'm very in love with the fact that the camera is revolted by acting and loves behaviour.
[ Acting Behaviour Camera Fact Love Loves Revolted Very]
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- Movie magic is movie magic and acting magic is acting magic.
[ Acting Magic Movie]
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- The camera does not like acting. The camera is only interested in filming behaviour. So you damn well learn your lines until you know them inside out, while standing on your head!
[ Acting Behaviour Camera Damn Does Filming Head Inside Interested Know Learn Lines Only Out Standing Them Until Well While Your]
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- There's so much crap talked about acting.
[ Acting Crap Much Talked]
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- When you drop your guard in films, the acting process compensates. You get lazy and you start acting.
[ Acting Compensates Drop Films Get Guard Lazy Process Start Your]
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- The ultimate acting is to destroy yourself.
[ Acting Destroy Ultimate Yourself]
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- My point is that, over the years, I've taught five thousand people acting and lately I have a lot of energy on these kids, having the same break I had as a high school girl.
[ Acting Break Energy Five Girl Had Having High Kids Lately Lot Over Point Same School Taught These Thousand Years]
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- But I think the other is a little more like bullfighting, a little more daring and although I appreciate good acting and I liked being versatile my whole career, it kept me working.
[ Acting Although Appreciate Being Career Daring Good Kept Liked Little More Other Think Versatile Whole Working]
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- Olivia Newton-John was our first choice to play Sandy, but she was nervous about acting, whether she would feel comfortable with us and could pull it off at all.
[ Acting Choice Comfortable Could Feel First Nervous Off Olivia Our Play Pull Sandy She Us Whether Would]
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- For 50 years, acting was the reason I got up in the morning.
[ Acting Got Morning Reason Up Years]
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- A little acting debut in Spin City, with Michael J. Fox, which opened up a whole new door for me.
[ Acting City Debut Door Fox Little Michael New Opened Spin Up Which Whole]
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- I'm not done with acting but do find my hands full with my current responsibilities. Soon, sometime soon.
[ Acting Current Done Find Full Hands Responsibilities Sometime Soon]
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- My acting career helped pull me through the rough times.
[ Acting Career Helped Pull Rough Through Times]
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- I had to study acting to basically educate myself.
[ Acting Basically Educate Had Myself Study]
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- Normally, if you go through a game without attracting attention, you are doing a hell of a job.
[ Attention Attracting Doing Game Go Hell Job Normally Through Without]
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- Acting is all about truth and honesty, and the sensitivity that's capable of transporting you.
[ Acting Capable Honesty Sensitivity Transporting Truth]
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- I still have agents in France, Los Angeles and Amsterdam who call and suggest parts. I'd love to keep on doing both painting and acting until the end of my days.
[ Acting Agents Amsterdam Angeles Both Call Days Doing End France Keep Los Love Painting Parts Still Suggest Until]
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- My parents went crazy when they found out that I had gotten the part in Conversations With My Father! I'd never given acting a thought. They were proud of me and very encouraging.
[ Acting Conversations Crazy Encouraging Father Found Given Gotten Had Never Out Parents Part Proud Thought Very Went Were]
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- To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.
[ Acting Beauty Become Five Our Selfless Sport Teamwork Where]
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- I actually made an effort to reject acting, to shove it out of my body, because I didn't want my kids to have an actress as a mother-to have, like, a silly person.
[ Acting Actress Actually Because Body Effort Kids Made Out Person Reject Shove Silly Want]
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- I hope to continue building my acting career and work more on projects that fulfill my artistic thirst.
[ Acting Artistic Building Career Continue Fulfill Hope More Projects Thirst Work]
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- My acting coach makes the impossible accessible.
[ Accessible Acting Coach Impossible Makes]
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- Working with a great director is like getting a master class in acting.
[ Acting Class Director Getting Great Master Working]
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- But this is a little different. This is the adult acting. This is a different crowd. It's more work and more good work. That's it. People will have their opinion regardless.
[ Acting Adult Crowd Different Good Little More Opinion Regardless Their Will Work]
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- First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain. On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change. Feminism has got to be part of that.
[ Bottom Chain Change Feminism First Food Got Grander Men Part Place Probably Reacting Say Scale Would]
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- A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting.
[ Acting Costumes Everything Know Producer]
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- I learned more about acting from George Stevens in a few months than I had in my entire life up until then.
[ Acting Entire Few George Had Learned Life Months More Stevens Than Then Until Up]
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- Maybe I can't act, but I know the gimmicks. I studied acting all my life and know what's good for me.
[ Act Acting Gimmicks Good Know Life Maybe Studied]
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- I wouldn't say that I'm very similar to the character of Nathan at all. Both of us have had very different upbringings and backgrounds. I have a competitive nature like the character of Nathan. That's really easy to draw from when I'm acting; that's probably the biggest similarity.
[ Acting Backgrounds Biggest Both Character Competitive Different Draw Easy Had Nathan Nature Probably Really Say Similar Similarity Us Very]
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- I am an actress and acting is my passion... period!
[ Acting Actress Am Passion Period]
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- When I was first starting out, if you were acting on television, it was a real stigma.
[ Acting First Out Real Starting Stigma Television Were]
Topic:
- What's the difference between tough love and acting like a jerk?
[ Acting Between Difference Jerk Love Tough]
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- True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion.
[ According Acting Altogether Capacity Character Coercion Freedom Outside Self Subject True]
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- It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality.
[ Accepted Acting Commonplace Crowd Each Far Individual Intelligence Level Lower Mean Morality Psychology Spiritual Than]
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- One of the things I love about acting is that it reveals a certain something about yourself, but it doesn't reveal your own personal story.
[ Acting Certain Love Own Personal Reveal Reveals Something Story Things Your Yourself]
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- To stay interested in acting, I have to keep trying stuff I've never done before.
[ Acting Before Done Interested Keep Never Stay Stuff Trying]
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- I suddenly discovered that acting made girls notice me.
[ Acting Discovered Girls Made Notice Suddenly]
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- But when I was seven or eight, I did my first little piece of acting.
[ Acting Did Eight First Little Piece Seven]
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- It's a living, breathing thing, acting.
[ Acting Breathing Living Thing]
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- There is no right in acting.
[ Acting Right]
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- You start acting in spite of your neuroses, not because of them.
[ Acting Because Neuroses Spite Start Them Your]
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- I found my interest lapse in both acting and racing.
[ Acting Both Found Interest Lapse Racing]
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- Believe me, when an actress is told that her very name is synonymous with bad acting, she's had it.
[ Acting Actress Bad Believe Had Her Name She Synonymous Told Very]
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- I dropped the script in the fireplace, called my agent and said, they can jail me, sue me, but I'm never acting again, unless I can do something worthwhile.
[ Acting Again Agent Called Dropped Fireplace Jail Never Said Script Something Sue Unless Worthwhile]
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- It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved.
[ Acting Always Dancing Loved Singing]
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- Faith is not a notion, but a real strong essential hunger, an attracting or magnetic desire of Christ, which as it proceeds from a seed of the divine nature in us, so it attracts and unites with its like.
[ Attracting Attracts Christ Desire Divine Essential Faith Hunger Magnetic Nature Notion Proceeds Real Seed Strong Unites Us Which]
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- It is so much more difficult to live with one's body than with one's soul. One's body is so much more exacting: what it won't have it won't have, and nothing can make bitter into sweet.
[ Bitter Body Difficult Exacting Into Live Make More Much Nothing Soul Sweet Than Won]
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- Hollywood is fickle; your career can end pretty fast. If the acting jobs dry up, you have to have something to fall back on. In fact, that would be my advice to kids interested in acting - make sure you get an education too.
[ Acting Advice Back Career Dry Education End Fact Fall Fast Fickle Get Hollywood Interested Jobs Kids Make Pretty Something Sure Too Up Would Your]
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- And I've been lucky in that I haven't had another job besides acting in the last five years.
[ Acting Another Been Besides Five Had Haven Job Last Lucky Years]
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- You can be in an acting class all you want, but you don't fully learn until you get off that stage and in front of a camera.
[ Acting Camera Class Front Fully Get Learn Off Stage Until Want]
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- This whole acting thing was always just for me and was always an absolute shot in the dark. If it didn't pan out, I had my hammer and tool belt, banging nails again tomorrow if I had to.
[ Absolute Acting Again Always Banging Belt Dark Had Hammer Just Nails Out Pan Shot Thing Tomorrow Tool Whole]
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- When I was younger and studying acting, I never ever saw myself in the sitcom world; it was drama that really turned me on and still does.
[ Acting Does Drama Ever Myself Never Really Saw Sitcom Still Studying Turned World Younger]
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- Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting.
[ Acting Actors Beyond Careers Commercially Crowd Economically Goes Image Industry Just Movie Please Risk Stars Still Straight Taboo Their]
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- If this whole acting thing doesn't work out, I'll just get a talk show.
[ Acting Get Just Out Show Talk Thing Whole Work]
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- I don't know what that Method is. Acting is life, to me, and should be.
[ Acting Know Life Method Should]
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- People think that if you look fairly reasonable, you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting, I think beauty can be a great handicap.
[ Act Acting Beauty Care Fairly Great Handicap Look Only Possibly Reasonable Think]
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- Acting doesn't feel good. It's not comfortable to feel all this stuff, it's not.
[ Acting Comfortable Feel Good Stuff]
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- Really it was the first time in my life that I recognised that acting is, I'm just going to say it, I am an artist, I have to do this, I have to do this.
[ Acting Am Artist First Going Just Life Really Recognised Say Time]
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- Actually, the year anniversary of what you just heard, my son Grahame and I are going to be in a play together, and I'm acting for the first time in front of an audience that doesn't consist of a high school drama class.
[ Acting Actually Anniversary Audience Class Consist Drama First Front Going Heard High Just Play School Son Time Together Year]
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- This acting was very hard work.
[ Acting Hard Very Work]
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- I got involved with an acting school and studied for a couple years. They used to have improv exercises that you would work on and you would do improvs.
[ Acting Couple Exercises Got Improv Involved School Studied Used Work Would Years]
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- Zhang is a friend of mine: he said forget about acting and just do normal things in the movie.
[ Acting Forget Friend Just Mine Movie Normal Said Things Zhang]
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- I had heard about how people struggle and how hard it is to get into acting. But I did not care because it's something I love.
[ Acting Because Care Did Get Had Hard Heard How Into Love Something Struggle]
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- Acting is easier than skating in a way and harder in other aspects. In skating, you get one chance, and with acting you get to do it over and over.
[ Acting Aspects Chance Easier Get Harder Other Over Skating Than Way]
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- The difference - the fundamental difference between theater acting and film acting is that film acting is disjunctive.
[ Acting Between Difference Film Fundamental Theater]
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- The foundation for film acting is stage acting.
[ Acting Film Foundation Stage]
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- If it's well written and well directed and you've got good actors to work with, acting is easy. But making sure all the ducks are in a row is the hard part. It's very rare.
[ Acting Actors Directed Ducks Easy Good Got Hard Making Part Rare Row Sure Very Well Work Written]
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- I am attracting a new audience now, one that is more open and more spiritually inclined.
[ Am Attracting Audience Inclined More New Now Open Spiritually]
Topic:
- Real freedom is creative, proactive, and will take me into new territories. I am not free if my freedom is predicated on reacting to my past.
[ Am Creative Free Freedom Into New Past Predicated Proactive Reacting Real Take Territories Will]
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- I really enjoy singing and I really enjoy acting, but singing I've been doing since I was really young.
[ Acting Been Doing Enjoy Really Since Singing Young]
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- You shouldn't have to give things up for someone. If you love them someone, you should love them for everything they do and all that they are. I love acting and I wouldn't give it up for anything, and I don't know anyone in my life who would ask me to give it up.
[ Acting Anyone Anything Ask Everything Give Know Life Love Should Someone Them Things Up Would]
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- I've always loved acting with adults versus like the whole High School feel.
[ Acting Adults Always Feel High Loved School Versus Whole]
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- I started acting when I was 13 in New York. Worked there for a couple years, then auditioned for a show there that was going to be filming here. Ended up coming out, getting the job and just staying.
[ Acting Auditioned Coming Couple Ended Filming Getting Going Here Job Just New Out Show Started Staying Then Up Worked Years York]
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- Right now music is more my outlet than acting, but I'm waiting for that one satisfying role.
[ Acting More Music Now Outlet Right Role Satisfying Than Waiting]
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- If it's an excellent script, I enjoy it tremendously, the acting part of it.
[ Acting Enjoy Excellent Part Script Tremendously]
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- The acting was first. As a teenager I was an actress; and then I came back as a singer.
[ Acting Actress Back Came First Singer Teenager Then]
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- I have a four year old and I'm telling you we did Nickelodeon last night and he embarrassed me. It was like one of those moments when I couldn't believe my kid is acting like this. I just had to just like walk away from him because he was really pushing my buttons.
[ Acting Away Because Believe Buttons Did Embarrassed Four Had Him Just Kid Last Moments Nickelodeon Night Old Pushing Really Telling Those Walk Year]
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- My acting is still being recognized for the fact that I wasn't nominated.
[ Acting Being Fact Nominated Recognized Still]
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- You have to come in and be that character when you walk into the room. That's what one of my first acting teachers taught me. You know, don't go in there being Jennifer and then expect to flip and change, because they're not going to have that imagination.
[ Acting Because Being Change Character Come Expect First Flip Go Going Imagination Into Jennifer Know Room Taught Teachers Then Walk]
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- Acting must be scaled down for the screen. A drawing room is a lot smaller than a theatre auditorium.
[ Acting Auditorium Down Drawing Lot Must Room Scaled Screen Smaller Than Theatre]
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- In Hungary acting is a profession. In America it is a decision.
[ Acting America Decision Hungary Profession]
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- In Hungary, acting is a career for which one fits himself as earnestly as one studies for a degree in medicine, law, or philosophy.
[ Acting Career Degree Earnestly Fits Himself Hungary Law Medicine Philosophy Studies Which]
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- Martyrdom was the price of enthusiasm for acting.
[ Acting Enthusiasm Martyrdom Price]
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- I went to college for one semester, and I took every subject I could, and I ended up failing. So I thought to myself, Ever since I was a kid, I've loved expression - and that's when I started thinking about acting.
[ Acting College Could Ended Ever Every Expression Failing Kid Loved Myself Semester Since Started Subject Thinking Thought Took Up Went]
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- Acting scares me.
[ Acting Scares]
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- But it's hard to sustain a successful acting career today.
[ Acting Career Hard Successful Sustain Today]
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- I got into the acting business very young.
[ Acting Business Got Into Very Young]
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- I would like to continue making music and acting in projects that give me a lot of satisfaction.
[ Acting Continue Give Lot Making Music Projects Satisfaction Would]
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- I went to acting school, but only for nine months. If you're an actor, you know, don't really need to learn how to do it.
[ Acting Actor How Know Learn Months Need Nine Only Really School Went]
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- It doesn't work that way, you know, because most parts that you think you'd do well, most other people don't. So they offer you something - The Avengers is a good example... I fitted into that because I came from that sort of background. It's not even acting.
[ Acting Avengers Background Because Came Even Example Fitted Good Into Know Most Offer Other Parts Something Sort Think Way Well Work]
Topic:
- So I find the fascination, the love, the incredible skill and everything to do with acting, writing plays, and doing them, just darling. Lovely. I love actors.
[ Acting Actors Darling Doing Everything Fascination Find Incredible Just Love Lovely Plays Skill Them Writing]
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- Acting and modeling have nothing to do with each other.
[ Acting Each Modeling Nothing Other]
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- Kids are a great excuse for you to stop acting like one.
[ Acting Excuse Great Kids Stop]
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- Acting is a tough business, and the percentage of people who make it is very low - it's about 1 percent.
[ Acting Business Low Make Percent Percentage Tough Very]
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- For a child actor, it's a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared.
[ Able Actor Being Child Listening Matter New Place Put Reacting Scared Without Yourself]
Topic:
- A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific.
[ Acting Actors Ago Also Did Few Film Friend Hollywood Independent Job Made Mine Nights Old Other Sally Screening Small Terrific Went Were]
Topic:
- Everyone's just extracting meaning and feeling and emotion from almost every aspect of music, and I think that for me, it's a huge antidote to that to have a concept album.
[ Album Almost Antidote Aspect Concept Emotion Every Everyone Extracting Feeling Huge Just Meaning Music Think]
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- A 65-ft.-wide screen and 500 people reacting to the movie, there is nothing like that experience.
[ Experience Movie Nothing Reacting Screen]
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- Even though it seems like there are a lot of parts, there is really tons of downtime in the acting world.
[ Acting Downtime Even Lot Parts Really Seems Though Tons World]
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- There's really nothing else I'm going to do with my life. I'd be useless if I weren't singing or acting.
[ Acting Else Going Life Nothing Really Singing Useless Weren]
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- And because performing for a game involves real acting. The way they create a game is very similar now to how they create a film. I've always wanted to stretch my acting skills, and the timing being what it is, I couldn't say no.
[ Acting Always Because Being Create Film Game How Involves Now Performing Real Say Similar Skills Stretch Timing Very Wanted Way]
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- Even if I think in English, it's more a language of acting than French.
[ Acting English Even French Language More Than Think]
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- Leadership is the other side of the coin of loneliness, and he who is a leader must always act alone. And acting alone, accept everything alone.
[ Accept Act Acting Alone Always Coin Everything Leader Leadership Loneliness Must Other Side]
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- When you're modeling you're actually acting for the camera and the photographer. It's more fun, too because there are no lines to memorize.
[ Acting Actually Because Camera Fun Lines Memorize Modeling More Photographer Too]
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- The trick to acting is not to show off, it's to think the thoughts of the character.
[ Acting Character Off Show Think Thoughts Trick]
Topic:
- There's no great mystery to acting. It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It's about asking questions and using your imagination.
[ Acting Asking Great Hard Imagination Mystery Questions Simple Thing Using Very Work Your]
Topic:
- The real joy is in constructing a sentence. But I see myself as an actor first because writing is what you do when you are ready and acting is what you do when someone else is ready.
[ Acting Actor Because Constructing Else First Joy Myself Ready Real See Sentence Someone Writing]
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- The big difference with Juliette and the others in that film is that she goes beyond acting.
[ Acting Beyond Big Difference Film Goes Others She]
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- As a measure of acting skills, film can be very deceptive.
[ Acting Deceptive Film Measure Skills Very]
Topic:
- I do need to be told when I'm going wrong. No one's acting can be an exact, 100 percent science.
[ Acting Exact Going Need Percent Science Told Wrong]
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- I used to go home at night and just shake, because I had no idea that's what acting was gonna be.
[ Acting Because Go Gonna Had Home Idea Just Night Shake Used]
Topic:
- Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting. But really good actors are not hiding at all. They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury.
[ Acting Actors Afraid Behind Disliked Good Hide Hiding Idea Little Really Some Stars Whole]
Topic:
- Suddenly, I realised: this was what I wanted to do. I didn't know how to do it; I just knew acting felt right.
[ Acting Felt How Just Knew Know Realised Right Suddenly Wanted]
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- If you've ever been around a group of actors, you've noticed, no doubt, that they can talk of nothing else under the sun but acting. It's exactly the same way with baseball players. Your heart must be in your work.
[ Acting Actors Around Baseball Been Doubt Else Ever Exactly Group Heart Must Nothing Noticed Players Same Sun Talk Under Way Work Your]
Topic:
- I believe very firmly that gay people of every stripe and age should be role models for all children, and that means interacting with them.
[ Age Believe Children Every Firmly Gay Interacting Means Models Role Should Stripe Them Very]
Topic:
- The one thing that's closest to my story is the thing about trying out for the juvenile delinquent role and getting it. That was the start of my acting career... which I've resumed, by the way.
[ Acting Career Closest Delinquent Getting Juvenile Out Resumed Role Start Story Thing Trying Way Which]
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- I didn't want to be famous. I just wanted to earn enough money to have a nice life and enjoy acting.
[ Acting Earn Enjoy Enough Famous Just Life Money Nice Want Wanted]
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- One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic to stimulate my acting career.
[ Acting Against Alcoholic Career Cruelest Judgments Out Recovered Spoken Stimulate Sustained]
Topic:
- Acting isn't a singular profession, it is a collaborate profession.
[ Acting Collaborate Profession Singular]
Topic:
- That first year at Universal was a big blur and, naturally, I thought they were wasting me. I didn't realize at the time that I was learning my craft and acting more easily in front of the camera.
[ Acting Big Blur Camera Craft Easily First Front Learning More Naturally Realize Thought Time Universal Wasting Were Year]
Topic:
- There's only two givens with choosing acting as a profession: one is you will always be unemployed, always, and it doesn't matter how much money you make, you're still always going to be unemployed; and that you have no power.
[ Acting Always Choosing Givens Going How Make Matter Money Much Only Power Profession Still Two Unemployed Will]
Topic:
- I enjoyed being in movies when I was a boy. As a child you're not acting - you believe.
[ Acting Being Believe Boy Child Enjoyed Movies]
Topic:
- To me, acting is acting... I'd be happy working on a street corner in a mime troupe.
[ Acting Corner Happy Mime Street Troupe Working]
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- At school there was no acting to be had other than school plays which I did now and again.
[ Acting Again Did Had Now Other Plays School Than Which]
Topic:
- From there I did a one year theatre acting course in Fife, and then three years of drama school in London.
[ Acting Course Did Drama Fife London School Theatre Then Three Year Years]
Topic:
- I love acting and don't find it to be very hard. I recognize when I've nailed it, and I can be very proud of myself.
[ Acting Find Hard Love Myself Nailed Proud Recognize Very]
Topic:
- When you do a lot of acting your entire life, you see the entire set from one point of view. To have a chance to step back and pull it all together is really exciting. You want to do it all; you want to have a hand in everything.
[ Acting Back Chance Entire Everything Exciting Hand Life Lot Point Pull Really See Set Step Together View Want Your]
Topic:
- Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality, and discovering the character you're playing through your own experience - so we're all different.
[ Acting Character Different Discovering Experience Expressing Own Personal Personality Playing Process Through Very Your]
Topic:
- Before acting, I wanted to become a journalist. I also toyed with the idea of being a chef - but that's only when people asked me what I wanted to be. In fact, I always used to say I wanted to be an actor, but I didn't ever believe that I was good enough to be come one.
[ Acting Actor Also Always Asked Become Before Being Believe Chef Come Enough Ever Fact Good Idea Journalist Only Say Toyed Used Wanted]
Topic:
- I don't make much distinction between being a stand-up comic and acting Shakespeare - in fact, unless you're a good comedian, you're never going to be able to play Hamlet properly.
[ Able Acting Being Between Comedian Comic Distinction Fact Going Good Hamlet Make Much Never Play Properly Shakespeare Stand-Up Unless]
Topic:
- I think the point to be understood is that we're all different. I've never been a fan of theories of acting. I didn't go to drama school, so I was never put through a training that was limited by someone saying, 'This is the way you should act.'
[ Act Acting Been Different Drama Fan Go Limited Never Point Put Saying School Should Someone Theories Think Through Training Understood Way]
Topic:
- I think they can co-exist. You don't have to put one down for another. I've been bitten by the acting bug, and where it takes me, it won't take away from the music.
[ Acting Another Away Been Bitten Bug Down Music Put Take Takes Think Where Won]
Topic:
- Unless it's done superbly, as in the Japanese film Gate of Hell, color can be a very distracting element.
[ Color Distracting Done Element Film Gate Hell Japanese Superbly Unless Very]
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- I'm not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing.
[ Acting Doing Grown Man Something Sure]
Topic:
- I always think of the character as being me. But me wearing a 'coat', which may be a different way of speaking, moving or regarding other people. To me, acting is pretending, just like kids playing, only you pretend as if it were really, really real.
[ Acting Always Being Character Coat Different Just Kids May Moving Only Other Playing Pretend Pretending Real Really Regarding Speaking Think Way Wearing Were Which]
Topic:
- Though I acted in hundreds of productions, appeared at the Guthrie Theatre and on Broadway in Amadeus, I discovered in my thirties that I didn't really like stage acting. The presence of the audience, the eight shows a week and the possibility of a long run were all unnatural to me.
[ Acted Acting Amadeus Appeared Audience Broadway Discovered Eight Guthrie Hundreds Long Possibility Presence Productions Really Run Shows Stage Theatre Thirties Though Unnatural Week Were]
Topic:
- I didn't get into acting to be a public service announcer or an advocate and yet, by virtue of this show and how we handle the subject matter that we've been given, that's kind of how it's evolved in certain ways.
[ Acting Advocate Announcer Been Certain Evolved Get Given Handle How Into Kind Matter Public Service Show Subject Virtue Ways Yet]
Topic:
- I really love to act; I love everything about it. I've never had this addiction to being known. I mean, sure, if you go into acting, there's part of you that is saying, 'I want attention' but I was brought up to work to deserve attention, and it is the work, not the trappings that are important.
[ Act Acting Addiction Attention Being Brought Deserve Everything Go Had Important Into Known Love Mean Never Part Really Saying Sure Trappings Up Want Work]
Topic:
- I took acting classes in college, and once I graduated, I decided to give acting a shot when I couldn't really think of anything else to do. It took me a couple of years to get an agent, and my first big break was The Fanelli Boys, which was a sitcom on NBC. Then I did a few television movies.
[ Acting Agent Anything Big Boys Break Classes College Couple Decided Did Else Few First Get Give Graduated Movies Nbc Once Really Shot Sitcom Television Then Think Took Which Years]
Topic:
- I've got the best of all worlds. It's every actor's dream to wake up in New York City and go to an acting job rather than to a restaurant to wash dirty dishes. And I live so close to the studios that I ride my bike to work.
[ Acting Actor Best Bike City Close Dirty Dishes Dream Every Go Got Job Live New Rather Restaurant Ride Studios Than Up Wake Wash Work Worlds York]
Topic:
- I'm really excited, because the character, Jules, is a really awesome character. I'm really excited to be playing her, and overall, I'm really excited to be getting back to my acting roots.
[ Acting Awesome Back Because Character Excited Getting Her Jules Overall Playing Really Roots]
Topic:
- So most of my acting experience came in college when I was living away from them. I acted in various independent films, and I got some commercial work and stuff like that.
[ Acted Acting Away Came College Commercial Experience Films Got Independent Living Most Some Stuff Them Various Work]
Topic:
- At this point I have no interest in returning to wrestling. I am pursuing my acting career. But I never say never. I enjoyed the three years I was in the wrestling industry.
[ Acting Am Career Enjoyed Industry Interest Never Point Pursuing Returning Say Three Wrestling Years]
Topic:
- I have no political aspirations, although a lot of people believe that politics and acting go hand in hand.
[ Acting Although Aspirations Believe Go Hand Lot Political Politics]
Topic:
- Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.
[ Center Chill Clearly Death Eyes Heart Kind Life Light Marrow Own Reacting See Someone Very Within Your]
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- Be where the acting is. I live in Houston. Dallas is 4 1/2 hours away. I let them know there's no difference.
[ Acting Away Dallas Difference Hours Houston Know Live Them Where]
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- I moved here to California when I was 13 to pursue my acting career.
[ Acting California Career Here Moved Pursue]
Topic:
- It was just expected that I would go to college. Both my parents are teachers and they tolerated acting, but I was going to go to a school of quality or bust. Which made my downshifting back to acting afterward a little difficult.
[ Acting Afterward Back Both Bust College Difficult Expected Go Going Just Little Made Parents Quality School Teachers Tolerated Which Would]
Topic:
- There's so much we can't express in our day-to-day interaction with people because it's considered inappropriate. And acting is all about being inappropriate.
[ Acting Because Being Considered Day-To-Day Express Inappropriate Interaction Much Our]
Topic:
- When I got to college, acting suddenly seemed like a very risky proposition and all my friends were going to law school or med school or Wall Street.
[ Acting College Friends Going Got Law Proposition Risky School Seemed Street Suddenly Very Wall Were]
Topic:
- You have to love what you do, and you have to need it like you need air. And there's nothing else that would give me the same degree of satisfaction as acting, which is why I can't walk away from it.
[ Acting Air Away Degree Else Give Love Need Nothing Same Satisfaction Walk Which Why Would]
Topic:
- And what I liked the most about any project was that when it was good, you had a bunch of people trying to accomplish something together who were all acting together as one - that's the most exciting time for me.
[ Accomplish Acting Any Bunch Exciting Good Had Liked Most Project Something Time Together Trying Were]
Topic:
- I had an acting coach while I was doing the show and every week I could see my work improving. I really liked working on the show because I was learning new things every day.
[ Acting Because Coach Could Day Doing Every Had Improving Learning Liked New Really See Show Things Week While Work Working]
Topic:
- Kylie and I were both taking piano lessons at the time and didn't think of acting. A friend rang mum up and said, 'How about bringing Kylie and Danielle in because they might be right for the part?'
[ Acting Because Both Bringing Friend How Kylie Lessons Might Mum Part Piano Rang Right Said Taking Think Time Up Were]
Topic:
- Still, it's tough trying to combine my acting career with my college career.
[ Acting Career College Combine Still Tough Trying]
Topic:
- This city can be kind of brutal, so you see your dreams from every different angle, but ultimately it's about acting and if you enjoy acting, you will always enjoy acting.
[ Acting Always Angle Brutal City Different Dreams Enjoy Every Kind See Ultimately Will Your]
Topic:
- My best friend growing up really put the bug in my ear about acting. We created this one hour-and-a-half improv play when we were 10 or 11 and performed it at the library. We just played off each other so well and had the best time doing it and the funniest part was, we wound up having packed houses, other people loved it too.
[ Acting Best Bug Created Doing Each Ear Friend Funniest Growing Had Having Houses Improv Just Library Loved Off Other Packed Part Performed Play Played Put Really Time Too Up Well Were Wound]
Topic:
- I've been acting for 25 years, living out of suitcases on theater tours or film locations.
[ Acting Been Film Living Locations Out Suitcases Theater Tours Years]
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- Because it was the original 4 guys, and the dynamic of those 4 guys interacting together that had the power.
[ Because Dynamic Guys Had Interacting Original Power Those Together]
Topic:
- Anything I learned about the fine art of acting I learned from Hugo.
[ Acting Anything Art Fine Hugo Learned]
Topic:
- We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess.
[ Acting Adultery Best Called Did Film Got Guess Made Neighbor Post Public Thy Which Whipping Wife]
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- Baseball player. Yeah, that was my dream before acting, or alongside acting.
[ Acting Alongside Baseball Before Dream Player Yeah]
Topic:
- When I'm acting, I'm two beings. There's the one monitoring the distance between myself and the camera, making sure I hit my marks, and there is the one driven by this inner fire, this delicious fear.
[ Acting Beings Between Camera Delicious Distance Driven Fear Fire Hit Inner Making Marks Monitoring Myself Sure Two]
Topic:
- I was born first to music. But I went into acting because my father knew so much about music he intimidated me. So, I picked an art form, he knew nothing about. So I could be my own man.
[ Acting Art Because Born Could Father First Form Intimidated Into Knew Man Much Music Nothing Own Picked Went]
Topic:
- In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not.
[ Acting Alone Any Assistants Case Creates Decides Design Determine Dross Gold His Historian History Judgment Metal Only Out Set Significant Through Values Which]
Topic:
- Everything I thought about acting and having a movie career has changed from what I thought when I started.
[ Acting Career Changed Everything Having Movie Started Thought]
Topic:
- I don't see it as a form of healing, because if you have wounds that are bleeding I don't think acting will ever get them to stop. But I find acting is a form of illumination.
[ Acting Because Bleeding Ever Find Form Get Healing Illumination See Stop Them Think Will Wounds]
Topic:
- I do believe that the United Nations needs to have more exacting, more enhanced professional standards for the military peacekeepers that are deployed.
[ Believe Deployed Enhanced Exacting Military More Nations Needs Professional Standards United]
Topic:
- By the time I could have played football, I was already into acting and that's what I wanted to do.
[ Acting Already Could Football Into Played Time Wanted]
Topic:
- I'm acting for the pleasure of it.
[ Acting Pleasure]
Topic:
- With Sean Penn, he wants to be surprised. He doesn't necessarily want what he's written, although we'll do what he's written. He likes the danger of acting.
[ Acting Although Danger Likes Necessarily Penn Sean Surprised Want Wants Written]
Topic:
- You'd be surprised at how undemanding acting is.
[ Acting How Surprised]
Topic:
- I've never tried to learn the art of acting. I have been in the business for years but I still can't tell what acting is or how it's done.
[ Acting Art Been Business Done How Learn Never Still Tell Tried Years]
Topic:
- Acting classes, I guess, are good and I would like to maybe sometime take one. But I would feel like I was learning someone else's technique. I like mine.
[ Acting Classes Else Feel Good Guess Learning Maybe Mine Someone Sometime Take Technique Would]
Topic:
- When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated.
[ Acting Communities Neighbors Start Strangers]
Topic:
- I really identified with Jess, because my own dream was acting, which isn't the most conventional profession.
[ Acting Because Conventional Dream Identified Most Own Profession Really Which]
Topic:
- That's what I like about acting. When you're preparing for a role, you do your research, and the bonus is you get to learn these skills. Now, it's on to whatever the next thing is I have to learn.
[ Acting Bonus Get Learn Next Now Preparing Research Role Skills These Thing Whatever Your]
Topic:
- Acting school was summer camp, and I needed concentration camp. I had so many different ideas swirling between culture and how to tie things together.
[ Acting Between Camp Concentration Culture Different Had How Ideas Many Needed School Summer Swirling Things Tie Together]
Topic:
- My family was very supportive of my acting. They didn't really have a choice because I got jobs acting before anyone could really say anything. It paid my way through college and helped my family out.
[ Acting Anyone Anything Because Before Choice College Could Family Got Helped Jobs Out Paid Really Say Supportive Through Very Way]
Topic:
- My first acting job happened by accident when I was really young. I was in fifth grade and my teacher saw an ad in the paper and took me to the audition after school and I got the part.
[ Accident Acting Ad After Audition Fifth First Got Grade Happened Job Paper Part Really Saw School Teacher Took Young]
Topic:
- We lived and breathed acting.
[ Acting Breathed Lived]
Topic:
- Sincerity and the correct use of the voice are the greatest things in the art of acting.
[ Acting Art Correct Greatest Sincerity Things Use Voice]
Topic:
- Acting is invigorating. But I don't analyse it too much. It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning.
[ Acting Analyse Dog Going Invigorating Morning Much Smelling Toilet Too Where]
Topic:
- Acting with creatures that aren't there is kind like acting with an actor who refuses to come out of his trailer. You still have to go on and do the scene.
[ Acting Actor Come Creatures Go His Kind Out Refuses Scene Still Trailer]
Topic:
- Well, from an acting point of view, I bear no relation, I don't look like Alfred Kinsey at all, but I thought somewhere in my artist's soul, my actor's soul, I could capture something of the spirit of the man.
[ Acting Actor Alfred Artist Bear Capture Could Kinsey Look Man Point Relation Something Somewhere Soul Spirit Thought View Well]
Topic:
- I agree with Marjorie Rosen's good psychological analysis of my acting ability.
[ Ability Acting Agree Analysis Good Psychological]
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- It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive.
[ Acting Aggressor Claim Defensive Every Habit Nation]
Topic:
- When I started in films, it never really occurred to me that I could make a career out of acting.
[ Acting Career Could Films Make Never Occurred Out Really Started]
Topic:
- I went to acting school in New York City for two years. I studied with Stella Adler.
[ Acting Adler City New School Stella Studied Two Went Years York]
Topic:
- My first love is acting on stage. A sitcom is a hybrid of stage and film.
[ Acting Film First Hybrid Love Sitcom Stage]
Topic:
- My first paid acting job was a movie called Fandango. It also starred Kevin Costner.
[ Acting Also Called Costner First Job Kevin Movie Paid Starred]
Topic:
- In LA, too many people want to go the quickest route from A to B. Method acting offers them that.
[ Acting Go La Many Method Offers Quickest Route Them Too Want]
Topic:
- There were time when I was into method acting that I did have moments of residual character emotions, because the method bases your emotional responses as a character on emotional experiences from your real life.
[ Acting Bases Because Character Did Emotional Emotions Experiences Into Life Method Moments Real Residual Responses Time Were Your]
Topic:
- However, as our brave men and women continue to return from the battlefields of the War on Terror, Congress must respond by enacting policies that meet the evolving needs of the veterans community.
[ Battlefields Brave Community Congress Continue Enacting Evolving However Meet Men Must Needs Our Policies Respond Return Terror Veterans War Women]
Topic:
- I don't see my dancing or acting as two separate things. I don't define them separately, so I can't say one has helped the other, It's all the same thing. More than anything I love being on stage and performing.
[ Acting Anything Being Dancing Define Helped Love More Other Performing Same Say See Separate Separately Stage Than Them Thing Things Two]
Topic:
- Acting isn't really a creative profession. It's an interpretative one.
[ Acting Creative Profession Really]
Topic:
- It's just coincidental that the acting took off first over everything else.
[ Acting Else Everything First Just Off Over Took]
Topic:
- Acting is everybody's favorite second job.
[ Acting Everybody Favorite Job Second]
Topic:
- Just let the wardrobe do the acting.
[ Acting Just Wardrobe]
Topic:
- One of the things about acting is it allows you to live other people's lives without having to pay the price.
[ Acting Allows Having Live Lives Other Pay Price Things Without]
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- I make two movies a year to take care of the butcher and the baker and the school fees. Then I try to write, but it's not that easy. Acting is what's easy.
[ Acting Baker Butcher Care Easy Fees Make Movies School Take Then Try Two Write Year]
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- I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
[ Acting Clearly Dealing Decisively Forthrightly More Now See Watergate Wrong]
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- I jumped into acting because it was fun. It was tougher when I had to take my fun seriously.
[ Acting Because Fun Had Into Jumped Seriously Take Tougher]
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- I loved acting, which was never about money, the fame. It was about a search for meaning. It was painful.
[ Acting Fame Loved Meaning Money Never Painful Search Which]
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- It has been argued that British girls are incapable of deep feeling or brilliant acting owing to their lack of temperament. This, I am positive, is not true.
[ Acting Am Argued Been Brilliant British Deep Feeling Girls Incapable Lack Owing Positive Temperament Their True]
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- I never dreamed that shooting a film would be so hard. There was less regulation then of child actors' hours. Even the concept of acting confused me.
[ Acting Actors Child Concept Confused Dreamed Even Film Hard Hours Less Never Regulation Shooting Then Would]
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- Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.
[ Acting Adult Exhibitionism Form Masochistic Occupation Quite]
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- And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
[ Acting Been Characters Define Did Differently Miami Say Than Vice Years]
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- I hadn't done just a straight-out comedy in a long time, just letting an ensemble do really good character acting, having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures.
[ Acting Carry Character Comedy Done Earlier Ensemble Good Hadn Having Just Letting Long Movie Pictures Really Them Time]
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- The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the directors know. Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting.
[ Acting Actually Bad Badly Biggest Cast Cover Direction Directors Films Friends Good Know Lot Mistake Student Usually]
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- Twelve to 15 years of acting school, and I am being a bird.
[ Acting Am Being Bird School Twelve Years]
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- I get to meet fantastic people, and I get to go through so many emotions. For me, I have a craving for that. When I'm acting, I feel great. It's not to be famous.
[ Acting Craving Emotions Famous Fantastic Feel Get Go Great Many Meet Through]
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- I've done quite a few adverts. I've also done some presenting and acting work in Spain. I did a lot of Spanish education videos for people wanting to learn English.
[ Acting Also Did Done Education English Few Learn Lot Presenting Quite Some Spain Spanish Videos Wanting Work]
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- Acting is very start and stop.
[ Acting Start Stop Very]
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- There is some sadness for me now about acting because it used to be that there was a reverence for actors.
[ Acting Actors Because Now Reverence Sadness Some Used]
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- You can't think about how people will perceive you or your character. All you can do is focus on your work. The rest is up to the universe. I've been acting for 16 years. I've done 55 movies and, in all seriousness, there's maybe five that are good and the rest are crap.
[ Acting Been Character Crap Done Five Focus Good How Maybe Movies Perceive Rest Seriousness Think Universe Up Will Work Years Your]
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- Passion is the thing that sustains you in acting. If you're doing it for fame and money, don't even bother because it will never happen. The last thing I ever expected was to be paid for this.
[ Acting Because Bother Doing Even Ever Expected Fame Happen Last Money Never Paid Passion Sustains Thing Will]
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- I love acting. When I'm acting I feel like I'm on vacation. I'm just having a wonderful time. The nightmare is just getting the work to happen.
[ Acting Feel Getting Happen Having Just Love Nightmare Time Vacation Wonderful Work]
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- I used to ask Sean questions about acting. He's a brilliant actor, but I could never digest his information. I work primarily on an intuitive level.
[ Acting Actor Ask Brilliant Could Digest His Information Intuitive Level Never Primarily Questions Sean Used Work]
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- It's what still excites me most about acting: letting your imagination go places it's never been before. There's nothing better than that.
[ Acting Been Before Better Excites Go Imagination Letting Most Never Nothing Places Still Than Your]
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- Sean's a better person when he's directing. He becomes a queen when he's an actor. And he's so unhappy when he's acting.
[ Acting Actor Becomes Better Directing Person Queen Sean Unhappy]
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- I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors.
[ Acting Actors Favorite Love Truly]
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- Yeah, I had actually tried to stop acting before I made Dead Man Walking.
[ Acting Actually Before Dead Had Made Man Stop Tried Walking Yeah]
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- I can only pay my electric bill for my last two years on my acting.
[ Acting Bill Electric Last Only Pay Two Years]
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- To choose ways of not acting was ever the concern and scruple of my life.
[ Acting Choose Concern Ever Life Scruple Ways]
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- If I stayed a football player, my career would have been over 20 years ago. As it is, my knees are shot. I found I got the same good feeling in acting that I had in sports, but I found I could have a more profound impact on people.
[ Acting Ago Been Career Could Feeling Football Found Good Got Had Impact Knees More Over Player Profound Same Shot Sports Stayed Would Years]
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- A lot of producers cookie cut movies one after another, but I'll be a little more careful, and have the opportunity to be, because I have the acting career to subsidize the producing.
[ Acting After Another Because Career Careful Cookie Cut Little Lot More Movies Opportunity Producers Producing Subsidize]
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- Acting is real important to me. I love it, and it's something I care about.
[ Acting Care Important Love Real Something]
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- I becan acting when River was doing this TV series and they needed two kids for the show, so they got me and my little sister, Summer, to do it. After that I did some really weird guest spots with orangutans and stuff.
[ Acting After Did Doing Got Guest Kids Little Needed Really River Series Show Sister Some Spots Stuff Summer Tv Two Weird]
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- Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on.
[ Acting Halloween Mask Put]
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- Music is a hobby, because I'm not making any money out of it, but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting.
[ Acting Any Because Conviction Hobby Into Just Making Money Much Music Out Put]
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- On some level in acting, what you're trying to find is truth, because when it's true is when it's also funny.
[ Acting Also Because Find Funny Level Some True Truth Trying]
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- Acting is really scary, but it's also challenging, fun, hard work. There's always an element of improvisation with every actor, even when something is really scripted.
[ Acting Actor Also Always Challenging Element Even Every Fun Hard Improvisation Really Scary Scripted Something Work]
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- And I taught acting for years, and without knowing it that was the real thing that started bending me toward directing.
[ Acting Bending Directing Knowing Real Started Taught Thing Toward Without Years]
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- I like acting for now. But after seeing Apollo 13, what I really want to do is to be an astronaut. I'm dying to go to a space camp next summer!
[ Acting After Apollo Astronaut Camp Dying Go Next Now Really Seeing Space Summer Want]
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- I like soap opera acting. If it's done really well, there's nothing better. It's old school. It's like what those melodramas in the '30s and '40s were like.
[ Acting Better Done Nothing Old Opera Really School Soap Those Well Were]
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- Acting isn't the be-all end-all. There are a lot of other things in my life that will bring me joy if I didn't act anymore.
[ Act Acting Anymore Be-All Bring End-All Joy Life Lot Other Things Will]
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- I came to acting in a very circuitous way.
[ Acting Came Very Way]
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- There are a lot of other things in this world that can and will bring me joy. Acting is one of them.
[ Acting Bring Joy Lot Other Them Things Will World]
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- Hopefully I'll be successful with the singing, but there are so many other things I want to do, like acting. I'll do them one at a time first!
[ Acting First Hopefully Many Other Singing Successful Them Things Time Want]
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- I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training.
[ Ability Acquire Already Also Assist Attracting Character Desire Engaged Help Highest Intellectual Men Moral Profession Those Training Young]
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- I love acting and making your own luck. You have to recreate yourself, I guess. Although, I don't know how.
[ Acting Although Guess How Know Love Luck Making Own Recreate Your Yourself]
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- Great progress was made when arbitration treaties were concluded in which the contracting powers pledge in advance to submit all conflicts to an arbitration court, treaties which not only specify the composition of the court, but also its procedure.
[ Advance Also Arbitration Composition Concluded Conflicts Contracting Court Great Made Only Pledge Powers Procedure Progress Specify Submit Treaties Were Which]
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- Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
[ Able Acting Being Emotion Emotional Express]
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- Some of the newer folks in the industry, I'm not sure they are familiar with the term acting. They don't understand what it means to play a character rather than just be a personality.
[ Acting Character Familiar Folks Industry Just Means Newer Personality Play Rather Some Sure Term Than Understand]
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- I think my being such a nomad let me into acting. I was always having to create a new image whenever we moved.
[ Acting Always Being Create Having Image Into Moved New Nomad Such Think Whenever]
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- I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.
[ Acting Another Architect Career Enthusiasm Examinations Films Had Job Join Just Movies Option Plotting Same Schoolgirl Seriously Studying Take Took Up Very Were]
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- It always surprised me that I was getting acting work.
[ Acting Always Getting Surprised Work]
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- The more I get to do this character, the more I realize that she's not just annoying. It's that her strength is not interacting with people socially. She just doesn't have time because she has so much going on in her brain.
[ Annoying Because Brain Character Get Going Her Interacting Just More Much Realize She Socially Strength Time]
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- Acting is all about big hair and funny props... All the great actors knew it. Olivier knew it, Brando knew it.
[ Acting Actors Big Brando Funny Great Hair Knew Olivier Props]
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- I never achieved my first goal in the National Actors Theatre, which is to have a permanent Acting Company.
[ Achieved Acting Actors Company First Goal National Never Permanent Theatre Which]
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- I've always enjoyed Acting. Acting is acting.
[ Acting Always Enjoyed]
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- Acting is like going to the gym. You have to keep yourself in shape and concentrate on your core.
[ Acting Concentrate Core Going Gym Keep Shape Your Yourself]
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- I'd never been to acting school, so I never thought I'd get this far.
[ Acting Been Far Get Never School Thought]
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- Acting is way of making yourself exist.
[ Acting Exist Making Way Yourself]
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- At least when you're acting you can be someone. In front of the camera you have to be yourself. And who am I?
[ Acting Am Camera Front Least Someone Yourself]
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- I didn't want to be seen as just a guy on a list. I'm interested in good scripts, scripts that are about something, scripts that move your acting along.
[ Acting Along Good Guy Interested Just List Move Scripts Seen Something Want Your]
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- I'm enjoying it, but I still don't know why I'm hooked on acting.
[ Acting Enjoying Hooked Know Still Why]
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- That was the beginning of modern acting for me. You don't have to tell a camera everything. It gets bored if you do and wants to look elsewhere.
[ Acting Beginning Bored Camera Elsewhere Everything Gets Look Modern Tell Wants]
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- A lot of what acting is paying attention.
[ Acting Attention Lot Paying]
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- I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us.
[ Acting Ahead Good Lay Life Must Political Say Training Us Which]
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- I had just arrived in New York from California. I was nineteen years old and excited beyond belief. I was an art student and an acting student and behaved as most young actors did - meaning that there was no such thing as a good actor, 'cause you yourself hadn't shown up yet.
[ Acting Actor Actors Arrived Art Behaved Belief Beyond California Cause Did Excited Good Had Hadn Just Meaning Most New Nineteen Old Shown Student Such Thing Up Years Yet York Young Yourself]
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- And after you've done the acting, there's a lot of places you can put your input - in the editing, in the production of it, in the rewriting of it and so on.
[ Acting After Done Editing Input Lot Places Production Put Rewriting Your]
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- We had the boy's name picked out, but we didn't have a girl's. When he turned out to be a boy, we were so relieved. Literally, in the middle of contracting and pushing, and with my wife being drugged - out and half - lucid, we were still coming up with names.
[ Being Boy Coming Contracting Girl Had Half Literally Lucid Middle Name Names Out Picked Pushing Relieved Still Turned Up Were Wife]
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- It's sort of the most important thing for acting, is to listen to the person you're dealing with.
[ Acting Dealing Important Listen Most Person Sort Thing]
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- I make movies for grownups. When Hollywood starts making them again, I'll start acting in them again.
[ Acting Again Grownups Hollywood Make Making Movies Start Starts Them]
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- For me, acting was a way of releasing all of this stuff that I had inside - and a way for me to tell the stories of the people I knew, so that their spirit could live through me.
[ Acting Could Had Inside Knew Live Releasing Spirit Stories Stuff Tell Their Through Way]
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- I like to say that I didn't choose acting - acting chose me.
[ Acting Choose Chose Say]
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- If you want to be an actor, you have to do it because you love acting, not because you want to be a celebrity.
[ Acting Actor Because Celebrity Love Want]
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- Success is not assured, but America is resolute: this is the best chance for peace we are likely to see for some years to come - and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance.
[ Acting America Assured Best Chance Come Help Israelis Likely Palestinians Peace Resolute See Seize Some Success Years]
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- I had been singing all my life, but I started acting in high school.
[ Acting Been Had High Life School Singing Started]
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- I have been taking classes and I'm familiar with stage, but I'm not as familiar with acting on camera.
[ Acting Been Camera Classes Familiar Stage Taking]
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- I would rather do many small roles on TV, stage or film than one blockbuster that made me rich but had no acting.
[ Acting Blockbuster Film Had Made Many Rather Rich Roles Small Stage Than Tv Would]
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- Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
[ Acting Art Coughing Group Keeping Large Merely]
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- Acting is the ability to dream on cue.
[ Ability Acting Cue Dream]
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- The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
[ Acting Art Consists Coughing Keeping]
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- Acting touches nerves you have absolutely no control over.
[ Absolutely Acting Control Nerves Over Touches]
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- What's interesting about the process of acting is how often you don't know what you're doing.
[ Acting Doing How Interesting Know Often Process]
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- I learned much more about acting from philosophy courses, psychology courses, history and anthropology than I ever learned in acting class.
[ Acting Anthropology Class Courses Ever History Learned More Much Philosophy Psychology