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I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers.
One of the difficulties of being a writer must be that you create drama that you can't live out. That's one of the wonderful things about acting.
Know that when you seek anything of your own, you will never find God, because you do not seek God purely. You are seeking something along with God, and you are acting just as if you were to make a candle out of God in order to look for something with it. Once one finds the things one is looking for, one throws the candle away. This is what you are doing.
We will work in conjunction with the administration, passing legislation, repealing and replacing Obamacare. When that actually takes place, will take some time, and the administration will help determine how we phase one out and replace and phase in its replacement. The reason we`re acting now is because Obamacare is collapsing under its own weight.
Acting is not a profession of competing with other actors, but rather a vocation of sharing with fellow human beings.
Im 23, so Im not done with my life. But acting, definitely, out of what Ive done so far, makes me feel the most alive and is very invigorating and thrilling. So I figured I might as well try it for a while.
I always stayed for the first curtain call and people always said, 'Who's that?' But this got me started in acting.
I loved acting, I started as a child and it is interesting because I didn't compare myself to others that were doing the same thing. I just felt that I needed to stay focused and stay out of trouble.
Take the clapper and become the alarm that the world so desperately needs.
Acting has helped me understand people, not only because you are acting as a character, but also because you are watching other actors work. That really helps you identify in life when someone is acting, not being true.
The belief, not only of the socialist but of those so-called liberals who are diligently preparing the way for them is that by due skill an ill working humanity may be framed into well-working initiations. It is delusion. The defective natures of citizens will show themselves in bad acting of whatever social structure they are arranged into. There is no political alchemy by which you can get golden conduct out of laden instincts.
Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go.
I'm a lazy creature when I'm not acting.
I don't want to watch [films I was acting in]. I've had enough of me.
The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the benefit of the public.
Fame has always been a downside to acting for me. It gives me the creeps.
[Elijah Wood] has got such a broad outlook. It's so much bigger than just the acting industry.
I've always enjoyed Acting. Acting is acting
The biggest thing about growing up in Canada is you know that Los Angeles and New York are not the only places in the world. They're not the only places where brilliant acting happens.
I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
New Rule: President Bush must stop acting like WE'RE the idiots. He gives speech after speech, and the theme is always the same; 'What part of freedom don't you get, you morons?'. I'll answer that for you Mr. President. The part where you give it to people by blowing them up.
Orson Scott Card
a lot of human behavior was really acting out our responses to dangers long past.
Acting alone in a world that's alive in political stirring is to condemn oneself to isolation and probably protracted warfare of the kind that can be dissipating.
To be supportive of myself, I have to go with what I want to do. I started acting and I was so mesmerized.
But when I was seven or eight, I did my first little piece of acting.
I love telling stories and acting and entertaining people. I don't want to make fun of people.
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.
With the things that I love, I tried to put a couple seeds, a bunch of seeds in the ground and see what sprung up. Sometimes it was acting and sometimes it was music. But whatever it was I continued to plant.
I've only half-admitted I'm a professional. I know I am, I've paid my dues, but one of the things I could do better when I'm acting is to really be rigorous and to think I know how to do it. To use my brain.
When truth and virtue are so rare in almost every area of our society the world needs theatre and the theatre needs actors who will bring the truth of the human soul to the stage. The theatre may now be the only place in society where people can go to hear the truth.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
I don't get nervous when I'm directing a play. It's not like acting.
Give people films, they will forget after a few weeks, but give people ideas, they will assimilate them into their consciousness.
Acting on stage is still my favorite thing to do. And everyone who's been in musicals knows that there is nothing more fun.
Emily St. John Mandel
Twenty years earlier, in a life [Kirsten] mostly couldn’t remember, she had had a small nonspeaking role in a short-lived Toronto production of King Lear. Now she walked in sandals whose soles had been cut from an automobile tire, three knives in her belt.
You are the antidote to any received behaviour. Take a walk when you can. Be alone when you can. Talk to people you care about when you can. We try our best, and somehow it's not enough. We are broken people, the theater shows this. Yet we don't let being inadequate keep us from giving our very best every time. If professionalism has taken the practice of performing to a place where broken human behavior is not acceptable, then it is the medium that is broken, and not the other way around. For at our essence, at our core, we are not professionals. We are amateurs. We are myth, history and advertising, but, still, we exist; we are real, and we are simply beginners. It's how we thrive. We begin and therefore perpetually remain connected to the spark. We ask questions, we thirst, and we learn. And the dissenters complete us, causing us to be better.
But if I hope to understand in order to accept things - the act of surrender will never happen. I must take the plunge all at once, a plunge that includes comprehension and especially incomprehension. And who am I to dare to think? What I have to do is surrender. How is it done? I know however that only by walking do you know how to walk and - miracle - find yourself walking.
Going into my 20s, I was uncertain, trying to figure out what my relationship to acting is.
I've never been in the music industry, only acting.
I was so glad I did Beauty and the Beast. I always wanted to act, and if the bankruptcy thing hadn't happened, I wouldn't have started acting.
Nobody in my family is in the show business, and none of my friends were. I went to a very academic school that actually - when I got to the point of wanting to pursue acting, they just had no idea how to do that, because all of their contacts were very academic.
Honestly, acting is the most work when you're unemployed. For me, the actual acting part is never hard. It's the politics and basically everything around the acting that is difficult.
I love acting, love it. It's the greatest fun in the world. I've never had trouble feeling extremely grateful.
All I have to say is basically if performing, singing, acting ,and dancing is what you want to do, then you just have to do it - no matter where it is.
I know my career is going badly because I'm being quoted correctly.
I love being a human being, my time and experience here has become even more treasured since I turned to acting.
For me, teaching helps to reaffirm the right principles and values of acting. It helps me focus on the good stuff that can be easy to lose sight of because the business is so result-oriented.
I didn't want to start acting like a cartoon
It remains our policy to change the regime until such time as the regime changes itself. So far, we cannot be sure that he is cooperating or he [Saddam Hussein] is acting in a way that could give us comfort, or should give the international community comfort, that he is giving up his weapons of mass destruction. He continues to give us statements that suggest he is not in possession of weapons of mass destruction when we know he is.
I hope to be acting until I'm playing the role of Grandma, and I'd like to branch out in film - producing, directing, all of it. I'll sleep when no one wants to hire me!
Movie actors are just ordinary, mixed-up people - with agents.