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Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
Start buying gold now, regardless of the price. By acting now, you will not have to react when it's too late. Too late will be when the majority of the public finally figures out what is happening to paper money and frantically tries to get aboard. Remember, if you're one of the ones holding paper in the end, you will have given away your products and services for nothing.
I'm ambitious for is to not get caught 'acting'. I want to really feel the role and not let people see the process, or to let them stand back and admire it, because I think that does finally get in the way.
I never was very good at acting. I never was very good at playing the role. Because the true pretending can only come off in our genuine awareness of the real. Only those of us with the most secure grasp on the real can pretend; can really be good at the performance. And of course I didn't know what was real; I only knew the camera was always on.
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.
There were moments - I would be daydreaming - I would imagine scenes, even if there wasn't a camera around. In my head, I was acting.
We've defined decency down now that we look at the entertainment value of it, whether the acting is good, the writing is good, the story is good, no matter the depravity, we'll watch it.
I love acting. Acting's always been my first love. I grew up watching multi-camera television shows... And I thought I would absolutely be in for that.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.
The act of acting morally is behaving as if everything we do matters.
But then acting is all about faking. We're all very good at faking things that we have no competence with.
My music is a very personal reflection of me, whereas, acting a role, thats a reflection of another character.
I don't think a Hollywood actor is safe from acting in the rain: it all depends on the film.
Sometimes I think of movie acting as advanced pretend.
There are two main jobs in acting - the first one is to be a good actor, and the second one is to convince everyone that you're a good actor.
Actors and actresses make magic,' I said. 'They make things happen on the stage; they invent; they create.
Relax, Xander. It's only two lines.” He closed his eyes and leaned into her, his arms wrapping her back. “But it's still lines in a real film, and if I mess it up-” “They'll have you do it again. And again... and again.” Liv laughed. “No big deal. Life is full of second chances.
Acting gives you cosmic permission to take a trip in movies that lasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, until the film is finished.
When you talk about a great actor, you're not talking about Tom Cruise. His whole behavior is so shocking.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
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.
Warren G. Bennis
To be authentic is literally to be your own author... to discover your own native energies and desires, and then to find your own way of acting on them.
I take acting lessons with my coach, and what do I get famous for? Holding a puppy!
When it comes to social consequences, they've got all different people acting in different ways, very difficult to even have a proper criterion of success. So, it's a difficult task.
Somebody told me, “Twitter hates tabloids, but Twitter is constantly acting like a tabloid, repeating the mistakes of the things we’re hoping to better.” Twitter wanted to become a more egalitarian justice system, but instead it became a draconian one.
Could I see him acting as Warren Beatty directed, and what would that be like? When you see him as those characters, once you get to know him, there is so much of him in them. In fact, I saw so much of him in them that it made me laugh.
Acting and theatrics are my forte.
I can't imagine being a woman in the world of acting, like where you age starts to weigh you down - you go from being attractive to where they [directors] decided you're out... I feel like with stand-up comedy, it doesn't matter if I've gotten fatter.
The thing that I am most passionate about would be acting.
One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic to stimulate my acting career.
You must always steal, but only from the best people. Steal any trick that looks worthwhile. If you see Vivien Leigh or Robert DeNiro or Meryl Streep do something stunningly effective, and you can analyze how he or she did it, then pinch it. Because you can be sure that they stole it in the first place.
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.
The best preparation for acting is life - observing life and people and observing yourself. All that becomes your library. So when you have to research a part, a scene or an emotion, you go into the library and get what you need.
Pretending is not just play. Pretending is imagined possibility. Pretending or acting is a very valuable life skill, and we all do it all the time. We don’t want to be caught doing it, but nevertheless it’s part of the adaptation of our species. We change who we are to fit the exigencies of our time.
Acting serves as the quintessential social lubricant and a device for protecting our interests and gaining advantage in every aspect of life.
I think I knew acting was what I wanted to do. But I was from this small town and there was no place for an adult to recognise it.
I find acting tough, but sitting around chatting - that's easy.
I don't think most people understand acting, even the people who call themselves savvy, even actors.
Acting is acting, but acting is different in almost always every project, and very, very different in this context.
I tried to walk a line between acting lawfully and testifying falsely, but I now recognize that I did not fully accomplish this goal and that certain of my responses to questions about Ms. Lewinsky were false.
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
I do love acting. But to work as a photojournalist would have been extraordinary.
I'm kind of bipolar in my acting choices because I just want to do a little bit of everything.
At the centre of nonviolence is a force which is self-acting.
Successful actors and actresses have to get themselves into their roles before acting. Therefore, you need to really care about what you are saying.
I never studied. I was too afraid. I thought that if an acting teacher had said to me, "You know what, you're not good," I would not have gone any further. It was easier for me to justify going to an audition and getting rejected, maybe because they wanted somebody blonde, maybe because I wasn't experienced enough. I could live with that more easily.
I didn't start acting until I was 27, and that was just through Gary Shandling and Ben Stiller who I knew through stand-up. And they both in the same year offered me parts on their programs which was unbelievably lucky and fortuitous.
Acting is just a job at the end of the day, and its a very strange one.
Charles De Gaulle
Politics, when it is an art and a service, not an exploitation, is about acting for an ideal through realities.
It is strangely wonderful to feel the lack of something instead of believing that it was never there in the first place.