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I was just a cheap little starlet hardly acting at all in a very mediocre film. (Quote by - Brigitte Bardot)

They are the only honest hypocrites, their life is a voluntary dream, a studied madness. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie. (Quote by - Horace Walpole)

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Celebrity is death --- celebrity -- that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor. (Quote by - John Cusack)

For the theatre one needs long arms; it is better to have them too long than too short. An artiste with short arms can never, never make a fine gesture. (Quote by - Sarah Bernhardt)

Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion. (Quote by - Kate Reid)

I don't want to stop acting, but acting in some ways is a young man's game. (Quote by - Kevin Bacon)

The great actors are the luminous ones. They are the great conductors of the stage. (Quote by - Minnie Fiske)

One of the things about acting is it allows you to live other people's lives without having to pay the price. (Quote by - Robert De Niro)

This is not a tough job. You read a script. If you like the part and the money is O.K., you do it. Then you remember your lines. You show up on time. You do what the director tells you to do. When you finish, you rest and then go on to the next part. That's it. (Quote by - Robert Mitchum)

The mere mechanical technique of acting can be taught, but the spirit that is to give life to lifeless forms must be born in a man. No dramatic college can teach its pupils to think or to feel. It is Nature who makes our artists for us, though it may be Art who taught them their right mode of expression. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four. (Quote by - Katharine Hepburn)

If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors. (Quote by - Bill Vaughan)

The face of Garbo is an Idea, that of Hepburn an Event. (Quote by - Roland Barthes)

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. (Quote by - John Cleese)

Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. (Quote by - Sir Ralph Richardson)

I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us. (Quote by - Nancy Reagan)

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless. (Quote by - Mike Krzyzewski)

I think every American actor wants to be a movie star. But I never wanted to do stupid movies, I wanted to do films. I vowed I would never do a commercial, nor would I do a soap opera -- both of which I did as soon as I left the [Acting] Company and was starving. (Quote by - Kevin Kline)

It was the most fun I've ever had on a movie. It was one of the happiest times in my life. I was living in New York, and I really enjoyed acting at the time. Also, it's funny because that was also the time when I went downhill. (Quote by - Mickey Rourke)

To wake the soul by tender strokes of art, To raise the genius, and to mend the heart; To make mankind, in conscious virtue bold, Live o'er each scene, and be what they behold-- For this the tragic Muse first trod the stage. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

I mean, the question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again, night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don't we all anyway; might as well get paid for it. (Quote by - Elaine Dundy)

You can't do four movies and be good to everybody and be flying all night and shooting all day with a different wig and then be going to sing on Broadway without feeling a little tired. You endlessly feel you're letting somebody down. (Quote by - Sarah Jessica Parker)

A movie camera is like having someone you have a crush on watching you from afar -- you pretend it's not there. (Quote by - Daryl Hannah)

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