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Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made. (Quote by - George Burns)

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. (Quote by - Wayne Dyer)

The actors today really need the whip hand. They're so lazy. They haven't got the sense of pride in their profession that the less socially elevated musical comedy and music hall people or acrobats have. The theater has never been any good since the actors became gentlemen. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea. (Quote by - Robert Half)

Acting is happy agony. (Quote by - Alec Guinness)

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. (Quote by - Megan Fox)

The actor's popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow. (Quote by - Edwin Forrest)

Remember this practical piece of advice: Never come into the theatre with mud on your feet. Leave your dust and dirt outside. Check your little worries, squabbles, petty difficulties with your outside clothing -- all the things that ruin your life and draw your attention away from your art -- at the door. (Quote by - Konstantin Stanislavisky)

All men practice the actor's art. (Quote by - Petron)

For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros. (Quote by - Ethel Barrymore)

Acting is everybody's favorite second job. (Quote by - Jack Nicholson)

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. (Quote by - Shia LaBeouf)

I'm an actor. And I guess I've done so many movies I've achieved some high visibility. But a star? I guess I still think of myself as kind of a worker ant. (Quote by - Forest Whitaker)

I don't think there's a punch-line scheduled, is there? (Quote by - Monty Python)

Acting is not about being someone different. It's finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there. (Quote by - Meryl Streep)

They are, as it were, train-bearers in the pageant of life, and hold a glass up to humanity, frailer than itself. We see ourselves at second-hand in them: they show us all that we are, all that we wish to be, and all that we dread to be. What brings the resemblance nearer is, that, as they imitate us, we, in our turn, imitate them. There is no class of society whom so many persons regard with affection as actors. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart. (Quote by - Bette Davis)

I'd prefer not to be the pretty thing in a film. It's such a bloody responsibility to look cute, because people know when you don't and they're like, ''They're trying to pass her off as the cute girl and she's looking like a bedraggled sack of potatoes. (Quote by - Minnie Driver)

I don't want to read about some of these actresses who are around today. They sound like my niece in Scarsdale. I love my niece in Scarsdale, but I won't buy tickets to see her act. (Quote by - Vincent Price)

The hardest part has been maintaining a small head -- remaining down to earth. So many people try to make you more than you are. This business has changed a lot of good people and a lot of good families, and I don't want that to happen to me. (Quote by - Brandy)

An actress must never lose her ego -- without it she has no talent. (Quote by - Norma Shearer)

The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made. (Quote by - George Burns)

I'm not an actress who can create a character. I play me. (Quote by - Mary Tyler Moore)

There's nothing more boring than actors talking about acting. (Quote by - James Caan)

Prologues precede the piece in mournful verse, As undertakers walk before the hearse. (Quote by - David Garrick)

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