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One good thing about acting in film is that it's good therapy. (Quote by - Denzel Washington)

I am the Fred Astaire of karate. (Quote by - Jean-Claude Van Damme)

When an actor has money, he doesn't send letters, but telegrams. (Quote by - Anton Chekhov)

I had a bonding problem when I went off and boxed for five years. I was over in Europe and Asia fighting because I wanted to do something different; I was tired of acting. But the thing is, when I was done doing that, I couldn't get a job. (Quote by - Mickey Rourke)

Acting is easier - writing is more creative. The lazy man vies with the industrious. (Quote by - William Shatner)

Stardom is only a by-product of acting. I don't think being a movie star is a good enough reason for existing. (Quote by - Natalie Wood)

Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself. (Quote by - Katharine Hepburn)

An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling. (Quote by - Donald Sinden)

I don't get acting jobs because of my looks. (Quote by - Alec Baldwin)

Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves. (Quote by - Chevy Chase)

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. (Quote by - Paulo Coelho)

But those who wish to prove to unbelievers that Scripture is the Word of God are acting foolishly, for only by faith can this be known. (Quote by - John Calvin)

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness? (Quote by - Anna Freud)

This is the Jew that Shakespeare drew. (Quote by - Philip Massinger)

I'm curious about other people. That's the essence of my acting. I'm interested in what it would be like to be you. (Quote by - Meryl Streep)

Like hungry guests, a sitting audience looks; Plays are like suppers; poets are the cooks. The founder's you: the table is the place: The carvers we: the prologue is the grace. Each act, a course, each scene, a different dish, Though we're in Lent, I doubt you're still for flesh. Satire's the sauce, high-season'd, sharp and rough. Kind masks and beaux, I hope you're pepperproof? Wit is the wine; but 'tis so scarce the true Poets, like vintners, balderdash and brew. Your surly scenes, where rant and bloodshed join. Are butcher's meat, a battle's sirloin: Your scenes of love, so flowing, soft and chaste, Are water-gruel without salt or taste. (Quote by - George Farquhar)

Left eyebrow raised, right eyebrow raised. (Quote by - Roger Moore)

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. (Quote by - Tyra Banks )

She represents the un-vowed aspiration of the male human being, his potential infidelity -- and infidelity of a very special kind, which would lead him to the opposite of his wife, to the ''woman of wax'' whom he could model at will, make and unmake in any way he wished, even unto death. (Quote by - Marguerite Duras)

If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent. (Quote by - Elijah Wood)

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! (Quote by - Katie Price)

Ah just act the way ah feel. (Quote by - Elvis Presley)

The play was a great success but the audience was a disaster. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

You are not in business to be popular. (Quote by - Kirstie Alley)

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