Actors And Acting Quotes by Jean-Paul Sartre, Oscar Wilde, Miguel de Cervantes, Thornton Wilder, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Tommy Wiseau and many others.
Acting is a question of absorbing other people’s personalities and adding some of your own experience.
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms.
If you get a chance to act in a room that somebody else has paid rent for, then you’re given a free chance to practice your craft.
I studied movies for many years, but I am professionally an actor because I, my background is actually a stage actor and acting.
To me, acting is the most logical way for people’s neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves.
Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.
Acting is the perfect idiot’s profession.
After working with so many great actors and acting students in film school, it was a whole other thing working with Luke [Kirby].
There are no small parts. Only small actors.
A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.
One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life.
We become actors without realizing it, and actors without wanting to.
Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors.
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