Pretending To Be Someone Else Quotes by Andrew Lincoln, Anna Paquin, Paulo Coelho, Saoirse Ronan, James Gandolfini, Katharine Hepburn and many others.
I spend my working life pretending to be someone else.
Acting is pretending to be someone else.
I write from my soul. This is the reason that critics don’t hurt me, because it is me. If it was not me, if I was pretending to be someone else, then this could unbalance my world, but I know who I am.
That’s what acting is. You’re pretending to be someone else.
Standing in public in other people’s clothes, pretending to be someone else. It’s a strange way for a grown man to make a living.
Acting is a nice childish profession – pretending you’re someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
Acting was my classroom in many ways and I always believed and I still do that acting is not just about pretending to be someone else, it’s also about discovering yourself and reaching deeper inside yourself.
I realized that I wanted to play characters and do traditional theatre. I wanted to make believe again. I like putting on a costume and pretending to be someone else for a few hours, and I have a great respect for playwrights.
It’s much more interesting to embrace who you really are rather than waste energy pretending to be someone else.