Quotes by acting

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  • Caroll Spinney
    Caroll Spinney
    American puppeteer, cartoonist, author and speaker 1933-2019
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    Frankly, I think if I won the lottery and won a billion dollars, I'd still want to continue doing this job. I love expressing myself through it. I've gotten to really love acting. And I've gotten to know Big Bird from the inside out so thoroughly it's like playing my kid. I can't imagine deliberately stopping.
  • Ellen Barkin
    Ellen Barkin
    American actress and producer 1954-
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    Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
  • Betty Field
    Betty Field
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    I'm not an outstanding personality, and I'm certainly no beauty. Acting ability is all I've got to trade on.
  • Ben Affleck
    Ben Affleck
    American actor and filmmaker. 1972-
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    A friend of my mom's was a casting director so, really as kind of a lark, I had a couple of acting jobs that had just enough exposure to give me the option to continue if I wanted to. I followed through with it.
  • Robert Redford
    Robert Redford
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    A lot of what acting is paying attention.
  • Abba Goold Woolson
    Abba Goold Woolson
    American writer
    Abba Goold Woolson
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    A majority of women seem to consider themselves sent into the world for the sole purpose of displaying dry goods, and it is only when acting the part of an animated milliner's block that they feel they are performing their appropriate mission.
  • Carlos Castaneda
    Carlos Castaneda
    American author and anthropologist 1925-1998
    Carlos Castaneda
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    A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.
  • Georges Clemenceau
    Georges Clemenceau
    French politician, physician, and journalist 1841-1929
    Georges Clemenceau
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    A man who waits to believe in action before acting is anything you like, but he's not a man of action.. You must act as you breathe.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor.
  • Jeanne Moreau
    Jeanne Moreau
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    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.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
    Marguerite Duras
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    Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
  • Carrie Fisher
    Carrie Fisher
    American actress, writer and comedienne 1956-2016
    Carrie Fisher
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    Acting engenders and harbours qualities that are best left way behind in adolescence.
  • Scott Glenn
    Scott Glenn
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    Acting in movies is to put colors on an easel for the director to paint his own painting with in the editing room, long after I've left.
  • Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism.
  • Paul Newman
    Paul Newman
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    Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience.
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