Quotes: performing

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  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
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    (On performing in Costa Rica for the first time) It was like finding some weird tribe in the middle of the jungle and, you know, they all come out and go: Fear of the Dark. Favorite Album. What?!?
    Source: Iron Maiden: Flight 666
  • 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.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
  • Brett Somers
    Brett Somers
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    Anything that loosens you up and makes you freer is good, because that's what acting and performing is all about - being free. It gives you a better connection to the audience.
  • Albert Bandura
    Albert Bandura
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    Coping with the demands of everyday life would be exceedingly trying if one could arrive at solutions to problems only by actually performing possible options and suffering the consequences.
  • Bruce Willis
    Bruce Willis
    American actor, producer, and singer 1955-
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    I have zero interest in performing in films to try to convey any kind of message. My job is to be entertaining. There's a very different point of view about messages in films in Europe than there is in the States. Audiences rebel because they feel that they are being preached to.
  • I remember once having to stop performing when I thought an elderly man a few rows back from the front was actually going to die because he was laughing so hard.
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    I resent performing for frisking idiots who don't know anything.
  • Allan Carr
    Allan Carr
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    I was at college doing performing arts, and just spending all my time mucking about, and the lecturers thought I would be pretty good at stand-up, so I gave it a whirl.
  • Busta Rhymes
    Busta Rhymes
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    I'm a fan of making films. Whether I'm on stage or in front of a camera, one of my first loves is performing for the people. I'd like to do more acting.
  • Bill Mumy
    Bill Mumy
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    I'm also performing regularly in Southern California with two bands. As a solo artist doing acoustic sets and a member of the Jenerators, my rock n roll band that has been around for a long time now.
  • Big Bank Hank
    Big Bank Hank
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    I'm from the Bronx, so I am looking forward to performing before my homies. I'll keep it live in the house.
  • Beyonce Knowles
    Beyonce Knowles
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    If I weren't performing, I'd be a beauty editor or a therapist. I love creativity, but I also love to help others. My mother was a hairstylist, and they listen to everyone's problems - like a beauty therapist!
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
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    In most companies people make a specific contribution to the company in their function. But it is not expressed in terms of profit, only in terms of performing their function better.
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