Quotes by stage

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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Every philosophy is the philosophy of some stage of life.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    A walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more.
  • Adrian Edmondson
    Adrian Edmondson
    British actor 1957-
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    From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely roaring at really good toilet humour.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
    American poet 1923-2004
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    A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
  • Colin Wilson
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    A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
  • Bea Arthur
    Bea Arthur
    American actress and comedian 1922-2009
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    But that's one of the nice things about doing a stage show, if something doesn't work out, you have the luxury of working on it over time.
  • Bill Hader
    Bill Hader
    American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and director 1978-
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    Oddly enough, I have really bad stage fright - getting up in front of people. And I made a living going on live television.
  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward Hoagland
    American Novelist, Essayist 1932-
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    The question of whether it's God's green earth is not at center stage, except in the sense that if so, one is reminded with some regularity that He may be dying.
  • Buddy Hackett
    Buddy Hackett
    American actor and comedian 1924-2003
    Buddy Hackett
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    A comic, you have to be looking down at him. My favorite rooms, the audience is above the stage, stadium-style.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls.
  • Cab Calloway
    Cab Calloway
    American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor 1907-1994
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    A movie and a stage show are two entirely different things. A picture, you can do anything you want. Change it, cut out a scene, put in a scene, take a scene out. They don't do that on stage.
  • Cass Canfield
    Cass Canfield
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    A publisher should always be on the receiving end. He should take an interest in almost any subject and remain anonymous, letting the author take center stage.
  • Bela Lugosi
    Bela Lugosi
    Hungarian-American actor 1882-1956
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    A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage.
  • Paul Valery
    Paul Valery
    French poet 1871-1945
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    A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations.
  • Donald Sinden
    Donald Sinden
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    Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don't see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too.
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