Quotes about Acting.

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My father died. It is still a deep regret to me this day that in choosing acting as my career I was forced to hurt him. He died too early to see I had done the right, the only thing.
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Acting is not my favourite thing. I don't like wearing costumes and wigs.
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I like acting, but I like filmmaking better. I went to film school. I want to make films.
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I'm a God-fearing man, and I know the only reason why I am here going from poverty to where I am now is God has His hand on my life. I tell people, 'I didn't choose acting; God chose me to act.'
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My most useful acting tip came from my pal John Wayne. Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much.
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When I went home from Juilliard, I couldn't find acting work.
Acting, Find, Home, Work
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A fight scene with a crazy can be quite physical. You don't feel it while you're acting, but each day you go, that hurts.
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Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week.
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You get money out of acting. You get gray hair out of directing. Actually, I get more of a rush from directing.
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I dropped out of school and I never took acting classes.
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A little secret about actors is that we never think we do a great job in auditions. We kind of just go in and do our work and leave sort of hoping for the best. It's an interesting dynamic - acting is such an interesting job. You never quite know how well you do.
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I would never have changed anything in the past. I have been acting for 32 years now and I feel so lucky to be able to have done exactly what I wanted to do.
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Acting was something I needed like air. It wasn't something I could walk away from.
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To be honest, there are so many things I learned in acting school beyond the method; it was a safe place to practice. So acting school was about exercising that acting muscle and doing it every single day - and having people tell you that you're bad every single day! Which pushes you to work even harder.
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Acting is a talent, but I like to see the whole picture.
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I've been acting since I was a kid, so I just feel confident in the fact that I can do it to some degree. I've never thought I was amazing; I've just thought, 'I know this, I can do it.'
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Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting.
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When I first started out in Houston, it was theater or bust. And I loved it. I still love it. And then I went to undergraduate and graduate school for acting.
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I started acting when I was in high school, started writing when I got to New York in 1975.
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To be able to analyze plays and novels is so relevant to acting.
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There is a sense in which we have - like, I go in to teach a class; I may be somewhat different than I would be talking to you, although it's related because it's public. I'm very different with my roommate or my lover or my cats. But I don't know if that means you're acting, really, if you're being truthful.
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I recognize that I have a unique position to be a role model to young girls because I am doing something that they consider glamorous, which is acting, and yet I took a time to really get my education and study mathematics, and I think math is the cat's meow.
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Acting changed my life. I say God and then acting. Because becoming an actor, I've gained a new respect for humanity. And I believe that it's also helped me to grow as a person. It's been one of the biggest blessings and expressions that I could have ever been gifted with.
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I really take acting seriously.
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Yeah, I've only been acting since I was 18 out of high school.

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