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I don't get acting jobs because of my looks.
Acting and Actors
Alec Baldwin

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Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
Acting and Actors
Ellen Barkin

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No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Fear
Edmund Burke

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I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
Acting and Actors
Lord Byron

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A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting.
Knowledge
Carlos Castaneda

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The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.
Acting and Actors
Charlie Chaplin

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I really think that effective acting has to do literally with the movement of molecules.
Acting and Actors
Glenn Close

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I get my exercise acting as a pallbearer to my friends who exercise.
Exercise
Chauncey Depew

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Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
Acting and Actors
Marguerite Duras

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Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Acting and Actors
Jeff Goldblum

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Acting is happy agony.
Acting and Actors
Sir Alec Guiness

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Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
Acting and Actors
Robert Half

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Man is a make-believe animal -- he is never so truly himself as when he is acting a part.
Integrity
William Hazlitt

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Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
Acting and Actors
Katharine Hepburn

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If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
Acting and Actors
Katharine Hepburn

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Courage is acting in spite of fear.
Courage
Howard W. Hunter

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I must say that acting was good training for the political life that lay ahead of us.
Acting and Actors
Nancy Reagan

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A lot of what acting is paying attention.
Acting and Actors
Robert Redford

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They never open their mouths without subtracting from the sum of human knowledge.
Fools and Foolishness
Thomas Brackett Reed

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Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
Acting and Actors
Thomas Reid

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Life is a means of extracting fiction.
Life and Living
Robert Stone

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For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
Stress
Lily Tomlin

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I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
Acting and Actors
Oscar Wilde

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun