Actors And Acting Quotes

Actors And Acting Quotes by Miguel de Cervantes, Kate Reid, Rodney Dangerfield, Barbara Stanwyck, Oscar Wilde, James Dean and many others.

The most difficult character in comedy is that of the f

The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
Miguel de Cervantes
Acting is not being emotional, but being able to fully express emotion.
Kate Reid
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.
Rodney Dangerfield
Just be truthful – and if you can fake that, you’ve got it made.
Barbara Stanwyck
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.
Oscar Wilde
To me, acting is the most logical way for people’s neuroses to manifest themselves, in this great need we all have to express ourselves.
James Dean
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
Marlon Brando
After working with so many great actors and acting students in film school, it was a whole other thing working with Luke [Kirby].
Paul Dalio
Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.
Laurence Olivier
You spend all your life trying to do something they put people in asylums for.
Jane Fonda
A man who strains himself on the stage is bound, if he is any good, to strain all the people sitting in the stalls.
Bertolt Brecht
If you get a chance to act in a room that somebody else has paid rent for, then you’re given a free chance to practice your craft.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors.
Constantin Stanislavski
I studied movies for many years, but I am professionally an actor because I, my background is actually a stage actor and acting.
Tommy Wiseau
One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life.
Bertolt Brecht
There are no small parts. Only small actors.
Ginger Rogers
Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.
Bette Davis