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Edie McClurg Quotes and Sayings
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Acting isn't a singular profession, it is a collaborate profession.
- Edie McClurg

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

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

The creation of something new
is not accomplished by the intellect
but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity.
The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
- Carl Jung

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

I can see clearly now...
that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and
more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
- Richard M. Nixon

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Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
- Ralph Richardson

I have no acting technique I act instinctively.
That's why I can't play any role that isn't based on something in my life.
- Ethel Waters

I don't like to intellectualize about my acting.
- Genevieve Bujold

So I find the fascination, the love,
the incredible skill and everything to do with acting,
writing plays, and doing them, just darling.
Lovely.
I love actors.
- Patrick Macnee

The ultimate acting is to destroy yourself.
- Klaus Kinski

I'm very much looking forward to my 30-40 years of acting,
and, as I get older, I'm really looking forward to
some of the roles that are out there to play.
- Corbin Bernsen

I've never tried to learn the art of acting.
I have been in the business for years but I still can't
tell what acting is or how it's done.
- Paul Muni

I've always held to the belief, though,
that people who do too much acting training always
look like they're acting,
you know?
- Noah Taylor

Be where the acting is.
I live in Houston.
Dallas is 4 1/2 hours away.
I let them know there's no difference.
- Vic Mignogna

Anthony Hopkins says you just keep acting.
Do it all the time and eventually it will happen.
He got his break, after all, by taking a role nobody else wanted.
A cannibal!
- Richard E. Grant

But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting.
- Dabney Coleman

When strangers start acting like neighbors...
communities are reinvigorated.
- Ralph Nader

The exciting part of acting, I don't know how else to explain it,
are those moments when you surprise yourself.
- Tom Cruise

Acting in films hasn't changed me.
I feel exactly the same.
- Shelley Duvall

There's lots of interesting jobs in the profession besides acting,
and I like to try and keep an eye on and understand other people's jobs,
rather than just my own.
- Sarah Sutton

I love acting and don't find it to be very hard.
I recognize when I've nailed it, and I can be very proud of myself.
- Ewan McGregor

The foundation for film acting is stage acting.
- James Lipton

Acting and writing go together.
Actors write because they love words and becoming other people -
we love to escape into other characters.
- Susannah York

I don't know how I could have an acting career with this.
- Connie Sellecca

By going over your day in imagination before you begin it,
you can begin acting successfully at any moment.
- Dorthea Brande

Acting isn't the be-all end-all.
There are a lot of other things in my life that will
bring me joy if I didn't act anymore.
- Victoria Pratt

Maybe subconsciously I've kept activism separate from
acting because it's important to me in a more profound way.
- Blythe Danner

Acting doesn't bring anything to a text.
On the contrary, it detracts from it.
- Elaine Dundy

Acting is like going to the gym.
You have to keep yourself in shape and concentrate on your core.
- Anthony Rapp

There is more good writing and good acting in any ten
minutes of Twister than in,
say, all of Citizen Kane.
- Orson Scott Card

I think actors are privileged.
Acting feeds you.
- Alan Bates

I think I'm an actor because I have very strong imagination and empathy.
I never studied acting, but those two qualities are
exactly the qualities that make for an activist.
- Susan Sarandon

I think theatre helped, only because it was acting experience.
I got to work with a lot of directors.
- James Denton

There's a great deal of child left in me and acting is fun.
It's a make believe thing.
- David Canary

Really it was the first time in my life that I recognised that acting is,
I'm just going to say it, I am an artist,
I have to do this, I have to do this.
- Tea Leoni

I didn't fall in love with acting until I did a few films.
Now, I couldn't live without it.
- Geraldine Chaplin

You know something, if you're not acting,
you're not an actor - you've gotta work.
No way around it.
- Lance Henriksen

I get to meet fantastic people, and I get to go through so many emotions.
For me, I have a craving for that.
When I'm acting, I feel great.
It's not to be famous.
- Christopher Parker

I have to own something before I can say it,
and I have to own it before I can sing it as well,
emotionally.
I only enjoy acting and singing if I am believing what I am doing.
- Gregory Harrison

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
- Aristotle

I didn't want to be famous.
I just wanted to earn enough money to have a nice life and enjoy acting.
- David McCallum

The failure of The Cable Guy impacted my career.
I had to start writing and acting again.
- Ben Stiller

Acting for me is not that quid pro quo.
- Tom Wilkinson

I love playing other people's work.
I love acting.
- Eric Bogosian

Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
- Annette Bening

I was involved in music, acting, and some running,
but my firm wish was to become a doctor.
That was the formative age when I had decided on the pattern of my career.
- Roger Bannister

Acting means living, it's all I do and all I'm good at.
If I weren't getting paid well, I would still be acting
in a small troupe somewhere.
- Morgan Freeman

My father was a writer and an acting teacher.
- Noah Hathaway

Then, when I was a senior in high school,
I was kind of bereft and she put me in an acting class.
- Beth Henley

People think that if you look fairly reasonable,
you can't possibly act, and as I only care about acting,
I think beauty can be a great handicap.
- Vivien Leigh

Life's like a play: it's not the length,
but the excellence of the acting that matters.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Acting is always a challenge.
- Robert Downey, Jr.

Acting is doing, because everything you say or do is some kind of an action,
some kind of a verb.
You're always connected to the other person through some kind of action.
- Mira Sorvino

I don't make much distinction between being a stand-up
comic and acting Shakespeare -
in fact,
unless you're a good comedian, you're never going to
be able to play Hamlet properly.
- Ian Mckellen

Of course, in later years, I'd studied acting more than ever before -
mostly with the late Stella Adler,
who was marvelous!
- but in my earlier years, I couldn't afford to do this.
- Marie Windsor

If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
- William Hazlitt

I have enjoyed acting very much, because I know it's not for real!
- Gloria Stuart

I don't really look for specific types of projects any more.
I'm not taking care of a career anymore.
I'm just having fun acting.
- Kurt Russell

I wanted to act; that was my one goal.
I wanted to devote all my time to acting and not waitressing or anything else.
- Edie Falco

Acting with Denzel is like playing tennis with someone that's better than you.
You either play better tennis or get blown off the court.
- Dean Cain

At least when you're acting you can be someone.
In front of the camera you have to be yourself.
And who am I?
- Stephen Rea

I'm sure acting is a deeply neurotic thing to do.
- Ralph Fiennes

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport,
where you have five acting as one.
You become selfless.
- Mike Krzyzewski

It's interesting to play a role where you don't really
have to preoccupy yourself with any need to convince
yourself that you're not acting.
- Michael C. Hall

Acting is something I love.
- Rod Taylor

There's no great mystery to acting.
It's a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it.
It's about asking questions and using your imagination.
- Eddie Marsan

One of the things about acting is it allows you to
live other people's lives without having to pay the price.
- Robert De Niro

If you want to surf, move to Hawaii.
If you like to shop, move to New York.
If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California.
But if you like college football, move to Texas.
- Ricky Williams

Incidentally, I'm still looking for acting work,
my first love.
- Shelley Berman


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