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Homelessness is the actor's fate; physical incapacity
by Edwin Booth

Homelessness is the actor's fate; physical incapacity
to attain what is most required and desired by such
a spirit as I am a slave to.
- Edwin Booth

The best translations cannot convey to us the strength
and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb,
and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.
- Edwin Booth

When you are older you will understand how precious little things,
seemingly of no value in themselves,
can be loved and prized above all price when they convey
the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.
- Edwin Booth

But Nature cast me for the part she found me best fitted for,
and I have had to play it, and must play it till the curtain falls.
- Edwin Booth

 

Homelessness is a part of our American system.
There should be nothing wrong with this condition as
long as the individual is not sentenced to unnecessary
suffering and punishment.
- Jerzy Kosinski

As Secretary of Housing, I do have to express alarm,
signal the alarm if you will, that the potential for
homelessness to grow is there.
- Henry Cisneros

People can be so apathetic.
They continue to ignore the real people trapped in
poverty and homelessness.
It's almost maddening.
- Daphne Zuniga

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In Palm Springs, they think homelessness is caused by bad divorce lawyers.
- G. B. Trudeau

Although AmeriCorps is making a difference among its
participants and the people they serve,
we must address homelessness and the need for job training among our veterans.
- Cliff Stearns

We have weapons of mass destruction we have to address here at home.
Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction.
Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction.
Unemployment is a weapon of mass destruction.
- Dennis Kucinich

I'm not so sure that people consider homelessness to be as important as,
say, the Vietnam War.
One should never even try to equate them because,
of course, they're tragedies on both sides of the coin.
- Graham Nash

There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
- Henry David Thoreau

An award doesn't necessarily make you a better actor.
- Javier Bardem

I didn't want to be an actor.
- James Caviezel

A film is a director's vision...
there is, however, much input an actor or actress can have.
- Natasha Richardson

Fifteen years before I became a screen actor,
I was in the theatre.
A lot of my work was comedy, which I loved doing.
It's harder.
- Ben Kingsley

Essentially, I'm a small-part actor who's been lucky
enough to play leading roles for most of his life.
- Alec Guinness

I've been a professional actor now for 38 years.
A long time.
And it's wonderful to earn your living doing something that you love.
To think people actually give you money for it!
- Derek Jacobi

I look at smoking as a crutch, and as an actor I would
like strip away as many crutches as possible.
- Claire Forlani

I think I'm the only actor in the history of film who
got to slap Sam Jackson on the face and butt and lived to tell about it.
- Eugene Levy

I'm the sort of actor who likes to talk about what we're going to do.
- Donald Pleasence

Claude Rains was what we call an actor's actor.
He was very involved with himself and his performance.
- Gloria Stuart

As an actor you become that lighting rod between the
person who made the play and the audience.
- Christopher Walken

Oh, well, in Los Angeles everybody is an actor,
or a producer, or a writer, or a director,
or an agent, or...
So everybody understands the hours.
- Julie Benz

I am still seeking to become firmly established as an actor.
- DeForest Kelley

In motion pictures, the actor rules.
The camera served the actor.
- Richard Donner

I see my job as an actor to be as good a channel as I can be.
Acting is a gift, and I have respect for it.
- Lili Taylor

I know that if I can't move people, then I have no business being an actor.
- Alan Arkin

When people see an actor speak, they think they know him or her,
whereas I'm just a face or a body to them.
- Kate Moss

I think I am a much better actor than I have allowed myself to be.
- Milan Kundera

As an actor, it's great to play a strong leader with a heart of gold.
- John C. McGinley

Trying different things is very important to me.
I see people and want to wear their clothes and drive
in their cars for awhile.
That's probably one reason I became an actor.
- Fred Ward

I had admired Richard Burton for years and years before
I had ever worked with him.
He was a great, great actor.
It was a joy to get to know him as a person.
- Gale Gordon

I think I'm good at amplifying an actor's strengths,
and minimizing their weaknesses.
And they all have strengths and weaknesses.
- Steven Soderbergh

When you are a character actor they trust you will
go in and give them a full character and leave.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

I'm a con artist in that I'm an actor.
I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn't.
- John Lithgow

About the best thing an actor can do when all is said
and done is to make people laugh.
- Ted Levine

What's the classical moment that every actor or actress
deals with? A tragic thing.
They get that blank, faraway look in their eyes.
But in life, it's not that way.
- Skeet Ulrich

I suppose when I was a kid, and I went to movies,
and later went to some plays on my own when I got a little older,
in New Orleans, where I was living then,
I zeroed in on the actor.
- Ray Walston

I think movies are a director's medium in the end.
Theater is the actor's medium.
Theater is fast, and enjoyable, and truly rewarding.
I believe in great live performance.
- Sam Mendes

We have the Terminator as governor, and we had an actor as president,
so why shouldn't we have a fashion designer as a senator?
- Tom Ford

I've had some ambivalent feelings about being an actor.
I don't know that I've ever been totally and completely comfortable with it.
- Don Johnson

The hardest job an actor can do is all this pretend,
all this screaming and being scared for your life.
- Kirsten Dunst

I never planned to be an actor.
It turned out I could make a living doing it.
- Wallace Shawn

It's natural for any actor that segues into directing
to be an actor's director.
You know how to relate to the actors.
- Omar Epps

But so much of being an actor isn't so great -
the auditioning,
the rejection, the financial insecurity.
- Douglas Wood

I can't say I was unhappy as a child actor in films.
I had a particularly wonderful time.
- Roddy McDowall

There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look
at a script and feel like,
because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better.
- Mary Steenburgen

Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing
passion to create something distinctive and unique.
- Hattie McDaniel

It's a scary thing going into the workforce with a
$50,000 debt and you've been trained as a classical theatre actor.
There's always a depression in the theatre.
- Frances McDormand

I think people will be curious to see what I can do as a dramatic actor.
- Ben Stiller

Wanting to be a good actor is not good enough.
You must want to be a great actor.
You just have to have that.
- Gary Oldman

Show me a great actor and I'll show you a lousy husband.
Show me a great actress, and you've seen the devil.
- W. C. Fields

Normally, an actress has to work to bring out her male side.
In our case, the dynamic is reversed.
The actor playing her modelled himself on Sharon Stone.
- Edward Hall

One of the things I enjoyed the most is just working as an actor.
- Wes Anderson

Every actor wants to direct.
- Theodore Bikel

Obviously an actor draws on his own experience.
- Christopher Walken

Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he'd be a plumber
or a bookkeeper or a salesman.
- Bela Lugosi

I think any actor would agree that you can't replace theater.
It's immediate.
You have the energy of the crowd and every single night it's different.
- Austin Peck

A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating
and interesting and enlightening.
- Bruce Davison

There's really one character for every actor.
The voyage is to find that one character.
- Richard Gere

Comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life,
because it's so bloody difficult to write.
- Michael Caine

As an actor, you ask yourself what you can do to put
yourself in a position where you can play that role.
- Jeremy Northam

Michael Caine is a movie star, but he's also a great actor.
I can't say that about every movie star.
It's the concentration he has.
- Norman Jewison

In those days I was mortified, because I was a serious actor in my own mind,
and then all of a sudden I'm this hunk.
- Harry Hamlin

As an actor I think sometimes producers need a little
bit of encouragement to see you in a particular role,
they may not have as much imagination as you would expect.
- Steve Kanaly

I think I did have fantasies about being an actor.
In fact, I know I did.
- Peter Shaffer

I'm an actor...
I do a job and I go home.
Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job.
- James Gandolfini

I feel my job as an actor is to explore all sides of humanity.
- Kyra Sedgwick

I'm a ballplayer, not an actor.
- Joe DiMaggio

I don't think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set.
- David Warner


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