Acting Quotes

“That’s what it takes when you’re a struggling actor…You will be poor” (Jenna Fischer)

“That’s what it takes when you’re a struggling actor. Assume there will be no luxuries. Be prepared to get your furniture from one of three places: thrift stores, garage sales, or the side…

“I jumped over fears, went through emotional glass doors” (Kim Basinger)

“I jumped over fears, went through emotional glass doors, did everything I could. There wasn’t one thing I was afraid to do. And I think you have to come to that point as…

“Just keep going…” (Morgan Freeman)

  “The only advice I have for any actor is, keep acting. Just keep working. And keep your mind on what you want. It’s bound to happen if you keep working.” (Morgan Freeman)…

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  • “Acting is not pretending. Acting is becoming” (Bill Duke)

    “If you’re hired to do a job, the director doesn’t hire you to act like that character, the director hires you to become that character. And that’s something that most people don’t understand…

    “You can write your own things and act in your own stuff” (Emma Stone)

    “I was auditioning a lot and waiting for other people to give me a chance. And now, with the internet and all these other outlets, you can write your own things and act…

    “Auditioning sucks hippo d**k.” (William H. Macy)

    “Auditioning sucks hippo d@#k. Everybody knows it and no one will say it. It’s the worst part of the business. If there were a way to do it better, we would have figured…

    “Just work on being a better actor” (Jeff Daniels)

    “If you want to work on anything, just work on being a better actor. Stardom? You don’t have any control over that. You may think you do, but you don’t. If you can…

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    “Just don’t give up, okay” (Molly Shannon)

    “Don’t give up. Whatever you do. Just don’t give up, okay? It took me ten years to get on SNL. I walked around and no one knew who I was. Then I got…

    “Do not run for the sake of running” (Konstantin Stanislavski)

    “Do not run for the sake of running or suffer for the sake of suffering. You must not act in a generalized way, for the sake of action. You must act with a…

    “There’s a wide river of actors and actresses. But there’s only a tiny pond of real talent.” (Charles S. Dutton)

        “There’s a wide, wide, wide river of actors and actresses. But there’s only a tiny pond of real talent.” (Charles S. Dutton)   ____________________________________________________________________________ Dutton went on to explain: What I…