Acting Quotes

“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…

“A film actor must be able to dream another person’s dreams” (Michael Caine)

Quote of the day: “They say you’ve learned a foreign language when you start dreaming it. A film actor must be able to dream another person’s dreams before he can call that character…

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  • Quote of the day: “You might sometimes act badly” (Mikhail Shchepkin)

    Quote of the day: “You might sometimes act badly, sometimes only satisfactorily (it often depends on your inner mood), but you should always act truthfully.” (Mikhail Shchepkin) _____________________________________________________________________ Brief Bio The “father of…

    Quote of the day: “Real people struggle *not* to show their feelings” (Michael Caine)

    Quote of the day: “The modern film actor knows that real people in real life struggle *not* to show their feelings. It is more truthful, and more potent, to fight against the tears,…

    Quote of the day: “When I act…I get a better sense of who I am” (Giancarlo Esposito)

    Quote of the day: “When I act, I become very focused and I get a better sense of who I am and so, acting was always a way for me to transcend my…

    Quote of the day: Martin Landau – “Acting is *not* showing”

    Quote of the day: “Acting is *not* showing. Only bad actors try to cry. Good actors try not to. Only bad actors try to laugh. Good actors try not to. Only bad actors…

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    Quote of the day: “You have to detach yourself from the result.” (Constance Wu)

    Quote of the day: “You have to detach yourself from the result. And the result is booking a job. And you have to, instead, attach to the result which is going into the…

    Quote of the day: Matthew McConaughey – “I love entrances and exits”

      Quote of the day: “I love entrances and exits. I love doing all the work about, “well let’s backload about where my character’s coming from, and why, how he got here and…

    Quote of the day: “Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art” (Konstantin Stanislavski)

    Quote of the day: “Love the art in yourself, not yourself in the art” (Konstantin Stanislavski)   ________________________________________________________________________________________ This quote, from Konstantin Stanislavski, is a bit of a warning to actors not to…