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“Comedy is acting out optimism.”

“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.”

“The two worst strategic mistakes to make are acting prematurely and letting an opportunity slip; to avoid this, the warrior treats each situation as if it were unique and never resorts to formulae, recipes or other people's opinions.”

“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.”

“True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion. ”

“No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will. ”

“I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.”

“Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms inside your head, and people in them, acting. People you know, yet can't quite name.”

“My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe; I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.”

“A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.”

“I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely.”

“It is the habit of every aggressor nation to claim that it is acting on the defensive. ”

“I had just arrived in New York from California. I was nineteen years old and excited beyond belief. I was an art student and an acting student and behaved as most young actors did - meaning that there was no such thing as a good actor, 'cause you yourself hadn't shown up yet.”

“I'm too busy acting like I'm not Naive. I've seen it all, I was here first. ”

“With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying. ”

“If Romney would go ideological in explaining Obama, it would help. We gotta stop the, 'He's a nice guy' stuff. Nice guys don't do what Obama is doing. Nice guys don't say and do and act the way Obama is saying, doing, and acting.”

“The real joy is in constructing a sentence. But I see myself as an actor first because writing is what you do when you are ready and acting is what you do when someone else is ready.”

“Everything is acting.”

“Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.”

“When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that.”

“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.”

“Every success story has a parent who says, 'over my dead body.' Every success story has an old person who walks up to you and says, when you're acting the fool, 'you know I worry about you sometimes.'”

“I can do everything with ease on the stage, whereas in real life I feel too big and clumsy. So I didn't choose acting. It chose me.”

“If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing.”

“Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division; and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.”

“Acting is happy agony.”

“Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience.”

“As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.”

“Being Michael Jordan means acting the same as I always have.”

“No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.”