I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep.
Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
It is not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying.
Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass.
A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming.
She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B.
While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance.
I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.
Above all, ignore the audience....
Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
They are the only honest hypocrites, their life is a voluntary dream, a studied madness.
Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.