quotes & sayings

actors quotes and sayings

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. Oscar Wilde

I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep. Denis Diderot

Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it. Marguerite Duras

Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion. Thomas Reid

It is not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying. Ingrid Bergman

Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass. Jim Carrey

A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming. Jane Fonda

She runs the gamut of emotions from A to B. Dorothy Parker

Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors. Konstantin Stanislavisky

While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance. Oscar Wilde

I love acting. It is so much more real than life. Oscar Wilde

To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication. Marlon Brando

The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting. Charlie Chaplin

Celebrity is death --- celebrity -- that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor. John Cusack

Above all, ignore the audience.... Minnie Maddern Fiske

Authors with quotes about actors

Popular quote topics
Loading ...