Prayer is not so much an act as it is an attitude - an attitude of dependency, dependency upon God.— Arthur W. Pink
Romantic Best Acting quotations
That best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do best.
Life is short and the time of death is uncertain;
so apply yourself to meditation. Avoid doing evil, and acquire merit, to the best of your ability, even at the cost of life itself. In short: Act so that you have no cause to be ashamed of yourselves and hold fast to this rule.
An ounce of behavior is worth a pound of words.
The best portion of a good man's life is in his little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
I have great confidence in you to do what you think best.
State your opinion and always act with courage.
Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts.
It's about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others' success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
[Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world.
It is the glorious life force. It's huge and scary-it's an act of infinite optimism.
An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego.
The very best and highest attainment in this life is to remain still and let God act and speak in you.
Something happens when you feel ownership.
You no longer act like a spectator or consumer, because you're an owner. Faith is at its best when it's that way too. It's best lived when it's owned.
Sometimes I think no matter how one is born, no matter how one acts, there is something out of gear with one somewhere, and that must be changed. Life at its best is a grand corrective.
We made one film called Thy Neighbor's Wife in which I got flogged at the public whipping post for adultery. I did my best acting in that film, I guess.
The true power of love is found in selfless attitudes and actions that seek the best for another person without expecting anything in return. When we act in that way, the feeling of love follows close behind.
The best part about having true friends is that you can go months without seeing them and they'll still be there for you and act as if you'd never left!
An actor is at his best a kind of unfrocked priest who, for an hour or two, can call on heaven and hell to mesmerize a group of innocents.
Find in yourself those human things which are universal.
The first step to a better audition is to give up character and use yourself.
We have seen that, in another unfunded mandate, the so-called No Child Left Behind Act, which created tougher standards, and we all support that, but Congress did not provide the money to attract and hire the best teachers.
The best acting is instinctive. It's not intellectual, it's not mechanical, it's instinctive.
When you are good to others, you are best to yourself.
The geographical pilgrimage is the symbolic acting out an inner journey.
The inner journey is the interpolation of the meanings and signs of the outer pilgrimage. One can have one without the other. It is best to have both.
Paradoxically, the best way for a group to be smart is for each person in it to think and act as independently as possible.
Acting is the best job in the world. Look at the way they treat you when you turn up for work. They give you breakfast and a cup of tea and ask, 'Are you all right' They tart up your face, you say somebody else's words, then pick up your check and go home. And you get days off. I tell you, it really is the way to live.
Having the world's best idea will do you no good unless you act on it.
People who want milk shouldn't sit on a stool in the middle of a field in hopes that a cow will back up to them.
The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.
Theatre for a New Audience is one of America's most admirable and exciting theatre companites...some of the best acted and directed work to be found on American stages, engaging with the canon of world dramatic literature in a vigorous way.
If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable.
You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today;
for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.
I like to think of photographing as a two-way act of respect.
Respect for the medium, by letting it do what it does best, describe. And respect for the subject, by describing it as it is. A photograph must be responsible to both.
In my opinion, animation is best when it communicates without words, because it is the perfect medium through which to make shortcuts to meaning. When actors are not talking, just acting out, it looks kind of weird. But in animation, mime is constant, and you accept it.
All the best of the monsters played for sympathy.
That goes for my father, Karloff, myself and all the others. They all won the audience's sympathy. The Wolf Man didn't want to do all those bad things. He was forced into them.
I always believe that to be the best, you have to smell like the best, dress like the best, act like the best. When you throw your trash in the garbage can, it has to be better than anybody else who ever threw trash in the garbage can.
I attend film school, my background is acting and directing.
But the acting does best, I like to work on the stage.