Be real, because a mask only fools people on the outside. Pretending to be someone you're not takes a toll on the real you, and the real you is more important than anyone else.— Alex Gaskarth
Sensual Pretending To Be Someone Else quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
My father and I used to tussle about me becoming an actor.
He's from strong, Presbyterian Scottish working-class stock, and he used to sit me down and say, 'You know, 99 percent of actors are out of work. You've been educated, so why do you want to spend your life pretending to be someone else when you could be your own man?'
It's much more interesting to embrace who you really are rather than waste energy pretending to be someone else.
Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.
I spend my working life pretending to be someone else.
That's what acting is. You're pretending to be someone else.
I decided very early on that it took too much of my energy to pretend to be someone else. People will make up their minds about me whatever I do or say, but at least I know I am being true to myself.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
I write from my soul. This is the reason that critics don't hurt me, because it is me. If it was not me, if I was pretending to be someone else, then this could unbalance my world, but I know who I am.
I write from my soul. This is the reason that critics don't hurt me, because it is me.
I realized that I wanted to play characters and do traditional theatre.
I wanted to make believe again. I like putting on a costume and pretending to be someone else for a few hours, and I have a great respect for playwrights.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Marlon once said to me about being an actor: Can you imagine going to work every day and pretending to be someone else?
It's great fun if you get a good piece of writing and you can pretend to be someone else, tell a story that needs to be told, make some kind of connection. I've always fancied myself as a leading man, but I really doubt whether anyone else sees me that way.
When you're the guy behind the camera, you're aware of the reasons for the compromises or the changes that get made. As an actor, you go and do your thing, and someone else down the line then does all the math and goes, "We can't include that thing where he's pretending to be dumb and needling those people, because it takes a minute and a half, and it ruins the next scene. It doesn't make sense." If you're directing, you're the one doing that.
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
I remind myself that I don't have the ability to completely manipulate reality to be exactly what I want it to be. So now that reality is antithetical to what I want, how I can feel into it and act skillfully rather than react? How can I choose my best course of action while not pretending I don't have the pain, or running away from the pain, or blaming someone else for the circumstances of my life?
Acting was my classroom in many ways and I always believed and I still do that acting is not just about pretending to be someone else, it's also about discovering yourself and reaching deeper inside yourself.
Let's all pretend to be someone else, and then perhaps we'll find out who we are.
When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character.
All your life you pretend to be someone else, and it turns out that you were someone else pretending to be you.
For crying out loud, stop comparing and start living! And you'll be happier with your life, I guarantee. This is crucial: the most difficult thing in the world is to be who you are not. Pretending and trying to be someone else is the official pastime of the human race. And the easiest thing in the world is to be yourself. Be happy. Live! There must be a reason why God made you tall or short or fat or thin or bumpy all over. Love who you are!
What’s the difference between and actor and a movie star.
An actor is someone who pretends to be somebody else. A movie star is somebody who pretends that somebody else is them.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.
Empress of the Universe would be way too much work.
I'd have to wear fancy clothes, probably including lady shoes with pointed toes, and could no longer slouch into the study in PJs and slippers. Someone would (avert!) straighten my desk. Someone would reorganize my yarn stash...in fact, they'd assign someone else to knit my socks, thus depriving me of an excuse to rest my brain while pretending to accomplish something useful.
Music means freedom to me. But in acting you can pretend to be someone else and I like that.
Acting is pretending to be someone else.
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.
A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are; we can be loved for who we are and not for who we're pretending to be. Each unveils the best part of the other. No matter what else goes wrong around us, with that one person we're safe in our own paradise.
I chased money, pretended to be someone else to get it.
It got easier the longer I did it... but that's the trap, see? When the deadness gets easier, you know you're sinking deeper, becoming dead yourself.
The duke sounded like he was trying to convince himself.
“Have you ever done this before?” “Set up someone by pretending to be someone else? Sure. Pretended to get killed? Not so much.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
Suddenly, I don't want to be this person anymore.
I don't want to pretend I'm fooling the world when I'm not. I want someone else to have a plan for me, because I'm not doing a very good job myself.
How could I pretend to be someone else when I was already failing at being the person I already was?
In theory I can do almost anything; certainly I have been told how. In practice I do as little as possible. I pretend to myself that I would be quite happy in a hermit's cave, living on gruel, if someone else would make the gruel. Gruel, like so many other things, is beyond me.
Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.
Why pretend to be something you're not? If you have to be someone, be someone no one else is.