Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal.— Friedrich Nietzsche
Floundering Rehearse quotations
The work of rehearsal is looking for meaning and then making it meaningful.
There is the danger of over preparation, of loss of spontaneity;
over rehearsal is the most terrible thing you can imagine. We do have a very close association between costume and set designer, though. And the cameraman is very important, of course.
You don't rehearse jazz to death to get the camera angles.
I prepare myself for rehearsals like I would for marriage.
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.
Life, as the most ancient of all metaphors insists, is a journey;
and the travel book, in its deceptive simulation of the journey's fits and starts, rehearses life's own fragmentation. More even than the novel, it embraces the contingency of things.
The NAACP should have riot rehearsal. They should get a liquor store and practice robberies.
Alfonso Cuarón, in the rehearsals, without J.
K. Rowling's knowledge, told me that [my character] was, in fact, gay. So I'd been playing a part like a gay man for quite a long time. Until it turned out that I indeed got married to Tonks. I changed my whole performance after that. Just saw it as a phase he went through.
When we get together and rehearse, which is always living with each other, we always talk about what would make it better, what would mean more, what would say more. So we're always improving and growing.
Stage acting is for me the basic form of acting.
If you make films all the time, you have so few possibilities to rehearse. And it's important to rehearse, because it gives you the possibility to try things which are not good!
My style is my personality. It's always been that way. Being a wiseguy and having fun. It's always been that way for me, when I was in high school, and in the Navy. It's not something I rehearse.
There is a kind of classlessness in the theater.
The rehearsal pianist, the head carpenter, the stage manager, the star of the show-all are family.
Life is not a dress rehearsal - wake up every day excited to live out your purpose.
Tremble: your whole life is a rehearsal for the moment you are in now.
Unfortunately or fortunately, in order to become acquainted with the idiom of country or rock music, it is necessary to occasionally play in a bar. Bars are a rehearsal place.
Thought is action in rehearsal.
Being Doctor Who, I used to look at the clock and know at half past four we were going to stop rehearsing - and that was a sad moment for me because I wanted to stay in this beautiful, unreal world.
Dreaming means 'rehearsing' what you see, playing it over and over in your mind until it becomes as real to you as your life right now.
Leadership can't be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed, you can't fool the guys in the locker room. So when you talk about leadership, it comes with performance. Leadership comes with consistency.
We didn't have a garage to rehearse in.
We had to aggravate the folks in the house. But I got a chance to play in a beer joint, and that's how it started.
Most of our oldest memories are the product of repeated rehearsal and reconstruction.
Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality;
they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
For me, making the show work was getting belly laughs - like most variety artists. But the straight actor believes you fix your performance in rehearsal and that's it.
Advent's intention is to awaken the most profound and basic emotional memory within us, namely, the memory of the God who became a child. This is a healing memory; it brings hope. The purpose of the Church's year is continually to rehearse her great history of memories, to awaken the heart's memory so that it can discern the star of hope.
Trumpets! Can you bring your... uh... extracurricular tubing necessities next rehearsal?
I had this extraordinarily bizarre moment when, two Fridays ago, my missus gave birth to our second child at 11am and by the same time the following day I was sitting around a table with Ridley Scott, Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio in Rabat in Morocco, rehearsing a scene we were going to shoot the next day.
I love rehearsing because in rehearsals there are no mistakes, nothing is wrong, some things apply or lead you to focus on the character and the things that don't apply are equally valuable because they lead you to towards what does.
The truth needs so little rehearsal.
I don't even think you should tell the audience you're improvising.
It's like an apology in case it's bad : 'we're just making it up' If the improv isn't better than the rehearsed stuff, then you should just rehearse it.
Praise is the Rehearsal of Our eternal Song By Grace We learn to Sing, and in Glory We Continue to Sing.
No mistakes can be make during rehearsals, only progress toward what works best.
At a rehearsal I let the orchestra play as they like. At the concert I make them play as I like.
You need to make mistakes in rehearsal because that's how you find out what works and what doesn't.
I'm quite the nagger too. I nag at the others when their chatting makes our rehearsals finish later than scheduled.