quote by Kurt Vonnegut

Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what's inside you, to make your soul grow.

— Kurt Vonnegut

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Singing and acting quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

You have a unique message to deliver, a unique song to sing, a unique act of love to bestow. This message, this song, and this act of love have been entrusted exclusively to the one and only you.

Singing was my first love and I never even considered it after I started acting, but now I'm bringing it back into my life. I trained from the ages of 11 to 17. When I moved to New York and got into serious acting, I just kind of abandoned the whole singing thing. But when I grew up in Pennsylvania I went to voice lessons once a week.

Singing and acting quote Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's

Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.

I just do things I really enjoy. I enjoy acting. When I'm driving to the studio, I sing in the car. I love my work and my wife and my kids and my friends. And I think, 'You're a lucky man, Gregory Peck, a damn lucky man.'

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.

Through my singing and acting and speaking, I want to make freedom ring.

Maybe I can touch people's hearts better than I can their minds, with the common struggle of the common man.

Singing and acting quote Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.

Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.

I do an act, and I've been doing an act for 50 years.

I do a variety show, which is a musical comedy show. I do comedy, and I do singing, Broadway show tunes and different songs that I like. Been doing it for many, many years.

I just wanted to perform. I just wanted to perform in whatever capacity, whether it was acting, singing, dancing, comedy - whatever it was, I just loved it and felt at my absolute happiest when I was performing for people.

A perfect writer would make words sing, dance, kiss, do the male and female act, bear children, weep, bleed, rage, stab, steal, fire cannon, steer ships, sack cities, charge with cavalry or infantry, or do anything that man or woman or the natural powers can do.

Singing and acting quote There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.

There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.

Making films has never just been a job to me, it is my life.

I have some interests outside of acting - I sing and I've written books, for instance - but acting is what keeps me going, it's what I do, it gives life purpose.

To me acting and singing are worlds apart.

In some ways, I've always approached singing as acting, and the voice is just like a way of carrying the song.

Singing and acting quote Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.

Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.

Singing is an incredible expression and something that is important to me, but where I feel comfortable with how much I reveal about myself is acting. I enjoy the characters, the costumes, the wigs and just being a chameleon.

I rely on regular chiropractic care to keep in shape for my strenuous type of acting and singing.

I thought of singing and acting as a living-making.

I was able to take care of myself and a few of my friends.

Singing and acting quote Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Hosting is an art form. Like acting, singing, or comedy hosting is a craft. It's a delicate dance of timing, the ability to read the room, and the art of conversation.

Singing really is acting. In a lot of ways, it's much more personal. I love music, and being able to work on that is amazing.

My experience of singing, as an actor, was that there's a different creative feeling of freedom. The acting thing is a bit more defined and cerebral. I can see why people would want to cross over. If you have so much freedom on stage then perhaps you want to be confined a bit, and vice versa.

Singing and acting quote We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

We are what we repeatedly do; excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

I grew up performing and singing. And acting, the idea of it just sort of fell into my lap. And I was a little hesitant at first, but I was like, okay, I’ll try it.

My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office.

It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer.

Even if I'm exhausted, I always try to go into a show with a smile on my face.

It's always good to try and bring the energy up. If I'm in a bad mood, people are going to act bad. The energy you give off is the energy you receive. I really think that, so I'm always myself - jumping, dancing, singing around, trying to cheer everybody up.

Singing and acting quote Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should n

Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.

Congregational singing is a holy act, and as I organize my thoughts, I hear my old pastor, Alistair Begg, reminding me that in our song worship, we have to be spiritually alive (dead people don't sing), spiritually assisted (through the enabling of the Holy Spirit), and spiritually active (committed to daily walking with the Lord).

Singing and acting are very similar. Singing makes you reach into your deepest feelings. Singing is an extension of everything that you do when you're acting.

When I left school, I got a job in a shoe shop and I used to save 15 quid a week and pay for my own singing and acting lessons.

Singing and acting quote Every heart sings a song incomplete, until another heart whispers back.

Every heart sings a song incomplete, until another heart whispers back.

I was 17 when I auditioned for 'Miss Saigon.

' I really grew up doing that show. I pretty much knew, almost a year into 'Miss Saigon,' that I was going to be a performer, that I was going to be singing and acting.

No matter how you feel you have to act like you are very popular with yourself;

very relaxed and purposeful very unconfused and not like you are walking through the sunshine singing in chains.

Singing, dancing, and acting! The part [of Roxie in Let It Shine] was right up my alley. Plus, the thought of playing a rock star was like a dream for me.

Singing and acting quote Act as if it were impossible to fail.

Act as if it were impossible to fail.

I've always wanted to be a voice actor.

Well I think at first I wanted to be a singer. Then in middle school I auditioned for a musical and I only really cared because I wanted to sing in it. I had to act as well as part of the audition and that was the first time I ever really acted, and I was like 'Oh hey, this is fun, I like doing this.'

I have done so much: modeling, acting, singing, the calendar, the lingerie line, and there have been times where I have wanted to give up but I went for it.

I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.

Singing and acting quote Dream Big. Start small. Act now.

Dream Big. Start small. Act now.

My parents aren't artists or anything, but growing up in Wales, especially in a Welsh language school and community, they have this thing called the Eisteddfod where people compete in singing and acting and dancing and oratory all sorts of things. From a very young age, it's been a part of my upbringing.

I want to be able to make people laugh and cry and feel happy or sad and feel all these different emotions through singing and acting. Hopefully throughout my career, I'll get to pursue them.

You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all.

You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him.

Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel. When you hear a song and you're acting it's incredible. But when you're singing a song and you're acting it's even more incredible.

I had to come out on stage with my little staff and robe and I had this sun on top of my head that my mom made - that was the first time I was ever on stage singing in front of anybody. I realized that I was one of the best acts of the night but I didn't give singing much thought after that. I was really into playing baseball.

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