Who is it that loves and who that suffers? He alone stages a play with Himself; who exists save Him? The individual suffers because he perceives duality. It is duality which causes all sorrow and grief. Find the One everywhere and in everything and there will be an end to pain and suffering.— Anandamayi Ma
Fulfilling Stage Play quotations
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.
The playing adult steps sideward into another reality;
the playing child advances forward to new stages of mastery.
It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury; signifying nothing.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
Of all the preaching in the world, I hate that preaching which tends to make the hearers laugh, or to move their minds with tickling levity and affect them as stage plays used to, instead of affecting them with a holy reverence for the name of God.
If Shakespeare can compare all of life to a stage, maybe it's not odd to believe that part of the play can take place on a basketball court.
Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play your role better than you.
The world of chemical reactions is like a stage, on which scene after scene is ceaselessly played. The actors on it are the elements.
I'm probably never happier than when I'm by myself in the water.
What I've worked and sacrificed for is not to be on stage playing music but to surf in some secluded place. It's a grounding element. Waves don't care who you are.
When you see what you're here for, the world begins to mirror your purpose in a magical way. It's almost as if you suddenly find yourself on a stage in a play that was written expressly for you.
We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch
All this cuddling and kissing on stage these days, well it's all right in football when someone scores a goal, but not when you're playing darts.
Led Zeppelin didn't get that kind of Beatles screaming.
We had a more sort of macho crowd. But I remember once in the early days of The Yardbirds, we were playing on an ice rink, and the stage was mobbed by screaming girls. I had my clothes torn off me. That's a really uncomfortable experience, let me tell you.
An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays.
It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
You need three things in the theatre - the play, the actors and the audience, and each must give something.
Even as a stage performer, I have my garb which is leather jackets and black jeans to make me feel a certain way. The wardrobe is really important to feeling the character you're playing.
I don't think of work as work and play as play. It's all living.
To this day, I don't like people walking on stage not looking good.
You have to look good. If you feel special about yourself then you're going to play special.
Actually, because I'm so small, when I strike an open A chord I get physically thrown to the left, and when I play an open G chord I go right. That's how hard I play, and that's how a lot of my stage act has come about. I just go where the guitar takes me.
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women mearly players.
Let us play in the sun and count every beautiful thing we can see.
Without the heart it is no worship; it is a stage play; an acting a part without being that person really which is acted by us: a hypocrite, in the notion of the word, is a stageplayer.
Give me a guitar and I'll play; give me a stage and I'll perform; give me an auditorium and I'll fill it.
You think about people like Hank Williams, who stood on that spot of wood, and Mr. Acuff, and, of course, George Jones. And just about anybody you can think of who has made country music has been on that stage. That's what makes you so nervous - to think about the historical part of the Opry and how it's played such a part in country music.
Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes difference.
The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.
To me, music shouldn't be ego-driven.
When you go out on stage and play songs, it is. But when you're sitting in a room, writing songs, it's a completely different process. It's a completely different place. It's a creative place, a musical place. It has nothing to do with who likes what.
Some bands blow it before they even play.
The most important moment of any show is when a band walks out with the red amp lights glowing, the flashlight that shows each performer the way to his spot on the stage. It's crucial not to blow it. It sets the tempo of the show; it affects everyone's perception of the band.
There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one your are capable of living.
My great love is the stage because I do feel like it's the place where, if you're lucky and everything is firing in the right way, you have the greatest shot at being successful. I don't mean by getting great reviews, but I mean by finding the core fo the person that you're playing.
Calvin: They say the world is a stage.
But obviously the play is unrehearsed and everybody is ad-libbing his lines. Hobbes: Maybe that’s why it’s hard to tell if we’re living in a tragedy or a farce. Calvin: We need more special effects and dance numbers.
A stage play is basically a form of uber-schizophrenia.
You split yourself into two minds - one being the protagonist and the other being the antagonist. The playwright also splits himself into two other minds: the mind of the writer and the mind of the audience.
We are all searching for someone whose demons play well with ours
There is no such thing as realistic dialogue.
If you [simply recorded] the real conversation of any people and played it back from the stage, it would be impossible to listen to. It would be redundant . . . . The good dialogue writer is the one who can give you the impression of real speech.
Improvisation is really not so much remembering things.
And this is what I do when I play. I forget things. When I go on the stage, I want my mind to be a blank, so that I can - things can come into me without my knowing where they came from.
One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn't get in cause it was to crowded.
You can't score a goal, if you don't take a shot.
The surface of the earth is not simply a stage on which the thousands of present and past inhabitants played their parts in turn. There are much more intimate relations between the earth and the living organisms which populated it, and it may even be demonstrated that the earth was developed because of them.
I'm the empty stage where various actors act out various plays.
My fondest memories were watching the Beastie Boys get prepped to come on stage.
They had a lot of antics and they play a lot of basketball... then they were giving out cameras to the crowd, and performing from the bleachers. The most important thing I learned was that you control your crowd, not the other way around.
Every cricketer knows that in the early stages of a batsman's innings i.
e. before he gets his eye in - luck plays an important part.
We are never completely contemporaneous with our present.
History advances in disguise; it appears on stage wearing a mask of the preceding scene, and we tend to lose the meaning of the play.