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Quote Left Yes, I sing songs about relationships on the edge, relationships of all kinds, but remember I did not write them all, ... They are not all based on my experiences. Years ago, I wrote with Dennis Walker and Bruce Bromberg, who were 10 years older and divorced two or three times. They had great senses of humor, which is where lines like 'a boatload of lawyers just sank' came from. It is their stories on Strong Persuader, my breakthrough album from 1986. Sneaking out the window, 'Porch Light,' they are not my songs or lines. So, my life is not as miserable as some of the music makes it out to be. My wife Sue and I have been married for 15 years. She's an actor, but Sue gets the credit she deserves on some of my songs. Quote Right
Quote Left I hate it when people pray on the screen. It's not because I hate praying, but whenever I see an actor fold his hands and look up in the spotlight, I'm lost. There's only one other thing in the movies I hate as much, and that's sex. You just can't get in bed or pray to God and convince me on the screen. Quote Right
Quote Left A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly. Quote Right
Quote Left An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling. Quote Right
Quote Left After my father had seen me in five or six things, he said, Son, your mother and I really enjoyed your recent film, and I must say that you're a lot like John Wayne. And I said, How so? And he said, Well, you're exactly the same in all your roles. Now, as a modern American actor, that's not what you want to hear. But for a guy who watched John Wayne movies and grew up in Iowa, it's a sterling compliment. Quote Right
Quote Left Arnold Schwarzenegger's publicist told USA Today that the actor has not ruled out running for governor of California, saying that he will make a decision soon. Reportedly Arnold needs that time to learn how to pronounce 'gubernatorial.' Quote Right
Quote Left When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation, ' I say, 'Your salary.' Quote Right
Quote Left My parents were involved in everything I did. They were showbiz people themselves. My dad was an actor. They were parents; they did what parents are supposed to do. Quote Right
Quote Left While we look to the dramatist to give romance to realism, we ask of the actor to give realism to romance. Quote Right
Quote Left I trained for three years at drama school to be an actor - not a celebrity. Quote Right
Quote Left As soon as I suspect a fine effect is being achieved by accident I lose interest. I am not interested...in unskilled labor. ...The scientific actor is an even worker. Any one may achieve on some rare occasion an outburst of genuine feeling, a gesture of imperishable beauty, a ringing accent of truth; but your scientific actor knows how he did it. He can repeat it again and again and again. He can be depended on. Quote Right
Quote Left We live everything as it comes, without warning, like an actor going on cold. And what can life be worth if the first rehearsal for life is life itself? That is why life is always a sketch. No sketch is not quite the right word, because a sketch is an outline of something, the groundwork for a picture, whereas the sketch that is our life is a sketch of nothing, an outline with no picture. Quote Right
Quote Left Celebrity is death --- celebrity -- that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor. Quote Right
Quote Left The first movie I appeared in was Carry On Cowboy, though not as an actor. I was just riding horses. Quote Right
Quote Left As an actor I think sometimes producers need a little bit of encouragement to see you in a particular role, they may not have as much imagination as you would expect. Quote Right
Quote Left I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left Intelligence: I was asked tonight why I refuse to have truck with intellectuals after business hours. But of course I won t. 1. I am not an intellectual. Two minutes talk with Aldous Huxley, William Glock, or any of the New Statesman crowd would expose me utterly. 2. I am too tired after my day's work to man the intellectual palisade. 3. When my work is finished I want to eat, drink, smoke, and relax. 4. I don't know very much, but what I do know I know better than anybody, and I don't want to argue about it. I know what I think about an actor or an actress, and am not interested in what anybody else thinks. My mind is not a bed to be made and re-made. Quote Right
Quote Left When I come up against a director who has a concept that I don't agree with, or maybe I just haven't thought of it or whatever, I'd be more prone to go with them than my own because I want to be out of control as an actor, I want them to have the control, Quote Right
Quote Left The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting. Quote Right
Quote Left Change begets change. Nothing propagates so fast. If a man habituated to a narrow circle of cares and pleasures, out of which he seldom travels, step beyond it, though for never so brief a space, his departure from the monotonous scene on which he has been an actor of importance would seem to be the signal for instant confusion. The mine which Time has slowly dug beneath familiar objects is sprung in an instant; and what was rock before, becomes but sand and dust. Quote Right
Quote Left On being an actor .nothing more than a worker in a service occupation . It's like being a waiter or a gas station attendant, but I'm waiting on 6 million people in a week if I'm lucky. Quote Right
Quote Left He's very intuitive about human behavior, combined with a wonderful understanding of the scientific/fantasy perception - an understanding of what we can perceive beyond what we admit to. But he doesn't depart from the human being. That means you get to use everything you are and more as an actor. Quote Right
Quote Left An actor rides in a bus or railroad train; he sees a movement and applies it to a new role. The whole garment in which the actor hides himself is made of small externals of observation fitted to his conception of a role. Quote Right
Quote Left I'm an assistant storyteller. It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant, but I'm waiting on six million people a week, if I'm lucky. On being an actor Quote Right
Quote Left The stage lost a fine actor, just as science lost an acute reasoner, when he became a specialist in crime. Quote Right
Quote Left The mug is a tool. My ace in the hole. To have looks is the bonus on top of what motivates me to be an actor. Not to realize they're an asset would be counterproductive to the cause; they serve the common good. Quote Right
Quote Left An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make. Quote Right
Quote Left A new kind of award has been added -- the deathbed award. It is not an award of any kind. Either the recipient has not acted at all, or was not nominated, or did not win the award the last few times around. It is intended to relieve the guilty conscience of the Academy members and save face in front of the public. The Academy has the horrible taste to have a star, choking with emotion, present this deathbed award so that there can be no doubt in anybody's mind why the award is so hurriedly given. Lucky is the actor who is too sick to watch the proceedings on television. Quote Right
Quote Left When someone who is known for being comedic does something straight, it' s always 'a big breakthrough' or a 'radical departure.' Why is it no one ever says that if a straight actor does comedy Are they presuming comedy is easier Quote Right
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Member Quotes About Actor

Quote Left Memory! .... Because It Incorporates The Element Of Accommodation, A Factor Of New Poem And Song Creation. Quote Right
Quote Left Kind deeds give the receiver and the benefactor a good feeling that’s lasts long after. Quote Right
Quote Left I finally realized why some of our best actors are so dislikable off screen -- I think it is self realization, and a desperate need to escape.... Quote Right
Quote Left Imagination, Memorization Contain A Relationship to Endurance. Endurance A Factor Of Light. Quote Right
Quote Left 3 Elements, Factors of Motion, Reference Of Motions, are Difficult or impossible to define with Song. They can be exhibited with Poem and Poetry. And Only in Song by Rote Memorization of Lyrics, excluding the lyrics from definition of Song.! Quote Right
Quote Left Memorization, Memory, Is A Step, A Factor To New Thematic Presentation! And Thematic Presentation Can Be Created By Words On Paper, Or Sketches, Painting! Quote Right
Quote Left Skips, Strides, Are Enhanced By Times Marker Of The Winter Spring! Igniting! Potentials Creation. Because they are Factors of Work human physiology in correspondence with the Earth and Stars factor of work. Quote Right
Quote Left In Every Stride Of Human Existence There Contains A Factor An Element Of Skipping. How It Is Maintained Advanced Is Our Efforts, ... Holy Spirit! Quote Right
Quote Left Every soul has some biotic requirements because the soul is an outcome of different factors. Quote Right
Quote Left A Poem, A Song Increases The Factors Of Area, And Imagination, To The Listener Or Reader, And Also To The Presenter. Quote Right
Quote Left I would rather be happy and alone than to be miserable at an unsatisfactory home that all passion and love is gone. Expired like an old carton of milk of 10 years. Sour, and spoiled. Quote Right
Quote Left The soul depends on various factors. Every living thing has a soul and soul is not a spiritual body. It is an outcome of multiple things, hence the human body is an emergent property of combined mini-souls. Quote Right
Quote Left Syllables In Equivalent Patterns Of Constructions Can Define And Boost Our "Times", Our "Momentums", Our "Sparks Of Light". Through Location. Elements Of Journey. Elements Of Ballad. .... This Statement Expands, Advance, With The Conception, Invention, The Presence Of Your And Our. Significant Factors Of Imagination! Quote Right
Quote Left "Find a good teacher, don't betray yourself to succeed and be a better person before being a better actor". In response to the question, "What would you recommend to young actors?", from the interview "Giovanni Morassutti: La mia "voce" grazie a Giancarlo Giannini!", SestoDailyNews.net (October 3, 2014); also quoted in MUBI.com. Quote Right
Quote Left Expansion Of A Factor By Power Can Square The Journey Of Achieved Space. Quote Right
Quote Left The Pastor Is A Factor Of Strength, Each Measured Sound Of Speed! Quote Right
Quote Left Square Root. A Factor, A Number Multiplied With It's Equivalent Value, Thus Achieving A Product, Containing Equalities Of Division. Quote Right
Quote Left "It is hard to complain that our politicians are dishonest when we elect actors and lawyers." Quote Right
Quote Left I love dreaming. I am the main actor and writer. When I am lucid, I am also the director and editor. Quote Right
Quote Left Shopping is an unsatisfactory high, andit does not last long. Find a new hobby. Quote Right
Quote Left Seeing that you are such a good actor, why are you so poor? Quote Right
Quote Left I must say that when our politics are at their lowest so many people usually hushed are loud with opinions and honest thoughts. Perhaps it will be the sole redeeming factor of the 2016 election. 7/26/16 Quote Right
Quote Left "living in extremes or means is a characteristics of product of environment factors" Quote Right
Quote Left Life can be a generous benefactor or a stingy miser, depends on which of her moods we turn on. Quote Right
Quote Left Donald Trump wants to build a wall along the Mexican border so you can not see all the factories he owns over there! Quote Right
Quote Left Always consider yourself to be the smallest creature in any particular task you are currently doing. By this you will never be prey to that very infamous taking back factor called over-confidence easily. Quote Right
Quote Left ''IN HUMAN HISTORY THE NATIONS THAT UNDERSTOOD THE FACT THAT POVERTY IS DANGEROUS AND DEVELOPED EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR TACKLING AND SUBDUING IT ARE THE GREATEST BENEFACTOR OF THE HUMAN RACE'' Quote Right