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Quote Left Abused as we abuse it at present, dramatic art is in no sense cathartic; it is merely a form of emotional masturbation. It is the rarest thing to find a player who has not had his character affected for the worse by the practice of his profession. Nobody can make a habit of self-exhibition, nobody can exploit his personality for the sake of exercising a kind of hypnotic power over others, and remain untouched by the process. Quote Right
Quote Left Destiny is a name often given in retrospect to choices that had dramatic consequences. Quote Right
Quote Left Abused as we abuse it at present, dramatic art is in no sense cathartic it is merely a form of emotional masturbation. It is the rarest thing to find a player who has not had his character affected for the worse by the practice of his profession. Nobody can make a habit of self-exhibition, nobody can exploit his personality for the sake of exercising a kind of hypnotic power over others, and remain untouched by the process. Quote Right
Quote Left The theater-goer in conventional dramatic theater says: Yes, I've felt that way, too. That's the way I am. That's life. That's the way it will... Quote Right
Quote Left The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment but it is no less than a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy. Quote Right
Quote Left A dramatic thing, the first time you stand up to your dad. Quote Right
Quote Left A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance. Quote Right
Quote Left 'I am the bubble gum that sticks in your hair!' 'I am the ingrown toenail on the foot of crime!' 'I am the itch you cannot reach!' 'I am the paper cut that ruins your day!' 'I am the parking meter that expires while you shop!' 'I am the plot-twist in the 2nd reel!' 'I am the terror that flaps in the night!' 'I am the weirdo who sits next to you on the bus!' 'I am the winged scourge that pecks at your nightmares!' 'I am the wrong number that wakes you at 3 am!' Quote Right
Quote Left What I love about Paul's work is the combination of the endless invention with a strong dramatic imagination. Quote Right
Quote Left A counted number of pulses only is given to us of a variegated, dramatic life. How may we see in them all that is to to be seen in them by the finest senses? Quote Right
Quote Left A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming. Quote Right
Quote Left Any campaign—like any good drama—will have its stylized performances. So too will it have one final dramatic element—a plot. The classic... Quote Right
Quote Left One of the things that's most dramatic about American democracy is the peaceful passing of power. We thought that was a really wonderful way to sort of end the series. Quote Right
Quote Left Compare the cinema with theatre. Both are dramatic arts. Theatre brings actors before a public and every night during the season they re-enact the same drama. Deep in the nature of theatre is a sense of ritual. The cinema, by contrast, transports its audience individually, singly, out of the theatre towards the unknown. Quote Right
Quote Left The mere mechanical technique of acting can be taught, but the spirit that is to give life to lifeless forms must be born in a man. No dramatic college can teach its pupils to think or to feel. It is Nature who makes our artists for us, though it may be Art who taught them their right mode of expression. Quote Right
Quote Left Dramatic art in her opinion is knowing how to fill a sweater. Quote Right
Quote Left When the history of the Supreme Court in the 20th century is written, there will be two great chief justices: Earl Warren and William Rehnquist. Both presided over courts that changed the law in a very dramatic way. Quote Right
Quote Left For me, it was more a dramatic shift to go from the stage to the screen. Quote Right
Quote Left Watching foreign affairs is sometimes like watching a magician the eye is drawn to the hand performing the dramatic flourishes, leaving the other hand-the one doing the important job-unnoticed. Quote Right
Quote Left Jessica Lange in Frances... was dramatic and passionate and one of the strongest performances I've seen a woman do. Quote Right
Quote Left The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy. Quote Right
Quote Left At dramatic rehearsals, the only author that's better than an absent one is a dead one. Quote Right
Quote Left The runs started in Thailand after the IMF intervened in such a dramatic way. Then the IMF came to Indonesia. Quote Right
Quote Left A dramatic critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned. Quote Right
Quote Left In a healthy nation there is a kind of dramatic balance between the will of the people and the government, which prevents its degeneration into tyranny. Quote Right
Quote Left The fact is we can only love what we know personally. And we cannot know much. In public affairs, in the rebuilding of civilization, something less dramatic and emotional is needed, namely tolerance. Quote Right

Member Quotes About Dramatic

Quote Left Zoo dwellers are dramatic to look at, but traumatic to feel at. Quote Right