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Quotes about Acting

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George Burns
(1896 - 1996)
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
John BarrymoreMethod acting? There are quite a few methods. Mine involves a lot of talent, a glass and some cracked ice.
John CleeseI find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
John Mason BrownHe played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace.
- (Drama Critic)
Katherine HepburnActing is the most minor of gifts and not a very high class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.
Laurence OlivierWe used to have actrresses trying to become stars, now we have stars trying to become actresses.
Noel CowardMy dear boy, forget about the motivation. Just say the lines and don't trip over the furniture.
- (on acting)
Noel CowardYour motivation is your pay packet on Friday. Now get on with it.
Noel CowardA.E. Matthews ambled through "This Was a Man" like a charming retriever who has buried a bone and can't quite remember where.
Oscar Wilde
(1854 - 1900)
I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
P. G. WodehouseHe had never acted in his life and could not play the pin in "Pinafore".
Sir Ralph RichardsonActing is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
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