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Letter "A" » actor
«An actor is a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, he ain't listening.»
«...and there I suddenly found my articulate self in a dazzling land of smiling, jostling people wearing and not wearing all sorts of costumes and doing all sorts of clever things. And that's when I knew! What other life could there be but that of an actor?»
Author: Cary Grant
Actors and acting
«An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox.»
«An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow»
«I'll always be there because I'm a skilled professional actor. Whether or not I've any talent is beside the point.»
«Being a star is an agent's dream, not an actor's.»
«Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.»
«Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.»
Author: Rodney Dangerfield
Actors and acting
«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.»
Author: Charles Dickens
, space travel
«As in a theatre, the eyes of men, after a well-graced actor leaves the stage, are idly bent on him that enters next.»