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    "Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events."
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    Acting Quotes

    Quotations about Acting

    • Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
    • The most difficult character in comedy is that of a fool, and he must be no simpleton who plays the part.
      Don Quixote, 1605, by Miguel de Cervantes
    • I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
      The Lonely Life, 1962, by Bette Davis
    • Acting 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.
    • I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor.
    • Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
    • Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing.
      quoted in New York Herald Tribune, May 19, 1946, by Sir Ralph Richardson
    • We're actors - we're the opposite of people.
      Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1967), by Tom Stoppard
    • Talk low, talk slow, and don't talk too much.
      Advice on acting, by John Wayne
    • I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
      The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891, by Oscar Wilde
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