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    Your scene precariously subsists too long,
    On French translation and Italian song.
    Dare to have sense yourselves; assert the stage;
    Be justly warm'd with your own native rage.

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Prologues like compliments are loss of time;
'Tis penning bows and making legs in rhyme.

Prologues like compliments are loss of time;
'Tis penning bows and making legs in rhyme.

by David Garrick Found in: Acting Quotes,
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I think I love and reverence all arts equally, only putting my
own just above the others; because in read more

I think I love and reverence all arts equally, only putting my
own just above the others; because in it I recognize the union
and culmination of my own. To me it seems as if when God
conceived the world, that was Poetry; He formed it, and that was
Sculpture; He colored it, and that was Painting; He peopled it
with living beings, and that was the grand, divine, eternal
Drama.

by Edmund Vance Cooke Found in: Acting Quotes,
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To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express read more

To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.

by James Dean Found in: Acting Quotes,
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Acting is happy agony.

Acting is happy agony.

by Alec Guinness Found in: Acting Quotes,
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Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.

Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.

by Kate Reid Found in: Acting Quotes,
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My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail.

My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail.

by Steve Buscemi Found in: Acting Quotes,
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See, how these rascals use me! They will not let my play run;
and yet they steal my thunder.

See, how these rascals use me! They will not let my play run;
and yet they steal my thunder.

by John Dennis Found in: Acting Quotes,
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Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and at the same time selling yourself.

Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and at the same time selling yourself.

by Katharine Hepburn Found in: Acting Quotes,
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To wake the soul by tender strokes of art,
To raise the genius, and to mend the heart;
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To wake the soul by tender strokes of art,
To raise the genius, and to mend the heart;
To make mankind, in conscious virtue bold,
Live o'er each scene, and be what they behold--
For this the tragic Muse first trod the stage.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Acting Quotes,
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