Quotation Explorer - 'Actors'

Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves. - Charlie Chaplin
In all aspects of life, we take on a part and an appearance to seem to be what we wish to be--and thus the world is merely composed of actors. - François de La Rochefoucauld
I've met actors where you think, if only you could just clean up your act and get it together, people would want to work with you. Some people are so difficult, it's just not worth working with them. - Patrick Stewart
If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives. - Marlon Brando
We make a home for ourselves, every time we work on something: actors, writers, singers, building these little nests in our gypsy souls, in place of the ones we so seldom seem to make in our own lives. And then suddenly it's over, and we have to start again. - Alan Brennert
I never said actors were cattle. I said that actors should be treated like cattle. - Alfred Hitchcock
The health sector continuously get’s pummeled by malicious actors and hackers because their cyber-kinetic security is being managed by Participation Trophy winning wimps! - James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
Do you believe that our stories were written from before that we are but actors performing on the stage called life with neither rehearsals nor retakes, the dialogues of our own and a fleeting audience or are you someone who pens down his own story? - Chirag Tulsiani
We are all actors, set on the stage of the world, as the curtains open we put on our best performance to this audience of life. - Anthony Liccione
From this point of view, science - the real game in town - is rhetoric, a series of efforts to persuade relevant social actors that one's manufactured knowledge is a route to a desired form of very objective power. - Donna J. Haraway
England produces the best fat actors.
You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
So many people spend years (and money) studying to be doctors, lawyers, actors, dancers, business executives and scientists - when you're an author, you can be any of these things, and you don't need a degree or certificate; all you need is an imagination, a dream and an open mind. - Rebecca McNutt
Acting is a form of deception, and actors can mesmerize themselves almost as easily as an audience. - Leo Rosten
On life's stage for your real life play, always choose the best, most excellent actors for top success. - Mark F. LaMoure
All that day she felt as if she were acting in a theatre with better actors than herself, and that her bad performance was spoiling the whole affair. - Leo Tolstoy
Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?
One is obliged to do a great deal of kissing in my line of work: air kissing, [butt] kissing, kissing up, and of course actual kissing. Much like hookers, actors have to do it with people we may not like or even know. - Meryl Streep
The basis of all reasoning is the mind's awareness of itself. What we think, the external objects we perceive, are all like actors that come on and off stage. But our consciousness, the stage itself, is always present to us. - Trey Parker
All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors. - Unknown
Are we not all actors playing parts in another person's play? - Shannon L. Alder
I'm a word man. See, there's this theory about the nature of tragedy, that Aristotle didn't mean catharsis for the audience but a purgation of emotions for the actors themselves. The audience is just a witness to the event taking place on stage. - Jim Morrison
Like the he-man movie stars who turn out to be queer . . . or the silent-film actors whose voices sound terrible recorded--the audience only wants a limited amount of honesty. [ellipses original] - Chuck Palahniuk
Actors are good liars, writers are good liars with good memories. - Daniel Keys Moran
Life is an intricate play with actors waiting for an explanation. Each added act confers a new interpretation of the story. ( "Waiting for the pieces to fall into place" ) - Erik Pevernagie
The scenery in the play was beautiful, but the actors got in front of it. - Alexander Woollcott
We're actors - we're the opposite of people. - Tom Stoppard
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