Quotation Explorer - 'Theater'

Working in the theater has a lot in common with unemployment.
In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and for angels to be lookers-on. - Sir Francis Bacon
One of my chief regrets during my recent years in the theater is that I couldn't sit in the audience and watch me. - John Barrymore
The universe is not for man alone, but is a theater of evolution for all living beings. Live and let live is its guiding principle. 'Ahimsa Paramo Dharmah' - Non-injury is the highest religion. - Virchand Gandhi
Gene [Siskel] often mentioned something François Truffaut once told him: the most beautiful sight in a movie theater is to walk down to the front, turn around, and look at the light from the screen reflected on the upturned faces of the members of the audience. - Roger Ebert
Radio was theater of the mind. - Ronald Reagan
The theater is a communal event, like church. The playwright constructs a mass to be performed for a lot of people. She writes a prayer, which is really just the longings of one heart. - Marsha Norman
Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theater. - Gail Godwin
We'll meet at the theater tonight. I'll hold your seat 'til you get there. Once you get there; you're on your own. - Groucho Marx
The theater has been called the pulse of the people. - Abigail Adams
Politics is theater. It doesn't matter if you win. You make a statement. You say, "I'm here, pay attention to me - Harvey Milk
Chilling Tales For Dark Nights, these people or let's say these team is trying to return the fear, the theater... Which so far is great to hear, acting in reading a story and everything one place, just awesome, - Deyth Banger
If you want to change something by Tuesday, theater is no good. Journalism is what does that.But, if you want to just alter the chemistry of the moral matrix, then theater has a longer half-life. - Tom Stoppard
Wer ein Theater füllen will, bedient sich der Dramaturgie. Um es zu leeren genügt Ideologie. - Oliver Hassencamp
You're going to burn in a very special level of hell. A level they reserve for child molesters and people who talk at the theater. - Joss Whedon
You cannot be buried in obscurity: you are exposed upon a grand theater to the view of the world. If your actions are upright and benevolent, be assured they will augment your power and happiness. - Cyrus the Great
The security theater we are witnessing in our election system boasting the illusion of security via ‘clunky as heck’ and air gap defense will do nothing against the real and sophisticated adversarial landscape that is zeroing in on our democracy - James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology
No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
Evil possesses an instinct for theater, which is why, in an era of gaudy and gifted media, evil may vastly magnify its damage by the power of horrific images. - Lance Morrow
As good surgical doctor works on a patient in the theater with varied kinds of surgical instruments, so a true leader also needs a clean bag of leadership characters that vary from task to task. One-way leaders are obvious failures! - Israelmore Ayivor
Children do not need half a dozen sports, music, art, or theater activities. Kids actually need more free playtime without adult instruction. - Laura Schlessinger
You can be a little bit darker and rougher on the stage, partly because when you're in the theater, people have come to see you, and so they kind of know what they're in for. In television, you are sort of sneaking into people's homes. So, I think you can be a little bit darker on stage. - Tina Fey
I spent most of my life trying to specialize myself. I went to theater school, film school, music school, mime school ... Finally, I was able to gather enough knowledge to build the confidence to create my own work, that goes utterly against the sense of specialization. - Nuno Roque
I would suggest that the theater is the art form that most fully offers us an opportunity to reflect on the Incarnation because it is the presentation of one body to another. - Mother Dolores Hart
I discovered that night (in his college's student politics) that an audience has a feel to it, and, in the parlance of the theater, that audience and I were together. - Ronald Reagan
Dinner theater is anti-culture.
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