I love acting and I still want to do it, but I've such an instinct for directing, it's something that comes naturally to me. It's why I'm here on this planet.
The whole thing about acting, the draw for me, is the opportunity to do things you don't get to do in real life.
When we change our daily lives - the way we think, speak and act - we change the world.
I loved acting. I didn’t particularly like being a movie star.
An actor should take lessons from a painter and a sculptor.
I tried to walk a line between acting lawfully and testifying falsely, but I now recognize that I did not fully accomplish this goal and that certain of my responses to questions about Ms. Lewinsky were false.
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being.
Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on.
I learned a lot about acting - watching not just myself but other actors and learning how to distinguish between two great takes. It's also about one's own taste in performance.
I don't miss acting at all.
You really have to be a character to serve it properly. Obviously, you're acting, but you have to have those things in yourself, whether it's the experience or the same qualities.
I always wanted to be an actor, but with a speech impediment it's kind of tough. I decided to roll the dice and take an acting class, which was very, very nerve-wracking. . . my stomach would just be in knots.
Yes, I was actually an acting teacher for a while.
I wanted to give my actor a break. I wanted to live and to learn English. I wanted to be anything, a cabdriver, a busboy, anything to keep me away from acting for a while.
The acting world is a humbling experience, I find.
Vary the pace. . . is one of the foundations of all good acting.
Whatever you decide is your motivation in the scene, the opposite of that is also true and should be in it.
Acting requires a lot of discipline to go with the obsession. It's a path of knowledge, and of self-knowledge. Sometimes you get lost on the path. And then you find yourself again.
The music led to the acting. But movies aren't something you can just will yourself into. Someone has to choose you, and you have to be quite fortunate to be chosen.
I loved acting, which was never about money, the fame. It was about a search for meaning. It was painful.
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