Acting Quotes is an activity in which a story is told by means of its enactment by an actor or actress who adopts a character—in theatre, television, film, radio, or any other medium that makes use of the mimetic mode.

Acting Quotes

“To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.”


Bruce Lee

“In Hitchcocks eyes the movement was dramatic, not the acting. When he wanted the audience to be moved, he moved the camera. He was a subtle human being, and he was also the best director I have ever worked with.”


Bruce Dern

“In all American professional sports you start on a certain level and you have to work your way up through a farm system. It’s really the same in acting.”


Bruce Dern

“I started acting professionally at age 19.”

Bruce Boxleitner

“I don’t see myself doing catalog shoots in Madrid anymore like I was doing two years ago. I hope that the acting side of things grows.”

Brooklyn Decker

“Anyone that has a music career and an acting career I think is pretty fantastic.”


Brittany Murphy

“I’ve never formally trained in acting, so I’m very instinctual and visceral with decisions.”


Brittany Murphy

“I think what’s so attractive about acting is that you get to live several lifetimes in one.”


Brit Marling

“A person will not buy from you until he is convinced that you are a friend and are acting in his best interest. You must make this clear.”


Brian Tracy

“You develop courage by acting courageously whenever you feel like acting otherwise.”


Brian Tracy

“Courage comes from acting courageously on a day-to-day basis.”


Brian Tracy

“By acting in a positive, pleasant and optimistic way, you become a positive, optimistic and enjoyable person.”


Brian Tracy

“Does the engineer ever predict the acceleration of a given body from a knowledge of its mass and of the forces acting upon it? Of course. Does the chemist ever measure the mass of an atom by measuring its acceleration in a given field of force? Yes. Does the physicist ever determine the strength of a field by measuring the acceleration of a known mass in that field? Certainly. Why then, should any one of these roles be singled out as the role of Newton’s second law of motion? The fact is that it has a variety of roles.”


Brian Ellis

“I hadn’t done just a straight-out comedy in a long time, just letting an ensemble do really good character acting, having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures”


Brian De Palma

“Anything that loosens you up and makes you freer is good, because that’s what acting and performing is all about – being free. It gives you a better connection to the audience.”


Brett Somers

“Listening is harder than just acting. Listening is the hardest part.”

Brett Ratner

“I’m a big believer in that old cliché of thinking globally and acting locally.”

Brett Dennen

“Writing a novel is not method acting and I find it easy to step out of it at cocktail hour.”

Bret Easton Ellis

“I wasn’t acting on passion. I was simply acting.”

Bret Easton Ellis