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1. "I'm an actor, but I'm also a feminist, and a lot of times in movies there are things that I cannot imagine happening that are on the screen and totally accepted. And I just go, 'Whaaat?'"
Author: Alison Pill
2. "The moot question is not that how many persons are of good or not so good character, but who applauds the character truly as the real beauty factor in own and others' lives."
Author: Anuj Somany
3. "Soap Actors are fun and interesting. They all have something special that you want to be around."
Author: Austin Peck
4. "I know actors come around and they always talk like that, but I don't do publicity if I don't like the film."
Author: Barbara Hershey
5. "I've always played the guy with the gun and the knife. That's how many actors start out, playing the bad guy."
Author: Benicio Del Toro
6. "The fame of an actor is won in minutes and seconds, not in years. The latter are only helpful in the recurrence of opportunities; in the possibilities of repetition."
Author: Bram Stoker
7. "When you're just an actor, maybe not the top of the list guys, you get constant rejection and it's fun."
Author: David Arquette
8. "Perceptual fields are limited by the attractor patterns that they're associated with. This means that the capacity to recognize significant factors in a given situation is limited by the context that arises from the level of consciousness of the observer. The motive of the viewer automatically determines what is seen; causality is, therefore, ascribed to factors that are, in fact, a function of the biases of the observer and aren't at all instrumental in the situation itself."
Author: David Hawkins
9. "Even if you build the perfect reactor, you're still saddled with a people problem and an equipment problem."
Author: David R. Brower
10. "Programs that pay farmers not to farm often devastate rural areas. The reductions hurt everyone from fertilizer companies to tractor salesmen."
Author: Dick Armey
11. "[T]he question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don't we all anyway; might as well get paid for it."
Author: Elaine Dundy
12. "I find that the majority of the actors I've worked with are extremely sensitive people and very spontaneous people. That's why I always say I'll never date an actor, because they're in love with you one day and the next day they're not."
Author: Ellen Muth
13. "Not that chance dominated events in the early Solar System, for scientific determinism was also functioning. But chance is an essential factor in all evolutionary events, and the birth and development of our planetary system were not exceptions."
Author: Eric Chaisson
14. "The tallest building in the world is now in Dubai, the biggest factory in the world is in China, the largest oil refinery is in India, the largest investment fund in the world is in Abu Dhabi, the largest Ferris wheel in the world is in Singapore."
Author: Fareed Zakaria
15. "As a filmmaker I find it much more rewarding to work with actors who are classically trained. It's about the work and only the work."
Author: George Hickenlooper
16. "D.H. Lawrence had the impression – that psychoanalysis was shutting sexuality up in a bizarre sort of box painted with bourgeois motifs, in a kind of rather repugnant artificial triangle, thereby stifling the whole of sexuality as a production of desire so as to recast it along entirely different lines, making of it a ‘dirty little secret', a dirty little family secret, a private theater rather than the fantastic factory of nature and production"
Author: Gilles Deleuze
17. "When consumers do not take full advantage of efficiency gains, it is because they are weighing other factors that influence their decision making. When the federal government arbitrarily places one of those factors over others, it makes consumers worse off."
Author: Gina McCarthy
18. "I'm an actor, that's my contribution."
Author: Glenn Close
19. "The soap-box orators talked in the bitter cold at Marble Arch with their mackintoshes turned up around their Adam's apples, and all down the road the cad cars waited for the right easy girls, and the cheap prostitutes sat hopelessly in the shadows, and the blackmailers kept an eye open on the grass where the deeds of darkness were quietly and unsatisfactorily accomplished."
Author: Graham Greene
20. "I made more lousy pictures than any actor in history."
Author: Humphrey Bogart
21. "I'm sort lucky in that for me, I'm a writer now. I started as an actor but I'm a writer and so things like 'Wilfred' and shows like that are where I escape to."
Author: Jason Gann
22. "In open range fires it is about picking a spot and hoping it is the right location. At the head of the fire you have to worry about wind and humidity and a number of other factors."
Author: John Glover
23. "You, the actor, must be aware of when you're being funny, but the character you're playing should always be oblivious to the fact."
Author: Jon Lovitz
24. "The computer programmer is a creator of universes for which he alone is the lawgiver. No playwright, no stage director, no emperor, however powerful, has ever exercised such absolute authority to arrange a stage or field of battle and to command such unswervingly dutiful actors or troops."
Author: Joseph Weizenbaum
25. "It's true to say that I'm a budding young actor. But I'd rather get my name out there because of my acting rather than who I'm being photographed with."
Author: Josh Bowman
26. "It's a political and manipulative industry. Actors vie for the same roles, movies are snatched away. Have I ever been manipulated? Yes. But I haven't manipulated anyone because if you think from the heart, you cannot be calculative. I have spent nights crying."
Author: Kareena Kapoor Khan
27. "Being on a major network television show is like long-distance running: You have to pace yourself and maintain your energy level and your morale. There's the role you're playing on the show, and there's also your behind-the-scenes responsibility to the crew, the guest actors and the fans - not to mention your own life as a mom."
Author: Kathryn Erbe
28. "For every successful actor or actress, there are countless numbers who don't make it. The name of the game is rejection. You go to an audition and you're told you're too tall or you're too Irish or your nose is not quite right. You're rejected for your education, you're rejected for this or that and it's really tough."
Author: Liam Neeson
29. "I'm really in no danger of being perceived as a famous movie actor!"
Author: Lyle Lovett
30. "Men have their virtues and their vices, their heroisms and their perversities; men are neither wholly good nor wholly bad, but possess and practice all that there is of good and bad here below. Such is the general rule. Temperament, education, the accidents of life, are modifying factors. Outside of this, everything is ordered arrangement, everything is chance. Such has been my rule of expectation and it has usually brought me success."
Author: Napoleon
31. "It's only just beginning to occur to me that it's important to have something going on somewhere, at work or at home, otherwise you're just clinging on. [...] You need as much ballast as possible to stop you floating away; you need people around you, things going on, otherwise life is like some film where the money ran out, and there are no sets, or locations, or supporting actors, and it's just one guy on his own staring into the camera with nothing to do and nobody to speak to, and who'd believe in this character then? I've got to get more stuff, more clutter, more detail in here, because at the moment I'm in danger of falling off the edge."
Author: Nick Hornby
32. "I don't want to be an actor or nothing but if I have to, I'll act if it's the right thing."
Author: Obie Trice
33. "Anytime I met an actor, I just attacked them and said, 'How did you do this?' Eventually, I began to realize that you went to school for it. I wasn't a bright kid, so it took me a long time to figure that out."
Author: Patrick J. Adams
34. "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."
Author: Patrick Stewart
35. "If I was to be an actor, I would love to be like peter o'toole."
Author: Peter O'Toole
36. "I think I'm a better collaborator, in seeing the bigger picture and trying to just help that, and not be so self-centered in whatever my task is, which is being an actor."
Author: Ray McKinnon
37. "I think Russell Crowe is a brilliant actor."
Author: Rebel Wilson
38. "If there is a streak of ham anywhere in an actor, Shakespeare will bring it out."
Author: Robert Benchley
39. "I'm an infant with Shakespeare; I'm kind of learning how to walk. I am trying to decipher the code, you know? I do my research. And I get a clear understanding of what the language is. It is a tremendous process I have to go through as I am sure all actors do, finding the gems hidden in his language."
Author: Ruben Santiago Hudson
40. "Honestly, I would not advise any actor necessarily, if he was really thinking of his career, to come out."
Author: Rupert Everett
41. "Old actors never die, they don't even fade away. They're always available."
Author: Russell Johnson
42. "DURING THE PAST TWO TO THREE DECADES, we have acquired substantial evidence that most chronic diseases in America can be partially attributed to bad nutrition. Expert government panels have said it, the surgeon general has said it and academic scientists have said it. More people die because of the way they eat than by tobacco use, accidents or any other lifestyle or environmental factor."
Author: T. Colin Campbell
43. "The reasons why institutions fail and societies change are complex, and simplistic explanations should evoke automatic suspicion. Sometimes external causes - droughts, plagues or foreign invasions - can unsettle a nation, or its leadership may prove inadequate because of personal factors. In every case, a society faces problems, and is solutions or lack of response set a course for the future."
Author: Thomas W. Africa
44. "The community of developers whose work you see on the Web, who probably don't know what ADO or UML or JPA even stand for, deploy better systems at less cost in less time at lower risk than we see in the Enterprise. This is true even when you factor in the greater flexibility and velocity of startups."
Author: Tim Bray
45. "I'm an actor. The fact that I'm involved in Jigsaw, I don't approach Jigsaw any differently than I approached The Nordic in 'The Firm' or FBI Agent Stokes in 'Mississippi Burning.' It's the same deal. It's just that the effect is sometimes different. So I say, people ask me, 'How does it feel to be a horror icon?' I'm thrilled. It's great."
Author: Tobin Bell
46. "I'm really not an actor of any kind. I've always seen myself as an entertainer, someone who makes people laugh. That's all I've ever wanted to do. 'Doctor Who' has always just been me, really."
Author: Tom Baker
47. "I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office."
Author: Vincent D'Onofrio
48. "Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood."
Author: William H. Macy
49. "I'm a journeyman actor, and I don't ever want to forget that. With romantic-lead dreams."
Author: William Sanderson
50. "Depression in its major stages possesses no quickly available remedy: failure of alleviation is one of the most distressing factors of the disorder as it reveals itself to the victim, and one that helps situate it squarely in the category of grave diseases."
Author: William Styron

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