The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
I'm not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity.
Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.
There is no overacting, only untrue acting.
I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority.
My old drama coach used to say, 'Don't just do something, stand there.' Gary Cooper wasn't afraid to do nothing.
No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
I'm sure acting is a deeply neurotic thing to do.
I was kind of scared of failing at acting.
Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?
Concern should drive us into action, not into a depression.
So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don't sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we've satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I love acting, but it's much more fun taking the kids to the zoo.
A little acting debut in Spin City, with Michael J. Fox, which opened up a whole new door for me.
I think it's a shame when you come across young actors and musicians who haven't had the time to learn their craft. It doesn't matter if it's acting or music, you really have to learn how to do it from the bottom up because unless you have a great work ethic... fame is a terrible thing to have.
One of the cruelest judgments sustained against me is that I have spoken out as a recovered alcoholic to stimulate my acting career.
Baseball player. Yeah, that was my dream before acting, or alongside acting.
Music is a hobby, because I'm not making any money out of it, but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting.
After this whole acting thing is over and done, you eventually have to be human. Some people are never human. It's very weird.
I stumbled into acting and just loved it. I deferred law school - and I'm still deferred.
Acting is easier - writing is more creative. The lazy man vies with the industrious.
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