All the world's a stage, and all the men and women mearly players.
One man in his time plays many parts.
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
I love acting. It is so much more real than life.
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 not being emotional, but being able to fully express emotion.
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms.
The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.
Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors.
There are no small parts. Only small actors.
Just be truthful - and if you can fake that, you've got it made.
Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.
If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable.
There's nothing more boring than unintelligent actors, because all they have to talk about is themselves and acting. There have to be other things.
You need three things in the theatre - the play, the actors and the audience, and each must give something.
First of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.