100+ Famous Acting Quotes of All Time

There are so many good acting quotes that have been said by many actors and even by people who are not into the acting field and with some short acting quotes and inspirational acting quotes we are here to show the greatest list of top and best ever acting quotes ever said.

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100+ Famous Acting Quotes of All Time
  1. Acting is the greatest answer to my loneliness that I have found. Claire Danes
  2. Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul. Annette Bening
  3. Acting is magical. Change your look and your attitude, and you can be anyone. Alicia Witt
  4. To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless. Mike Krzyzewski
  5. Modeling is really silent acting. Arizona Muse
  6. There are two main jobs in acting - the first one is to be a good actor, and the second one is to convince everyone that you're a good actor. Laurence Fox
  7. I really enjoy singing, it's entirely different to acting because I'm just being myself. Michelle Dockery
  8. I know very little about acting. I'm just an incredibly gifted faker. Robert Downey, Jr.
  9. I find acting tough, but sitting around chatting - that's easy. Nick Frost
  10. Life's like a play: it's not the length, but the excellence of the acting that matters. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
  11. Whites would accuse you of causing trouble when all you were doing was acting like a normal human being instead of cringing. Rosa Parks
  12. When you're acting, you're a person. When you're modeling, you're a hanger. Analeigh Tipton
  13. If I wasn't acting, all I'd do is ride my bike. I've always loved doing that. Mason Cook
  14. The most important thing in acting is honesty. If you can fake that, you've got it made. George Burns
  15. Acting is not an important job in the scheme of things. Plumbing is. Spencer Tracy
  16. Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way. Aristotle
  17. Acting is a freelance career... you never stop having to prove yourself and fight for work. Miranda Otto
  18. True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion. Corliss Lamont
  19. Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed. Wayne Dyer
  20. Just let the wardrobe do the acting. Jack Nicholson
  21. I like going in to different styles of acting and exploring stuff I haven't done before. Mel Gibson
  22. Acting is happy agony. Jean-Paul Sartre
  23. The hardest part when I decided to move into acting was trusting I'd made the right decision. Caitriona Balfe
  24. Comedy is acting out optimism. Robin Williams
  25. When strangers start acting like neighbors... communities are reinvigorated. Ralph Nader
  26. I've always wanted to play a spy, because it is the ultimate acting exercise. You are never what you seem. Benedict Cumberbatch
  27. Acting engenders and harbours qualities that are best left way behind in adolescence. Carrie Fisher
  28. Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four. Katharine Hepburn
  29. If you can read, then you can recite Shakespeare. But that's not acting. Itzhak Perlman
  30. In theater, you're playing characters. You believe you're somebody else, and you're acting. Gene Simmons
  31. I'm addicted to Altoids. I call them 'acting pills.' Harrison Ford
  32. I want to be uncomfortable - acting is uncomfortable. Lupita Nyong'o
  33. Music is my life - acting's just a hobby. Steve Burns
  34. The political machine triumphs because it is a united minority acting against a divided majority. Will Durant
  35. Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea. Robert Half
  36. Acting and modelling are good, but motherhood is what it's all about. Jerry Hall
  37. Acting is really about having the courage to fail in front of people. Adam Driver
  38. Acting is just being a man. Being human. Not forcing it. Peter O'Toole
  39. I'm not sure that acting is something for a grown man to be doing. Steve McQueen
  40. Acting is just a way of making a living, the family is life. Denzel Washington
  41. Movie acting suits me because I only need to be good for ninety seconds at a time. Bill Murray
  42. Acting is my passion, but I like hosting shows, too. Amy Jackson
  43. Yes, I made mistakes by rebelling, by acting out in confused ways. Jennifer Capriati
  44. You get money out of acting. You get gray hair out of directing. Actually, I get more of a rush from directing. Tim Robbins
  45. Acting is everybody's favorite second job. Jack Nicholson
  46. It is so common in middle-class families to consider modelling and acting not serious. Anushka Sharma
  47. I was never hungry for this kind of attention; it was the love of performing that got me interested in acting. Ranveer Singh
  48. To choose ways of not acting was ever the concern and scruple of my life. Fernando Pessoa
  49. Acting is the most wildly overpaid position imaginable. Robert Downey, Jr.
  50. So I don't think I'm gonna pull my head into my shell just because a bunch of people start acting like idiots. Todd Rundgren
  51. Acting I'll do forever, but I want to produce and stuff as well. Michael B. Jordan
  52. Acting is about communicating, reacting, and sharing - and friendship is about all of those things, too. Diego Luna
  53. It's very important to lead your own story: to not be acting as much as you are living. Nathan Phillips
  54. If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing. Ingrid Bergman
  55. I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting. Lord Byron
  56. I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it. Anthony Hopkins
  57. Acting can be a really silly thing. It's like playing dress-up. Paul Giamatti
  58. The biggest thing is we need to stop acting like racism don't exist. Lil Rel Howery
  59. Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself. Katharine Hepburn
  60. Acting is a way of living out one's insanity. Isabelle Huppert
  61. The principle of acting in good faith is at the heart of decent work. Richard Eyre
  62. My acting gives me my self-worth. Elizabeth Banks
  63. I have only one rule in acting - trust the director and give him heart and soul. Ava Gardner
  64. Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation. Bette Davis
  65. Acting is about finding truth and finding the way to convey the truth. Daveed Diggs
  66. I never took an acting class, so I've made all my mistakes on film. Heath Ledger
  67. White people are very good at acting like they're not racist. They deserve an Academy Award for that. Paul Mooney
  68. That's how I learned how to act. I learned by doing it. I didn't start acting until I was 37. John Mahoney
  69. Acting is always a challenge. Robert Downey, Jr.
  70. I like to get far away from myself when I'm acting. Saoirse Ronan
  71. Whether I'm acting, writing, or directing, I want to tell the truth about human beings, especially my folk. Ruben Santiago-Hudson
  72. My favorite way of getting out of doing chores is by acting like I'm asleep. But it never works. Devon Werkheiser
  73. I love all kinds of art. I mean, I love sketching and acting and music. Amandla Stenberg
  74. Sincerity and the correct use of the voice are the greatest things in the art of acting. Alla Nazimova
  75. I think personal growth has much to do with acting ability. Beverly D'Angelo
  76. I'm the artist when I'm doing music that I am when I'm acting. I'm everything. Eddie Murphy
  77. I have a lot of great distractions outside of acting. Heath Ledger
  78. I love acting and I have a lot of fun. Heath Ledger
  79. Everything is acting. Marilyn Manson
  80. Acting is like a Halloween mask that you put on. River Phoenix
  81. Good acting is consistency of performance. Jim Dale
  82. It's not subtle or restrained. It's not any of the things you like to think apply to your acting. Margaret Hamilton
  83. No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. Edmund Burke
  84. Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage. William S. Burroughs
  85. Acting is just playing the violin in an orchestra. Directing is being the conductor. Jason Bateman
  86. It is indeed hard for the strong to be just to the weak, but acting justly always has its rewards. Eamon de Valera
  87. Acting is such a crazy industry, but kite boarding keeps me grounded. Maika Monroe
  88. I didn't really like modeling; it was fun but I always wanted acting. Leighton Meester
  89. I would be the worst acting coach ever, because I have no idea what I'm doing. Aaron Douglas
  90. I've learnt that there's acting for film, acting for theatre, and acting for an audition. Sarah Snook
  91. When I first started acting, I was just crap. Heath Ledger
  92. In acting, I always try to go back to what would actually be the real situation, the real human behavior in life. Robert De Niro
  93. Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive. Bo Bennett
  94. Coal mining is tough. Acting is just tedious. Johnny Knoxville
  95. I sort of make believe. That's why I like acting. You can create or imagine anything. Elle Fanning
  96. The foundation for film acting is stage acting. James Lipton
  97. Acting makes you live plenty of lives. Emmanuelle Riva
  98. Acting is the perfect idiot's profession. Katharine Hepburn
  99. I fell into music, but I just needed to find the right moment to jump into acting. Brendon Urie
  100. A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear. Sophocles
  101. I was bored one day, so my dad took me to this acting school. I liked it more than having fun - I liked it for an actual job. Millie Bobby Brown
  102. I was very interested in theatre, mostly in stage design. I did a little bit of acting. Jim Henson
  103. I'm interested in film - any aspect - acting, directing, writing. Adam West
  104. Acting is like golf: analysis leads to paralysis. Peter Falk
  105. The secret to acting is don't act. Be you, with add-ons. Michael Sheen
  106. I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit. John Hurt
  107. Acting is all about finding the truth within whatever world you're in. Karen Gillan
  108. I think, ultimately, looking back now, acting wasn't satisfying me 100%. Joey Lauren Adams
  109. Emotions should be real; one shouldn't come across as acting. Mahesh Babu
  110. In acting class, you're trained to express yourself as much as you can. Jesse Eisenberg
  111. I really love acting, but I also really want to be a historian, so it's really confusing. Yara Shahidi
  112. I think acting is something that is within you. It's a very natural thing for me. It comes from myself, really. Saoirse Ronan
  113. I am a soldier, convinced that I am acting on behalf of soldiers. Siegfried Sassoon
  114. Acting and singing are actually very similar because they're both telling a story. Jackie Evancho
  115. When I came to Mumbai, I had no experience in acting 'til I actually did it. Shaheer Sheikh
  116. I breathe music... The acting is a job, but music is life. You need a job to live. Astro
  117. I never did go back to acting class. I was too busy working. Kirstie Alley
  118. You know, acting is very fascinating. But being an actress is not, because you become so concentrated on yourself. Beatrice Wood
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