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Stuart Townsend Quotes

I hope you find these Stuart Townsend Quotes inspiring and motivational.

Acting is great.
You spend your whole life trying to get it right.
- Stuart Townsend

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers
of acting and reasoning as fear.
- Edmund Burke

Manage the remarkable balance between acting
from your heart and close to your gifts
with completing the obligations
that your labor and tasks require of you.
Leverage opportunity AND seize joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


 

The creation of something new
is not accomplished by the intellect
but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity.
The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
- Carl Jung

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

I can see clearly now...
that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and
more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate.
- Richard M. Nixon


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There are all kinds of other things I could do,
things I would probably like, but only acting would
give me emotional fulfillment.
- Mira Sorvino

Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who
is acting not at all to his advantage.
- William S. Burroughs

There's a whole catalogue of actors that never went to acting school.
- Dennis Farina

Comedy is acting out optimism.
- Robin Williams

I am an actress and acting is my passion...
period!
- Christine Lahti

I love acting.
But I love being a mother.
To be a full mother and a full person,
you have to do what you love, and that's acting.
But I like the best of both worlds.
- Tracey Gold

For fast-acting relief try slowing down.
- Lily Tomlin

And I used to write novels and little stories and compositions and I -
but I put them away because I started acting when I was 17.
So there wasn't much time.
- Joan Collins

I think that various styles and methods and approaches
are an invention of people who don't understand the
process of acting and who try very hard to label things.
- Ben Kingsley

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

I need to go where people are serious about acting.
- Meryl Streep

I have no acting technique I act instinctively.
That's why I can't play any role that isn't based on something in my life.
- Ethel Waters

There's really nothing else I'm going to do with my life.
I'd be useless if I weren't singing or acting.
- Taryn Manning

Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting -
it is bad acting with the intent to deceive.
- Bo Bennett

You need to become a good listener.
As you're working, you hear someone else's lines and
how you absorb them becomes your acting.
- Jacqueline Bisset

I pick up a lot of stuff from them, but I don't think
there's any great trick to acting.
- Jason Statham

I feel lucky.
I think acting can help to keep you young.
It does make you feel there's meaning in your life.
- Jane Badler

When I get to my deathbed, I don't want to take my last breath and say,
Well, how glorious.
I've left the world my acting credits.
I won't even think that.
- Lesley-Anne Down

I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it.
- Anthony Hopkins

I've always loved acting with adults versus like the whole High School feel.
- Alison Lohman

When strangers start acting like neighbors...
communities are reinvigorated.
- Ralph Nader

Acting is a tough business, and the percentage of people
who make it is very low -
it's about 1 percent.
- Lee Majors

Maybe subconsciously I've kept activism separate from
acting because it's important to me in a more profound way.
- Blythe Danner

I never achieved my first goal in the National Actors Theatre,
which is to have a permanent Acting Company.
- Tony Randall

Acting is not that far from mental disease:
An actor works on splitting his character into others.
It is like a kind of schizophrenia.
- Vittorio Gassman

I moved here to California when I was 13 to pursue my acting career.
- Christina Milian

I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that.
I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.
- Aaliyah

Instead of acting in court, I decided to act onstage.
- Raul Julia

This art of acting is a process I love very much.
It's an unbelievably fulfilling experience for me and
I look forward to building upon my art in the years to come.
- Greg Akcelrod

It's just coincidental that the acting took off first over everything else.
- Nichelle Nichols

The foundation for film acting is stage acting.
- James Lipton

I really enjoy acting.
At home I can't even finish a sentence,
and here I am reading these wonderful lines.
I think it must be every housewife's dream,
to be an actress part-time.
- Meg Tilly

Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life,
I frequently precipitated what I feared most,
the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I'd abused.
- Luke Ford

The political machine triumphs because it is a united
minority acting against a divided majority.
- Will Durant

People who think radio acting is easy are wrong,
because you got nothing to work with but your voice.
- Melanie Griffith

After this whole acting thing is over and done,
you eventually have to be human.
Some people are never human.
It's very weird.
- Joe Rogan

If we ever do end up acting just like rats or Pavlov's dogs,
it will be largely because behaviorism has conditioned us to do so.
- Richard Rosen

I love acting and don't find it to be very hard.
I recognize when I've nailed it, and I can be very proud of myself.
- Ewan McGregor

In general, I find that for videos the acting is more realistic.
- Tara Strong

In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man,
depends on the opinion of his fellow men.
He is constantly acting a studied part.
- Jeremy Collier

From there I did a one year theatre acting course in Fife,
and then three years of drama school in London.
- Ewan McGregor

Sean's a better person when he's directing.
He becomes a queen when he's an actor.
And he's so unhappy when he's acting.
- Robin Wright Penn

I can do everything with ease on the stage,
whereas in real life I feel too big and clumsy.
So I didn't choose acting.
It chose me.
- Ingrid Bergman

I do it because I love acting, I love working,
and whether it's radio, television, films,
theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it.
- Joan Collins

Television and film acting is really fun because you
are working with other people and you are not completely
responsible for the outcome of the project.
- Alex Borstein

Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of
the characters I've played.
I'm not.
That's why it's called 'acting'.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

It always surprised me that I was getting acting work.
- Mary Lynn Rajskub

Acting is acting.
- Brent Spiner

Christ does not save us by acting a parable of divine love;
he acts the parable of divine love by saving us.
That is the Christian faith.
- Austin Farrer

I'm addicted to Altoids.
I call them 'acting pills.'
- Harrison Ford

A musical would be fantastic.
The soundtrack would be great and I'd like to do acting.
- Melanie Chisholm

On some level in acting, what you're trying to find is truth,
because when it's true is when it's also funny.
- David Hyde Pierce

Vary the pace...
is one of the foundations of all good acting.
- Ellen Terry

Other acting opportunities had come along,
but nothing that was tantalizing enough to me to step
away from what I found most interesting.
- Fred Savage

Every one of the world's dictatorships can and does
claim to be acting in the name of the people.
- Harold H. Greene

I've always enjoyed Acting.
Acting is acting.
- Tony Randall

The only time I commit to conspiracy theories is when
something way retarded happens.
Like Lee Harvey Oswald acting alone.
- Joe Rogan

For me, acting is doing.
- Pierce Brosnan

Go learn the language.
Go take some acting lessons.
Start from zero like everybody else.
- Roselyn Sanchez

Acting is everybody's favorite second job.
- Jack Nicholson

I wasn't really serious about acting -
I was serious about baseball.
- Kurt Russell

I'd never been to acting school, so I never thought I'd get this far.
- John Ratzenberger

And writing I think is a gift that you have,
the same as acting, in a way.
- Matthew Vaughn

What's interesting about the process of acting is how
often you don't know what you're doing.
- Alan Rickman


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