25 Acting Quotes to Inspire Aspiring Actors

25 Acting Quotes to Inspire Aspiring Actors


With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise, it’s just not acting. It’s lying.” – Johnny Depp

“Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality and discovering the character you’re playing through your own experience – so we’re all different.” – Ian McKellen

25 Acting Quotes to Inspire Aspiring Actors

“Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.” – Meryl Streep

“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 Di Caprio

“It’s easy to fool the eye but it’s hard to fool the heart.” – Al Pacino

“Acting is like sex, it’s possible if your partner is bad, but it’s better if they’re good.” – Xavier Samuel

25 Acting Quotes to Inspire Aspiring Actors

“I’m curious about people. That’s the essence of my acting. I’m interested in what it would be like to be you.” – Meryl Streep

“An actress can only play a woman. I’m an actor. I can play anything.” – Whoopie Goldberg

“I always tell the truth. Even when I lie.” –  Al Pacino

“To be an actor, you have to be a child.” – Paul Newman

“Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” – George Burns

“I became an actor so I didn’t have to be myself.” – Mark Ruffalo

“Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.” – Robert Quillen

“Acting is magical. Change your look and your attitude, and you can be anyone.” – Alicia Witt

“The only fair is not to try.” – George Clooney

“Be so good, they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin

“There are two types of actors: those who say they don’t want to be famous and those who are liars.” – Kevin Bacon

“Actors who deliver their lines, move, and relate with conviction are unstoppable in terms of their ability to connect with and move an audience.” – Stephen Ciccarelli

“Flexibility, curiosity, and creativity will help book the role for an Actor!”

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

“The actors who are prepared to make fools of themselves are usually the ones who come to mean something to the Audience.”

“I made some mistakes in drama. I thought the drama was when the actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.”

“The task of any artist is not to learn many, many techniques. But to learn the simplest technique perfectly.”

“The actor is the athlete of the heart.”

“Actors are there to entertain people. We’re not up there to feel anything. Nobody is interested.”

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