My parents taught me to believe that through the creative act, we're able to transcend and give a response to desecration.
I wasn't the high-school play queen or anything. And my parents would let me act until I graduated from college.
Personal history must be constantly renewed by telling parents, relatives, and friends everything one does. On the other hand, for the warrior who has no personal history, no explanations are needed; nobody is angry or disillusioned with his acts. And above all, no one pins him down with their thoughts and their expectations.
So when I told my parents I wanted to go into acting because I was flunking out of my first year of junior college, they were relieved that I had picked something other than joining the army. But I can't imagine how they had high hopes for me.
If you took acting away from me, I'd stop breathing.
I like acting for now. But after seeing Apollo 13, what I really want to do is to be an astronaut. I'm dying to go to a space camp next summer!
Act happy, feel happy, be happy, without a reason in the world. Then you can love, and do what you will.
Commissions suit me. They set limits. Jean Marais dared me to write play in which he would not speak in the first act, would weep for joy in the second and in the last would fall backward down a flight of stairs.
Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections.
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.
Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.
Understand this law and you will then know, beyond room for the slightest doubt, that you are constantly punishing yourself for every wrong you commit and rewarding yourself for every act of constructive conduct in which you indulge.
In an action film you act in the action. If it's a dramatic film you act in the drama.
A woman always has her man, but the man unconsciously leans on his roots, his heritage. He feels like an orphan without his parents.
Acting is a tough business, and you need to be in good shape mentally and physically.
Obedience is the mother of success, and success the parent of salvation.
Stupidity talks, vanity acts.
As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone.
Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations of tyranny or slavery.
It is necessary for him who lays out a state and arranges laws for it to presuppose that all men are evil and that they are always going to act according to the wickedness of their spirits whenever they have free scope.
Act well your part; there all honor lies.
There is nothing worse that a thirteen-year-old boy. You're embarrassed by your parents, and you're trying to find your independance because, deep inside, you are so dependent on your mom.
The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day.
The government gave me enough money to go to acting school.
Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better.