For a good book has this quality, that it is not merely a petrifaction of its author, but that once it has been tossed behind, like Deucalion's little stone, it acquires a separate and vivid life of its own.
I lose my temper, but it's all over in a minute, said the student. So is the hydrogen bomb, I replied. But think of the damage it produces!
I'm disappointed in acting as a craft. I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake noses and changing your voice. It's become so much about personality.
Learn your lines and don't trip over the furniture
Not much meat on her, but what's there is cherce.
Concentrate, don't embroider.
It is up to us to give ourselves recognition. If we wait for it to come from others, we feel resentful when it doesn't, and when it does, we may well reject it.
Know your lines and don't bump into the furniture.
This mug of mine is as plain as a barn door. Why should people pay 35 cents to look at it?
This is a movie, not a lifeboat.