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Definitions of Acted

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Quotes of Acted

  1. Acted drama requires surrender of one's self, sympathetic absorption in the play as it develops. – George P. Baker
  2. It is, I claim, nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future. – Gregory Bateson
  3. I have had friends who have acted kindly towards me, and it has been my good fortune to have it in my power to give them substantial proofs of my gratitude. – Giacomo Casanova
  4. The high point of civilization is that you can hate me and I can hate you but we develop an etiquette that allows us to deal with each other because if we acted solely upon our impulse we'd probably go to war. – Stanley Crouch
  5. Dean had just come from seeing his lawyer. That was the first time that I found out that he had consulted a lawyer. He wanted to tell me what he thought was going on, but he was writing it down as if my house was bugged. He acted like everything was bugged. – Fred F. Fielding
  6. My first interest was always music, and somehow that channelled itself into films and acting. I don't know what the natural transition of it was. I mean I acted a little bit when I was young and like any kid would in a community theatre. – Andy Garcia
  7. I did quite a lot of the arranging, fitting different sections together, tempo changes, all sorts of things like that. I actually acted as a bridge between Robert and Ian. Not so much composing, rather presenting musical ideas at each rehearsal. – Michael Giles
  8. Warren Beatty has always acted like a Movie Star even when no one knew who he was. – Dwayne Hickman
  9. For me, literature is a complex game, both mental and concrete, which is acted out in a physical manner on the page. – Guillermo Cabrera Infante
  10. There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world. – Joseph Joubert
  11. The greatest nations have all acted like gangsters and the smallest like prostitutes. – Stanley Kubrick
  12. Has President Bush exceeded his constitutional authority or acted illegally in authorizing wiretaps without a warrant? Benjamin Franklin would not have thought so. – Pete du Pont
  13. But we acted pre -emptively in Kosovo in 1999 to stop Milosevic from doing what he was doing and increasingly doing the ethnic cleansing in a systematic way. – Lord Robertson
  14. But I did on projects that I produced, that I directed, that I acted in because it was important. I want to be a filmmaker. I don't want to be an actor who directs, I want to be a director. I want to be a filmmaker. So that's a big difference. – Eriq La Salle
  15. What is worst about America was acted out. What is best in America doesn't export. – Robert Stone

Usage examples for Acted

  1. I was so miserable, however, that, rather than try nothing, I acted upon the instructions of the letter. – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  2. " Her horse acted about played out when she hit the ranch. – Sawtooth Ranch by B. M. Bower
  3. Long after were they remembered and acted upon, and they saved her from hours of pain. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  4. And now Billy Kane acted quickly. – Doors of the Night by Frank L. Packard
  5. " Perhaps a few might at first have acted as you dreamed they did," she replied. – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  6. For once in his life, he acted like a fool, and he wrote the girl a pile of letters. – VC -- A Chronicle of Castle Barfield and of the Crimea by David Christie Murray
  7. A week later Vaughan acted upon his advice. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  8. After he had become a Christian, he acted as a missionary to his own family and brought his parents and brothers and sisters to the Saviour. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  9. I will go away; but not till I have told you why I have acted as I have. – A Kentucky Cardinal by James Lane Allen
  10. Meanwhile a large crowd had gathered round, and Phillips, who seems to have acted with coolness and judgment throughout the affair, drew up his men in line on some rocks near the water, about thirty yards away. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  11. Have you ever acted in any other? – Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt
  12. That's why he's acted so strangely since- since he asked me to marry him. – The Lilac Girl by Ralph Henry Barbour
  13. Ferrell acted for a moment as though he were going to faint. – One-Way Ticket to Nowhere by Leroy Yerxa
  14. This was the faith which Christ expressed, in which and out of which he lived and acted it was this faith which made him Christ the King, King of human minds and hearts. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  15. I know you have acted for the best. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. Each acted as though he were shut off in a world of his own. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  17. I acted like a fool. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  18. Tragedy indeed continued, as we shall see, to be written and even to be acted – Latin Literature by J. W. Mackail
  19. He acted upon the idea at once. – Through Apache Lands by R. H. Jayne
  20. At Einsiedeln, Geroldseck acted in the same way. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger

Rhymes for Acted