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Antonyms for acting

long-term, permanent, lasting.

Quotes of acting

  1. Acting is a total physical, emotional sensation. – Armand Assante
  2. 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
  3. All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to my parents. – Joan Chen
  4. 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
  5. I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero. – Richard Dreyfuss
  6. I had all the usual ambition growing up. I wanted to be a writer, a musician, a hockey player. I wanted to do something that wasn't nine to five. Acting was the first thing I tried that clicked. – Michael J. Fox
  7. 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. – Dustin Hoffman
  8. We on our part will stick to our independent foreign policy of peace, acting forever as a strong defender of world peace and a persistent proponent of common development. – Jinato Hu
  9. But I'm not objective when I'm acting – Laura Innes
  10. I actually made an effort to reject acting to shove it out of my body, because I didn't want my kids to have an actress as a mother -to have, like, a silly person. – Lisa Kudrow
  11. My best friend growing up really put the bug in my ear about acting We created this one hour -and -a -half improv play when we were 10 or 11 and performed it at the library. We just played off each other so well and had the best time doing it and the funniest part was, we wound up having packed houses, other people loved it too. – Katherine Moennig
  12. If I stayed a football player, my career would have been over 20 years ago. As it is, my knees are shot. I found I got the same good feeling in acting that I had in sports, but I found I could have a more profound impact on people. – William Petersen
  13. Acting is really scary, but it's also challenging, fun, hard work. There's always an element of improvisation with every actor, even when something is really scripted. – Michael Pitt
  14. I don't really look for specific types of projects any more. I'm not taking care of a career anymore. I'm just having fun acting – Kurt Russell
  15. I wasn't really serious about acting I was serious about baseball. – Kurt Russell

Usage examples for acting

  1. If I could but explain to him how I have been acting a part towards him- all for his good!" – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  2. Might not she too have been acting – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  3. She was always acting – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  4. The third time it was pulled through by extraordinary efforts on the part of the acting manager, Ambivius Turpio. – Latin Literature by J. W. Mackail
  5. He seemed quite ignorant and innocent, till I took it from him; and then he put it off with a laugh, acting his part with so much address, that it was hardly possible for me to be angry with him; so that we remained good friends, and he accompanied me on board to dinner. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  6. You need not hold me, she added to the two men from outside, who were acting as guards. – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  7. We've been acting like fools. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  8. She is acting all the time. – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  9. Acting on the hint, Sir Norman seized the lamp burning on the table, and started on the search. – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  10. He rose, and walked quietly in with the slow careful acting of one who knows that his every action is watched, and, wondering at his friend's change, the doctor rose and followed. – The Rajah of Dah by George Manville Fenn
  11. The way to be sure of acting this part is to pray for him. – Friendship by Hugh Black
  12. That's what I call acting like a gentleman, that is. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  13. And you, acting as my agent, have read them. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  14. I am but acting towards you as you would have done by me. – The Prime Minister by W.H.G. Kingston
  15. I heard Aunt Amy say the other day that she didn't think it was right for children to see acting and Mother always does the opposite to what Aunt Amy says, so p'r'aps it will be all right. – Jeremy by Hugh Walpole
  16. It is this very acting – The Reform of Education by Giovanni Gentile
  17. It was all a kind of play- acting very pleasant if you'd nothing better to do, and that was all. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  18. Yes; he was in the habit of acting for his very old friend Mr. John Grey. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  19. Consult with me before acting – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. He appeared to be in a reverie, and the younger lady glanced across at him, as she answered: " I am afraid that he is only acting blind!" – Bijou by Gyp

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