Actor Quotes and Sayings

Anthony Quinn on Actors

In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn’t working, he’s a bum. Antony Quinn

Donald Sinden on Larger Than Life Actors

Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don’t see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too. Donald Sinden

Marlon Brando on the Actor’s Duty

To grasp the full significance of life is the actor’s duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication. Marlon Brando

Bette Davis on Actresses

People often become actresses because of something they dislike about themselves: They pretend they are someone else. Bette Davis

Fred Allen on Actors

An actor’s popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match. Fred Allen