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What is acting but lying and what

 

" What is acting but lying and what is good lying but convincing lying? "


-Laurence Olivier, Sir
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"I believe in the theater; I believe in it as the first glamorizer of thought. It restores dramatic dynamics and their relations to life size."
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"The actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand."
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"I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods, feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare. An actor must act."
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"If I wasn't an actor, I think I'd have gone mad. You have to have extra voltage, some extra temperament to reach certain heights. Art is a little bit larger than life- it's an exhalation of life and I think I you probably need a little touch of madness."
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"I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor - to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself."
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