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"Bad acting is the ultimate inconsideration." - Debra Winger

"Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive" - Bo

"Faked enthusiasm is worse than bad acting - it is bad acting with the intent to deceive." - Bo Bennett

"Come on, I know bad acting when I hear it." - Denzel Washington

"There is nothing worse than bad drunk acting." - Max Greenfield

"It's bad. It's damned bad." - Abraham Lincoln

"Acting like everyone who's been successful is bad and because you're rich you're bad, I don't understand it," - Jamie Dimon

"Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose. Everyone has bad stretches and real successes. Either way, you have to be careful not to lose your confidence or get to confident." - Nancy Kerrigan

"Our everyday self is a narrow construct...Our total self is far broader, ultimately infinite. Actors who seem to be playing themselves are actually playing roles they have become so skillful at that they seem pure and natural...Much bad Acting is the result of being too close to the Actor's everyday self, confining him in its rigid mold." - Richard Hornby

"It is not good for one's morals to see bad acting" - Oscar Wilde

"That's why there's so much bad acting out there, because you could see actors watching themselves." - Viola Davis

"Don't stink up the place with bad acting, if an opportunity comes your way." - Edie Mcclurg

"It's bad writing, however naturalistic it's written, that's where you have to do your best acting." - Adam Brody

"Acting for me is not a bad habit like smoking that I must make an effort to quit. I love acting; I love directing." - Joan Chen

"The art of acting is not to act. Once you show them more, what you show them, in fact is bad acting." - Anthony Hopkins

"Acting is all about being truthful. I'm really bad at lying. I'm one of the worst liars I know." - Dane Dehaan

"You don't call retarded people retards. It's bad taste. You call your friends retards when they are acting retarded." - Michael Scott

"Acting is like sex, it's possible if your partner is bad, but it's better if they're good." - Xavier Samuel

"Acting is like sex, it's possible if your partner is bad, but it's better if they"re good." - Xavier Samuel

"Personally I don't believe in bad people. I think there's always a reason for people acting badly." - Bill Skarsgard

"I definitely support cop acting more than cops, but all of them ain't bad, just some of them." - Ice Cube

"Believe me, when an actress is told that her very name is synonymous with bad acting, she's had it." - Piper Laurie

"Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances." - Sanford Meisner

"Consistency is the death of good acting." - Michael Shurtleff

"Acting is pretending to be someone else." - Anna Paquin

"All bayonets are bad." - W. S. Gilbert

"Bad acting, like bad writing, has a remarkable uniformity, whether seen on the French, German, or English stages; it all seems modeled after two or three types, and those the least like types of good acting. The fault generally lies less in the bad imitation of a good model, than in the successful imitation of a bad model." - George Henry Lewes

"It's easy for me to play bad guys because it's a very linear acting. Bad guys aren't empathetic. Being a bad guy is great because you're not friendly and you don't have to do much with your face." - Henry Rollins

"Acting is acting." - Brent Spiner

"Bad acting comes in many bags, various odors. It can be performed by cardboard refugees from an Ed Wood movie, reciting their dialogue off an eye chart, or by hopped-up pros looking to punch a hole through the fourth wall from pure ballistic force of personality, like Joe Pesci in a bad mood. I can respect bad acting that owns its own style." - James Wolcott

"I have an appreciation for what some people would call "bad acting," but which I think can be much more real than the overly emotive, technical and supposedly "realistic" acting that is so prevalent in mainstream cinema." - Bruce LaBruce

"Acting. Whenever I am playing a character, I use my real life experiences, which puts me on the line of reliving some of those good and bad times. Acting requires risk, and that's what feeling vulnerable is." - Allison Holker

"Acting is everything to me and it's at the core of every decision. Whatever importance costumes, details, lights, camera, dialogue and everything else have, if the acting is bad, cheap, or overdone everything else is just gone." - Xavier Dolan

"My dad said that if it's part of the character, I'm allowed to say bad words, but if it's not part of the character, and I say it at home when I'm not acting, that I won't be acting anymore." - Rohan Chand

"Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst." - C S Lewis

"Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages." - Frank Pittman

"You ever spent eight hours acting in water? It's a lot easier to get in and out of a bath. Hot tubs are bad news for actors, man." - Adam Pally

"You must make, always. You must act, if you believe something. Talking about acting is like boasting about pictures you're going to paint. The most terrible bad form." - John Fowles

"I don't think I really have a talent for movie acting. I'm not bad at it, but I don't think I really have a talent for it." - Alec Baldwin

"I can't say that I haven't done some bad acting in my time. I have. Usually that involves what we actors call 'indicating,' when you twirl your mustache." - Billy Campbell

"Initially, it was my dream to get into RADA. Then I got in. So it became my dream to show them I wasn't half bad at acting." - Andrew Buchan

"I never applied to any acting schools. I don't know if that's just bad reporting, or - sometimes I just make stuff up." - Christian Bale

"Your acting will not be good until it is only yours. That's true of music, acting, anything creative. You work until finally nobody is acting like you." - Sanford Meisner

"I've always enjoyed Acting. Acting is acting" - Tony Randall

"I've always enjoyed Acting. Acting is acting." - Tony Randall

"They really are bad shots." - Charles De Gaulle

"Don't sell on bad news." - Walter Schloss

"All middle men are bad." - Syd Barrett

"alone, adj. In bad company." - Ambrose Bierce

"The truth of ourselves is the root of our acting." - Sanford Meisner

"Acting is not talking, it's living off the other fellow!!!" - Sanford Meisner

"To be honest, there are so many things I learned in acting school beyond the method; it was a safe place to practice. So acting school was about exercising that acting muscle and doing it every single day - and having people tell you that you're bad every single day! Which pushes you to work even harder." - Jane Levy

"Just because we're on schedule is no reason to shoot bad acting. Someone once said to me, 'You're inconsiderate.' And I said, "Inconsiderate? Bad acting is the ultimate inconsideration.' It's a collective slap to a million faces at the same time." - Debra Winger

"For me, I need to be able to show up on set and fart around and goof around. If I can have that, when I'm not acting, then when I'm acting I can go however deep and dark and bad I need to. I developed that more with 'Breaking Bad' because I've never worked on anything as dark for as long." - Betsy Brandt

"Just because we're on schedule is no reason to shoot bad acting. Someone once said to me, 'You're inconsiderate.' And I said, 'Inconsiderate? Bad acting is the ultimate inconsideration.' It's a collective slap to a million faces at the same time." - Debra Winger

"I think sometimes soap acting gets an unfair label for being bad and over the top. The lessons I learned there were so valuable. Seeing yourself every day on television, you learned what worked and didn't work, what was bad acting and what wasn't. Memorizing scripts became second nature." - Dylan Bruce

"We have so much access to one another through technology and everything else, that we're very much used to people being real. When folks go on TV and they're basically acting - if they were good actors they'd be acting and paid for it for a living, but they're not good actors. When we see bad acting, it doesn't look like bad acting, it looks weird, and we are turned off by it. I'm not talking about anybody in particular, that's just politics right now. This generation, I feel like, has incredible bullshit detectors." - Jason Kander

"My theory is that humans aren't really bad; we all do bad things, but being bad is not our natural state. You're acting out of fear, lack of understanding, compassion, but essentially communication. Human beings are made of love, an overwhelming desire to love. When we communicate, we exist in our natural state." - Seal

"I was a bad student. I liked archaeology actually, I was interested in maybe becoming an archaeologist but I was such a bad student and had such bad grades that I wasn't going to get into any really good college so I fell back on acting." - Ben Stiller

"from the beginning, through the middle years and up to the end: too bad, too bad, too bad." - Charles Bukowski

"We think abortion is a bad thing." - Kate Michelman

"That was extraordinary. Unfortunately, extraordinarily bad." - Simon Cowell

"A bad workman quarrels with his tools." - George Herbert

"Every punch was thrown with bad intentions." - Mike Tyson

"No Such Thing as Bad Results" - Thomas A Edison

"Bad weather makes for good photography." - Ansel Adams

"Weird is good, strange is bad." - Cinda Williams Chima

"A stout heart breaks bad luck." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Man's the bad child of the universe" - James Oppenheim

"My dad always said he wanted to be remembered for his body of work, and he's made more than 75 pictures, some good, some bad, and they will be his legacy to the world of acting." - Charlton Heston

"Sometimes acting and politics make a very bad combination. I think that sometimes people take me less seriously in my work for the UN because I am an actor." - Angelina Jolie

"I don't think the concept of "directing actors" exists in the sense that if you get what you order from an actor you'll always get bad acting. Every actor is scared just like a regular person." - Pirjo Honkasalo

"You left me, ripped out my heart, and then came back acting like a robot, and you know what? We made it through. You and I, good or bad, belong together. We make each other whole." - Jessica Sorensen

"Really knowing is good. Not knowing, or refusing to know, is bad, or amoral, at least. You can't act if you don't know. Acting without knowing takes you right off the cliff." - Ray Bradbury

"The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the directors know. Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting" - Brian De Palma

"Acting is a really strange thing. You have to know when you're put in a bad situation, but you also have to be willing to do something very strange." - Alexandra Daddario

"I started my career giving a clinic in bad acting in the film, The Silver Chalice, and now I'm playing a crusty old man who's an animated automobile. That's a creative arc for you, isn't it?" - Paul Newman

"No one will die because of bad acting. No one will die because you missed a cue. We're all human beings. If mistakes are made, you figure out that you're going to live." - Kate Baldwin

"The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the directors know. Actually you can cover a lot of bad direction with good acting." - Brian De Palma

"Strangely, when I was a kid, my first acting job, at 5 years old, was a performance of 'The Three Little Pigs.' They cast me as the Big Bad Wolf." - William Zabka

"It's easy to play a bad girl: You just do everything you've been told not to do, and you don't have to deal with the consequences, because it's only acting." - Eliza Dushku

"I knew that I wanted to be an actor. Then it became about whether acting wanted me.So, I gave it a shot. It hasn't worked out too bad, so far." - Laura San Giacomo

"I guess once you've been acting for a long time, you glean the great bits of good directors and the bad bits from other directors, and you know the way that you would like to be directed." - Luke Evans

"I knew that I wanted to be an actor. Then it became about whether acting wanted me. So, I gave it a shot. It hasn't worked out too bad, so far." - Laura San Giacomo

"We had generals who were admirals and admirals who wanted to be generals. Generals acting as admirals are bad enough, but it was the admirals who wanted to be generals who imperiled victory among the coral islands." - Holland Smith

"Politicians are usually the first to forget that if you assume someone else is acting in bad faith, they will do the same to you. Questioning motives poisons the well." - John Sununu

"Yes, I did try acting when I was in high school and I was terrible at it. So I definitely have had the experience of being bad at artistic endeavor." - Dana Spiotta

"I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character, you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way." - Janet Suzman

"Acting never was about the money for me... Maybe in 10 years, I'll be able to appreciate the fact that I am financially stable and independent and I don't have to make bad choices. I can be very picky." - Emma Watson

"Acting is playing pretend, playing a children's game at an adult level, but with children's rules. It's fun to play bad guys. I've never been in a fight in my life, so it's fun to play something that's different." - Ray Liotta

"If you're not in someone's face, they're not going to remember you. So get yourself back into an acting class; get a coach. Do those things you did when you were 20 and wanted it so bad." - Jake Busey

"I started my career giving a clinic in bad acting in the film, "The Silver Chalice," and now I'm playing a crusty old man who's an animated automobile [in "Cars"]. That's a creative arc for you, isn't it?" - Paul Newman

"I'm happy to say that I have not been fired off a film. The score is usually the last thing to be done. So a lot lands on the scores shoulders. A lot of problems that seem to have nothing to do with the music gets blamed on the music , because it's relatively cheap to change, where as a reshoot etc is not. Music is often expected to help or fix bad cuts, bad acting, bad filming, bad timing, you name it." - Trevor Rabin

"What I've discovered is, really, acting is acting is acting." - William H Macy

"I started acting when I was about nine. I always wanted to get into acting since I was really little but my parents would never let me because they'd heard all the bad stuff about being in the business as a young actor and stuff like that." - Josh Hutcherson

"It's much harder to act in a bad film than in a good one. A terrible script makes for very difficult acting. You can win an Academy Award for some of the easiest acting in your career, made possible by a brilliant script." - Michael Caine

"In my opinion, if you want to pursue an art, especially acting, you have to be really perceptive of what people go through. There is so much bad in the world, and I think that acting it out and exploring it almost helps you deal with it." - Rita Volk

"It's an acting job - acting natural." - Alistair Cooke

"I'm not acting, but I am acting." - Tracey Gold

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"My bad luck got tangled up with my bad decisions, and I'm paying for it." - Patrick Rothfuss

"If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself." - Aesop

"Technology happens, it's not good, it's not bad. Is steel good or bad?" - Andy Grove

"How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Sometimes bad is bad." - Huey Lewis

"Of human work none but what is bad can be perfect in its own bad way." - John Ruskin

"Every soul is special. They"re all beautiful. They"re all far more significant than anyone on this rock realizes. I think when people are at their best, they"re acting in accordance with their soul. The ones who have gone bad do' have bad souls. They"ve just given up on keeping in touch with them." - Jim Butcher

"Every soul is special. They're all beautiful. They're all far more significant than anyone on this rock realizes. I think when people are at their best, they're acting in accordance with their soul. The ones who have gone bad don't have bad souls. They've just given up on keeping in touch with them." - Jim Butcher

"I had given thought to acting, but I never really had a good enough opportunity or a character who made sense and paralleled my life a little bit. I feel like I'm one of the poster boys for a bad guy in a movie. I feel like I'm a good person to play a bad guy in a movie. I can say that." - Gucci Mane

"No one ever let me be a bad guy once I started working more frequently after I got out of college and started pursuing acting. I just got all of the good-guy roles because if I walk in the room, not a lot of people believe me as a bad guy." - Tom Everett Scott

"The best acting is instinctive. It's not intellectual, it's not mechanical, it's instinctive." - Craig MacDonald

"Creating relationship is the heart of acting. It is basic. It is essential." - Michael Shurtleff

"I love acting. It is so much more real than life." - Oscar Wilde

"The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting." - Charlie Chaplin

"Acting is not being emotional, but being able to fully express emotion." - Kate Reid

"The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101." - Vincent D'Onofrio

"It wasn't until I got older that I realized acting was something I could really do." - Al Pacino

"Courage comes from acting courageously on a day-to-day basis." - Brian Tracy

"There's life after acting." - Suzanne Crough

"I'm addicted to acting." - Steven R Mcqueen

"Acting is reacting." - Rocky Marquette

"Acting doesn't suffice." - Rod Taylor

"Trust the acting." - Jeanmarc Vallee

"I didn't study acting." - Ray Walston

"I love acting." - Ed Asner

"Acting is actually private." - Joan Chen

"Never get caught acting." - Lillian Gish

"Acting is constant exploration." - Paul Guilfoyle

"I just love acting." - Joan Rivers

"Acting scares me." - John Lurie

"Acting is happy agony." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Acting is therapeutic." - Shemar Moore

"Acting is happy agony." - Jeanpaul Sartre

"I love acting." - Rick Springfield

"Acting is my job." - Goran Visnjic

"Acting is very immediate." - Val Kilmer

"Everything is acting." - Marilyn Manson

"I love acting." - Shaun White

"I love acting." - Patrick Wilson

"Acting is always therapeutic." - Nick Nolte

"Discrimination is a bad bad bad thing." - Emily Saliers

"Acting is bad acting if the actor himself gets emotional in the act of making the audience cry. The object is to make the audience cry, but not cry yourself. The emotion has to be inside the actor, not outside. If you stand there weeping and wailing, all your emotions will go down your shirt and nothing will go out to your audience. Audience control is really about the actor" - Rex Harrison

"Great marketing only makes a bad product fail faster." - David Ogilvy

"Never make bad predictions, especially about the futture." - Casey Stengel

"You got to be bad before you're good." - Ken Harrelson

"Attitudes determine our actions, for good or bad." - Dwight L Moody

"If you win through bad sportsmanship that's no real victory." - Babe Didrikson Zaharias

"There's no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing" - Ranulph Fiennes

"Why kill good people just to get a bad man?" - Loudon Wainwright Iii

"Book values have some good and some bad features." - Walter Schloss



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