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Sanford Meisner Quotes: Technique is something that you use if you need it. Otherwise, to hell with it.
         

Technique is something that you use if you need it. Otherwise, to hell with it.


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Act before you think - your instincts are more honest than your thoughts.



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Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.



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If you want to reach every person in the audience, it's not about being bigger, it's about going deeper.



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Don't be an actor. Be a human being who works off what exists under imaginary circumstances.



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.

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.



Silence has a myriad of meanings. In the theater, silence is an absence of words, but never an absence of meaning.

Silence has a myriad of meanings. In the theater, silence is an absence of words, but never an absence of meaning.



An ounce of behavior is worth a pound of words.

An ounce of behavior is worth a pound of words.



Being an actor is a religious calling because you've been given the ability, the gift to inspire humanity. Think about that on the way to your soap opera audition.

Being an actor is a religious calling because you've been given the ability, the gift to inspire humanity. Think about that on the way to your soap opera audition.



The truth of ourselves is the root of our acting.

The truth of ourselves is the root of our acting.



That which hinders your task is your task.

That which hinders your task is your task.





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