• Critics? I love every bone in their heads.
    Critics? I love every bone in their heads.
    ~ Eugene O`Neill
  • I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
    I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
    ~ Carrie Fisher
  • Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.
    Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.
    ~ Mae West
  • Books are a uniquely portable magic.
    Books are a uniquely portable magic.
    ~ Stephen King
  • Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you have got it made.
    Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you have got it made.
    ~ George Burns
  • One learns to ignore criticism by first learning to ignore applause.
    One learns to ignore criticism by first learning to ignore applause.
    ~ Robert Brault
  • There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
    There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
    ~ Maya Angelou
  • To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist.
    To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist.
    ~ Jasper Johns
  • The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
    The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
    ~ Emile Zola
  • Music is one of the ways we can achieve a kind of shorthand to understand each other.
    Music is one of the ways we can achieve a kind of shorthand to understand each other.
    ~ Yo-Yo Ma