• I was asked to act when I couldn't act. I was asked to sing "Funny Face" when I couldn't sing, and dance with Fred Astaire when I couldn't dance - and do all kinds of things I wasn't prepared for. Then I tried like mad to cope with it.
    ~ Audrey Hepburn
  • A true critic ought to dwell rather upon excellencies than imperfections.
    ~ Joseph Addison
  • Foreign filmmakers will show what they want. But it is unfair to either show the darker side of or to glorify India.
    Ang Lee, Filmmaker, on foreign-made films about India
    ~ Ang Lee
  • Creativity is an act of courage. Avoid opinions.
    ~ Paulo Coelho
  • Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.
    ~ Katharine Hepburn
  • You don't see Indians in Hollywood films around which a story can revolve. As soon as we have a social presence in your society, I am sure there will be many actors from our part of the world that will be acting in Hollywood films.
    ~ Amitabh Bachchan
  • Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
    ~ Scott Adams
  • For a great performance, the performer and the audience become one.
    ~ Shekhar Kapur
  • Every artist was first an amateur.
    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Art is never decoration, embellishment; instead, it is a work of enlightenment.
    ~ Bruce Lee