Stella Adler Quotes

Your talent is in your choice.

Choice Quotes, Talent Quotes

Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.

Life Quotes, Art Quotes, Mind Quotes

The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind.

Important Quotes, Work Quotes, Mind Quotes

 

The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life for all his material nor pull strictly from his own experience to find his acting choices and feelings.

Life Quotes, Choice Quotes, Experience Quotes, Feeling Quotes, Material Quotes

One way we can enliven the imagination is to push it toward the illogical. We're not scientists. We don't always have to make the logical, reasonable leap.

Imagination Quotes, Logic Quotes

The theatre was created to tell people the truth about life and the social situation.

Life Quotes, Truth Quotes

The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.

Life Quotes, Truth Quotes

The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors.

Great Quotes, Experience Quotes, Ideas Quotes

You have to get beyond your own precious inner experiences.

Experience Quotes

The theatre is a spiritual and social X-ray of its time.

Spiritual Quotes, Time Quotes

When you stand on the stage you must have a sense that you are addressing the whole world, and that what you say is so important the whole world must listen.

Important Quotes