Laurence Olivier, Sir (May 22, 1907 - July 11, 1989)
The actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand.
Laurence Olivier, Sir
What is acting but lying and what is good lying but convincing lying?
Acting is illusion, as much illusion as magic is, and not so much a matter of being real.
Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.
I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor - to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself.
Eating habits are certainly changing quickly.
Dr Christian Petit
Any level of disappointment I have is undermined by my joy for Troy. Last year at this time, I was in my room crying. I couldn't move. Now, I'm out here and I'm going to laugh and enjoy this moment for Troy.
I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others