Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 150
Moon Side

The Dark Side of the Moon has flash - the true flash that comes from the excellence of a superb performance.

- Alan Parsons

Happy Never

I'm never happy with my performance.

- Alex Rodriguez

Number Ways

There are a million ways of arriving at a performance, any number of them solid.

- Ali Farahnakian

Better Actor

The better the actor I am acting with, the better my performance gets.

- Ali Fazal

Over Times

I guess my interest in performance has evolved and changed many times over the years.

- Allison Tolman

Material Books

I don't write to create performance material; I write to make books.

- Amy Gerstler

Always Wanted

I always knew I wanted to be a performance artist.

- Andra Day


I consider each performance to be an intimate conversation between me and the audience members.

- Andra Day

Get Artists

We try to get the best performance out of the artists. There is no point in saying to them, 'You're useless.'

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Take Get

My take is that acting is acting. A performance is a performance. With performance capture, if you don't get the performance on the day, you can't enhance the performance.

- Andy Serkis

Actor Another

Performance capture is a technology, not a genre; it's just another way of recording an actor's performance.

- Andy Serkis

Me Essence

Performance capture, for me, is finding the essence of a performance.

- Andy Serkis

Take Roles

The thing is, I don't just take roles because they're performance capture.

- Andy Serkis


We all have levels of performance.

- Angela Lansbury


My greatest acting performance was pretending to enjoy the movie 'Selma'.

- Ann Coulter

Rehearsal Been

I've been onstage once for one performance with four days' rehearsal.

- Anna Friel

Actually CD

I wanted to make a classical piece that was actually designed to be a CD, not designed for performance.

- Anne Dudley

Making Lot

A lot of different factors go into making your performance a good one.

- Anushka Shetty

Someone Rather

I'd rather do my own performance than copy someone else's.

- Arthur Darvill

Emotional Put

To put on a performance, you have to be emotional. You can't be a zombie.

- Ashley Wagner

Thinking Your

Let your performance do the thinking.

- Charlotte Bronte

Son Last

In 1988, Christmas, that was my last performance because I moved to Hawaii to raise my son.

- Charo


Painting is the frozen evidence of a performance.

- Chuck Close


I come from a broadcast background where I just prefer a lighter approach to my performance.

- Cindy Morgan

Relax More

The more comfortable you are, and the more you can relax, the more truthful your performance is.

- Courtney Ford

Will Whoever

Our deals and performance speak for themselves. And whoever doesn't feel comfortable investing with us will not.

- Dan Gertler

Magic Lies

The real secret of magic lies in the performance.

- David Copperfield

Stunt About

As a stunt guy, you become a mini-director. You're talking to actors about performance.

- David Leitch

Stage Ever

My first ever stage performance was in Edinburgh in 1960.

- Davy Jones

Leader Someone

When I look at a leader, I look at someone who is able to get exceptional performance out of others.

- Debra L. Reed

Always Getting

Self-consciousness can destroy a performance. Getting rid of that is always good.

- Joe Dempsie


When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.

- Joe Paterno

Repeat Should

Reading should be a repeat performance.

- John Barton

Trying Idea

We gave up on the idea of trying to make the record a good representation of the live performance.

- John Cale

Manager Firm

It is the manager and the team that affect performance, not the size of the fund or firm.

- John Paulson

World Song

I come from the performance world, but the idea of a worship song is different. It's useful music.

- John Tesh

Phone Oscar

I was the worst extra, I was 'that' guy. I was the guy on the phone trying to get the Oscar for best extra - for best background performance.

- Jon Favreau

Nothing Beats

Nothing beats a live performance. Nothing.

- Jonathan Demme

Art Doing

We were doing performance art as far back as 1965, just not calling it that.

- Joseph Jarman

Better Than

Performance is better than promise. Exuberant assurances are cheap.

- Joseph Pulitzer

Tells Flop

No one tells you what to do if you completely flop at the beginning of a performance.

- Joshua Bell


What happens off-screen definitely informs your performance on screen.

- Jovan Adepo

Act Films

I wouldn't do nudity in films. For me, personally... To act with my clothes on is a performance; to act with my clothes off is a documentary.

- Julia Roberts

Actor Based

Ninety percent of a good performance of an actor is based on the material. If you've got the material there, you can ride it.

- Justin Kirk

World His

Jackie considered his resurrection, the world's best return performance.

- Audrey Meadows

Sometimes High

Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels.

- Gwen Stefani

Focus About

Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate.

- Betty Buckley

Wisdom Measure

It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance.

- Harold S. Geneen

School Kindest

The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth.

- Harrison Ford

Fake Burning

The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance.

- Harry Houdini

Short Period

I don't try to try to judge people on performance in one short period of time.

- Henry Samueli

See Involved

Secular artists see themselves with performance; they are more self involved, presentational.

- Boris Kodjoe

Line Bottom

The bottom line is that your performance is made in the editing room.

- Brent Sexton

Only Public

The only thing you owe the public is a good performance.

- Humphrey Bogart

Owe Public

All you owe the public is a good performance.

- Humphrey Bogart

Leader Measure

The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.

- Brian Tracy

Going Get

When we get the final hardware, the performance is just going to skyrocket.

- J Allard

Art Coffee

Performance art can be produced in a coffee house setting.

- Jack Bowman

She Parks

I am riveted by Phaedra Parks and her performance of herself. She kills me.

- Casey Wilson

Elite Based

Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance.

- James Bryant Conant

Good Illusion

To me, dance is so ethereal and elusive, so much of an illusion. After a performance, that's it. With vocals and music, you have good recordings.

- Jamie Wyeth


I accept that responsibility and ask only that I be judged by my performance as its chief executive.

- Jane Byrne

Madam Set

Revathi madam is a legend, and I have seen young actresses set her performance as a benchmark.

- Dhanush

Focus Want

I just want people to focus on the performance.

- Janet McTeer

Nervous Before

Before every performance I feel nervous.

- Diego Boneta

Go Longevity

You go for the quality of the performance, not the longevity of it.

- Don King


I say this quite deliberately, this is the finest Shakespearean performance I've seen.

- Donald Wolfit


For me, the whole idea of performance is not being self-aware, and then sort of just experiencing.

- Jeff Baena

Goal More

I don't really do indulgences. I'm more interested in discipline, goal setting, and performance.

- Jessica Bird

Comedy Give

I had a flair for comedy and could give a sustained performance.

- Jessie Matthews

Good Acting

Good acting is consistency of performance.

- Jim Dale

Give More

As long as I give the best performance I can give, I know I can't do any more.

- Ella Henderson

Art More

Performance art is really more of a command than an invitation.

- Elvis Mitchell


I appreciate a subdued performance, typically.

- Keith Maitland

Process Which

As part of the process by which you hire me, you hire me. You just don't hire an hour of me to do a performance.

- Keith Olbermann

Never Taken

I have never taken any substance to enhance my performance.

- Kelli White

Last Were

Dance every performance as if it were your last.

- Erik Bruhn

Know Well

Did you know I staged the first performance in America of At the Hawk's Well?

- Kenneth Rexroth

Think I Think

I think the way I eat is the foundation of my performance.

- Kris Humphries

Style Know

I do not really know what is my interview and performance style.

- Flula Borg

Doing Saw

The first dance performance I saw was Joffrey Ballet doing 'Billboards' to Prince.

- Kyle Abraham

Music Air

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.

- Frank Zappa

Been Old

No, we've been performing our old songs a little differently each performance.

- Fred Schneider

Studio Stage

The thing that's characteristic of my performance is that I literally do drag the whole studio onto the stage.

- Laurie Anderson

Doing Perfect

The performance of a lifetime is the perfect thing to be doing at this age because I can use the age.

- Fritz Weaver

Peer Ever

I consider that my best performance ever was as Peer Gynt.

- Leo McKern

Theater About

There's something about a live theater performance: You can't fake it.

- Gavin Creel

Society Give

We are a global society, and one does not have to be from Germany to give a great performance of Beethoven.

- Leonard Slatkin

Cost Increases

Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.

- Lord Kelvin

Law Always

I always saw law as a performance, just like being on a stage.

- Lukas Forchhammer

See Striking

It is striking to see the magnitude of impact mentorship and tutoring can have on student performance and young lives.

- Lynn Schusterman

Pounds Ounce

An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.

- Mae West

Forget Cut

Sometimes I forget to say 'cut' because I am so lost in the performance.

- Michelle MacLaren


It's easy listening to a record, but a live performance is so personal and real.

- Gin Wigmore

Sometimes Poor

When you win, sometimes it overshadows a poor performance.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Single Getting

I get nervous every time, for every single performance, before getting up on that stage.

- Thia Megia

Strive How

What we strive for is how we can provide the best performance and best design, whatever the customers want.

- Pranav Mistry

Live Like

I like the energy of live performance.

- Sandra Bernhard

Equal Pray For

Do not pray for tasks equal to your abilities, but pray for abilities equal to your tasks. Then the performance of your tasks will be no miracle, but you will be the miracle.

- Thomas S. Monson

Your Enhance

Drugs won't enhance your performance.

- Morgan Brittany