Lee Strasberg quotes

  • Work for the actor lies essentially in two areas: the ability to consistently create reality and the ability to express that reality.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Lying #Reality #Two

  • If we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Dream #Greatness #Possibility

  • Seventy-five percent of great art is hard work only about twenty-five percent is great talent.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Art #Hard Work #Twenties

  • The human being who acts is the human being who lives.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Humans

  • Like the Bible, Stanislavsky's basic texts on acting can be quoted to any purpose.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Theatre #Acting #Purpose

  • Good health is the most important thing. More than success. More than money. More than power.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Important #Good Health

  • Marilyn always dreamt of being an actress. She didn't, by the way, dream of being just a star. She dreamt of being an actress. And she had always lived somehow with that dream. And that is why, despite the fact that she became one of the most unusual and outstanding stars of all time, she herself was never satisfied. When she came to New York, she began to perceive the possibilities of really accomplishing her dream, of being an actress.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Dream #New York #Stars

  • The actor creates with his own flesh and blood all those things which all the arts try in some way to describe.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Art #Blood #Trying

  • An actors' tribute to me is in his work.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Actors #Tribute

  • A great actor is independent of the poet, because the supreme essence of feeling does not reside in prose or in verse, but in the accent with which it is delivered.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Independent #Essence #Feelings

  • Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being - his physical, mental and emotional habits - influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.
    -- Lee Strasberg

    #Emotional #Theatre #Acting