Laurence Olivier Quotes

My dear boy, why don’t you try acting? (on the set of ‘Marathon Man’, to Dustin Hoffman, who had announced that he’d gone 3 days without sleep in order to ‘become’ his character.)

We used to have actresses trying to become stars; now we have stars trying to become actresses.

A professional amateur. (Marilyn Monroe)

Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.