Konstantin Stanislavski Quotes



Best 8 Quotes by Konstantin Stanislavski

“Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.”

“Doubt is the enemy of creativeness.”

“Every person who is really an artist desires to create inside of himself another, deeper, more interesting life than the one that actually surrounds him.”

“If you have a rifle, hanging on the wall in the first act, it should fire in the last act.”

“Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and shortened period of mental assimilation.”

“The greatest wisdom is to realize one's lack of it.”

An Actor Prepares Quotes

“Everyone at every minute of his life must feel something. Only the dead have no sensations.”

An Actor Prepares

Building a Character Quotes

“If you are looking for something, don't go sit on the seashore and expect it to come and find you; you must search, search, search with all the stubbornness in you!”

Building a Character

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“I doubt many reading this would decide to re-plaster a ceiling that keeps leaking every time it rains, knowing the real leak is on the roof of the building. Yet our localized view of the human condition is still plastering away. To stop the leak, we need to seek out and resolve root causes that continue to lead to social oppression, ecological disregard, and other influences that reduce human well-being. It has only been in the modern age that sociological research has provided powerful evidence of what’s needed to resolve these problems. These new frameworks or models for understanding society must be applied if we expect to see true social progress.”


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