Quotes of Casting

“ I love modeling. ”

- Brooke Burke

“ Shannon kept throwing that rise ball, and we kept fishing for it. We had our opportunities. ”

- Tom Jones

“ I only make movies to finance my fishing'. ”

- Lee Marvin

“ Fly fishing is a very pleasant amusement; but angling or float fishing, I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other. ”

- George W. Harvey

“ I was told by both an agent and a casting director that I'd never work in television. ”

- Julianna Margulies

“ The freeman, casting with unpurchased hand the vote that shakes the turrets of the land. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Casting all your care upon Him; for he careth for you. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Antagonizing people when you don't have to is like casting your garbage on the waters. One day it may come floating back, smelling worse. ”

- Dick Francis

“ Every time you spend money, you're casting a vote for the kind of world you want. ”

- Anna Lappe

“ Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine. ”

- Irwin Edman

“ Disney, of course, has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor, he just tears him up. ”

- Alfred Hitchcock

“ Beguiled by George S. Bush's easy smile and casual indifference to the details, we are on the brink of electing him to office. This isn't choosing a president, it's casting the lead in a sitcom about the presidency. ”

- Roger Ebert

“ Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt, or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us. ”

- Orison S. Marden

“ As I've always said, preproduction is so important. When you cast the actors, you've done much of the work. Now, you may need to guide them a little, take it up or down, have them go faster or slower, but the casting process is crucial. ”

- Robert Wise

“ I'm not going to change the world overnight. It's one person at a time, and hopefully they're people in positions of power who can help people get in those roles and really, truly embrace colorblind casting. ”

- Gabrielle Union

“ When I first came to LA, I had my lovely list of theatre credits. My resume was golden in my mind. I had worked regionally, I'd worked on Broadway. And a casting director looked at my resume and said 'You really haven't done anything, have you?' I was just dumbstruck… ”

- Laura Linney

“ This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof. ”

- Neil Gaiman

“ Physically he was the connoisseur's connoisseur. He was a giant panda, Santa Claus and the Jolly Green Giant rolled into one. On him, a lean and slender physique would have looked like very bad casting. ”

- Craig Claiborne

“ Reason sits firm and holds the reins, and she will not let the feelings burst away and hurry her to wild chasms. The passions may rage furiously, like true heathens, as they are; and the desires may imagine all sorts of vain things: but judgment shall still have the last word in every argument, and the casting vote in every decision. ”

- Charlotte Bronte

“ Each writer is born with a repertory company in his head. Shakespeare has perhaps 20 players, and Tennessee Williams has about 5, and Samuel Beckett one — and maybe a clone of that one. I have 10 or so, and that's a lot. As you get older, you become more skillful at casting them. ”

- Gore Vidal
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