Quotes of Mesmerize

“ Acting is a form of deception, and actors can mesmerize themselves almost as easily as an audience. ”

- Curt Rosten

“ An actor is at his best a kind of unfrocked priest who, for an hour or two, can call on heaven and hell to mesmerize a group of innocents. ”

- Alec Guinness

“ They lied to you, sold you ideas of good and evil, gave you distrust of your body and shame for your prophethood of chaos, invented words of disgust for your molecular love, mesmerized you with inattention, bored you with civilization. ”

- Charles Donaldson

“ Most contemporary novelists, especially the American and the French, are too subjective, mesmerized by private demons; they're enraptured by their navels and confined by a view that ends with their own toes. ”

- Truman Capote

“ When I was about fourteen, my mother took me to see a musical comedy-and that was my first experience in the theater and I was enchanted with it. It transported me to another world-you might say that I was stage-struck. I was mesmerized by the stage. ”

- Al Hirschfeld
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