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Learned Began

I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.

- Aaliyah

Business HBO

It's nice that HBO is in business with the audience and not with the advertisers. There's a difference.

- Aaron Sorkin

Bad Satisfy

Trying to guess what the (mass) audience wants and then trying to satisfy that is usually a bad recipe for getting something good.

- Aaron Sorkin

Think I Think

I think there are two ways to depict a family. One is what it's really like, and one is what the audience would like it to be. Between you and me, I think the second one is what I would prefer.

- Aaron Spelling

Give More

Being onstage is just a feeling that you cannot duplicate anywhere else because the energy that the audience is giving you forces you to give more energy. It's such an output and exchange of energy. You can't do that anywhere else.

- Aaron Tveit

Art Exist

A work of art doesn't exist outside the perception of the audience.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Never Would

There is violence in real life but I would never impose violence in a film just to attract the audience.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Festivals Films

Usually when I take my films to festivals, I feel incredibly anxious about them. I wonder how it will be received, how the audience will react. I feel deeply responsible for them.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Making Tickets

You have to understand that you are not making the film for yourself; you're making it for the audience. If I am asking my audiences to buy tickets, I owe them the worth of their money, and I owe them entertainment.

- Abhishek Bachchan

Think I Think

What's nice about 'Skinwalkers' is it's allowing an audience to see a different Indian perspective... I think, for myself, I'm trying to put the Indian perspective in a different dimension.

- Adam Beach

Think I Think

I think if you create something and you get an audience for it, then the monetization part is really secondary.

- Adam Carolla

Strong Been

Historically, diversity has been a real issue for superhero comics - so we need to do something about it, crafting strong, modern heroes for a modern audience.

- Adam Christopher

Business Like

Acting is a business and a political act and a craft, but I also feel like it's a service - specifically, for a military audience.

- Adam Driver

City Reach

I'm conflicted with theater in the city because you want to reach a diverse audience, and that audience doesn't typically go to the theater.

- Adam Driver

Think Some

I think the British audience might be more open-minded with some of my imagery and weird choices.

- Adam Lambert

Book More

I'm trying to convey to my audience that you really can't judge a book by its cover, and there's more to the universe than you can see with your eyes.

- Adam Lambert

Love Move

When you dance and move around it creates a different reaction from the audience - they love it.

- Adam Lambert

Always Been

I've always been really involved in figuring out who my audience is and how to reach them.

- Adam Mansbach

Listen Them

As far as how much you listen to the audience, you listen to them when they really hate something.

- Adam McKay

Need Isolate

You need the audience to go on the ride with you. You can't just isolate them.

- Adam McKay

New Forming is growing its audience by forming partnerships with traditional TV manufacturers and a new breed of company in the set-top box market that lets consumers connect to the Internet via their televisions.

- Adam Ostrow

Happy Nice

When the kids are laughing in the audience, I tear up, I'm so happy I did a nice thing.

- Adam Sandler

Still Very

I still get very scared when I step in front of a live audience.

- Adam Sandler

Think Been

I think 'Party Down' found its audience primarily on Netflix and stuff like that, and primarily after it had been cancelled.

- Adam Scott

Play Behind

You can't play Batman in a serious, square-jawed, straight-ahead way without giving the audience the sense that there's something behind that mask waiting to get out, that he's a little crazed; he's strange.

- Adam West

Reinvent Been

I've been able to reinvent myself and to keep an audience going at whatever age. This is terrific. I mean, how many actors get that chance?

- Adam West

Reach Project

Playing Batman is an actor's challenge. First, it's different; then, you have to reach a multi-level audience. The kids take it straight, but for adults, we have to project it further.

- Adam West

Horror Prove

If we're going to be considered horror filmmakers, we have to prove it not only to ourselves but to the audience that we can actually make something scary.

- Adam Wingard

Love Like

I love it when you like a character, and then she does something you don't like, and you hate her for a while - then you love her again. I'd like to see her have unlikable moments that the audience understands and sympathizes with.

- Adelaide Kane

Love I Love

I love hearing my audience breathe.

- Adele

Festivals Big

I will not do festivals. The thought of an audience that big frightens the life out of me.

- Adele

Some Putting

In some ways, what I learned is that you can take a character and breathe with them, and it's up to the audience to interpret rather than you putting moral stamp on the character.

- Aden Young

Soul Fate

The only way you can influence your fate is to put your soul into your performance and hope it registers with the audience.

- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje


I'm sometimes a cartoonist, and there's an audience for that, and I'm sometimes an illustrator, and there's an audience for that.

- Adrian Tomine

Doing Own

It looks better when you do your own stunts, because seeing somebody's face when they're doing them is fun for the audience.

- Adrianne Palicki

Line Facing

No one who has experienced facing a screaming, boiling, hysterical audience can avoid feeling shivers in the spine. It's a thin line between celebration and menace.

- Agnetha Faltskog

Minds Always

It's always a good idea to let the audience make up their own minds.

- Aidan Gillen

Bizarre Like

It is a really bizarre feeling to perform for, like, five people. You get so much energy from an audience, and when it's just five quiet people at a table, that's not the same.

- Aidy Bryant

Hours Figure

At readings, audience members sometimes ask if I keep writing past the two hours if I'm on a roll, but I don't. I figure that if I'm on a roll, it's partially because I know I'm about to stop.

- Aimee Bender

More Larger

The larger the audience the better. The more pockets in the world, the more interesting and exciting because it just makes it that much more liberating. This makes it that much more liberating for the various facets of creativity to be explored.

- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Always TV

TV is such a great medium in what it can do in terms of enlightening an audience. We can really inspire and teach people about other people. That's a powerful tool, and that's something that the arts has always been capable of doing.

- Aja Naomi King

Give Will

As far as I know, if you take your time, write a good script and make a good film, then give the audience time, they will accept it.

- Ajay Devgan

Different South

In the South, it is different, they have a audience that is literate.

- Ajay Devgan

Love I Love

I love connecting with the audience, and there's more ways than one to do that.

- Al Jarreau

Give Package

I want to give the audience the whole package, and for me, the whole package is to give them something fresh as well. It's not as much fun resting on your laurels.

- Al Jarreau

Actor Responsive

A responsive audience is the best encouragement an actor can have.

- Al Jolson

Over TV

I prefer that for my own satisfaction over radio, there's no audience. TV, there's no audience. I need the response of the audience, even if it's a silent response.

- Al Lewis

Think Audition

I don't think actors should ever expect to get a role, because the disappointment is too great. You've got to think of things as an opportunity. An audition's an opportunity to have an audience.

- Al Pacino

Doing How

How can you get bored if the audience is cheering and laughing at something you're doing?

- Al Yankovic

Go Often

When I go to my live shows it's often a multigenerational audience, a family bonding experience.

- Al Yankovic

Big How

No matter how big the audience is going to be. I'm interested in doing things that are fun.

- Alan Alda

Conservative Well

To be successful in talk radio, you have to have a conservative audience as well. Not enough liberals listen to it.

- Alan Colmes

Been Some

I expect that my readers have been to Europe, I expect them to have some feeling for a foreign language, I expect them to have read books - there are a lot of people like that! That's my audience.

- Alan Furst

Would Wanted

If the audience knew what they wanted then they wouldn't be the audience, they would be the artist.

- Alan Moore

Like Response

The audience should feel like voyeurs. Their response is absolutely crucial.

- Alan Rickman

Same Will

You try to find things that are challenging and interesting and hopefully it will be the same to the audience.

- Alan Rickman

Engaged Making

I'm a huge believer in story being this invisible scaffolding that no one ever recognizes or realizes is actually making the audience engaged in what's going on. There is no formula for it.

- Alan Yang

Focus None

On 'Master of None,' the majority of the episodes were just one story, and that was by design because we really wanted to focus in on the character of Dev and get the audience in his head.

- Alan Yang

Best Drunk

The best audience is intelligent, well-educated and a little drunk.

- Alben W. Barkley

Play Expect

If you're going to act and do this for a living, you want to play something that the audience didn't expect.

- Albert Brooks

Always Everyone

My audience has lots of people between 20 and 35, but there are always a few 60-year-olds, and it makes me happier than if everyone was 22.

- Albert Brooks

Bad Say

I've heard people say, 'There are no bad audiences,' but that's just not true. There are people who just shouldn't be together in a room, who produce a really bad audience.

- Albert Brooks

Like Whole

If I have an audience, I'd like to make music for my whole life. But it's not really up to me.

- Albert Hammond, Jr.

Role Younger

I hear all the time from our audience about how it's nice to see a positive African-American role model for the younger kids out there that are watching.

- Aldis Hodge

More Communicate

I don't try to communicate with my 'audience'. I don't bother with that any more. I used to try to have conversations with people, but it's futile.

- Alec Baldwin

Like Communicate

It's good-bye to public life in the way that you try to communicate with an audience playfully, like we're friends, beyond the work you are actually paid for.

- Alec Baldwin

Want Movie

If the audience, in minute 50, is thinking about the way a movie is shot, there's a problem. I want it to permeate emotionally.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Side Viewer

My ideal audience is on the young side, eager to mutate and move to a higher level of consciousness. I want my images to turn the viewer's brain into what it is: a flying carpet.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

People About

The first time I sang in front of an audience, I was about 14 - it was at my guitar school's showcase, and there were about 30 people there. I was so nervous, but I did it.

- Alessia Cara

Fiction Read

Also, most people read fiction as an escape - and I wonder whether my books aren't a bit too grounded in reality to reach the widest possible audience.

- Alex Berenson

Like Greek

In a place like the Greek Theater in L.A., to try and create a close connection with the audience seems almost antithetical to the architecture of the building.

- Alex Ebert

Deserve Films

There is an audience out there for literate films - slower, more observant, more human films, and they deserve to be made.

- Alexander Payne

Think I Think

I think if you're good and you can persuade people you're going to be able to do that role and ultimately the audience buys it, then it doesn't matter whether you were really a chimpanzee in disguise! You've done it.

- Alexander Siddig

Inspired Wearing

If someone realises the piece they are wearing is inspired by me then it only broadens my audience.

- Alexander Wang

Very Horror Movie

In Europe, there is no horror movie. It's very hard to make a slasher or gory movie. There is no audience for that.

- Alexandre Aja

Supportive Movie

The most important thing when you do a movie is that you find an audience that really understands what you want to do and is really supportive of it.

- Alexandre Aja

Year Which

The optimum frequency with which comedians should do a series is every year. I do one every three years. My audience is literally dying off.

- Alexei Sayle

Beginning Lefty

Reddit has attracted a lefty, libertarian audience since the beginning.

- Alexis Ohanian

Love Big

I actually love pressure. I loved playing sport at school in front of a crowd; I love being on stage in front of a big audience. I buzz off that.

- Alfie Allen

Love Big

I loved playing sport at school in front of a crowd; I love being on stage in front of a big audience. I buzz off that.

- Alfie Allen

Still Perfectly

If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Movies Always

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Director Made

I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Think Suffers

Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations.

- Alfred Jarry

Think I Think

I appreciate an audience that reacts to the music, even if they jump on stage and try to beat us up, I think that's a fantastic reaction. I think that they're really hearing something then.

- Alice Cooper

Play Performer

If it's total freedom, I guess the ultimate thing you can go into is total silence between the audience and performer, with the performer projecting something he doesn't even have to play.

- Alice Cooper

Never Intended

I never have an intended audience. I just write, you know.

- Alice Walker

New Other

When I'm on stage, my interaction with the audience is something that really makes me come alive. It's a feeling like no other. The energy of the crowd fuels something new inside.

- Alicia Keys

Think Caught

I once got my stiletto caught in my horse's tail on stage and went flying into the audience. It was a mental gig, so I think the crowd thought it was part of the show.

- Alison Goldfrapp

More Louder

When you're recording in the midst of touring, you get a different sense about you. Things are more rocking, darker, heavier and louder. You're thinking about the audience that you're seeing every night.

- Alison Mosshart

Lose Crucial

If you go on stage with the wrong attitude, or something in your performance is off, you can lose an audience in the first minute. That first minute is crucial.

- Allan Carr

Think I Think

I think a broader audience is really amazing. If there's no need for curse words or darkness, why go there? Why not make it PG?

- Allison Schroeder

Journey Want

I want to thank the audience of both the Telugu speaking states for standing by me throughout my journey.

- Allu Arjun

Play Allowed

If I were a man, I'd be allowed to play roles that were compelling and drove an audience to an emotional response.

- Amber Heard

Think Always

It's frightening to be facing an audience. There is always the fear of what they think of you, what they are saying about you.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Critical Whether

Whether the work that I do shall succeed or achieve critical acclaim is for the audience to decide.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Feel Particularly

I feel that, particularly because of language, we are handicapped in getting a large world audience. But Hindi cinema has the same ingredients that appeal to the whole world.

- Amitabh Bachchan


My target audience is anyone who finds the world interesting and human behavior fascinating, terrible, inspiring, funny, and occasionally, mysterious.

- Amy Bloom

Quick Making

If you like quick put-downs and aggressive interactions with the audience, you will probably not enjoy the rambles of an unusual character act making jokes about cats for an hour.

- Amy Hoggart

Other Pressed

If I had to speak in front of a Korean audience, I would be hard pressed to sound other than a little girl.

- An Na