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Cyril Cusack Quotes





Acting is the most brotherly and sisterly profession in the world.
 

I am a nationalist... my native soil is the theatre.
 

I am basically a religious man.
 

I have been on my own all my life except during those touring days.
 

I have tried to explore the little talent I have for writing.
 

I love the theatre and theatre people.
 

I was rather a fat little boy.
 

If you asked me for my New Year Resolution, it would be to find out who I am.
 

In my younger years my dedication may have expressed itself egotistically.
[Dedication]
 

One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors.
 

Religion promotes the divine discontent within oneself, so that one tries to make oneself a better person and draw oneself closer to God.
 

Simple stories... emerge as lovely films or television pieces.
 

The actor has a constant problem of personal identity.
 

The relationship with a live audience seems to me to count for more.
 

Theatre has no national identity. It is something for the world, whether it is Irish, English, or French.
 

They say 6 million people see you when you act in a film; it may only be 600 in a play. But the effect on the 600 may be truer and more lasting.
 

To maintain one's individuality, integrity, and true personality in the theatre is a big task.