Top 84 Quotes About Rehearsed

#1. I don't even think you should tell the audience you're improvising. It's like an apology in case it's bad : 'we're just making it up' If the improv isn't better than the rehearsed stuff, then you should just rehearse it.

Keith Johnstone

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#2. How had he rehearsed this vitally-important, utterly-critical meeting, again? Mother, Father, let me introduce
she's getting away!

Lois McMaster Bujold

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#3. I studied the smile, couldn't decide if it looked sincere or rehearsed. And that thought troubled me. I was good at reading people and their intentions, but only if I wasn't too invested. Once invested, I couldn't separate what I wished to be true from what was actually true.

Penny Reid

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#4. I rehearsed Foucault's argument that the presence of madness on our doorstep is good for us, for it reminds us the life we live is only one among several human possibilities.

Michael Greenberg

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#5. I need to be spontaneous sometimes. Sometimes I find that the little detail or nuance that you add to it that's based on what's happening at the time that's not very rehearsed often ends up feeling like the funniest thing.

Thomas Lennon

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#6. When you're doing an action set piece, it's very similar to choreography in a way because it's shot that way. It's meticulous how it's rehearsed. I mean, you have no idea.

Rob Marshall

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#7. It's just that, when the orchestra look at me, I want them to see a completely involved person who reflects what we rehearsed, and whose function is to make it possible for them to do it.

James Levine

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#8. Love, as most know, follows its own timeline. Disregarding our intentions or well rehearsed plans.

Leslye Walton

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#9. The music's rehearsed a lot. All people think about is, they think, in rock 'n' roll, they get the music off right and they think it's okay standing, looking macho. Well, it's not. That's boring. If you want to be a performer you've got to do a lot more work than that.

Mick Jagger

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#10. The word 'theatrical' makes me cringe, because it suggests a performance is staged, put on, rehearsed. And while all this is true for an opera, I believe the act of singing and performing should always be honest, raw, guttural.

Zola Jesus

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#11. I am the most spontaneous speaker in the world because every word, every gesture, and every retort has been carefully rehearsed.

George Bernard Shaw

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#12. The human genome is a life written in a book where every word has been written before. A story endlessly rehearsed.

Johnny Rich

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#13. A fear is just a lie that you've rehearsed so many times you believe it's true.

Robin Sharma

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#14. Sometimes the better the writing, the harder it is to play because you really want to service it. It's hard to be that quick and articulate in life. You've got to try to make it seem discovered, you know, not rehearsed.

David Duchovny

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#15. But certain favourite roles are played by us so often before the public and rehearsed so carefully when we are alone that we find it easier to refer to their fictitious testimony than to that of a reality which we have almost entirely forgotten.

Marcel Proust

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#16. It is an unfortunate irony that music-making intended in part to attract new listeners is usually the least well rehearsed and motivated.

Bernard Holland

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#17. goat. His performance was riveting, bolstered as it was with red, swollen eyes, uncombed hair, trembling hands. Had he begun to rent his clothes in grief, Claudia would not have been surprised. She wondered how long he had rehearsed, or if he had at all.

Laura Belgrave

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#18. In 'The Matrix,' you see the fight between Keanu Reeves and Lawrence Fishburne. It's an amazing fight. But I know that they've rehearsed it for months beforehand. Because in some of the moves you can see them anticipating blocks before they actually happen.

Daniel Wu

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#19. The improvisational nature of jazz musicianship is such that a truly competent performer must be prepared to function as an on-the-spot composer who is expected to contribute to the orchestration in progress, not simply to execute the score as it is written and rehearsed.

Albert Murray

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#20. Ahab is for ever Ahab, man. This whole act's immutably decreed. 'Twas rehearsed by thee and me a billion years before this ocean rolled. Fool! I am the Fates' lieutenant, I act under orders.

Herman Melville

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#21. The only topic you could not get Andre' to budge on was whether or not wrestling was fake or rehearsed in any way. I don't know if in Andre's case it was real, considering all the severe punishment he experienced, or whether he believed in the wrestler's code of never giving away trade secrets.

Cary Elwes

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#22. The show is probably 60 percent improvising and 40 percent not. So there's quite a bit of it that we do have prepared and that part of it, you have memorized and you've rehearsed and you're prepared, just like any show.

Brian Henson

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#23. We never rehearsed.

Eydie Gorme

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#24. By the early '70s I had gotten reasonable and I started to get in hundreds of groups that rehearsed and never played at all. I mean, the most important thing was to look good and have a great name.

Andy Partridge

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#25. Well, you know it was so different from when you rehearsed. You're out there with your guitar and trying to get a sound, but it doesn't sound anything like what you expect!

Jonathan Richman

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#26. In 'There Will Be Blood,' my character was someone who was an actor himself almost. He had a rehearsed quality about him. He was a performance artist in a way.

Paul Dano

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#27. People used to think we just faked all that stuff ... it was all written, rehearsed. The fact that it looks as cobbled together as it does is just that we weren't very good.

Terry Gilliam

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#28. I have more fun hanging out with my friends who are musicians and rock stars. You know politicians by and large are pretty stiff, pretty rehearsed.

Jann Wenner

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#29. For me in a film, almost every scene you end up cutting a bit of the start of it out, and some of the end of it out because there's always ... once you've rehearsed it and shot it, it feels like a couple of times and you can always get out sooner.

Brian Helgeland

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#30. I want people to see a real person on the ice. I want to seem tangible, hard-working, passionate about my skating, not just going out and doing something I've rehearsed a million times.

Ashley Wagner

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#31. We've all been there, onstage. You say something you don't mean, you make fun of something on accident but ... This wasn't that. This wasn't crowd work. This was a rehearsed set. This was pointed.

Iliza Shlesinger

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#32. No matter what - rehearsed, under-rehearsed, over-rehearsed, doubts about rehearsing - the first gig is always the first gig, and you put on your little praying hat, batten down the hatch, and do what you do.

Mick Fleetwood

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#33. I think it's important to keep mantras fresh (sometimes the same verse can get stale). That being said, I love this powerful statement: 'Define yourself.' I rehearsed it a million times during the 2005 Chicago Marathon [her first win].

Deena Kastor

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#34. So many ways to screw the pooch, and just one staggeringly complex, scrupulously modeled, endlessly rehearsed, indefatigably tested way to succeed.

Margot Lee Shetterly

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#35. We rehearsed our 'Scarface' to the nines. Long period of rehearsal, so that by the time we started to shoot, it was almost like doing a play. We all had a grand time doing it. It was a wonderful cast.

Robert Loggia

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#36. Nobody realizes that I work 18 hours-a-day for a solid month to make that TV hour look like it's never been rehearsed!

Jimmy Durante

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#37. Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it's more like an actor learning a part.

John Deacon

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#38. Peter was dull; he was at first Dull; - Oh, so dull - so very dull! Whether he talked, wrote, or rehearsed - Still with his dulness was he cursed - Dull -beyond all conception - dull.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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#39. You could say that it's in talking movies that inner life begins to appear. You can see things happen to the faces of people that were neither planned nor rehearsed.

Mike Nichols

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#40. The bus's wipers slapped out of synch, like poorly rehearsed ballroom dancers, arms of a neophyte swimmer dogpaddling, wobbling grocery-cart wheel and its unencumbered mate.

Dennis Vickers

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#41. This is how I define grace: you're on the main stage, and it looks like it has been rehearsed 100 times, everything goes so smoothly. That's where I get my confidence and success, from knowing that I have an edge because I know I'm prepared.

Alex Rodriguez

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#42. For a song I was bought Now I lie when I talk With a careful eye on the cue card. Onto a stage I was pushed, With my sorrow well rehearsed. So give me all your pity and your money, now (all of it).

Conor Oberst

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#43. Every skill must be practised. Every act rehearsed. A blade is only a blade when it cuts.

Richard K. Morgan

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#44. Like Russell, I enjoy the fact that when I'm playing solo, if I want to do something completely spontaneous, I don't have to worry about how I'm going to cue the other musicians, or if it's something that's rehearsed.

Benny Green

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#45. Even with men doing more parenting than before, the majority of women are still left facing the well-rehearsed motherhood-versus-career dichotomy. But it's not a dichotomy; its a socially organized choice masquerading as a natural one.

Meghan Daum

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#46. I don't rehearse with my actors ... the first rehearsal is the first time we turn the camera on ... Sydney Pollack never rehearsed his actors, and I found out that's allowed ... so you film reactions; you don't create them.

Ira Sachs

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#47. You don't know who a person is until you see how he acts when given unexpected power. He hasn't rehearsed for the part. So what you see is what he is.

Orson Scott Card

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#48. But Jesus also wanted to demonstrate that a convincing argument rarely results in a changed heart. Hearts aren't transformed through well-rehearsed speeches; they're transformed when they see the truth and power of God demonstrated through a humble man or woman of God.

Tri Robinson

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#49. Glory had rehearsed angry outbursts in anticipation of his arrival. She began to hope he would come so she could tell him exactly what she thought.

Marilynne Robinson

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#50. Be happy to, I said, cringing to hear such a dumb, folksy locution escape my lips, then launched into my well-rehearsed precis. The fact that humankind now finds itself in a post-Darwinian epistemological condition, I explained, need not trouble us from an ethical perspective.

James K. Morrow

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#51. Leadership can't be fabricated. If it is fabricated and rehearsed, you can't fool the guys in the locker room. So when you talk about leadership, it comes with performance. Leadership comes with consistency.

Junior Seau

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#52. When I was 17, I worked at a bagel shop - I ate so many! I was also in all the school musicals, which we rehearsed for during the afternoons.

Jenna Ushkowitz

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#53. When you're little, you're open to things. It's not like you get into this rehearsed zone when you're a child. At first you play different sides of yourself. And I think it will be really exciting one day to have a character to go into that's not anything like me whatsoever.

Kirsten Dunst

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#54. Then back to the stage, and the acting. The bright lights, the rehearsed lines. The applause, the falling curtain. Leaving who one was for a brief time, then returning. But the self that one returned to was never exactly the same as the self that one had left behind.

Haruki Murakami

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#55. Your whole life, she says, you're searching for disaster - you're auditioning disasters - so you'll be well rehearsed when the ultimate disaster finally arrives.

Chuck Palahniuk

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#56. I wondered if they had rehearsed this weird three-way-talking thing they had going on. I imagined them sitting in a circle in their dorm room, brushing their hair and saying, Okay, so I'll say we feel bad, and then you'll say that your hot boyfriend thinks she's pathetic.

Rachel Hawkins

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#57. I write and rewrite and memorize, and then inject my performance with improvising and spontaneity, because if something feels too rehearsed, it's not going to be fun.

Andy Daly

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#58. Spontaneity is an infinite number of rehearsed possibilities.

Peter Drucker

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#59. Doing a sitcom is like doing a play - you rehearse for three or four days, and then you shoot what you rehearsed on Friday night in front of an audience. An hour-long drama is like shooting a movie. You're shooting 13-14 hour days. The endurance itself is different.

James Belushi

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#60. Simplicity itself is the key. Education in ballet, dance, martial arts, etc., is done through poses, or to be more precise, through a countless series of poses. Perfection of movement is achieved through the flow of perfectly rehearsed poses.

Nicholas Romanov

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#61. A Beethoven symphony should be rehearsed like chamber music, only for a lot more people.

Andre Previn

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#62. Ordinary-size people, they don't know: their lives have been rehearsed and rehearsed by every single person who ever lived before them, inventions and improvements and unimportant notions each generation, each year. In 600BC somebody did something that makes your life easier today; in 1217, 1892.

Elizabeth McCracken

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#63. We will have close to 3 months of rehearsals to learn about 30 songs. Frank usually rehearsed a band for at least 3 months. If it took him that long to be comfortable we probably would need double the amount, but It's just not financially possible to do so.

Dweezil Zappa

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#64. We rehearsed at the space twice a day regardless of anything else going on in any of our lives. Many of the songs that made up Appetite and Lies - as well as more than a few from Use Your Illusion - came together in this back-alley lair. When

Duff McKagan

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#65. Funny how well-rehearsed you can become at being who everyone thinks you should be.

Stevie J. Cole

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#66. Every school should have well-rehearsed emergency response protocols covering a variety of possible scenarios, from fire to armed intruders. Schools should have good lines of communications with local emergency response officials and practice those relationships in drills and special exercises.

Irwin Redlener

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#67. Don't even FRONT like you love your family, America, or God, if you don't have a DETAILED & REHEARSED Black Friday tactical shopping plan.

Rob Delaney

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#68. I love to be in the position of not knowing what I'm gonna do, but having rehearsed all of those so when something happens with the others actors I go with whatever that is I'm getting.

Wayne Rogers

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#69. The facts of history have been too well rehearsed (I'm speaking needless to say not of written history but the oral kind that goes on in you without your having to do anything about it) ...

John Ashbery

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#70. Hotel's full up, I'm afraid, Mr. Roper, Jonathan rehearsed in another last-ditch effort to fend off the inevitable. Herr Meister is desolated. A temporary clerk has made an unpardonable error. However, we have managed to obtain rooms for you at the Baur au Lac, et cetera.

John Le Carre

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#71. People who remembered too much were rehearsed - and lying.

Marc Cameron

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#72. Kelsey went swimming. I rehearsed what I wanted to say, headed outside, & saw her hug Kishan. Insanely jealous, I broke the railing.#Ren

Colleen Houck

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#73. Love is really the most beautiful show. It can't rehearsed. It can't be planned. It is the product of magic. It is what Vagabond Circus is all about.

Sarah Noffke

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#74. Once again, I had the sensation that everyone else was working off a fully rehearsed script, and I was being asked to improvise. "I just meant - nothing," I said, hoping for a clue on what my line was supposed to be.

Jeff Lindsay

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#75. Anyone's childhood can be an act of disablement if rehearsed and replayed and squinted at in a certain light ...

Carol Shields

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#76. Hendrix rehearsed different drummers, before we met Mitch Mitchell.

Noel Redding

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#77. Starting out, I remember being on the same bill with other bands, and I always thought they were so much better because they were rehearsed and had all their moves down and they sounded really tight.

Alexis Taylor

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#78. Sculley found Jobs as memorable as his machine. He seemed more a showman than a businessman. Every move seemed calculated, as if it was rehearsed, to create an occasion of the moment.

Walter Isaacson

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#79. Far from shocking the rulers of Europe, the war that erupted in August 1914 was widely anticipated, rigorously rehearsed, immensely resourced and meticulously planned.

Paul Ham

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#80. I loved Chiara Mastroianni voice, her talent, her generosity. We rehearsed for two months ... She's a workaholic and perfectionist, like Vincent [ Paronnaud] and myself.

Marjane Satrapi

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#81. I'm uptight in general, and it's hard for me to play in a situation where I'm not rehearsed or I feel like I'm not prepared. So it's always hard for me to come away from those and think it was the best thing I could do.

Bill Orcutt

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#82. When the author admits to Christians that he was not a Christian himself, he says their dialogue became distant and rehearsed, like a pitch for Ginsu knives.

Kevin Roose

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#83. You can't plan everything - if I did a performance exactly how I rehearsed it, it would be so boring.

Adam Lambert

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#84. It's too much show business and too much prompting, too much artificiality, and not really debates. They're rehearsed appearances.

George H. W. Bush

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