Being a former dancer, classical dancer, it informed me as a human being just in terms of the grace I guess. Ballet is a very graceful form of art. You also become very aware of your body and your mind and your body is working in conjunction. That kind of helps you in acting as well. It's not only using your mind, it's like making your mind communicate this character into your body so that you can bring it to life and physicalize it.

By: Zoe Saldana

Related Quotes

One of the things I was taught in law school is that I'd never be able to think the same again - that being a lawyer is something that's part of who I am as an individual now... view

By: Anita Hill

My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it... view

By: Zhu Rongji

An audience is always warming but it must never be necessary to your work... view

By: Gertrude Stein

A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life... view

By: Robert Byrne

In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on... view

By: Pythagoras

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend... view

By: Melody Beattie

Performance art is the ultimate in creativity. Since it has so many possibilities at creativity, it's essence tends to become creativity... view

By: Jack Bowman

Everything in high school seems like the most important thing that's ever happened in your life. It's not. You'll get out of high school and you never see those people again. All the people who torment and press you won't make a difference in your life in the long haul... view

By: Mark Hoppus

The heart is the only broken instrument that works... view

By: T. E. Kalem

The development of the telescope, together with increased knowledge of things, brought men to see that the earth is not what man had once thought it to be... view

By: Joseph Franklin Rutherford

I have heartaches, I have blues. No matter what you got, the blues is there. 'Cause that's all I know - the blues. And I can sing the blues so deep until you can have this room full of money and I can give you the blues... view

By: John Lee Hooker

Then one day I thought it would be wonderful to make a whole book, to make my text and my drawings together, and that's how I started doing children's books... view

By: Dick Bruna