Top 101 Reacting Quotes

We have collected the best Reacting Quotes by famous authors including Nicolas Roeg, Fab Moretti, Collin Morikawa, Navid Negahban, Rick Warren and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

The great difference between screen acting and theatre
The great difference between screen acting and theatre acting is that screen acting is about reacting – 75% of the time, great screen actors are great reactors.

Nicolas Roeg
We could be playing a 10-person room or a 1500-person room, and if the crowd is reacting well, it doesn’t matter what size it is. You still feel the buzz, you dig?

Fab Moretti
I thought of Jordan Spieth when I was putting, when he used to look at his target, he was reacting. That’s all he does. He takes a couple quick looks, if you look at his pre-shot routine, a couple quick looks, doesn’t stand over it too long, but he’s committed and he just reacts to the target.

Collin Morikawa
You just need to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and then see how they feel and then you will understand why they are reacting or why they are behaving the way that they are behaving. We need to be fair.

Navid Negahban
Law is downstream from culture. By the time you make a law about something, you’re reacting, not acting. I’d rather shape the culture.

Rick Warren
I think the concept of minute restrictions is kind of complicated. I don’t think there should ever be minute restrictions. I think it should always be about how my body feels and how it’s reacting.

Joel Embiid
Real freedom is creative, proactive, and will take me into new territories. I am not free if my freedom is predicated on reacting to my past.

Kenny Loggins
One of the things that women really excel at is reading and reacting to subtle cues. We’ve always had to do that because men don’t have to.

Maria Konnikova
Guitar players in the nineties seem to be reacting against the technique oriented eighties.

Kirk Hammett
To be smart on crime, we should not be in a position of constantly reacting to crime after it happens. We should be looking at preventing crime before it happens.

Kamala Harris
When I began my search for the perfect skin care to fight the aging process, I noticed that my sensitive skin was reacting horribly to any product I used.

Connie Sellecca
I’m more interested in knowing my cues than my lines. If you know what your cues are, then you know what your reaction is going to be to them. Acting is about reacting, and if I can kind of purely react, that’s easier for me.

Stephen Root
Self-control is needed in the age of technology. Folks have to apply their sense in reacting to different things. I don’t appreciate perverse and venom-spewing mindset.

I always have to poop right before I do a concert. I don’t feel nervous, but I think that must be my body reacting.

Lil Dicky
I respond to creativity well when I’m outside and reacting to experiences, not inside a studio.

In high school, I started studying movies and not reacting to them emotionally.

Mike Flanagan
Most parts for women have them reacting to something a man has done. Women never instigate any action; they only react it. We women have become accustomed to doing that.

Yvette Mimieux
Acting is reacting, and it’s always easier to react when someone is doing a good job.

Martin Freeman
In ‘The Smurfs,’ I was actually a live action character. So, I was a real person in that movie. But I was working with animated characters, which is very strange because they’re off recording their work, and we’re kind of reacting to nothing when we’re doing the film.

Jayma Mays
A big side of football is reacting to what happens.

Ruben Loftus-Cheek
F.D.R. achieved greatness not by means of imposing his temperament and intellect on the world but by reacting to what the world threw at him.

Maureen Dowd
Maybe at some level, even at an early age, without ever being aware of it, I was reacting to something. To people judging me based on how I looked instead of what I could do.

Christian McCaffrey
I feel like an expressionist nihilist deep in my heart. And I think nihilism can stop the wheel from going around, around, around, around, around – saying the same thing, reacting the same way.

Tom Burke
Instead of the wacky morning show that sounds canned, my team is sitting over there, waiting for me to say something or ask something. And sometimes the reaction is awesome, and sometimes it’s terrible. But they’re reacting as humans instead of as DJs.

Bobby Bones
Consciousness, much like our feelings, is based on a representation of the body and how it changes when reacting to certain stimuli. Self-image would be unthinkable without this representation.

Antonio Damasio
I think it’s critical in any character you play that it really is about reacting instead of acting. You can always tell when a person is acting.

Malin Akerman
This game, it seems when you play it the best, is when you’re not really thinking a lot and just reacting and keeping it at its simplest point – just see it and hit it.

Jason Giambi
Death is someone you see very clearly with eyes in the center of your heart: eyes that see not by reacting to light, but by reacting to a kind of a chill from within the marrow of your own life.

Thomas Merton
I’m always an advocate of ‘acting is reacting,’ which can be difficult.

Maxine Peake
I think I’ve gotten more comfortable and more confident on the defensive end. I’ve just been able to anticipate things a little bit better instead of reacting to how guys play offensively.

Joe Harris
Acting is reacting. You can’t react if you’re not paying attention, if you’re not listening.

Reid Scott
Feeling and reacting has more impact than just trying to emote what your character’s saying.

Shaheer Sheikh
I usually don’t find myself reacting to my characters. I just create them … And let the audience decide whether they’re empathetic or scared or compelled to cheer me on.

Doug Hutchison
When you see bad acting, that’s usually what it is – they’re not listening to the other characters. It’s always hard with first-time actors to get them in that moment where they are really listening to the other characters and reacting to the other characters.

Sean Baker
When you’re playing a fictional character reacting to the real world, it’s incredibly difficult and confusing and kind of messes with your values a bit.

Ed Helms
Very often, human beings are living like on autopilot, reacting automatically with what happens. What interests me about the life of an explorer is you are in the unknown; you are out of your habits.

Bertrand Piccard
In ‘Road,’ my character is linear and uni-dimensional. It was more of a reacting character. I am a foil to the other characters in the film. It is the most normal character in the most abnormal, extraordinary film.

Vivek Oberoi
If the actors aren’t reacting the way people would react, that’s where you step into disbelief.

Misha Green
Improv as an actor makes you present in the moment. You listen, you’re attentive. You’re not acting so much as reacting, which is what you’re doing in life all the time.

Nathan Fillion
That’s what acting is. You’re not alone. It’s reacting. That’s what we do.

Melissa Leo
I think it’s clear that Trump is usually in a reactive mode, reacting to what he sees and hears on Fox.

Brian Stelter
One of our big tools is screening. We screen usually 12 times, which is much more than most filmmakers do, and we recut in between each one, because we really need to feel how the audience is reacting to the movie.

Thelma Schoonmaker
Obama, like Carter, is reacting to warning signs by seeking to split the difference between dispirited Democrats and increasingly radicalized Republicans.

Eric Alterman
The only thing that I’ve really noticed in my own experience is just people kind of saying that a woman, when they react to something exciting, ‘Oh, that’s a masculine way of reacting.’ And to me, that’s absurd. It’s like, that’s how humans – they get excited, and you yell, and you jump, and you flex. That’s what you do.

Sue Bird
I understand in the context of acting, it allows me to manifest character, but I am no wiser then the next person that is living up a life, that is acting and reacting to the built-up circumstances around them.

Peter Scolari
The way in which you accomplish your goals and help your customers needs to be very flexible depending upon how those customers are reacting in real time.

Caroline Ghosn
They’re reacting and that’s wonderful. It’s better than them sitting there doing nothing. I say make them react – do whatever’s in your power to move the audience, and if that’s where it is, and there where it is with America, sex and violence, then I say project it.

Alice Cooper
The defense can be affected by certain guys not being comfortable in the offense, and then not just playing and reacting on the other end.

Mike D’Antoni
My role as Chitra is synonymous to my character in real life. If Chitra is crying or shouting or reacting in a certain way then Sudha would have reacted in the same manner.

Sudha Chandran
The enemy resembles us. Therefore, he needs to be approached not as an assembly of ‘targets’ to be destroyed one by one; but as a living, intelligent entity capable of acting and reacting.

Martin Van Creveld
As athletes, we’re used to reacting quickly. Here, it’s ‘come, stop, come, stop.’ There’s a lot of downtime. That’s the toughest part of the day.

Michael Jordan
Can you, in a million years, imagine another female senator – Kay Bailey Hutchinson, Claire McCaskill – reacting to being called ‘ma’am’ like Barbara Boxer did? This is the kind of sanctimonious self-absorption on the modern left that makes my teeth itch.

Mark Davis
My own perception of Malcolm was one of something that bordered on fascination because I was looking at him and reacting to him as a subject.

Alex Haley
I was an unusually big kid for my age and did not know how to express myself after being targeted as the odd one out. I thus landed myself in trouble for reacting aggressively. But with time, I succeeded as an athlete and people started respecting me.

Mark Henry
I prefer the smaller acting than big histrionics. It’s about reacting and looks, which is often underestimated.

Viggo Mortensen
I spent four months in Prague in these blue rooms reacting to nothing and you basically place your faith in the hands of the director and the special effects co-coordinator and you keep your fingers crossed and hope that the creatures look really scary.

Edward Burns
The most important thing about being in wrestling is that you have to connect with the crowd, connect with the fans, and you either want them to love you, or to hate you. Either way, so long as they’re reacting to what you’re doing.

Chris Jericho
I avoid continuously writing or tweeting about ISIS, as it centres them in the narrative and we end up reacting to them and reacting to the agenda they set.

Mona Eltahawy
Reacting to every slight or letdown is neither realistic nor fair; it sends the message that we expect the other person to be flawless in relationship. But no one is perfect, and no one relationship can ever meet all our needs.

Rachel Simmons
Reacting is so important to the craft of acting.

John Knoll
One gets wrapped up in reacting to one’s own reputation, which can be a kind of trap.

Rirkrit Tiravanija
I like to show ordinary people reacting to extraordinary circumstances. It’s an opportunity for adventure, and I like women to have adventures. There’s been far too little of it with women.

Susan Isaacs
I came up in the theater, and I learned pretty quickly that reading a review, whether it’s good or bad, can strangely affect the next performances, because you’re reacting to something that’s been said about you. So I tend to avoid that stuff pretty studiously.

Dallas Roberts
The American Negro never can be blamed for his racial animosities – he is only reacting to 400 years of the conscious racism of the American whites.

Malcolm X
I like to rehearse with the actors scenes that are not in the script and will not be in the film because what we’re really doing is trying to establish their character, and good acting to me is about reacting.

Jim Jarmusch
I am a big fan of horror movies but I had never thought that I had wanted to act in one because I don’t think that actors get to do much in them. They’re usually just reacting.

Julia Stiles
Some actors get by with behaving, not acting. You’ve got to sell the effect. I act more in the ‘Nightmare’ movies because it’s not like me. I’m acting, not reacting.

Robert Englund
I’m making movies about people as flawed as myself and the viewers. So if you just have a reptilian brain and live your life simply by reacting to things, my movies aren’t going to work for you.

Bobcat Goldthwait
Interscope Records has always been a heat-seeking missile when it comes to shifts in popular culture, whether inciting them or reacting to them swiftly.

Jimmy Iovine
Acting is all about reacting. When you look into the eyes of your co-star and there is truth in his eyes, giving a reaction becomes so much easier.

Shabana Azmi
Working with good actors is a pleasure as acting is all about reacting.

Supriya Pathak
I love the immediacy of an audience being there and reacting. I’m spoiled, having grown up in theater.

Barrett Foa
I understand when people think dressage is boring. But while your standard horse is like driving a Fiesta, our horses are like driving Formula One cars. I can’t breathe without the horse reacting. You are training another being to become really responsive and athletic and powerful.

Lee Pearson
The key to acting is less acting and just reacting.

Ken Marino
Our fans are made up of different groups of people: people who enjoy this Japanese idol scene, versus metal fans. The crowd is disorganised because everyone is reacting to the band in a different way.

Suzuka Nakamoto
One can’t understand the Christian Right and similar movements unless one sees them as reactive – they’re reacting to what they call secular humanism.

Peter L. Berger
The fundamental point in fabricating a chain reacting machine is of course to see to it that each fission produces a certain number of neutrons and some of these neutrons will again produce fission.

Enrico Fermi
I am in a closed state where I’m just reacting and moving based on my instincts, knowledge, technique and years of experience.

Matt Sydal
Leaders thrive when they feel creatively empowered, when they trust the people around them, when their confidence is swelling. Leaders make mistakes when they lose that same confidence, when they’re fretting about their power base, when they’re reacting instead of acting.

Bill Simmons
Acting to me is always reacting.

Spencer Tracy
I do not keep a track of numbers as such, but I am definitely aware of how a film of mine is doing when it is playing in theatres. More than the numbers, it is important to know how the audience is reacting to the film.

Aparshakti Khurana
People with anxiety tend to be hyper-reactive. We are like jack rabbits, off and running to the races, reacting to some event, even while the event is still happening.

Elizabeth Vargas
If the fans are making a noise and reacting, then you’re doing a good job.

Greg never knows anything I’m going to say before the show, so when he’s reacting to me it’s completely off the cuff and we obviously never know what the contestants are going to say at any point.

Alex Horne
I’ve tried to choose roles where women are not just reacting or waiting for something to happen.

Ana de Armas
When child actors act well they’re just reacting to situations, and they’re acting very real because their life experience is so short; there’s no history to fall back on.

Mariel Hemingway
When I’m watching Tom Servo, I don’t feel like I’m in my own body; I’m just reacting and saying what the character in front of me would say.

Baron Vaughn
If we’re in a scene together, I want to give you something that allows your performance to be truthful. In football, if you’re opposite me, I want to destroy you, take your head off. I’m still reading body language, still reacting, still trusting my instincts – same as football – but it’s different now.

Nnamdi Asomugha
To face deflation, you have to have people accepting it and not reacting to it.

Carlos Ghosn
Most of us don’t spend any time knowing ourselves. We just keep reacting.

In the bathroom, having taken my make-up off and opened my eyes, I always think there’s a ghost behind me. It feels like there’s a weird presence. Maybe it’s my brain reacting to me without make-up.

We’re always telling stories, we’re supposed to be reacting, a man and woman on the ice, it’s romantic.

Scott Moir
For a child actor, it’s a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared.

Jena Malone
When I started out in independent films in the early ’70s, we did everything for the love of art. It wasn’t about money and stardom. That was what we were reacting against. You’d die before you’d be bought.

Sissy Spacek
Science has improved public health, taken us to the moon, and allowed us to understand the origins of our universe. It also has given us the tools to solve problems now instead of reacting to them after it is too late.

Bill Foster
You mostly defend with your head, always reacting to the movement of opponents and teammates. I had to become more aware of that, play with much more consideration, the way you drive a car: you always need to look left, right, and the rear mirror to see what’s going on around you.

Jerome Boateng
Only one time have I had Twitter open when I was doing a game, and after that I took it off my phone. I said, ‘This is so counterproductive. I’m actually reacting to people reacting to what I’m saying, and it can’t work that way.’

Joe Buck
There’s an urgent need to stop reacting to each immediate vexing issue in isolation. Such response often creates unanticipated second-order effects and even more problems for us.

Jim Mattis
Acting is nothing but reacting, so if your co-stars react in a particular way, it does affect your acting as well.

Paresh Rawal
Acting is about communicating, reacting, and sharing – and friendship is about all of those things, too.

Diego Luna
Particularly with live TV, I have a really good time reacting in the moment to things that are going on around me. I try to think of the viewers’ perspective too.

Tom Bergeron