65 Dressing Room Quotes On Success In Life

These dressing room quotes will inspire you. Dressing room, a room in which actors change clothes before and after their performance.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging dressing room quotes, dressing room sayings, and dressing room proverbs.

Best Dressing Room Quotes

  1. “Home is a place not only of strong affections but of entire unreserve; it is life’s undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. “I love the feeling of being on a team, rehearsing together, sharing a dressing room – I love that so much.” ~ Jennifer Garner
  3. “I mean, even my dressing room at the studio has candles and cushions and cashmere rugs and things.” ~ Joan Collins
  4. “I’d never been in play long enough for the flowers to die in the dressing room” ~ Mercedes McCambridge

  5. “I don’t really do pranks anymore. I have a laugh in the dressing room here, where it’s safe, and the guys don’t go to the papers and tell them what I’ve done.” ~ Paul Gascoigne
  6. “You know, if you’re lucky enough to have two smash hit shows, the traffic of the world goes through your dressing room.” ~ Carol Channing
  7. “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.” ~ Harry S. Truman
  8. “There was a note on my dressing room table that said, Call Neil Young.” ~ Carrie Snodgress

  9. “Once I’m at the arena with the guys in the dressing room, and in the bus, and on the plane, I’m a player. And I sit in the back with the players and I play cards and try to take their money.” ~ Mario Lemieux
  10. “But it was great, we sit in the same dressing room where, like, Johnny Cash sat and Willie Nelson and all those guys. That was in itself something amazing – I was on the same space these guys stood on, ya know?” ~ Alan Vega
  11. “I met Elvis first in Las Vegas. I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello.” ~ Norm Crosby
  12. “If you can’t stand the heat in the dressing-room, get out of the kitchen” ~ Terry Venables

  13. “Spencer Tracy was a man who did very much what I do on a set, and that is, he comes down and he does his job, and then he goes back to his dressing room.” ~ William Shatner
  14. “You know Hollywood is a weird and wonderful place, I didn’t know I Dream of Jeanie had been cancelled after 5 years until I went back to go on the lot to pick up some clothes and things I had in my dressing room.” ~ Larry Hagman
  15. “We went on stage with the Jefferson Airplane, Jim started singing with Grace Slick and hugging her. Then he danced off the stage, went back into the dressing room and passed out cold.” ~ Ray Manzarek
  16. “I like to help create team spirit in the dressing room. I feel that I’ve got loads of love to give.” ~ Paul Gascoigne

  17. “You take that walk from the dressing room to the ring and that’s when the real man comes out. Then you climb up those four stairs and into the ring. Then finally, you can’t wait for the bell to ring.” ~ Gerry Cooney
  18. “Football is made up of all kinds of conflict. In a dressing room, between players, between us and the manager, between us and loads of people who don’t seem to matter. It’s constant and harsh sometimes.” ~ Wayne Rooney , Football dressing room quotes
  19. “I remember going to Bob Preston’s dressing room because I was losing a laugh – as you do in a long run. He said, ‘Give me the script. That’s where you’re going off the road.’ That’s comedy. It’s never the line itself; it’s in the foundation.” ~ Jeffrey Tambor
  20. “In the dressing room, I always put on my right shoe first. Same thing for my right wristband.” ~ Mary Lou Retton

  21. “East Hampton happens to have been the first place in the world where I was a star, a real star with a star pasted above my name on the dressing-room door.” ~ Eva Gabor
  22. “I mean when you come into the set at 7:30 in the morning and you come out of make-up and the first thing you know, the ladies start coming into our dressing rooms at 7:45.” ~ Burt Ward
  23. “I lay in my dressing room after being in make-up waiting to go on. They knew I was feeling pretty rotten and they tried to give me time to rest. But I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t do anything.” ~ Dick York
  24. “I don’t like sitting around in my dressing room very much. It feels a lot like theater.” ~ Jill Clayburgh

  25. “When I came to Barcelona, I really liked in the dressing room that I found balanced, normal people: [Victor] Valdes, [Carles] Puyol, [Andrés] Iniesta. They don’t think they are the center of the world for being football players.” ~ Lilian Thuram
  26. “They (Liverpool players) are passing the cup down the line like a new born baby. Although when they are back in the dressing room they will probably fill it with champagne, something you should never do to a baby.” ~ Alan Parry
  27. “There was a knock on our dressing-room door. Our manager shouted, ‘Keith! Ron! The Police are here!’ Oh, man, we panicked, flushed everything down the john. Then the door opened and it was Stewart Copeland and Sting.” ~ Keith Richards
  28. “When actors aren’t filming they just go to their dressing rooms and relax.” ~ Daniel Radcliffe

  29. “The Jesus freaks were the worst. While the ‘Suicide Solution’ case was going through the courts they followed me around everywhere. They would picket my shows with signs that read, ‘The Anti-Christ Is Here’. And they’d always be chanting: ‘Put Satan behind you! Put Jesus
    in front of you!’
    One time, I made my own sign – a smiley face with the words ‘Have a Nice Day’ – and went out and joined them. They didn’t even notice. Then, just as the gig was about to start, I put down the sign, said, ‘See ya, guys,’ and went back to my dressing room.” ~ Ozzy Osbourne
  30. “Ann Sothern’s dressing room…was unbelievably lush and beautiful. More elegant than many homes I’ve been in.” ~ Hedda Hopper
  31. “After we played Sporting last week, the lads in the dressing room talked about him constantly, and on the plane back from the game they urged me to sign him. That’s how highly they rated him.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo
  32. “This life is a dressing room for eternity – THAT’S ALL IT IS!” ~ Leonard Ravenhill

  33. “I leave at half-time; by then you can see which way it’s going. If you ask me to name five of our team, I couldn’t. There’s that guy who scores goals – Taarabt. Routledge I’ve heard of. All bloody nice guys but I don’t mix with them so I don’t know them well. I don’t go in the dressing room. They can walk out of the showers and I feel I’ve got an inferiority complex.” ~ Bernie Ecclestone
  34. “Media were never allowed into an Australian dressing room until I became skipper. I changed that and invited them in at the close of play each day, thereby confirming for many administrators they had appointed a madman as captain.” ~ Richie Benaud
  35. “I remember when I got the part in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Jane Russell – she was the brunette in it and I was the blonde. She got $200,000 for it, and I got my $500 a week, but that to me was, you know, considerable. She, by the way, was quite wonderful to me. The only thing was I couldn’t get a dressing room. Finally, I really got to this kind of level and I said, “Look, after all, I am the blonde, and it is Gentlemen Prefer Blondes!” Because still they always kept saying, “Remember, you’re not a star.” I said, “Well, whatever I am, I am the blonde!” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  36. “If you were in the Brondby dressing room right now, which of the Liverpool players would you be looking at?” ~ Ray Stubbs

  37. “Losses are always a relief. They take a burden off me, make me feel more normal. If I win several tournaments in a row I get so confident I’m in a cloud. If I lose I go back to the dressing room and I’m no better nor worse than anyone else. A loss gets me eager again.” ~ Chris Evert
  38. “My parents are actors as well, so I grew up around that world. It was always a very romantic, mythical world. They did a lot of theater, so to me an actor was getting to come backstage and dressing room mirrors with bulbs around them and trying on people’s costumes. It was very exciting to me as a child.” ~ Phoebe Fox
  39. “Hiding my migraines on the set may have been my toughest challenge as an actor. There were times when the pain from migraine headaches was so severe that I literally had to crawl across my dressing room floor. But I couldnt let anyone know. If they thought I might slow production, I figured that would end my career.” ~ Morgan Fairchild
  40. “I really felt sometimes like I was physically pulling the plot, and it was heavy. I’m sure it didn’t look great that I was going into my dressing room at lunch.” ~ Shelley Long

  41. “There are two kinds of actors — one sits in a dressing room waiting for his call and the other gets out into the business and polishes his craft by absorbing everything. I don’t know enough, I’ll never learn everything I need to learn. When a guy thinks he’s already learned it, he can only go backwards.” ~ Clint Eastwood
  42. “A lot of people don’t really understand what rehearsal’s about. People are afraid they’re gonna leave it in the dressing room, or you’re gonna shoot your wad in rehearsal.” ~ Jeff Bridges
  43. “I have to keep Dune perfume in my dressing room, because I always wear it, but I must never put it on in case it makes me choke.” ~ Joanna Page
  44. “I don’t miss playing football, but I do miss going into the dressing room every day and having a laugh.” ~ Alan Hansen

  45. “When we’re not trying to kill each other with spells, we just sit in in Daniel’s dressing room watching cricket games on television.” ~ Tom Felton
  46. “The artist’s personality must be left in his dressing-room; his soul must be denuded of its own sensations and clothed with the base or noble qualities he is called upon to exhibit…. [he] must leave behind him the cares and vexations of life, throw aside his personality for several hours, and move in the dream of another life, forgetting everything.” ~ Sarah Bernhardt
  47. “I have the picture of Barack [Obama] and me dancing right outside of my dressing room door, I see it every single day, and it makes me very happy.” ~ Ellen DeGeneres
  48. “Theater dressing rooms are my home away from home – my second home, really.” ~ Cheyenne Jackson

  49. “Farrah’s dressing room was next to mine. There was a little hole in the wall. I let her look.” ~ Henny Youngman
  50. “I was telling some people in my dressing room some of my other stories, my psychotic break, and blah, blah, blah, and no, they kind of look at you and it’s just not what they wanted to hear.” ~ Carrie Fisher
  51. “I remember just before going onto the soundstage, I’d look in my dressing room mirror and stretch myself to my full 5’5″ or 5’6 whatever it was-to make me appear taller and to make me able to dominate all the others and to mow them down with my size.” ~ Edward G. Robinson
  52. “I’d love to be a mole on the wall in the Liverpool dressing room at half-time.” ~ Kevin Keegan

  53. “Anybody who’s in the dressing room after the show always says, “Oh, my God, I was kind of worried that the show was going to be sleepy because you were half asleep, yawning, and not really present.”” ~ Martina Sorbara
  54. “I generally have one or two drinks. I hang out in the dressing room, and it’s not always the most attractive place to be, so just being able to have a drink is nice.” ~ Martina Sorbara
  55. “My desire at Liverpool was to help get the club playing in the elite because they had been five years without it. We used to talk about it in the dressing room. If Liverpool are not in the Champions League, it is difficult to get the best players to come to the club.” ~ Luis Suarez
  56. “I’m not envious of Leo [Messi]or Ney [Neymar]. Why would I be? If there is envy in the dressing room, you know it’s only going to affect results.” ~ Luis Suarez

  57. “Everything you see comes from inside. People don’t see it but inside the dressing room we laugh and joke a lot so it’s not just for the cameras. It’s the way things are off the pitch too. We are happy for each other, it is all natural.” ~ Luis Suarez
  58. “[Leonardo DiCaprio] invited me into his dressing room, and then we went into his hotel room where we stayed. We shared caramel popcorn. I think that was the coolest thing, sharing popcorn with this movie star. And then we wrestled! I always share that story with people.” ~ Quindon Tarver
  59. “A couple of years ago, I went to see a production of Wicked in San Francisco with a friend of mine, one that Patty Duke was in, and he said, “Do you want to meet her?” And I said, “Yeah!” And I went backstage, and she walked out of her dressing room, looked at me, and said, “I know you.” And I went, “Well, uh, yeah, I was in My Sweet Charlie.” And she said, “Yeah! You were the guy in the car on the road!” And I was. It was amazing.” ~ Brent Spiner
  60. “The women who line up at a comic’s dressing-room door are not what you’d call your class groupies.” ~ George Carlin

  61. “I met Mel [Brooks] backstage in Anne’s [Bancroft] dressing room. He was wearing one of those pea coats, pea jackets that were made famous by the Merchant Marines, and I admired it and he said, “You know, they used to call this a urine jacket, but it didn’t sell.”” ~ Gene Wilder
  62. “Rick Rubin came to my concert in Orange County, Calif. I believe this was, like, ’83 when he first came and listened to the show. And then afterwards, I went in the dressing room and sat and talked to him.” ~ Johnny Cash
  63. “Reggae music really chills me out in my dressing-room before I head on stage.” ~ Ella Henderson

  64. “Meanwhile someone is shining my head to get it dry to attach my top-hat to my head with toupee tape. I get into microphone and get back up into my dressing room for the rest of my costume. I get snapped into all these things and layers and bundled up. I walk downstairs to the pit. Someone hands me my baton (which lights up like a wand) and I watch the first three minutes of the show. Then I come up out of the pit and there I am.” ~ Tituss Burgess
  65. “When I was about five my dad built a stage for me in our basement. A full stage, with a curtain, a backdrop and a dressing room. There were three colored spotlights – a red one, a white one, and a blue one. Blue was for nighttime scenes, and red was for when we were in hell. If the neighborhood kids wanted to use the stage, they had to incorporate me into the play.” ~ Paul Reubens

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