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I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good.
I like to comprehend more or less everything around me - apart from the creation of my music. It's an obsessive character trait that's getting worse. I don't switch the light on and off 15 times before I leave the room yet, but something's going wrong.
I love working with people who are inspired and obsessive.
I stay up nights and fiddle with my opera designs. It's a bit obsessive. That's why I can't do it all the time.
There's something about music that encourages people to want to know more about the person that made it, and where it was recorded, what year it was done, what they were listening to, and all this kind of stuff. There's something that invites all this obsessive behavior.
I'm a very obsessive type. If I do get into it, I'll soon be there 12 hours a day. I just don't want to do that.
I have got this obsessive compulsive disorder where I have to have everything in a straight line, or everything has to be in pairs.
There will always be vain, obsessive people who want to own rare and extraordinary things whatever the cost; there will always be people for whom owning beautiful, dangerous animals brings a sense of power and magic.
I'm obsessive enough about getting fit, it's ridiculous. I'm 40 now, and I've got to stop doing it soon. I have to start getting fat and old!
I'm irresponsible to my career in order to paint. Because painting is obsessive. I forget to eat. I forget to sleep.
Because I'm so busy and because I think of myself as a painter, I desperately guard the time that I have to paint. And sometimes I'm irresponsible to my career in order to paint. Because painting is obsessive. I forget to eat. I forget to sleep.
I must have got my detailed, obsessive streak from my father, who was an English teacher, because my mother wasn't like me at all.
When you're making movies you've got to get obsessive.
I am an obsessive flyer, myself.
My idea of professionalism is probably a lot of people's idea of obsessive.
Twitter freaks me out. You have followers? It feels so obsessive and proprietary.
If only the strength of the love that people feel when it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive as the love we feel when it is not; then marriages would be truly made in heaven.
Much of today's public anxiety about science is the apprehension that we may forever be overlooking the whole by an endless, obsessive preoccupation with the parts.
My father who in this case was an obsessive life-long storyteller, and by a very peculiar trick of my father's. My father would tell a very, very long story, and the punch line would be in Yiddish.
I'm very careful with money - both my parents were very sensible with it and I grew up to become an obsessive saver.
I've done a lot of drama, and comedy was the one genre I was not being offered. So I became obsessive about getting one.
I pay attention to my diet to be a healthier gymnast, but I'm not obsessive over it.
I think so much about everything. I'm obsessive.
I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain's greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive - and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger - or my own reputation.
An obsessive attention to the news, I've realized, only serves to paint a picture of the world as a throbbing blob of dysfunction, most news falling somewhere on a scale from disappointing to calamitous.
Oh my gosh, I feel like I'm really obsessive about anything dealing with my health.
Both of my books, 'Love Is a Mix Tape' and 'Talking to Girls About Duran Duran,' are about how music gets tangled up with all our other emotional memories. Since I'm an obsessive music fan, I'm always seeking out new sonic thrills.
I had to be extremely strong to fight off Mr Hitchcock. He was so insistent and obsessive, but I was an extremely strong young woman, and there was no way he was going to get the better of me.
When you're obsessive, like me, searching for something unattainable can become unhealthy... it's like falling through the air and grabbing at the clouds.
You will soon find that I am a bit obsessive about my work. And that is a little sad, one often feels strangely restricted, not finding time to simmer, although one actually has many interests.
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