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Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are.
For a long time I was scared I'd find out I was like my mother.
For college seniors there should be a week of being allowed to cry. Just break down and cry because you are scared and don't know what's next.
In this business, by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to save yourself. Unless you're running scared all the time, you're gone.
A lot of people don't want to make their own decisions. They're too scared. It's much easier to be told what to do.
Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared.
Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell. Spirituality is for people who have already been there.
People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.
I'm sometimes scared of everything that has happened to us. We didn't think Desilu Productions would grow so big. We merely wanted to be together and have two children.
I would rather try to persuade a man to go along, because once I have persuaded him, he will stick. If I scare him, he will stay just as long as he is scared, and then he is gone.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
I didn't want to become some embittered old hack getting his revenge for the rest of my life. And I didn't want to become some scared creature cowering in a corner. I remember telling myself not to carry the hatred around, although I know where it is. I have it in a trunk in storage.
I've arrived at the place if I'm not taking a career risk, I'm not happy. If I'm scared, then I know I'm being challenged.
It's interesting how we often can't see the ways in which we are being strong - like, you can't be aware of what you're doing that's tough and brave at the time that you're doing it because if you knew that it was brave, then you'd be scared.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Omar N. Bradley
I've never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you're not seeing an end to things.
When you're scared, when you're hanging on, when life is hurting you, then you're going to see what you're really made of.
Look, of course people are scared of entitlement reform because every time you put entitlement reform out there, the other party uses it as a political weapon against you.
I remember that. I was talking to him and I said how great it would be if actors had a tail because I have animals and a tail is so expressive. On a cat you can tell everything. You can tell if they're annoyed. You can tell whether they're scared.
Is it worse to be scared than to be bored, that is the question.
I tend to think you're fearless when you recognize why you should be scared of things, but do them anyway.
Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.
Microphones are just like people, if you shout at them, they get scared.
Many art-worlders have an if-you-say-so approach to art: Everyone is so scared of missing out on the next hot artist that it's never clear whether people are liking work because they like it or because other people do. Everyone is keeping up with the Joneses, and there are more Joneses than ever.
I know that if I wasn't scared, something's wrong, because the thrill is what's scary.
I'm a liability to them - I'm a woman, I'm empowered, I'm an artist. I've had executives who can't come to my shows they're so scared of me. I've been a thorn in many people's sides just by existing.
I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves, because then they just get labeled.
I am scared easily, here is a list of my adrenaline - production: 1: small children, 2: policemen, 3: high places, 4: that my next movie will not be as good as the last one.
Normally, we push away the things we're scared of.
I've found the best way is to not be scared of the attention but to be grateful for it and open to it. It makes my days better rather than being annoyed that people want my attention.
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